Technology start-ups


SA Angels group takes slice of tech start-up Snap

4:00AM | Wednesday, 20 April 2011 |  South Australian angel investor group SA Angels has invested more than $100,000 into tech start-up Snap Network Surveillance, a business estimated to be worth around $1 million.

CSIRO awards $2m funding to manufacturing start-up

4:35PM | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 |  An organic manufacturer has secured almost $2 million in government funding to aid its ambitions to take a slice of the multibillion dollar global export pallet market.

Google leads US tech sector hiring surge

3:15PM | Monday, 28 March 2011 |  A hiring surge in the US technology sector could trigger a rise in Australian entrepreneurs pitching to tech giants such as Google.

MEGA opportunity for tech start-ups

3:00PM | Thursday, 24 March 2011 |  Tech start-ups have been offered the chance to pitch for investment through the three-month MEGA program, which kicks off in April.

Top 10 start-ups to emerge from SXSW

3:49PM | Friday, 18 March 2011 |  If you’re keen to find out the next start-up to emerge from nowhere to threaten global domination, the South by Southwest festival is a good place to start.

Wearable sensors for senior citizens

3:06PM | Thursday, 17 March 2011 |  The world’s ageing population has sparked numerous innovations aimed at the older end of the market.

Talking cocktail shaker offers tips

3:00AM | Monday, 14 March 2011 |  Cocktail fans may no longer need to worry about bartenders getting their drinks wrong, with the introduction of a talking cocktail shaker. What other beverages could the “talking cup” be applied to?

Recognising a new start-up niche

3:42AM | Tuesday, 8 March 2011 |  Recognition technology has been around for years but it is only now heading to the shops because it is more affordable. Could your business set itself apart by using this type of technology?

Clean-tech companies can transform

3:29PM | Friday, 4 March 2011 |  Looking for the next opportunity in energy efficiency? Perhaps you can draw some inspiration from an innovative US business named Transphorm.

New funding aims to make stars of Victorian film and TV companies

3:00AM | Wednesday, 2 March 2011 |  The Victorian government has unveiled new funding to help small film, TV and digital businesses in the state spread their content online to international markets.