Technology start-ups


Queensland launches $20,000 awards for app developers

6:51PM | Thursday, 27 June 2013 |  The Queensland government has launched the $20,000 Premier’s Awards for Open Data initiative for app developers using public data.

New start-up set to solve the struggle to process and upload products online

6:20PM | Thursday, 20 June 2013 |  Software-as-a-service start-up Productify is set to move into public beta next week, after lining up major retailers and suppliers in the pharmaceutical, homewares and hospitality apparel industries.

BlueChilli to add two new incubators to the start-up mix

11:00AM | Monday, 21 November 2011 |  BlueChilli, a new incubator brand, is to launch two hubs for tech start-ups in Australia – one in Melbourne next month, followed by a Sydney roll out in January.

Apple’s loyalist, camped-out customer

10:19PM | Thursday, 13 October 2011 |  This week's best of the web explores whether being an Australian tech start-up sucks, details a loyal Apple fan camped out for the iPhone 4S and looks at Microsoft’s foray into the film industry.

Calibre Hosting scoops MEGA win

8:49PM | Wednesday, 31 August 2011 |  Calibre Hosting, a gaming start-up run by an 18-year-old, has won the inaugural MEGA/Ninefold Most Promising Cloud Start-up at this year’s MEGA NSW Pitch Day.

Onto the next Jobs

8:27PM | Thursday, 25 August 2011 |  The business world may be awash with the news of Steve Jobs’ exit as CEO of Apple, but Weekend Reads is always looking for the next big thing rather than pondering on the past.

UNSW launches tech start-up recruitment drive

7:04PM | Thursday, 21 July 2011 |  The University of New South Wales is inviting start-ups to attend a career fair for its computer science and engineering students in a bid to encourage graduates to join start-ups.

Developers should be wary of apps based on government information: Expert

7:52PM | Friday, 8 July 2011 |  App developers have been warned to be wary after university students who offered to build a free bus service app for the ACT government were snubbed.

How to avoid MySpace-style stagnation

6:57PM | Thursday, 30 June 2011 |  This week's best of the web includes tips on how to keep your business relevant, an illustration of the ever-growing tech bubble and 20 bizarre interview questions.


6:22PM | Monday, 27 June 2011 |  StageBitz is the latest project of Catherine Prosser, who founded Canberra-based theatre software company Production Genie in 2007.