Toowoomba startup community looks at getting its first coworking space

1:08PM | Friday, 30 January 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas

As the nation focuses on the outcome of the Queensland election, the Toowoomba startup community is looking forward to a big year ahead in 2015, with a number of events and a new coworking space on the agenda.

Planning  | Business planning

Adelaide to strut its stuff for Entrepreneurs’ Week 2015

1:51PM | Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

Entrepreneurs from around Australia will flock to Adelaide next week as part of the city’s commitment to becoming a startup hot-spot.

 | Planning

Australia’s sporting advantage key to startups tackling global markets

1:13PM | Tuesday, 27 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

Australia is a world leader when it comes to sporting technology but more could be done to support its sports-tech startups, according to the founder of a company that specialises in helping athletes and individuals recover from injuries.

 | Business planning

How to structure your startup for investment

1:46PM | Friday, 23 January 2015 | Lachlan McKnight

It's important to understand what potential Angel and VC investors will want to see from a legal standpoint before investing.

 | Planning

Survey shows Aussie startups should dream a little bigger

1:05PM | Tuesday, 20 January 2015 | Kye White

The majority of Australian startup founders are university educated, aged between 30 and 35, and too many aren’t targeting a big enough market, according to the results of Startup Muster.

 | Planning

Selling paintings online: Online art platform is redrawing the gallery landscape

1:20PM | Friday, 16 January 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas

For artists, especially those from rural and regional areas, getting paintings in a gallery for display has always been a challenge. Now an online platform, called Blue Thumb, is taking some of the headaches out of making a living as an artist.

 | Business ideas  | Growth

SouthStart 2015 conference announces keynote speakers and plans more investor-friendly direction

1:06PM | Tuesday, 13 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

South Australia’s largest startup conference has announced its keynote speakers for 2015, including Shark Tank investor Stephen Baxter, OneShift founder Gen George and BlueChilli’s Alan Jones.

 | Planning  | Business planning

Devices and enterprise software to lead IT spending growth in 2015: Gartner

1:30PM | Tuesday, 13 January 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas

Global spending on devices and enterprise software is projected to grow in 2015, but data centres and telecom services is set to remain sluggish.

 | Planning  | Financing a business  | Technology

Is 2015 the year of enterprise software?

1:55PM | Monday, 12 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

An increasing number of startups are helping Australian companies boost their performance and streamline services by leveraging new technology.

 | Planning  | Business planning

She Makes Games: encouraging women to make video games

1:37PM | Friday, 9 January 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas

About half of Australian video gamers are female, but men account for 88% of game developers. The Girl Geek Academy has organised an event in Melbourne later this month that hopes to help change that.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Growth  | Technology

Three things to keep to keep in mind when moving your startup overseas

1:36PM | Thursday, 8 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

Whether chasing customers and investors in the US or even as far away as Poland, Australian entrepreneurs are no strangers to setting up shop overseas.

 | Planning  | Business planning

Four things to keep in mind when considering a pivot

1:31AM | Tuesday, 6 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

Many Australian startups have pivoted into successful companies. But how do you know it’s the right time to change the direction of your company, or the product or service it provides?

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Growth Strategy  | Leadership  | Management

Victorian sports startups to get a head start with new accelerator program

1:02PM | Monday, 5 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

The Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) has announced an accelerator program to help Victorian startups tap into the $300 billion global sports products market.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital

Meet the NSW startup allowing travellers to search for events in their own language

1:19PM | Monday, 5 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney-based startup is looking to help locals and travellers find major, accessible events anywhere in the world in their own language.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Technology  | Start-up Profiles

Escaping the herd mentality: why some Aussie startups are choosing the Big Apple over Silicon Valley

12:44PM | Thursday, 18 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

A growing number of Australian startups are moving to New York rather than Silicon Valley.

 | Planning

David Chung of etaskr on chucking in corporate life to chase the startup dream: #2015istheyear

12:49PM | Wednesday, 17 December 2014 | Amir Nissen

Today we’ve got a case study of the corporate kind, bringing you up close and personal with David Chung, co-founder of etaskr.

 | Planning

Bid-based shopping platform promises fear-free haggling

12:40PM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | Dinushi Das

Sydney-based startup Bidz Direct has developed a new shopping platform that’s attempting to give consumers more control over pricing.

 | Business planning

Action on cyberbullying: token gesture or the way forward?

12:15PM | Friday, 12 December 2014 | Ilan Katz

The reaction to the federal government’s plans to clamp down on cyberbullying has ranged from hostility from some libertarians to scepticism about yet another government attempt to make the internet safer.

 | Planning

How Ash Davies created his ‘YouTube for books’ startup Tablo: #2015istheyear

12:47PM | Friday, 12 December 2014 | Amir Nissen

Startups, like genius, are 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Successful startups execute. But executing drains your energy, so it’s important to go back to the well of inspiration somewhat regularly, to make sure you’re up to the task.

 | Planning

How to validate your idea over Christmas: #2015istheyear

12:34PM | Thursday, 11 December 2014 | Amir Nissen

You’ve got an idea for a startup – good for you. What most people don’t realise is that ideas are worth next to nothing.

 | Planning