A new force in gaming? Controls combine virtual reality with exercise, motion tracking and resistance

2:16PM | Friday, 20 February 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas

An Australian tech company called The Realm has created a new motion tracking control system with force feedback that co-founder Matt Long says will give gamers a more immersive experience – along with a calorie-burning workout.

Planning  | Business ideas  | Business planning  | Growth  | Tech

Property inspection reports cheaper with a crowd

2:13PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

Melbourne-based startup Easy Inspect has developed a platform that allows property buyers to share the cost of inspection reports with other interested buyers.

 | Planning  | Business ideas

Melbourne medical startup applies smart tech to help doctors diagnose

2:02PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Kye White

Melbourne-based startup CliniCloud is merging the Internet of Things and home healthcare, to help doctors provide accurate diagnoses.

 | Planning  | Technology

An Airbnb for washing machines? How to achieve a circular economy

2:56PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Mariale Moreno

For the circular economy to thrive, we must be serious about reducing waste.

 | Planning  | Business planning

The rise and fall of Macca’s chief; tech disrupts counselling; and high-tech prisons: Best of the Web

2:38PM | Friday, 13 February 2015 | Kye White

Don Thompson went from a designer of food delivery systems to one of the most powerful executives in the world as chief executive officer of McDonald’s.

 | Planning

Got a job with a startup? Six things to look out for

2:02PM | Friday, 13 February 2015 | Lachlan McKnight

Taking a job in a startup can be life changing, but it’s sensible to have a think about the main issues to look out for before you dive in head first.

 | Planning

KPMG and not-for-profit Advance seek B2B startups for new support program

2:23PM | Thursday, 12 February 2015 | Kye White

Post-seed funded, business-to-business startups with revenue of $500,000 are the target of KPMG and not-for-profit Advance’s new startup support program.

 | Planning

Significant Investor Visa Program reforms could boost venture capital pool for Australian business

2:21PM | Thursday, 12 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

Proposed changes to the Significant Investor Visa Program will allow Australian businesses to tap into a bigger pool of venture capital funding from July this year.

 | Planning  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital

A yarn about startups pussyfooting around: How pausing a kitten delivery turned into a full-grown cat-astrophe

2:00PM | Monday, 9 February 2015 | Taskmaster

If you promise your customers kittens, you better deliver!

 | Planning  | Business planning

Teenage entrepreneurs get BO$$ experience with Adelaide-based startup program

2:02PM | Friday, 6 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

An Adelaide-based program for budding entrepreneurs aged between 14 and 18 years old is launching nationally with the hope of giving young people around Australia the opportunity to embrace entrepreneurship as a viable career path.

 | Planning

Lean approach to fighting chronic disease

2:56PM | Wednesday, 4 February 2015 | Joshua Flannery

I'm going to give you some insights into dealing with a particular illness and draw some parallels with challenges that entrepreneurs sometimes must face – at least in my personal experience.

 | Planning

Six things to consider before incorporating your startup

2:30PM | Wednesday, 4 February 2015 | Clare Hallam

What should I consider before I incorporate my startup? It's a good question, right? Lots of people of have asked me this and I rarely have to stop and think about my response.

 | Planning  | Mentor  | Clare Hallam

Wearable tech wins at Melbourne BattleHack

2:47PM | Monday, 2 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

The team that won last year’s BattleHack competition will once again take on Silicon Valley for the chance to win $US100,000.

 | Business planning

Five standard logo types: what's the difference?

2:26AM | Monday, 2 February 2015 | Jo Sabin

We all know logos are important, most businesses have one. But when starting up, and tossing up ideas for what you want your logo to look like, consider first, what logo type you want.

 | Planning

Startup Victoria CEO Lars Lindstrom resigns

1:02PM | Friday, 30 January 2015 | StartupSmart

Lars Lindstrom leaves Startup Victoria to take on the role of CEO of ReadCloud. Lindstrom is chairman and co-founder of ReadCloud, which recently closed a Series A funding round.

 | Planning

Federal government looks at creating a free geocoded national address database

1:19PM | Friday, 30 January 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas

The federal Department of Communications has issued a survey to industry and developers to gauge the interest in creating a geocoded national address platform that would be free for users.

 | Planning  | Business planning

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