US start-up backers Founders Fund ‘set for Australia’

12:53PM | Thursday, 8 December 2011 |  The Founders Fund, the famed US venture capital fund headed by two of the leading entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, is reportedly headed for Australia.

Crowdsource design giant 99designs launches $99,999 student fund

10:42PM | Thursday, 13 October 2011 |  Crowdsource design giant 99designs has launched a $99,999 fund for design students, promising cash for winning entries, as it celebrates its 99,999th design contest.

99designs expands into non-English speaking countries

9:58PM | Friday, 23 September 2011 |  Crowdsource design giant 99designs has begun launching localised versions of its site, including an Australian version supported by more local sales and marketing staff ahead of an international expansion effort.

99designs co-founder makes Inc.com’s 30 Under 30

6:45PM | Tuesday, 28 June 2011 |  Mick Mickiewicz, the co-founder of Australian-based start-up 99designs, has been named in Inc.com’s 30 Under 30, alongside the founders of Dropbox, Foodspotting and Grasshopper.


5:53PM | Monday, 30 May 2011 |  The brainchild of entrepreneurs Sarah Taylor and Jeff Dusting, Unbooked is an online service that allows consumers to browse and buy services in home, health and beauty.

The crowd-source king

3:42PM | Tuesday, 1 March 2011 |  Mark Harbottle happily admits he’s a “start-up guy”, relied upon to come up with a sector-defining online idea.

Getting a star name on board

1:32PM | Friday, 7 January 2011 |  If you’re a start-up, nothing says ‘next big thing’ more than having a few high profile names on your board.