Five growth hacking tips from fast-growing international and Australian start-ups

8:00AM | Thursday, 15 August 2013 |  Four founders of fast-growing start-ups have shared some of their secrets to online marketing success at the recent Startup Victoria conference, revealing that email is a key tool to apply.

99designs launches service for quick changes

8:26AM | Wednesday, 14 August 2013 |  Online design marketplace 99designs has launched a new service that allows users to get small changes done to existing designs within a few hours.

Start-up powerhouse SitePoint searches for its first founder’s apprentices

8:38PM | Monday, 12 August 2013 |  SitePoint, the parent company of successful start-ups 99designs, flippa.com and Learnable, is seeking two more aspiring entrepreneurs to join its team for three months.

Australian HR start-up named as one of the coolest vendors of 2013

6:01PM | Friday, 21 June 2013 |  A Melbourne-based start-up has been named one of the coolest vendors in human capital management by international technology research group Gartner.

Payment systems evolve to meet demand on global scalability and mobile

6:19AM | Thursday, 20 June 2013 |  An international online payment platform focused on helping start-ups to grow globally and go mobile has launched in Australia.

Industry insight and tips from the iAward state Entrepreneur of the Year winners

6:00AM | Friday, 14 June 2013 |  Victoria-based entrepreneur Leni Mayo and Queensland counterpart Andrew Jessett have won their respective state’s top annual entrepreneurial honours at the iAwards. Here are their top business tips.

99designs ramps up European plans with purchase of German rival 12designer

8:20PM | Wednesday, 8 August 2012 |  Australian start-up 99designs has opened the doors of its Berlin office after making its first acquisition in German design marketplace 12designer, one year after raising $35 million.

Tweaky.com scores $450,000 from industry heavyweights

7:11PM | Tuesday, 17 July 2012 |  99designs co-founder Mark Harbottle is among the group of investors that has sunk almost half a million dollars into Tweaky.com, a marketplace dedicated to minor website customisations.

Cashed-up 99designs aims to boost growth

1:00AM | Wednesday, 25 January 2012 |  Crowdsource design giant 99designs says start-ups looking to secure funding need to justify how the money will be used, after the company revealed how its $35 million investment will be used to accelerate its growth.

Forbes names Kaggle CEO among top techies

12:53PM | Thursday, 22 December 2011 |  Kaggle co-founder and chief executive Anthony Goldbloom has been named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 top tech entrepreneurs, one month after the Australian start-up secured $US11 million in funding.