Startup ecosystems and compound interest: the case for keeping your startup in Australia

9:30PM | Monday, 1 September 2014 | Mick Liubinskas

Why are so many people working to help keep as many startups as possible in Australia?

Planning  | Business planning  | Government and Regulation

Six of the best startup tips these entrepreneurs ever received

8:31PM | Friday, 29 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

StartupSmart has asked some of Australia’s most successful startup entrepreneurs and community leaders for the best piece of advice they’ve received.

 | Planning  | Growth

UOW launches $10m seed fund to support Australian innovation

8:39PM | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 | StartupSmart

The University of Wollongong’s (UOW) iAccelerate initiative has today launched its $10 million seed fund that will enable a raft of Australian early and advanced startups to grow and thrive.

 | Planning

Where Dungeons & Dragons meets 3D printing

8:30PM | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 | Kye White

Melbourne startup Creo Ludio wants to unlock the potential of 3D printing by offering a tool for users to easily design all sorts of customisable objects.

 | Planning

Tasmania takes promising steps to building its startup ecosystem

8:53PM | Monday, 25 August 2014 | Kye White

Tasmania’s startup ecosystem is starting to attract the attention of mainland accelerator programs.

 | Planning  | Business planning

Forget the clutch, self-driving cars need ‘adjustable ethics’ set by owners

8:02PM | Monday, 25 August 2014 | David Tuffley

One of the issues of self-driving vehicles is legal liability for death or injury in the event of an accident.

 | Planning  | Innovation

You’re never too old to think like a startup, you just need to design for delight

8:55PM | Friday, 22 August 2014 | Nicolette Maury

Innovation that makes an impact doesn't happen by accident. It happens by design.

 | Planning

Sleeping your way to the top: NapNow’s founder on why it’s important entrepreneurs get enough sleep

8:31AM | Friday, 22 August 2014 | Broede Carmody

Sleep is incredibly important in keeping both physically and mentally healthy, but due to the demands of starting a business many entrepreneurs do not get enough of it.

 | Planning

Trevor Owens’ top tips for lean startups

8:34PM | Thursday, 21 August 2014 | Bronwen Clune

What Eric Ries brought to lean, Trevor Owens made a machine, or more specifically the world’s leading bootcamp on lean startup methodologies.

 | Planning  | Business planning

Five reasons why it’s never been easier to set up your own business

8:31PM | Wednesday, 20 August 2014 | Paul Russell

There is no doubt that starting a new business is hard. But the range of new products and services on offer can make things easier, as Paul Russell explains.

 | How to start a...

The definitions are in: Finally, we can reveal what a startup is

8:08PM | Thursday, 14 August 2014 | Bronwen Clune

What’s a startup? To clear things up, we asked some people in the community how they define the term.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Business advice and education

Braking news: Driven entrepreneurs to accelerate ideas on Startup Bus

8:45PM | Thursday, 14 August 2014 | Broede Carmody

Australian entrepreneurs will soon have the chance to conceive and launch their own startup with a group of strangers on a bus, thanks to an incubator on wheels which is coming Down Under for the first time.

 | Planning  | Business planning

Entrepreneurs flock to Brisbane for Creative³ forum

8:23PM | Wednesday, 13 August 2014 | StartupSmart

Next month, a group of entrepreneurs from all over the world will gather in Brisbane for the Creative³ forum.

 | Business ideas

Apple finally admits it has a diversity problem

8:36PM | Wednesday, 13 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Apple has become the latest in a string of major tech companies to admit it has a problem with gender and ethnic diversity.

 | Planning

Eight great startup quotes to help you get through your day

8:21AM | Wednesday, 13 August 2014 | Broede Carmody

Starting your own company can be the hardest thing you ever do, but a few words of wisdom never go astray.

 | Planning  | Leadership

Five sneaky call to action tips to boost conversions

8:44PM | Tuesday, 12 August 2014 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Your call to action is one of the most important parts of any copy you write. While your words may be clever and compelling, and your images eye catching and engaging, if you aren’t calling people to act, you won’t get the results you want.

 | Planning

THE NEWS WRAP: Google backs $300 million broadband infrastructure project in Japan

8:20AM | Tuesday, 12 August 2014 | Kye White

Google has announced it’s backing a new $300 million high speed internet trans-pacific cable system between the US and Japan.

 | Planning

Upcoming event encourages the next generation of female tech leaders

8:19PM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Go Girl Go for IT, a free upcoming event for high school girls from years 8 to 11 organised by the Victorian ICT for Women Network, aims to encourage girls to consider a career in the tech industry.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Leadership  | Business advice and education

Step one to being a startup founder: Don’t build a product

8:19PM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Alan Jones

So you want to be a startup founder: step one, start building a product, or figure out how to pay someone to build it for you. Right?

 | Planning

Best of the web: Supermarket monsters; How Facebook sold you krill oil; Eight days in meltdown

8:49AM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Cara Waters

Monstering the little guy: Malcolm Knox investigates the impact of Coles and Woolworths’ domination in 'Supermarket Monsters' in The Monthly.

 | Planning