Necessity sparks mother’s invention

1:16PM | Wednesday, 15 January 2014 |  It was during an overseas family holiday with her four-month-old son Hudson that Gemma Beriman thought there must be an easy way to carry around everything you need when you’re out with a baby.

Beyond cash: Using your crowd funding campaign to sell units, gain exposure and identify target markets

12:10AM | Thursday, 5 December 2013 |  Jeremy Bogan is $20,000 into a $250,000 Kickstarter campaign to commercialise his prototype of the vtalk desk phone.

Aussie crowdfunding platform Pozible to launch in the US while prepared for competition from Kickstarter at home

9:54PM | Monday, 16 September 2013 |  Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible has made its first international move, opening an office in San Francisco in the US and tailoring its payment gateway experience.

New research reveals what makes a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign

8:37PM | Wednesday, 21 August 2013 |  A website that tracks Kickstarter campaigns has revealed its findings of the four key elements creative start-ups need to get right to maximise their fundraising chances.

Light fingers inspire “Adventure Underwear” to keep your valuables safe

7:36PM | Tuesday, 30 July 2013 |  After fellow backpackers kept asking to store their valuables in his custom-made pocketed undies while travelling in Brazil, Nigel Clifford realised his holiday innovation may just be a business idea.

Australian social entrepreneur aims to “shake up old thinking” in India

7:30PM | Wednesday, 10 July 2013 |  An Australian social entrepreneur will launch an advocacy group in India this month with a Kickstarter campaign to achieve the final funds required for the starting budget.

Boot-strapping success: Australian start-up recognised on global list

6:49PM | Wednesday, 26 June 2013 |  Australian-born start-up The Fetch has jumped into the top 20 list of hottest start-ups compiled by US-based start-up growth tracker Mattermark.

Early-stage start-up takes out top pitching honour at CeBIT Australia conference

5:46PM | Friday, 31 May 2013 |  Brisbane-based start-up Ollo Mobile won the start-up pitch round at the CeBIT Australia conference this week, receiving $30,000 in Eway transaction credits and invaluable exposure.

The Stabilizer offers super smooth footage

4:06PM | Tuesday, 16 April 2013 |  Do you yearn to take professional-looking videos but lack the technical expertise to use a camera stabilizer? It might be time to view the Supraflux Video Camera Stabilizer.

Smart lightbulb maker LIFX set to flick switch on $1m in sales

3:53PM | Tuesday, 26 March 2013 |  Kickstarter success story LIFX has launched a second batch of pre-orders of its WiFi-enabled, energy-efficient light bulb, with the Melbourne venture on track to eclipse $1 million in sales by the end of the week.