1:26PM | Friday, 11 January 2013 | G’Day USA has returned with a vengeance in 2013, with more than 25 events set to showcase Australian business capabilities, marking the 10th anniversary of the promotion vehicle of all things Australian.
1:21PM | Friday, 11 January 2013 | Australia’s oldest medical research institute has applauded efforts to turn Melbourne into a biotech hub after making a landmark insulin discovery, set to be commercialised overseas.
1:17PM | Friday, 11 January 2013 | Government-backed organisation Indigenous Business Australia is looking for an organisation to establish and manage a new source of funding for indigenous social enterprise start-ups.
1:09PM | Thursday, 10 January 2013 | Small businesses are either unsure or too busy to fully capitalise on the potential of social media, an industry analyst says, after it was revealed only 27% of SMEs are utilising social media.
1:56PM | Thursday, 10 January 2013 | US-based start-up Pebble has confirmed it will begin shipping its ‘smartwatch’ on January 23, eight months after it smashed its $100,000 Kickstarter goal and raised more than $15 million.
1:00PM | Wednesday, 9 January 2013 | Sizzling summer weather has led to a seasonal swell in profits for some businesses.
1:21PM | Tuesday, 8 January 2013 | Venture capital firms in the United States raised $20.6 billion from 182 funds in 2012, new figures show, with Australian start-ups among those that benefited from the surge in investment cash.
1:08PM | Tuesday, 8 January 2013 | A US-based energy software accelerator is considering late applications for its second class of companies, chosen from around the world, after raising $1.2 million in an equity offering.
1:01PM | Tuesday, 8 January 2013 | A group of Pie Face franchisees are preparing to sue the company for millions of dollars, with one franchisee alleging that undisclosed costs were a key factor in the underperformance of his stores.
1:58PM | Monday, 7 January 2013 | The federal government has delayed its response to a review into Australia’s venture capital industry, after previously indicating that it would outline its policy on the sector by the end of 2012.