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New Venture Institute strengthens University enterprise culture

- September 18, 2013 3 MIN READ

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 »

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TiE Sydney hosting entrepreneur event with 'Go Asia' theme

- September 17, 2013 2 MIN READ

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 »

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LawPath partners with LexisNexis Pacific for strategic business development

- September 17, 2013 2 MIN READ

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 »

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Tech23 finalists for 2013 announced!

- September 16, 2013 2 MIN READ

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 »

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StartupGroovy offering new programme for budding entrepreneurs

- September 16, 2013 2 MIN READ

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.

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Prominent investors back taxi app goCatch to overhaul Cabcharge

- September 16, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

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 »

The Kitchen Bench: New online network for everyday cooks
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The Kitchen Bench: New online network for everyday cooks

- September 11, 2013 3 MIN READ

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.

Startup TutorBee breaks down barriers in education
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Startup TutorBee breaks down barriers in education

- September 11, 2013 3 MIN READ

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.