Project PowerUp


The pros and cons of going solo

9:52PM | Wednesday, 26 September 2012 |  Should you go solo in your business, or find a business partner? If you aren’t sure, here are the pros and cons of being a sole trader. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

Sydney start-up Project PowerUp sold to Alchemy Equities

9:05PM | Thursday, 13 September 2012 |  The founder of crowdfunding platform Project PowerUp has set its sights on the United States after selling the business for less than $1 million, barely a year after it was launched.

US start-up Pebble raises $10 million on Kickstarter

5:40PM | Friday, 11 May 2012 |  A California-based start-up called Pebble has smashed its goal of raising $100,000 on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, raising more than $10 million, with seven days still to go.

It's the everyday decisions that will sink you, start-ups warned

4:34PM | Friday, 20 April 2012 |  The most common decisions are the ones that sink the majority of start-ups, according to a US academic, with local industry figures saying the situation is similar in Australia.

Project PowerUp sets sights on Silicon Valley

11:45PM | Thursday, 24 November 2011 |  The founder of Sydney-based crowdfunding site Project PowerUp says he plans to visit Silicon Valley early next year to drum up interest from investors, with the possibility of relocating there.

Project PowerUp

11:07PM | Monday, 14 November 2011 |  Project PowerUp is the brainchild of Ryan Wardell, who bills the business as Australia’s first crowd-funding platform for start-ups.

Innovative tech company Blueseed docks off shore to take advantage of visa-free territory

10:16PM | Friday, 14 October 2011 |  An unusual tech incubator in the United States plans to help entrepreneurs do business in Silicon Valley by offering space on a vessel in international waters.

Project Powerup puts itself under the hammer

9:03PM | Wednesday, 7 September 2011 |  New crowdfunding platform Project Powerup, designed to help budding entrepreneurs to get their ideas off the ground, has opted for an unusual inaugural project to fund – itself.