iPhone innovators look to US after securing Kickstarter funds

1:59PM | Friday, 13 January 2012 |  Two Melbourne entrepreneurs have turned to Kickstarter to help develop an iPhone mount that attaches to prams and bicycles, six months after the release of an iPhone case that doubles as a bottle opener.

G’Day USA 2012 launches pitch competition for Aussie start-ups

1:44PM | Friday, 13 January 2012 |  This year’s G’day USA program will feature a host of events including Digital Australia Shootout, a pitch competition for Australian start-ups in media, entertainment and technology.

NewME Accelerator scores sponsorship from major VC

1:38PM | Friday, 13 January 2012 |  US-based start-up program NewME Accelerator has secured venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz as a sponsor, joining the likes of Google, HP and social networking site Tagged.

Broadening your target market

1:34PM | Friday, 13 January 2012 |  Setting your sights on the higher end of the market can work wonders for your business, but you also run the risk of limiting the scope of your potential customer base. As Only Logistics founder Scott Carson found out firsthand. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

THE NEWS WRAP: Tourism industry calls on Federal Government for financial support

1:16AM | Friday, 13 January 2012 |  The tourism industry has called for the Federal Government to offer it the same financial support provided to car manufacturers.

Franchisors urged to emulate Bedshed profit calculator

1:27PM | Thursday, 12 January 2012 |  Franchisors should consider introducing calculator tools for prospective franchisees to determine initial profit estimates, an expert says, following in the footsteps of bed franchise Bedshed.

Startmate unveils eight start-ups for its class of 2012

1:12PM | Thursday, 12 January 2012 |  Mentor-driven seed fund Startmate has unveiled the participants of its 2012 program, investing in eight tech start-ups that it says are aiming to be “the best in the world.”

THE NEWS WRAP: Twitter slams Google over search result changes

1:22AM | Thursday, 12 January 2012 |  Twitter has hit out at changes to Google’s search results, branding them a “bad day for the internet.”

Is there a good way to know how far to expand your product range?

1:58PM | Wednesday, 11 January 2012 |  There is no better way to find out what your customers want than by asking them.

Kayweb Angels opens applications for start-ups

1:50PM | Wednesday, 11 January 2012 |  Australian-run Kayweb Angels has opened its next round of applications for its US-based fund, having already invested in six start-ups including, which has Australian founders.