Perth has got its first start-up co-working space in the form of Spacecubed, which will be divided into three broad industry categories and has partnered with crowdfunding platform Pozible.
Start-up accelerator 500 Startups will expand its reach after acquiring Latin American accelerator Mexican.VC, but a local expert says it could be a while before something similar happens in Australia.
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Sydney-based retailer Top3 by Design is hoping to take out the concept innovation category in the 2012 World Retail Awards, after being named the only Australian finalist in the awards.
The official interest rate has remained unchanged at 3.5%, in line with economists’ expectations, with the Reserve Bank saying most indicators suggest growth is “close to trend overall”.
The latest Sensis e-Business Report reveals consumers are getting older, increasingly use mobile devices and buy more from overseas companies than ever before. So how can Australian start-ups take advantage of these trends?
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Perth will host its first Startup Weekend next month – following in the footsteps of Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide – but places are already filling up for the 54-hour event.
Entrepreneurs who operate a business part-time could be hit by changes to the tax-free threshold, with an expert warning anyone with more than one income source could be caught in a tax trap.
Start-ups are being urged to monitor comments left on their Facebook pages, after the parent company of Smirnoff failed to monitor distasteful comments made by its Facebook “fans”.
Napster founder Sean Parker’s high profile doesn’t appear to be working its magic with Airtime, amid reports the start-up is struggling to attract users.
Prospective franchisees are drawn into the industry for greater work freedom and autonomy, according to a new survey, but an industry expert warns these freedoms can often be limited.
Small businesses remain “shackled” by unfair dismissal laws, according to a major employer group, following yesterday’s release of a review into the Fair Work industrial relations system.
A new co-working space in Newcastle wants to replicate the success of Sydney co-working space Fishburners, aiming itself at digital start-ups in the area.
Nike teamed up with high-end UK department store Selfridges London in order to allow shoppers to compete against each other in virtual games. It’s a concept experts say Australian start-ups should pay attention to.
The launch of a new deals site, called QueerDeals, has again highlighted the spending power of Australia’s lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual, questioning and intersex community.
Melbourne-based investment firm Small Giants has become the first Australian company to be certified as a “B Corporation”, which uses business to solve social and environmental problems.
Australian start-ups are suffering from unfair pricing in the Australian technology market, with research conducted by StartupSmart revealing that basic start-up tech products can cost up to 37.5% more than their US counterparts.
Online payments provider PayPal has issued some key advice to small businesses to help them avoid arbitrary suspension of their accounts, but admits the process needs to be improved.
Overall growth in business credit applications eased to 4.5% over the year to the June quarter, a Veda report reveals, suggesting start-ups are bypassing business loans for other forms of credit.