5:24PM | Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisers has taken out the top spot in the 2013 Topfranchise Awards for the fifth straight year, with online, mobile and kiosk-style concepts putting in a strong performance at the awards.
6:20PM | Tuesday, 26 June 2012 | US-based start-up Yammer will join the Microsoft's Office division after being acquired for $1.2 billion by the tech giant.
3:05PM | Monday, 26 March 2012 | Start-ups don’t necessarily need to employ local salespeople when entering new markets because satisfied customers will often act as unofficial brand ambassadors, a global sales expert says.
3:12PM | Thursday, 1 March 2012 | Australian-founded live video network Kondoot has unveiled an ambitious plan to raise $10 million through an initial public offering, after raising $3.2 million in a funding round led by US investors.
12:45PM | Wednesday, 21 December 2011 | The IT “super themes” of 2012 highlight business opportunities for start-ups, experts say, including improved data security and third-party applications for new social enterprise platforms.
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.