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

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