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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.