Doing business overseas
4:58PM | Tuesday, 5 April 2011 | Australian data-mining start-up Kaggle is aiming to generate international interest after launching a $US3.3 million online data analysis competition, attracting contestants from around the world.
3:06PM | Thursday, 31 March 2011 | Five tech start-ups selected to participate in a three-month incubator program have returned from a trip to Silicon Valley, where all five companies were introduced to potential customers and investors.
3:37PM | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 | Japan is bracing itself for a nuclear meltdown after another explosion occurred at a nuclear power plant, triggered by the worst earthquake in the country’s history.
3:54PM | Thursday, 3 March 2011 | Businesses put pressure on the Government for greater capacity in Asian “literacy”, with a new report revealing Australian companies lack experience and skills when doing business in Asia.
3:08PM | Thursday, 3 March 2011 | The NSW Government has launched NSW Export Lab, a program designed to help businesses improve their export efforts.
2:10PM | Monday, 28 February 2011 | Retailers are facing an unprecedented rise in cotton prices and higher manufacturing costs out of China, forcing some to lift prices or risk selling their goods at a loss.
2:00AM | Friday, 18 February 2011 | Yammer, the US start-up dubbed the ‘Facebook for businesses’, has expanded to Australia, praising the level of tech innovation in the country.
2:26PM | Thursday, 10 February 2011 | For some high tech Australian start-ups, success can still be defined by two words: Silicon Valley.
2:00AM | Wednesday, 9 February 2011 | New research shows the rising Australian dollar has not deterred small businesses from exporting.
1:03PM | Monday, 10 January 2011 | We speak to Viki Forrest, CEO of the San Francisco-based network, to find out if Aussie enterprises are making their mark on Silicon Valley.