Your humble correspondent noticed a new coffee shop had just opened up on the main street of Parts Unknown. While toiling away at frothing a skinny soy cappuccino, the barista claimed he was running a startup.
Mobile messaging apps such as Whatsapp are killing traditional text messages while multi-screening is going mainstream, according to an Australian Communications and Media Authority.
Startup Weekend Australia gains new sponsorship and launches platform, making events easier to organise11:34PM | Friday, 21 November 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas
Startup Weekend Australia has launched a new national platform and announced a sponsorship from Intuit QuickBooks Online at an event held last Thursday at Sydney’s Tank Stream Labs.
Making the leap from a secure, well-paying corporate job to the world of startups can be a daunting task.
NICTA is preparing to open a new hub for applied data analytics projects later this month at Melbourne’s RMIT University.
Startup founders need to get out of Australia and see the standard set by entrepreneurs in successful tech hubs around the world, according to Startup Victoria’s Scott Handsaker, but that does not necessarily mean they should move there.
If Australia can produce three or four more Atlassians, then its startup ecosystem will start to matter on the global stage, according to US entrepreneur and angel investor Jason Calacanis.
Apple’s share of the global smartphone market slipped during the October quarter, despite the release of the iPhone 6, as Chinese vendor Xiaomi became the world’s third largest vendor.
Technology isn’t changing humanity, certain parts of what make us human have always been changing, according to Intel anthropologist Genevieve Bell.
World-renowned startup accelerator Y Combinator is coming to Australia as part of Melbourne’s above all human conference put on by Startup Victoria.
Toowoomba hosting its first Startup Weekend: The challenges of building an ecosystem in regional Australia10:10PM | Friday, 17 October 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas
The regional city of Toowoomba, in Queensland’s Darling Downs region, is set to host its first Startup Weekend event as its local startup ecosystem gathers momentum.
Girl Geek Academy is preparing for She Makes, Australia’s first maker faire specifically designed for women, following the success of Australia’s first all-female hackathon in March.
Indooroopilly-based accelerator ilab is encouraging startups and entrepreneurs in regional Queensland to apply for its Germinate accelerator program.
“Blow their minds”: Applications open for speakers for Australia’s first national PHP web developer conference10:55PM | Friday, 3 October 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas
The organiser of PHP Australia, the first national conference for web developers who use the PHP scripting language, has announced applications are now open for people interested in becoming speakers for the event.
Hackathons in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane aiming to turn “health data into information into knowledge”9:44PM | Friday, 26 September 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas
With interest in health technology booming, an upcoming hackathon across three states is aiming to bring together tech experts and leading medical researchers.
The cofounder of a pioneering Sydney-based robotics startup, with a Powerhouse Museum display and a successful crowdfunding campaign under its belt, says the sector is set to get much bigger but finance for projects remains an issue.
Apple has now released its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones in Australia, and the near inevitable crowds are lining up around the block. Here’s the reaction from Australian app developers.
Recent comments by Atlassian cofounder Mike Cannon-Brookes sparked a discussion about whether Australia's startup scene should be focused on one city. Here's another perspective.
Australia doesn't need a startup capital, and certainly not one that operates at the expense of other communities that are popping up around the nation.
The Australian startup scene is booming with large numbers of startups being launched every day, but we still lack experienced founders and teams, according to a number of Australian investors.