We tackled some big topics this week, from the worst red tape for start-ups to five myths about scaling a business to how Australia can overcome a fear of failure many believe is holding the start-up ecosystem back.
StartupSmart’s first ever pitching competition, So You Think You Can Start-up, is on tomorrow night. The 10 finalists are competing for a raft of great prizes, including a year’s office space anywhere in the world with sponsor Servcorp valued at $250,000.
For the millions of dog owners out there, the ability to communicate more directly with your pet might be the most exciting news you read this week. That’s why this invention is such a dog-gone good idea.
For the bike tourer, space in their pannier bags is a valuable commodity, loaded up with tent, clothes and parts. Now along comes The Travel Tent concept.
Do you have a thirst for innovation? One entrepreneur has distilled a crystal-clear vision into a desalinating water bottle.
When it comes to starting your own business, it can be a challenge working out what sectors have the best potential.
Despite many corporates slowing down and packing up this week as we roll towards Christmas, the Australian start-up community has been powering along.
Can the crowd revolutionise roadside assistance? Meet the start-up with the NRMA and RACV in its sights12:00AM | Wednesday, 18 December 2013 | Rose Powell
A roadside assistance start-up has recently built an app they believe will change how broken down drivers get help.
Federal government ministers have been warned to expect deep budget cuts early next year, with deficits likely to surpass $120 billion over the next four years.
There are plenty of things to worry about if you’re an entrepreneur with an idea. Here's an infographic to ease some of those worries.
Angel investor Jeffrey Tobias has returned from the International Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco convinced about the durability of the lean start-up approach.
Are you trying to branch out in your cooking? If so, this invention is a real hoot.
Sharing a bath with your significant other is one way to inject intimacy into any relationship. Enter this German-designed yin and yang bath, which gives each person their own tub side by side.
Anyone who’s been to a multi-day music festival is likely to have a horror story or two about the mess left behind by their fellow concert-goers. Enter the tent that doubles as a garbage bag.
One design firm wants to improve the appearance of disposable paper plates.
Have you ever felt like going medieval and carousing like a Viking? Thanks to this invention, you now can.
Ever wanted to bring the outdoors inside? Now you can with this zany new invention.
A feline scratching up a house is no longer a cat-astrophe, thanks to a product with a sharp new design your moggy will feel right at home using.
Have you ever wanted to dress up a tiny domesticated rodent as Captain America? Well, in the unlikely event you have, one business is now making it possible.
Perfect for any time-poor and easily distracted ideas person, this watch tells you what the rest of the world is most likely up to at any given time.