7:00AM | Friday, 12 July 2013 | By StartupSmart For every successful start-up there are many that have crashed and burned. But rather than treat failure as a taboo topic, many leaders in the start-up community say it should be embraced as a valuable learning experience.
7:27PM | Friday, 5 July 2013 | By StartupSmart There’s more to Kansas City than its history as a “cow town”, as this video about its vibrant start-up community proves.
6:27PM | Friday, 14 June 2013 | By Gavin Lower Earlier this month at an SF NewTech event in San Francisco, attendees were asked what was the biggest mistake start-ups could make. Here are some of their answers.
6:05PM | Friday, 7 June 2013 | By Gavin Lower New fashion websites are regularly popping up as consumers embrace the internet for their retail needs.
5:07PM | Monday, 6 May 2013 | By Oliver Milman Ben Levi, founder of Sydney venture RentingSmart.com, took his embrace of technology to a its logical limits by proposing to his girlfriend via Angry Birds and filming the experience.
4:00AM | Friday, 19 April 2013 | By Oliver Milman The US tech start-up world is ripe for satirising, a cause enthusiastically taken up by Vooza, a video comic strip dubbed the ‘Spinal Tap of start-ups’ that is a great guide on how not to do it. In this episode, designer Sarah Ebersol explains how birds and trees inspire her.
3:01AM | Monday, 18 March 2013 | By Oliver Milman As you may have noticed, StartupSmart has had something of a makeover. But beyond the cleaner, more striking design, there are plenty of fantastic new features for budding start-ups to get their teeth into. Here’s a look at what’s changed.
3:41AM | Friday, 15 March 2013 | By Oliver Milman A US-based venture called Bitcoin, which enables easy financial transactions, is threatening to do away with the cash economy, according to excitable anti-banker analyst Max Keiser.
3:39PM | Monday, 11 March 2013 | By Oliver Milman The South by Southwest festival, hailed as the launchpad for start-ups such as Twitter, is underway in Austin, Texas. Here is a wrap-up of the 2013 iteration’s rather drizzly opening.
1:13PM | Friday, 25 January 2013 | By Oliver Milman Entrepreneur Dick Smith caused a stir this week when his Australia Day-themed ad was deemed unsuitable for early evening TV viewers. Judge for yourself – is this just too much Dick?