Australia needs to get better at angel investment: Spreets founder

1:57PM | Thursday, 9 January 2014 |  Spreets founder Dean McEvoy has called for local angel investors to get better and faster at investing in start-ups at a recent angel investor education program.

Happy Startup Spring Festival! What we’re celebrating and what’s next for the Australian start-up community

9:00AM | Friday, 20 September 2013 |  The Australian start-up community is one week into a three-week celebration and outreach festival, Startup Spring, with over 100 events taking place across the country.

Budget key for start-ups, says accounting expert

8:51PM | Thursday, 15 August 2013 |  Start-ups need to focus on mastering their budget over their business plan to provide the best indication of how they’re going and growing, the business division general manager at accounting software company Reckon One says.

Leading start-up accelerator PushStart to close investment and switch focus

7:26PM | Thursday, 18 July 2013 |  One of Australia’s earliest start-up accelerator programs is ending its investment and accelerator focus to concentrate on non-commercial activities.

Australian entrepreneur comes out of shell to pitch on world stage

7:26PM | Tuesday, 16 July 2013 |  Australian entrepreneur Neil Smith is nervous ahead of pitching his start-up in front of a panel of investors in the US this week.

Local finance tech start-up space booming but must be trend aware

7:46PM | Monday, 8 July 2013 |  An upcoming meet-up of financial technologies start-ups in Sydney will provide an opportunity for start-up operators working in the space to come together and discuss the unique challenges of the large financial services industry.

Looking for tech talent? Pushstart mentor offers his advice

12:03PM | Friday, 14 December 2012 |  PushStart mentor Alex North has offered some advice to start-ups looking for tech talent to build their idea, insisting every start-up must argue the case for why their business will be successful.

Fishburners to host event on how to build a viral app in 24 hrs

7:53PM | Wednesday, 11 July 2012 |  Sydney co-working space Fishburners is to host an event fronted by a serial app developer who will explain how to create a viral app in 24 hours.

Startup Weekend set to scrutinise Sydney innovators

4:30PM | Thursday, 26 April 2012 |  Startup Weekend Sydney participants should ensure they attend this weekend’s event with a concise idea for their start-up, according to Ned Dwyer, whose team won the event in Melbourne last year.

PushStart unveils eight start-ups for $20k accelerator program

3:19PM | Thursday, 22 March 2012 |  Start-up mentor network PushStart has revealed the eight successful start-ups for its first-ever PushStart Accelerator program, with each one set to receive $20,000 in addition to mentoring.