Wijeyeratne and Sinnappan claim that Sleeping Duck has generated more than $1 million in revenue since January 2014 by selling 1,000 mattress via sleepingduck.com.au. This is an outstanding number for any startup – almost too good to be true.
Venture tech firm BlueChilli accused of not delivering on its promise to startups; BlueChilli responds
A number of sources have told Startup Daily that Sydney-headquartered venture technology firm and startup incubator BlueChilli has not delivered on its promise to numerous startups in its portfolio, with one source saying it is “doing more damage to the Australian startup scene than good.”
Last night from New York, Moko Social Media Limited, one of the two companies we reported had previously approached Tagroom about an acquisition offer, announced that they had just signed a binding term sheet to acquire 80% of Tagroom.com.
The founders of Tagroom.com, Niro James, Patrick Varden (Sydney) and Yasmin Walter (Perth) could be worth a couple of million each right now.
An Australian fitness startup is targeting the 21st century gym junkie – a person who never ventures further than the home to the gym (and maybe sometimes to Costco’s meat department).
Today, Burston is preparing to facilitate a movement – under the moniker Rare Birds.
The company, which will launch officially later in the year, states its own purpose “to provide every woman globally with the choice to be an entrepreneur.”
With three technology startups in her credits, Singapore-based entrepreneur Rosaline Koo is the centre of a rags-to-riches story.
A humble startup from Melbourne, Frank Body, is getting young women across Australia to strip down, lather up with caffeinated powder, and Instagram naked selfies, along with the brand’s unique social media hashtag #thefrankeffect.
Businesses can spend weeks creating animated videos for their homepage – or months if they don’t have an in-house designer. Hobart-based startup Biteable is not only slicing down that time to less than 10 minutes, but also making the process as simple as it is to create graphics on Canva and as cheap as creating professional videos can get.
The final look and character of a home is not only contingent upon its walls and curtains, but also furniture items. And while we all love a bit nice furniture, for many of us, the thought of furniture shopping on a Saturday morning is exasperating. Thanks to Interior Secrets, Australians can browse and purchase designer furniture with just a few clicks of a mouse.
Every region dreams of becoming an innovation hub like Silicon Valley – the foundation for tomorrow’s startups. But none have been able to successfully recreate the ‘magic’ that inhabits the region.
When Tasnuva asked me to share a few tips on how to have a good time San Francisco… I couldn’t resist. I’ll take you through a few useful tips to get the most out of your first visit to San Francisco.
This year was a great year for laying the foundations. Many entrepreneurs started out on the road to something exciting, disruptive and in many cases life-changing for their users, and game changing for their industry. In 2014 these newbie startups will begin to grow and scale and we think that you will start seeing some big things from all of them!
How many times have your parents invited you over for dinner, and what you assumed would be a casual family catch-up, turned out to be a tech support visit? Whether or not we choose to admit it, many of us have a short fuse when it comes to teaching our parents how to use technology.