The Australian startup scene is booming, but we still face a crippling problem and it’s not funding

9:56PM | Monday, 1 September 2014 |  The Australian startup scene is booming with large numbers of startups being launched every day, but we still lack experienced founders and teams, according to a number of Australian investors.

Startup ecosystems and compound interest: the case for keeping your startup in Australia

9:30PM | Monday, 1 September 2014 |  Why are so many people working to help keep as many startups as possible in Australia?

How social media and persistence on the phone helped to build an online tradie marketplace

8:39PM | Friday, 29 August 2014 |  The founder of Jobs and Services, a website that connects trades and service providers to jobs for free, says social media, word of mouth, and persistence on the phone are the keys to building a strong marketplace.

Google tests drones – in Queensland

8:16PM | Friday, 29 August 2014 |  Over the past two years, Google has been privately working on building its own drones, which it has been testing in Queensland.

Childcare industry set for an overhaul thanks to new babysitting app

8:58PM | Friday, 29 August 2014 |  A Sydney-based startup is looking to disrupt the childcare industry in the same way Uber has disrupted the taxi market.

Aussie app Stashd looks to swipe and disrupt fashion industry

8:41PM | Friday, 29 August 2014 |  Australian fashion app startup Stashd is working on its valuation ahead of a likely seed investment round in the next few months.

UOW launches $10m seed fund to support Australian innovation

8:39PM | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 |  The University of Wollongong’s (UOW) iAccelerate initiative has today launched its $10 million seed fund that will enable a raft of Australian early and advanced startups to grow and thrive.

Where Dungeons & Dragons meets 3D printing

8:30PM | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 |  Melbourne startup Creo Ludio wants to unlock the potential of 3D printing by offering a tool for users to easily design all sorts of customisable objects.

Why crytocurrencies are important for global companies

8:27AM | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 |  Accepting bitcoin will be important for all businesses, including Braintree, the company’s head of Asia Tyson Hackwood says, though he maintains companies still need to develop a better understanding and awareness of cryptocurrency.

Tasmania takes promising steps to building its startup ecosystem

8:53PM | Monday, 25 August 2014 |  Tasmania’s startup ecosystem is starting to attract the attention of mainland accelerator programs.