Startup Weekend partners with Singapore incubator

10:00AM | Thursday, 20 October 2011 |  The latest iteration of Startup Weekend will see hastily assembled start-ups handed the opportunity to join a leading incubator backed by Singapore telco giant SingTel.


10:26PM | Tuesday, 18 October 2011 |  Jason Swaffield is in the process of launching Spruiks, a business that provides online tools for retailers. He tells StartupSmart how he’s going about getting investors on board.

Roamz launches following $3.5m funding drive

10:00AM | Tuesday, 18 October 2011 |  Roamz, an Australian social media-driven location-based app, has debuted in California today after securing more than $3.5 million in funding prior to launch.

Seed fund Startmate to return with expanded program

10:34PM | Thursday, 13 October 2011 |  Startmate, the mentor-driven seed fund, has opened up applications for its second funding round, expanding the program to seven start-up businesses.

WeTeachMe founders go from strangers to Silicon Valley in six months

10:42PM | Friday, 7 October 2011 |  An Australian start-up is currently touring Silicon Valley in a bid to secure $3 million in funding, just six months after the five founders met each other at a tech industry event.

Pollenizer set to roll out $1.2 million start-up fund

10:40PM | Wednesday, 5 October 2011 |  Start-up incubator Pollenizer is close to sealing a new $1.2 million investment round that it will use to back ventures which can quickly get their ideas off the ground.


10:22PM | Tuesday, 4 October 2011 |  Perhaps ironically for someone whose business relies on outsourcing tasks Matt Barrie has a very do-it-yourself approach to entrepreneurship.

Mooter Media strikes $15m US funding deal for photo sharing platform

10:53PM | Monday, 3 October 2011 |  Sydney-based business Mooter Media has struck a $US15 million funding agreement with a California-based investor, in one of the largest ever overseas deals for an Australian tech company.

Top 10 qualities to look for in a start-up mentor

9:20PM | Thursday, 29 September 2011 |  Start-ups of Melbourne rejoice! As we reported yesterday, start-up incubator PushStart revealed that it is to hold its first mentor speed dating event, Mentor Live, in the city next week.

Caring about sharing

9:14PM | Wednesday, 28 September 2011 |  If you established your business under a company structure as part of the set-up process there would have been shares issued, so you probably own shares in your company.