PushStart and Innovation Bay to start a new wave of tech angel investors

10:21PM | Wednesday, 9 October 2013 |  Two start-up groups have combined forces to empower more technologically aware individuals to become angel investors in a bid to boost Australia’s fledgling tech investment scene.

Coalition wins federal election: What next for start-ups

9:00AM | Sunday, 8 September 2013 |  The election is over. The Coalition has won. Now what does it mean for Australia’s start-up sector?

When is the best time to rebrand your business? Probably not Monday

7:35PM | Friday, 12 July 2013 |  One Monday morning, a major international firm chose to rebrand itself as “Monday”. Here’s why the new name didn’t make it to Tuesday.

Eight start-ups selected for tech accelerator program set to boost regional start-up sector

6:07PM | Wednesday, 19 June 2013 |  A mine operations planning system, online music community and news recommendation program are among eight start-ups to have been selected to take part in the first-ever intake for the Newcastle-based Slingshot Accelerator program.

Fishburners launches Fast-Track Program – but don’t expect any cash

5:51PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 |  Sydney-based co-working space Fishburners is launching a fast-track program for members looking to accelerate their growth, but won’t be offering any cash as part of the program.

Businesses reduce hiring, revenue expectations as conditions worsen

4:23PM | Monday, 29 April 2013 |  Businesses have been forced to shift their revenue forecasts to account for challenging market conditions, according to a survey from PwC, with only half saying they intend to hire new staff in the next year.

Tech start-ups could contribute $109 billion to local economy by 2033

4:14AM | Tuesday, 23 April 2013 |  Tech start-ups have the potential to contribute $109 billion to the Australian economy, or around 4% of GDP, by 2033, according to a new report, which identifies four key ways to unlock the potential of the sector.

Google to examine Australian start-up scene for StartupAUS project

3:47AM | Friday, 15 March 2013 |  Google has commissioned PricewaterhouseCoopers to gather data on Australian tech start-ups, and has already released preliminary findings, after partnering with five well-known Australian tech entrepreneurs including Matt Barrie.

Non-retail franchisors lead the charge in revenue growth: Report

9:07PM | Monday, 10 September 2012 |  First-time franchisees are being encouraged to consider non-retail franchises such as home and personal services, after a report revealed retail operations are lagging behind other sorts of franchises.

Biotech firm seeks $500,000 to be the catalyst for medical innovations

7:58PM | Tuesday, 24 July 2012 |  Australian biotech company Catalyst Medial has revealed it is looking to raise up to half a million dollars in order to commercialise new products from incubators and universities.