Aussie tech entrepreneur to launch Startup House

6:00AM | Monday, 27 June 2011 |  Australian tech entrepreneur Elias Bizannes is preparing to launch his latest project, which allows start-ups to cohabitate as they develop their ideas.

The art of start-up failure

6:32PM | Friday, 24 June 2011 |  Mick Liubinskas, co-founder of tech seed fund Pollenizer, tells VIVID Sydney why Australian investors should embrace online start-ups that don’t get it right first time.

Top-level domain name change gets go-ahead, but start-up benefits limited

6:59PM | Tuesday, 21 June 2011 |  Companies and organisations can now choose their own internet domain names after the peak naming authority confirmed its plans to introduce a top-level domain program, although the price is set to be out of the reach of many start-ups.

Digital start-up Mogeneration completes capital raising round

5:12PM | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 |  Digital publishing solutions provider Mogeneration has successfully completed its first multimillion dollar round of capital raising, enabling the company to continue its national and international expansion.

Packer tipped to pour $40m into Catch of the Day

5:17PM | Monday, 9 May 2011 |  James Packer is reportedly planning to pour $40 million into daily deals and group buying site Catch of the Day, suggesting tech companies are the current flavour for large investors.

Spotify expansion set to spark music download start-ups

3:00AM | Friday, 11 March 2011 |  The success of music streaming start-up Spotify could help unlock the niche’s potential in Australia, according to a lead tech seed fund.

Yahoo!7 acquires Spreets for $40m

1:31AM | Thursday, 20 January 2011 |  Yahoo!7 has acquired Australian group-buying site Spreets in a $40 million deal, despite the start-up only launching in April last year.

Investors take $30m bite into Cheezburger

1:58PM | Wednesday, 19 January 2011 |  US start-up and online publisher the Cheezburger Network, which is behind the LOLcats internet meme, has secured $30 million in funding from a group of leading investors.

Startmate unveils $25,000 seed funding winners

1:00AM | Thursday, 6 January 2011 |  Seed funding initiative Startmate has selected five start-ups to support in its inaugural program, with each getting $25,000 and ongoing mentoring.

How to lure a start-up investor in 2011

12:11PM | Friday, 17 December 2010 |  With business lending still not an option for many banks and financiers, the demand for private capital from angel investors will be high in 2011.