One Monday morning, a major international firm chose to rebrand itself as “Monday”. Here’s why the new name didn’t make it to Tuesday.
For every successful start-up there are many that have crashed and burned. But rather than treat failure as a taboo topic, many leaders in the start-up community say it should be embraced as a valuable learning experience.
The chief executive of technology business incubator ATP Innovations, Hamish Hawthorn, says art and design based start-ups are increasingly important in the start-up scene, but face unique challenges.
An upcoming meet-up of financial technologies start-ups in Sydney will provide an opportunity for start-up operators working in the space to come together and discuss the unique challenges of the large financial services industry.
As an entrepreneur, sometimes it feels as if you are getting kicked in the guts from every angle! But with experience comes a measure of stability.
The SSX is yet to release information about investors and available funds, but chief executive Ian Haet says they’re confident of developing a wide range of investors.
Cloud technology company Rackspace has this week launched a competition to take an Australian or New Zealand start-up to Silicon Valley for a two-week investment trip.
Businesses less than two years old saw better revenue growth and greater confidence than more established small businesses, according to a survey.
More Australian small and medium businesses increased their employment and capital expenditure in the June quarter than in the previous quarter despite falling confidence, sales and profitability, the latest Sensis Business Index has found.
Start-ups are waiting 90 days or even longer for debtors to pay. Here’s how you can negotiate better terms.
A robotic arm maker, colour-matching database and a neurological medical devise start-up are among six start-ups to join the Melbourne Accelerator Program.
Do you want to know the surest way to get what you want in business? Then watch your language.
Kevin Rudd’s new cabinet, to be sworn in on Monday, could return innovation to the centre of government and form a key election pitch as loyal supporters of the new prime minister return to the frontbench.
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Australian start-ups seeking funding will soon have a potential new source of capital as a Hong Kong-based angel investment firm prepares to launch a start-up “stock exchange”.
It’s time to get “good crazy”: Top five tips for start-ups from incoming NICTA new ventures director Andrew Stead6:10PM | Thursday, 27 June 2013 | Rose Powell
Entrepreneurial dynamo Andrew Stead has been named director of new ventures for information technology research centre National ICT Australia (NICTA) and given StartupSmart his top five tips for start-ups.
Entrepreneurs plotting a technology start-up can now learn from the very best the world has to offer, online and for free.
According to research by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and accounting software firm MYOB, 98% say their clients were not fully prepared for when they submit their end of financial year statements.
Applications are now open for the Startup Leadership Program, a global, founder-focused development course for start-ups across all sectors.
Ad campaigns against your brand and government lobbying. As Ned Moorfield and Andrew Campbell discovered, this is what the response to really disrupting an industry can look like.