DrinkSpot Founder lays bare the hard side of entrepreneurship

- October 15, 2013 5 MIN READ

Many entrepreneurs shy away from revealing their failures, even if those failures proved to their stepping stones to success. Founder of DrinkSpot, Nick Crang, on the other hand, candidly shares why he was left with a burning hole in his pocket and what he learned from the frustrating experiences he was faced with throughout his startup journey.


Tapestry secures $400K from Commercialisation Australia

- May 8, 2013 2 MIN READ, the startup enabling more seniors to connect online, has secured $400,000 in funding from Commercialisation Australia. The grant will be used to extend the product to multiple platforms including the iPad and iPhone, add community-based features and accelerate the company’s international growth.


Aussie Sports betting startup now backed by $3.5 million funding!

- April 5, 2013 3 MIN READ

Favourit, which operates as a “Facebook for the sports betting world”, connects sports fans, their friends and licensed betting operators worldwide, providing a central hub where fans can come together to demonstrate their skills and knowledge about the most popular professional sports worldwide, including football, tennis, AFL, NRL, NFL, NBA and much more


Sydney Uni’s INCUBATE class raise over $1 millon dollars

- March 21, 2013 2 MIN READ

INCUBATE Director, James Alexander, explains that not all students or graduates want to go into a graduate program when they finish university and part of INCUBATE’s success has been based on this realisation. “Starting your own or helping another young entrepreneur build a successful business can create so much value for our economy. We’re encouraging young entrepreneurs to start new global businesses here, in Australia.”


Pollinizer send out IM announcing they are opening for a 5 million funding round

- March 20, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

Pollenizer has launched an Information Memorandum, aiming to raise $5 million from sophisticated or professional investors to fund more startups in Australia and South East Asia. Pollenizer CEO Phil Morle says startup activity in Australia is growing rapidly and to take advantage of this growth and prevent great businesses from going overseas, Australia needs to lift its game when it comes to investment.


BigCommerce close $20 million Series B Funding

- September 7, 2012 2 MIN READ

SMB Owners want to sell everywhere, and with their social media integration as well as integration with hundreds of other applications – Big Commerce is more and more the number one choice.The guys love and hard word has certainly paid off. Through BigCommerce, retailers have processed over $600 million in total sales, with $150 million in just the first two months of 2012, fast approaching the $1 billion mark. In less than three years, BigCommerce has helped online business owners sell more than 30 million products globally.


Government Invests $795K in Startup CINTEP!

- July 31, 2012 2 MIN READ

Brisbane based startup CINTEP are not taking a break to even slightly celebrate their recent funding success from the Australian Federal Goverment. The team are full steam ahead and hope to have as many Aussie’s as possible using their new ultra efficient shower system and stopping their money from going down the drain.