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The SaaS Fundraising Death Zone

7:30PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | Geoff McQueen

Changes in the ecosystem have created what I call a “Death Zone” between Seed and VC tiers of investors.

No more red tape in an ideal Startup World

7:57PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

A new Sydney-based online platform wants to slash the red tape involved in building a startup so entrepreneurs can focus on developing their ideas.

Why Milaana ended and how it will live on

7:46PM | Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | Hollie Gordon

Honest reflection is a lot like the startup journey – it is hard and gritty but if you throw yourself into the process it will transform and strengthen you.

Seven ways to curb your startup’s spending

7:46PM | Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | Dan Ferguson

Your startup needs to be free from unnecessary spending if it is ever going to thrive.

KPMG looking for startup disrupters in the energy and natural resources sector

7:48PM | Tuesday, 21 July 2015 | Kye White

As the rate at which large companies are replaced increases, firms like KPMG are increasingly looking for ways to engage with their disruptors.

BlueChilli embarks on big Melbourne expansion plans

7:27PM | Friday, 17 July 2015 | Kye White

Startup accelerator and incubator BlueChilli is expanding its Melbourne presence and plans to increase the number of Melbourne-based startups in its portfolio by 25 to 30 in a year’s time.

Young Aussie entrepreneurs falling behind international peers: Report

7:51PM | Monday, 13 July 2015 | Renee Thompson

Young entrepreneurial Australians wanting to start new businesses are falling behind their US counterparts and continue to struggle to access funding

How to choose a crowdfunding platform

7:46PM | Tuesday, 7 July 2015 | Mark Pesce

With the explosive growth in crowdfunding, we’ve seen a lot of different crowdfunding platforms popping up, each looking for their cut of the $30 billion that will be raised in this year.

Successful applicants for River City Labs Sponsored Entrepreneur Program to get free co-working space and mentoring

7:45PM | Monday, 6 July 2015 | Kye White

Early-stage startups looking for co-working space in Queensland are encouraged to apply for River City Labs Sponsored Entrepreneur Program.

Bootstrapping is the Australian way: AffinityLive co-founder Geoff McQueen on $2 million raise

7:35PM | Thursday, 2 July 2015 | Kye White

Australian founders are building a reputation as great boostrappers, according to AffinityLive co-founder Geoff McQueen.

Startup Weekend Brisbane giving entrepreneurs the chance to develop an MVP with Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter

7:30PM | Thursday, 2 July 2015 | Broede Carmody

River City Labs is encouraging budding entrepreneurs to attend Startup Weekend Brisbane in order to turn their innovative business ideas into a reality.

Get your motor running: Applications open for NRMA’s second Jumpstart accelerator program

7:03PM | Wednesday, 1 July 2015 | Broede Carmody

Participants are up for a $30,000 grant, as well as mentoring by industry professionals and the opportunity to network with potential investors.

The top three selling emotions – and how to use them

7:49PM | Wednesday, 1 July 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

When we can convince our prospects as to why they should buy from us, and take them on an emotional journey to get there, we are in a far greater position to make the sale. raises $6 million to capture more of Australia’s property market

6:19PM | Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | Kye White

A chance meeting and 400% year-on-year growth has helped real estate agent comparison startup close a $6 million funding round.

General Assembly encourages Australian entrepreneurs to apply for the Women on the Rise program

6:16PM | Monday, 29 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

Education startup General Assembly is offering to take women on a tour of San Francisco, with the company’s Australian offices strongly encouraging local founders and budding entrepreneurs to apply.

Startup Catalyst on the hunt for Queensland’s next batch of entrepreneurs

6:43PM | Monday, 29 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

River City Labs is on the hunt for Queensland’s next crop of budding entrepreneurs in order to ship them off to Silicon Valley to learn what it takes to build a world-class startup.

Startups should now start thinking about drawing up employee share schemes

6:21PM | Friday, 26 June 2015 | Kye White

Startups should now start framing a philosophy around how they want to reward their employees when building employee share schemes

Investor options falling short for Aussie startups looking for mid-level investment

6:49PM | Friday, 26 June 2015 | Kye White

Plenty of great Australian startups are desperate for $2-10 million in funding, but they’re underserved by investors, Starfish Ventures investment principal John Dyson says.

Budding entrepreneurs are being urged to create the next big thing in agtech

6:41PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

Applications are now open for BlueChilli’s second Westpac Innovation Challenge.

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia puts out call for creative startups

6:10AM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Kye White

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia is looking for creative startups to pitch to early-stage investors at its Creative3 Pitch event.