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Should Australia’s Silicon Valley be Melbourne or Sydney? Why not build a startup nation instead!

Tuesday, 3 March
Should Australia’s Silicon Valley be Melbourne or Sydney? Why not build a startup nation instead!

Old Taskmaster is back with a take on whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the centre of Australia's startup scene.

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Seven pieces of startup advice from Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed

Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed says he didn’t realise venture capital was an option when looking at ways to grow the business in its early days.

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Nitro’s Sam Chandler explains why it no longer makes sense for Australian startups to move to Silicon Valley

Nitro’s Sam Chandler explains why it no longer makes sense for Australian startups to move to Silicon Valley

Friday, 27 March 2015 04:28 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Here are two key reasons why it no longer makes sense for early stage Australian startups to relocate their headquarters to Silicon Valley

Twentysomething startup founders in the minority - but why?

Twentysomething startup founders in the minority - but why?

Friday, 13 March 2015 03:59 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Young entrepreneurs like 20-year-old CoinJar co-founder Ryan Zhou are actually in the minority, according to a survey about the age of startup founders.

Marketing

Five reasons to call your customers regularly

Five reasons to call your customers regularly

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 04:15 | by Amanda Jesnoewski

The way to succeed in business is to be constantly in touch with your market.

Netflix launches in Australia: are free trials a good strategy for your startup?

Netflix launches in Australia: are free trials a good strategy for your startup?

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 03:38 | by Broede Carmody

Netflix has officially launched in Australia, offering users a one-month free trial to scoop up customers amongst fierce competition, including Australian rivals Presto and Stan, in the on-demand streaming space.

Technology

Tech sector now represents 5.1% of Australia’s GDP, 22% of the workforce

Tech sector now represents 5.1% of Australia’s GDP, 22% of the workforce

Monday, 30 March 2015 04:30 | by Andrew Sadauskas

The digital economy contributed $79 billion to the Australian economy in 2013/14, representing 5.1% of Australia’s gross domestic product, while 22% of employees now work intensively with ICT, according to a new Deloitte Access Economics report.

Australian developers cautiously optimistic about Facebook Messenger becoming an apps platform

Australian developers cautiously optimistic about Facebook Messenger becoming an apps platform

Friday, 27 March 2015 04:03 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Australian developers are cautiously optimistic that Facebook’s decision to turn Facebook Messenger into an app platform will help strengthen the app industry.

Financing A Business

Medtech’s Got Talent is back – and this year’s winner gets $60,000 in funding

Medtech’s Got Talent is back – and this year’s winner gets $60,000 in funding

Friday, 27 March 2015 04:13 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Applications are open for health tech pitching competition MedTech’s Got Talent, with Victorian startups encouraged to apply.

A decade of Nitro: Sam Chandler reflects on the dawn of Australia’s startup ecosystem

A decade of Nitro: Sam Chandler reflects on the dawn of Australia’s startup ecosystem

Friday, 20 March 2015 04:29 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Sam Chandler says the growing Australian ecosystem has made a night and day difference to launching a tech company, nearly a decade after he founded Nitro in May 2005.

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