User acquisition is great, but user activation is better: Three tips to getting it right

2:20AM | Wednesday, 5 February 2014 |  No matter how fast your start-up is growing and how impressive your download stats are, if you want to build a thriving and sustainable business you need to focus on developing active, repeat users.

Melbourne universities launch programs to tap into evolving start-up scene

10:09PM | Wednesday, 9 October 2013 |  Two Melbourne universities have taken new steps in a national trend of tertiary education providers tapping into Australia’s start-up community.

Five Melbourne start-ups named for first Tin Alley intern program

9:08PM | Tuesday, 3 September 2013 |  The start-ups taking part in the first ever Melbourne University School of Information’s Tin Alley intern program have been named.

Start-up sector outraged over Apple’s attempt to trademark “startup” in Australia

8:35PM | Thursday, 29 August 2013 |  Apple’s attempt to trademark the term “startup” in Australia has outraged members of the local start-up community.

Calling all aspiring founders: Tweaky is seeking a new founder’s apprentice

7:40PM | Thursday, 25 July 2013 |  Website modifying company Tweaky is searching for its second founder’s apprentice, a three to six month paid position for an entrepreneur keen for direct hands-on experience in a rapidly growing, cashflow positive company.