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“Young and self-absorbed”: Startups replacing missing mothers, Ben Hammersley says

8:11PM | Friday, 21 August 2015 |  Not enough entrepreneurs are creating solutions for people who aren’t young and single, according to futurist Ben Hammersley.

Are you going to San Francisco? The answer is yes for 20 startup tyros

8:55PM | Thursday, 13 August 2015 |  Twenty budding Queensland entrepreneurs will soon be learning from the likes of Facebook and Apple, after being chosen to take part in River City Labs’ Startup Catalyst trip to San Francisco.

Bootstrapping is the Australian way: AffinityLive co-founder Geoff McQueen on $2 million raise

7:35PM | Thursday, 2 July 2015 |  Australian founders are building a reputation as great boostrappers, according to AffinityLive co-founder Geoff McQueen.

Brisbane start-up Bilexys wins award in global start-up comp

3:37PM | Thursday, 22 March 2012 |  Brisbane start-up Bilexys has won the Pre-Revenue Track award in the $US200,000 Imagine H20 prize for water start-ups, held in San Francisco, receiving cash and in-kind services.

Aussie entrepreneurs win big in Shopify competition

3:30PM | Thursday, 1 March 2012 |  Australian iPhone entrepreneurs Rob Ward and Chris Peters are among the winners of Shopify’s Build-A-Business competition, receiving $25,000 in cash and a VIP business trip to New York.

Innovation Bay looks to tap into growing Brisbane start-up scene

3:56PM | Thursday, 1 March 2012 |  Innovation Bay, the network that budding entrepreneurs to pitch directly to investors, has expanded to Brisbane, pointing to surging activity among the Queensland capital’s start-up community.

Apple acquires Aussie start-up Chomp for $US50 million

2:35PM | Monday, 27 February 2012 |  Apple has acquired Australian start-up Chomp for around $US50 million but is remaining tight-lipped over what it plans to do with the Chomp app, which is used to search the App Store.