Melbourne-based startup Rewardle is staying ahead of the game, now offering time-poor coffee consumers the ability to order ahead through mere taps on their smartphones.
New study by Print, Design and Websites specialist, Snap, reveals that confidence in the Australian economy is high for those wanting to launch or grow their startups, while the most fertile time is expected to be 2016. The study also looks into the steps entrepreneurs are taking to start a business. Out of the 200… Read more »
Australian startup Site Tour has recently hit the $1 million mark in their latest fundraising efforts. Digitising the way traditional outdoor media is bought and sold, Site Tour counts some of the biggest media buyers in Australia as clients, including Omnicom, Dentsu-Aegis, Mediabrands, GroupM and Ikon.
There may be good news on the horizon for Windows users. Israeli startup, Cyactive, have taken on what many of us believe to be an impossible challenge: destroying computer viruses once and for all. And it’s about time that viruses, malware and trojan horses met their demise.
Over 40 businesses across Australia, suspected to have engaged in deceptive practice, have been asked by Australian Consumer Law (ACL) regulators and their state-based Fair Trading counterparts, to prove the genuineness of the testimonials that appear on their website.
Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Gabrielle Kelly and Simon Doukas have developed a mobile application Lodie for emerging designers to showcase and sell their products in a virtual pop-up shop format. The app is currently in its beta phase, and set to launch officially in the upcoming months. Lodie has a membership-based model, which requires customers to download… Read more »
On February 13, North Sydney’s Mayor will be opening what many hope will be a space for independent business professionals to drive mutual success. The Village is the love child of two North Shore business enthusiasts Phillip Browne and John Hensley. The duo are active in Australia’s small business community and felt inspired to create… Read more »
On the 24th of February, Startup Grind will be featuring Andre Eikmeier, who started a community site for wine lovers, and then went on to launch wine subscription company, Vinomofo in 2011 with Justin Dry and Leigh Morgan. Their philosophy is to “keep it real” without all the bow ties and other fancy bullshit often… Read more »
Stephen and Natalie Byrne realised the need for an affordable, digital solution after their son, Isaac, was diagnosed with the debilitating mental illness years ago. Yesterday, they launched their startup Fishwah with their hearts set on combating childhood anxiety.
Today, Mint Wireless introduced Software Developer Kits (SDKs) and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for mobile payments integration. The Mintegrate platform allows developers to easily integrate mobile payments into applications on iOS and Android devices. Mintegrate targets developers building mobile applications for small and medium enterprises. SMEs are increasingly shifting towards mPOS (mobile Point-of-Sale) services to collect payments using tablets and… Read more »
Australians have made their decision, choosing Pozible over other crowdfunding platforms this Australia Day. As of January 2014, Pozible is the third most successful crowdfunding platform in the world, and the most successful in the country. In their latest media release, Pozible announced that campaigns running on the platform have a 56 percent success rate –… Read more »
Responding to concerns raised by startups, the Australian Government has decided to review tax rules surrounding employee share options. On Tuesday, the Treasury announced that they will begin direct consultations with interested stakeholders for two weeks starting from the 28th of January. Stakeholders in Melbourne and Sydney have the opportunity to comment on issues relating… Read more »
Yesterday, Techcrunch reported on a new event that will be hosted by major Silicon Valley accelerator, Y Combinator (YC). At the Female Founders Conference, which is being held at YC’s Mountain View Campus in March, YC alumni will share their experiences and offer guidance to women who are in the early stages of their startup or aspiring to become entrepreneurs.