Calling all coders: The Codehire Cup is on again

5:53PM | Friday, 31 May 2013 |  Computer coders all over the country are signing up to take part in this year’s Codehire Cup.

I want to break into a monopolised market. What should I do?

5:00AM | Tuesday, 14 May 2013 |  Be prepared for the big guys to come after you if you are successful, so ensure that whatever you offer will be sustainable with competition.

Rental start-up Open Shed wins Nokia innovation competition

11:29PM | Tuesday, 29 November 2011 |  Open Shed, an online rental start-up, has emerged from a field of more than 100 budding entrepreneurs to win $10,000 and mentoring in Nokia’s In Hindsight competition.

Start-up team Print My Life win Startup Weekend competition

11:13PM | Monday, 7 November 2011 |  A hastily-formed group of strangers have been handed the chance to develop their venture in a top Singapore-based incubator after winning Melbourne’s latest Startup Weekend competition.

Nokia to stump up just $10k for start-up competition winner

11:20PM | Thursday, 3 November 2011 |  Mobile phone giant Nokia has selected five aspiring start-ups to become finalists for its In Hindsight competition – but is offering just $10,000 as a prize.

UK Government launches competition to attract Aussie companies

10:29PM | Tuesday, 11 October 2011 |  Australian businesses looking to enter the UK market are being encouraged to enter Go UK, a business plan competition designed to boost investment in the region.

SMAC Technologies set to go global after clean tech competition win

10:40PM | Friday, 7 October 2011 |  An Adelaide-based business is looking to take its innovation to the world after winning the Australian Clean Technologies Ideas Competition last night.

Are Facebook competitions a good idea? If so, how should I structure them?

9:50PM | Monday, 26 September 2011 |  Facebook competitions are great for large businesses, but they can be a struggle for start-ups. Here’s why.

Sydney Uni to play host to Australia’s first 24-hour “hackathon”

9:52PM | Wednesday, 21 September 2011 |  Start-up app developers are being encouraged to take part in what’s believed to be Australia’s first 24-hour “hackathon” this weekend, with $3,500 in cash up for grabs.

Innovators offered $70k prize pot for bright ideas

8:44PM | Tuesday, 23 August 2011 |  Start-ups are being invited to enter the Innovation Challenge for the chance to share in $70,000, with categories covering everything from high-tech design to backyard innovation.