Freight expectations: The next big area for startups

8:16PM | Monday, 10 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Australian entrepreneurs are looking to capitalise on a growing international interest in startups that are bringing the freighting industry into the 21st digital century.

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Founder Institute awards two fellowships

8:34PM | Monday, 10 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

The Sydney branch of the Founder Institute has announced the two fellowship winners that will receive a free spot in its startup launch program.

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Travel Eggs cracks open local secrets

8:07PM | Friday, 7 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

A Perth-based startup wants to put a local tour guide in your pocket with a new digital travel guide app.

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Startmate ready to pour more money into eight startups

8:59PM | Friday, 7 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Australian mentor-driven seed fund Startmate has increased its investment for promising startups to $150,000 as applications open for its 2016 program.

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'No' is the new 'yes': Pareto rule for entrepreneurs

8:34PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Mark McDonald

Controlling your attention might be a mental ability, but it can also mean you choose your tasks wisely.

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FinTech Pitchfest an opportunity for five startups to impress investors

8:22PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Kye White

Innovation Bay and the FinTech Summit are partnering to expose five early fintech startups to investors next month.

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Five most popular Aussie startups on Product Hoist from July

8:00PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Steven Speldewinde

It’s always interesting to look at some of the underlying themes behind the five most popular Aussie startups posted on Product Hoist each month.

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Medical startup HotDoc gets a healthy cash injection

8:42PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Melbourne-based medical management startup HotDoc has raised $2.2 million from a series A funding round, with AirTree Ventures being the lead investor.

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THE NEWS WRAP: Leaked documents suggest Uber is a “money loser”

8:47AM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Gawker seems to have gotten its hands on Uber’s financial documents, showing that despite recently becoming the most highly valued private startup in the world, it’s still losing a lot of money.

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Tuned Global a $5.1 million sound investment

8:08PM | Wednesday, 5 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Australian business-to-business white label digital music provider Tuned Global has scored a $5.1 million investment from venture capital firm Exto Partners.

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How to create diversity targets with teeth

8:44PM | Wednesday, 5 August 2015 | Leith Mitchell

Australian business leaders are very capable of strategy development, setting aspirational targets, and overcoming barriers. Except when it comes to gender diversity.

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“Paperwork is shit”: Why construction managers are going ape over app

8:04PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | Kye White

Perth-based startup APE Mobile has raised $2 million to develop and scale its paperless construction site management app.

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Payment and instant feedback startup truRating makes Aussie debut

8:51PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

UK-based point-of-payment ratings system truRating has launched in Australia, as CEO and founder Georgina Nelson says the sector is “ripe for disruption”.

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Stripe co-founder John Collison on competition, startup ideas and Donald Trump

8:03PM | Monday, 3 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Donald Trump is one of the few American presidential candidates not using Stripe, according to the startup’s co-founder John Collison.

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Don’t be so disruptive: Benefits of partnering with a corporation

8:38PM | Monday, 3 August 2015 | Steve Glaveski

Today’s tech media loves to romanticise the notion of the startup challenger disrupting big cashed-up corporates.

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Business incubators and start-up accelerators: Valuable assets or a waste of time and money?

8:25PM | Monday, 3 August 2015 |  Tim Mazzarol

The evolution of business incubators took off during the 1980s, and major growth in this area has continued ever since.

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Brisbane accelerator program to give help and $20,000 to five startups

7:48PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

River City Labs is partnering with muru-D to launch its first accelerator program, and there’s $20,000 on offer for five Brisbane startups.

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The five most common mistakes a growing company makes - and how to fix them

7:25PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 |  Jana Matthews

There is an air of mysticism attached to breakthrough business growth, and many executives wonder if there is a secret formula behind scaling a business into a high-growth company.

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TV bite night is back as Shark Tank returns

7:28PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Aspiring entrepreneurs will again have the chance to dive into the Shark Tank with some of Australia’s biggest investors as castings open for season two of the Channel Ten show.

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Startup's tool helps entrepreneurs do business with bitcoin

7:22PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Kye White

Smartbit is a platform-as-a-service which makes it easier for startups and businesses to build and scale products that integrate with bitcoin.

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