Enterprise Ireland, the Irish government trade board, has announced its first start-up ambassador for Australia, Sydney-based Eamon Eastwood, in a bid to entice both Irish entrepreneurs and Australian founders to set up base in the emerald isle.
Here is StartupSmart’s weekly roundup of the big news and events in the Australian start-up community.
Whether you earn your bread in a bakery or another retail business, here are some key tips from Bakers Delight general manager Gerry Gerrard on where you should invest your dough.
The tech sector has always been in a never-ending race towards the next big thing. Here’s a look at six technologies set to lift-off in 2014.
Do you want to build a brand your customers will keep coming back to? It’s time to take a lesson from the doctor.
It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week next week, and while there is a lot to celebrate about the local start-up community and the excellent businesses involved, many entrepreneurs may be feeling overwhelmed and burnt out.
Thousands of social entrepreneurs are involved in over 150 events across Australia this week as part of the first annual Changemakers Festival, coordinated by the Australian Centre for Social Innovation.
Thirteen Canberra-based start-ups are set to share their plans and visions this week at the second Festival of Ambitious Ideas, launched to showcase and encourage innovation in the Australian Capital Territory.
The Harbour City Opera company is ready to disrupt the opera industry by putting on the classics with contemporary twists to attract new audiences.
After the Accelerator: Scriptrock on why they moved to the US, and how tough it was to get into Startmate11:03PM | Friday, 1 November 2013 | Rose Powell
Mike Baukes and Alan Sharp Paul credit the Startmate accelerator program with the rapid growth of Scriptrock since joining the second intake of the program in 2012.
You have a brilliant business idea. But an innovative business idea alone is not enough to make you the next big thing in tech – and here’s a good example of why.
Around this time of year, many Australians start thinking about getting fit for summer. Here are four key tips that will help you to do the same with your business.
One design firm wants to improve the appearance of disposable paper plates.
Product development has become a core focus for the team at online art marketplace Redbubble and led them to a major pivot that has been critical to their success so far.
A big indicator of business maturity is admitting that you don’t know everything. Here's how to find a mentor to help you out.
Why the tech revolution could soon be televised: If you develop mobile apps, you must tune in to this10:05PM | Friday, 25 October 2013 | Taskmaster
It seems the next phase of the tech revolution might be televised after all – here’s how to cash in.
Now is the ideal time to get your employees motivated for the long months ahead. Here’s why and how you should do it.
If there is sufficient demand for your product or service then you can make a business out of it. But can you get enough scale to achieve lift-off?
Whether or not you identify as a tech start-up founder, if you’re launching a business today, you need to be tech savvy, says Simon Raik-Allen.
Christmas and the end of the year can breed idleness in your workforce! Thankfully, you can begin taking preventative action.