The app that wants you to change the world in just 30 seconds

7:22AM | Wednesday, 23 July 2014 |  30 Seconds Change is developing an app which prompts users to watch a single 30 second long advertisement, and then donates the money raised from advertising to a charity of their choice.

Crowdfunding helping Australian hardware maker sell innovative tablet

6:23PM | Friday, 13 June 2014 |  Vixtel, an Australian hardware startup co-founded by computer pioneer Terry Crews, is running an Indiegogo campaign for a pioneering new tablet called Unity, which combines the functionality of a desktop PC, laptop and phone into one device.

Why we scrapped our jobs to launch a cat café

1:49PM | Thursday, 9 January 2014 |  Anita Loughran was toiling away in an uninspiring job and her husband Myles was struggling to find full-time work when they decided they were ready to start out on their own and pursue their passion: to launch a cat café in Melbourne.

Beat the bank and take your ideas directly to the people: How to crowd fund launch capital

7:38PM | Tuesday, 16 July 2013 |  Start-ups are increasingly turning to crowdfunding as a way to raise capital needed to launch their business.

WA company smashes $20,000 crowdfunding target for folding boat

11:00AM | Wednesday, 21 November 2012 |  Western Australian company Quickboats has smashed its target on crowdfunding website, having already raised more than $1 million this year, as it seeks to go global with its high-tech folding boat.