TeamGooroo_April2015 (1)

Melbourne startup Gooroo is using data science to transform the way technology professionals manage their careers

by 10 days ago.

Melbourne-based startup Gooroo is building a globally unique and verifiable talent-company-role matching algorithm which promises to not only transform the way employers recruit technology talent, but also the way technology professionals manage their careers and the way we understand the technology industry.

Read More →

wattageteam

Why Wattage failed: Absence of traction, lack of focus and poorly playing the VC game

by 10 days ago.

“I hate to say it, but Wattage Inc. is no more. We were unable to secure the additional investment we needed, so we’ve decided to close up shop and call it a day. That said, we did manage to secure a deal that allows us to return our investors’ money. So while we didn’t exactly birth a unicorn, at least it wasn’t a total loss,” says Jeremy Bell, Co-Founder and CEO of Wattage. [Source: Medium]

Read More →

Kim Westwood

Melbourne startup Shopping Links wants to facilitate ‘genuine’ relationships between bloggers and brands

by 10 days ago.

Once upon a time, in the dark, early days of the internet, bloggers wrote to miniscule audiences for the love of it. Now, blogging has become business, with bloggers who may have audiences of millions creating sponsored content for brands. With bloggers trusted by their readers, it’s important for them to connect with the right brand that their readership can identify with. Brands, too, need to find the right blogger to represent their name.

Read More →