Launched last month, the New Venture Institute (NVI) at Flinders University has embarked on two new initiatives to strengthen the University’s enterprise culture. Leading business luminaries will be presenting at the NVI’s new Entrepreneurs in Conversation series, and students will be working on ‘real world’ startup case studies. Rather than hypothetical scenarios, students from Flinders Business School… Read more »
TiE Sydney is hosting entrepreneur event ‘TiECON Australia’ with the theme of ‘Go Asia’ on October 9. The ‘Go Asia’ regional conference will enable Australian entrepreneurs to qualify their potential in key Asian centres, connect with TiE Chapters, and get support to enter burgeoning markets. TiE is the worlds largest not-for-profit entrepreneurial network with thousands of members worldwide and a… Read more »
Last week, LawPath formed a partnership with leading legal content and technology provider, LexisNexis Pacific in a bid to assist firms with the commoditisation of the profession. They will now be offering LexisNexis customers access to LawPath’s innovative lead generation platform as part of their workflow. While larger law firms are at the forefront of… Read more »
Tech23 has just announced their line-up of 23 innovative startups that will be presenting their pitches at the annual celebration of innovation this year. Tech23 is one of Sydney’s biggest innovation events responsible for unearthing some of Australia’s most successful startups. In another exciting year, 23 companies will have the opportunity to showcase their technologies… Read more »
If you’re looking to get your startup groove on overseas, StartupGroovy is here to accommodate. Launched today, StartupGroovy offers a holistic solution for startups to keep their costs low while travelling abroad – including accommodation, office space and support from a community of entrepreneurs in various lean cities.
Investor heavyweights James Packer, SEEK co-founder Paul Bassat, and BRW Rich Families members the Libermans andKahlbetzers, are backing goCatch against the dominance of industry giant Cabcharge. The Australian Financial Review has just reported that the investors have committed to funding the taxi hailing app goCatch, which provides booking and payment services on smartphones – overhauling the 10 percent surcharge… Read more »
Tanya Bartolini has always loved getting her hands in the dough and sculpting up a culinary masterpiece; but it wasn’t until she took maternity leave from her high-stress career in finance and gave birth to her son that she realised she wanted to cook for a living. Now she manages The Kitchen Bench – a popular food site for everyday cooks to network and share their love of food.
Australian startup TutorBee provides a convenient and specialised service for students to undertake tailored online tutorials with their own private tutor – regardless of their geographical location. TutorBee was announced the winner of the Australian Centre of Innovation Apps4Broadband Competition, taking the top gong for Best App and winning in the supporting categories of Best App – Health and Social Services and Best App – Business to Business.
Melbourne travel search startup Adioso recently recruited Azim Barodawala – former Jetstar Head of Strategy – as CEO to help take their business to new heights. Co-Founder of the startup Tom Howard and Borodawala spoke exclusively to Shoe String about their innovative technology, and their go-to business and marketing strategy.
Australia’s largest private car rental marketplace is now offering flexible options across a wealth of different car makes – from the humble Holden Barina to the luxury Porsche – for budget-conscious startups.
Just a day after its launch, the quirky, empathy-based social network Moodswing ranked in the Top 20 Apps in the Australian AppStore – ahead of Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest. Three weeks later, with almost 50,000 users, it’s now the fastest growing social network.
Australian entrepreneur Andrew Collins has just launched KAWO, a social media management tool that allows companies around the world build and maintain their social media presence in China where channels like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are blocked.
OzAPP Awards are calling on creative app developers in the Asia Pacific region to bring forward their best new app concepts for mobile, web and cloud. Applicants will participate in a program that fosters dialogue and collaboration between innovators, researchers, investors and other industry heavyweights. The winners will be awarded funds and resources to help… Read more »