QUT Creative Enterprise Australia puts out call for creative startups

6:10AM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Kye White

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia is looking for creative startups to pitch to early-stage investors at its Creative3 Pitch event.

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NIB leaks customer details: Four security lessons for your business

6:41PM | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 | Rebecca Colquhoun

NIB private health fund customers logging onto their online portals yesterday were able to view other NIB customers' mobile numbers, email addresses and claims history.

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Fashion and tech forge a stylish alliance at Sydney’s first FashHack

6:56PM | Monday, 22 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

More than 70 budding entrepreneurs converged on Fishburners over the weekend to participate in Australia’s first fashion technology bootcamp.

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All ale the weekend: this Brisbane startup delivers cold beers to your desk

6:37PM | Monday, 22 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

An Aussie startup is looking to capitalise on the tradition of cracking open a cold beer at work to kick off the weekend.

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Defences against Dallas Buyers Club ‘settle or face large fines’ letters

6:25PM | Monday, 22 June 2015 | David Glance

Lawyers were back in court last week pursuing Australians who they allege have downloaded the Dallas Buyers Club movie illegally.

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Why your startup needs a culture deck

6:01PM | Friday, 19 June 2015 | Tobey Fitch

A startup’s internal culture is just as important as the product or service it sells.

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A six step beginner’s guide to sourcing investors

6:05PM | Wednesday, 17 June 2015 | Bernadette Schwerdt

If you’re an online entrepreneur with a startup idea, you’ll want to know how to find, work with and get the most out of investors.

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Why Ho Chi Minh City is a bootstrapper's paradise

6:49PM | Friday, 12 June 2015 | Keren Flavell

When I moved to Saigon I didn’t know a single person and had never been to Vietnam.

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Are female entrepreneurs set up to fail?

6:24PM | Friday, 12 June 2015 | Richenda Vermeulen

It’s no secret that men and women are treated differently. Here are the facts.

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Shark Tank season one recap: All the highs and lows

6:10PM | Friday, 12 June 2015 | Eloise Keating

SmartCompany readers have become accustomed to the weekly dose of entrepreneurial inspiration that is Channel Ten’s Shark Tank.

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The five most popular Aussie startups on Product Hoist from May

6:51PM | Thursday, 11 June 2015 | Steven Speldewinde

Since launching in March 2015, more than 200 innovative Australian products and startups have been featured on Product Hoist – showcasing a flourishing Australian startup ecosystem.

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Four Aussie startups tell how they beat the ‘trough of sorrow’

6:37PM | Wednesday, 10 June 2015 | Kye White

Sometimes when you’re launching and running a startup it feels like nothing goes right, Canva co-founder Melanie Perkins says.

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THE NEWS WRAP: Uber chases Chinese market by paying drivers more than what they make in fares

6:30AM | Wednesday, 10 June 2015 | StartupSmart

Uber is handing out bonuses of up to three times the amount of its fares to drivers in China in a bid to crack the Chinese market and get ahead of local rivals.

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The five things you need to know from the Apple WWDC

6:54PM | Tuesday, 9 June 2015 | Kirsten Robb

It’s that time of year again – Apple has staged its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco and all heads have turned to the tech titan to see what was up its sleeve this time around.

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How competing for students will transform universities

6:54PM | Wednesday, 3 June 2015 | Duncan Bentley

The future of universities is one in which they try much harder to serve as many people as they can.

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Three strategies to increase email marketing engagement

6:32PM | Wednesday, 3 June 2015 | Nicole Kersh

How should you use email to increase conversions? Here are some strategies that will get your customers clicking.

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Five ways to qualify an idea

6:00PM | Tuesday, 2 June 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

When you are an entrepreneur, it’s not unusual to be flooded with ideas. From midday brainstorms to midnight inspiration, ideas always come when you’re asking questions or looking for answers.

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How to motivate your staff: Top tips from Daniel Pink

6:43PM | Monday, 1 June 2015 | Eloise Keating

The businesses that succeed in the future will be the ones that fundamentally shift the way they think about motivating their employees, according to best-selling author and speaker Daniel Pink.

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Compulsory science and maths is great but there’s more to be done

5:33PM | Friday, 29 May 2015 | Ragbir Bhathal

The federal government’s proposal to make science and maths compulsory for year 11 and 12 should be applauded.

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A bit of coding in school may be a dangerous thing for the IT industry

5:21AM | Friday, 29 May 2015 | Robert Merkel and Robyn McNamara

What does Opposition Leader Bill Shorten actually mean when he says all secondary school pupils should be taught “digital technologies, computer science and coding”? And, equally importantly, why?

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