In October 2013, Sydney-based entrepreneur Garrick Charter launched an online adult luxury boutique, Salon De Venus, selling sex toys and lingerie. Little did he know at the time that tech providers would be so ill-accommodating of such a business concept.
Forming mutually-beneficial strategic partnerships is one of the best ways to grow a business, especially when you’re starting up lean. Yet it’s one of the most difficult and time-consuming tasks a business owner is faced with.
BakeBox partners with the best, and often obscure, patisseries in Sydney, and delivers baked food items to the customer’s desired location within 48 hours.
Seattle-based entrepreneur Paul Stavropoulos decided to make this ripple effect the sole focus of his latest tech venture, appropriately named Ripple.
You can ‘sell’ a message on Instagram, but Instagram won’t take a potential customer to the checkout. This is where inSelly comes in, a startup founded by husband-wife team Ksenia and Alex Rostova.
Launched in August 2013, Nomad Financial is a New York headquartered company providing financial services to early-stage startups. What makes Nomad Financial unique is its all-encompassing approach to providing those services as well as its staff, all of whom are experienced in working in or founding startups.
It’s not so much that women only recently started coding; rather, some time in the 1980s, women stopped coding.
A year is a long time in any industry, but in startup land a year can feel like a decade – just ask Andrew Montesi of TalkLife, who feels like he’s done several business degrees in the few years since the app was founded.
As geo-location and GPS tracking services have become more sophisticated, opportunities for innovation in fleet management technology have opened up. Jakub Felinski was inspired to create fleet management platform bugDriver after seeing a number of technical developments in the vehicle tracking and disgnostics space.