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Big data debate and international investor to go on the road for Startup Spring Festival

9:07PM | Tuesday, 10 September 2013 |  An event to unite and empower app developers and the burgeoning tech start-up scene is taking to the road this month as part of the Startup Spring Festival.

Coalition launches e-government and digital economy policy

9:01PM | Monday, 2 September 2013 |  The federal opposition plans to introduce a “digital pigeonhole” for Australians who want to receive communications from the government electronically as part of its digital economy and “e-government” policy.

Start-ups urged to not overlook social media policies

9:54PM | Wednesday, 19 September 2012 |  Start-ups shouldn’t underestimate the value of social media policies, according to new research.

Smirnoff controversy prompts Facebook comments warning

8:52PM | Monday, 6 August 2012 |  Start-ups are being urged to monitor comments left on their Facebook pages, after the parent company of Smirnoff failed to monitor distasteful comments made by its Facebook “fans”.

Start-ups urged to address “low level sexism”

7:33PM | Thursday, 26 July 2012 |  Businesses are being urged to address “low level sexism” in the workplace, after a Melbourne Business School report found companies only have policies to target “overt” sexual harassment.

Startup Leadership Program opens first Australian chapter

7:00AM | Friday, 20 July 2012 |  The US-based Startup Leadership Program has opened its first Australian chapter in Melbourne, led by start-up expert Grant Downie, with applications now open for the class of 2013.

Startup Weekend Melbourne includes female judge following outcry

6:47PM | Tuesday, 5 June 2012 |  Startup Weekend Melbourne has hastily added a female judge and speaker to its upcoming event following an embarrassing online backlash against its lack of representation of women.

Launch48 returns to Melbourne looking to be pitch perfect

5:22PM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 |  Launch48, the weekend-long gathering for budding entrepreneurs, is to return to Melbourne with a greater emphasis on improving start-ups’ pitching skills.

OPINION: High time to embrace female tech entrepreneurs

4:10AM | Friday, 20 April 2012 |  The tech start-up sector has a great opportunity to embrace the next generation of female entrepreneurs.

Gender balance important for tech start-ups, AngelCube founder claims

4:51PM | Thursday, 19 April 2012 |  The co-founder of Melbourne-based incubator AngelCube says he makes a conscious effort to recruit female mentors, but believes more can be done to entice women into the industry.