Ashton Kutcher


The best investment VC veteran Ashton Kutcher made

1:56PM | Friday, 8 January 2016 |  The Hollywood actor and TV Host has co-founded venture capital firms A-Grade Investments and Sound Ventures.

THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon considers paying ordinary people to deliver packages

6:23AM | Wednesday, 17 June 2015 |  Amazon is considering paying ordinary people to deliver packages in a bid to tackle rising shipping costs and speed up delivery times, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Airbnb prompts wave of like-minded start-ups

2:58PM | Thursday, 21 February 2013 |  A number of new start-ups have likened themselves to US-based company Airbnb, the leader in travel rentals, which has booked more than 10 million nights of accommodation worldwide.

Airbnb sinks its teeth into local market after opening Sydney office

11:45PM | Friday, 2 November 2012 |  US-based home rental service Airbnb has highlighted the growth of Australia’s tourism industry, after announcing plans to open an office in Sydney and recruit local talent to drive the brand.

Apple acquires Aussie start-up Chomp for $US50 million

2:35PM | Monday, 27 February 2012 |  Apple has acquired Australian start-up Chomp for around $US50 million but is remaining tight-lipped over what it plans to do with the Chomp app, which is used to search the App Store.

Airbnb to launch Australian site as Ashton Kutcher buys in

6:21PM | Wednesday, 1 June 2011 |  Local tech entrepreneur Matthew Ho is preparing to launch the Australian branch of travel web service Airbnb as the US-based parent company reportedly prepares to close a $100 million funding round.