12:25PM | Friday, 14 December 2012 | By Oliver Milman Ben Levi, founder of Sydney venture RentingSmart.com, took his embrace of technology to a its logical limits by proposing to his girlfriend via Angry Birds and filming the experience.
5:07PM | Monday, 6 May 2013 | By Oliver Milman The US tech start-up world is ripe for satirising, a cause enthusiastically taken up by Vooza, a video comic strip dubbed the ‘Spinal Tap of start-ups’ that is a great guide on how not to do it. In this episode, designer Sarah Ebersol explains how birds and trees inspire her.
4:00AM | Friday, 19 April 2013 | By Oliver Milman As you may have noticed, StartupSmart has had something of a makeover. But beyond the cleaner, more striking design, there are plenty of fantastic new features for budding start-ups to get their teeth into. Here’s a look at what’s changed.
4:00AM | Friday, 19 April 2013 | By Oliver Milman A US-based venture called Bitcoin, which enables easy financial transactions, is threatening to do away with the cash economy, according to excitable anti-banker analyst Max Keiser.
4:00AM | Friday, 19 April 2013 | By Oliver Milman The South by Southwest festival, hailed as the launchpad for start-ups such as Twitter, is underway in Austin, Texas. Here is a wrap-up of the 2013 iteration’s rather drizzly opening.
3:39PM | Monday, 11 March 2013 | By Oliver Milman Entrepreneur Dick Smith caused a stir this week when his Australia Day-themed ad was deemed unsuitable for early evening TV viewers. Judge for yourself – is this just too much Dick?
3:39PM | Monday, 11 March 2013 | By Oliver Milman American business coach Joel Bauer doesn’t think much of traditional business card designs. They make him act a little scary.
3:39PM | Monday, 11 March 2013 | By Oliver Milman Anthony Goldbloom, founder and CEO of Kaggle, tells TechCrunch how the Eurovision Song Contest and a stint in journalism helped him devise one of Australia’s leading tech start-ups.
1:42AM | Friday, 11 January 2013 | By Oliver Milman Consumer dollars may be flocking online, but would you really tolerate the web shopping experience in a physical store? This great Google video suggests maybe not.
1:42AM | Friday, 11 January 2013 | By Andrew Sadauskas Matt Mickiewicz from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is best known as a co-founder of 99designs, Sitepoint and Flippa.com. In this video, he discusses the challenges of working with a co-founder.