Despite objections from the startup community, many established and reputable media outlets and public relations representatives in Australia are still spelling startup as ‘Start-Up’ or ‘Start Up’. It may not seem like a big deal, but it’s 2015 and it’s no longer okay to insert a hyphen or a space in between ‘start’ and ‘up’.
Sydney based startup Site Tour announced this week that is has established a new partnership with TubeMogul (NASDAQ: TUBE), one of the world’s most prominent enterprise software companies for video advertising.
Australia needs accelerators focused on entertainment startups if it wants to keep up with global trends
From cars and mining to finance, local startups seem to have a handle on a range of industries and sectors, but an Australian screen producer believes we need an accelerator program dedicated to media and entertainment startups if Australia is to stay on pace with global entertainment trends.
When you’re starting a company, time and resources are limited, and your budget may not extend to a PR agency or full time communications professional. In my experience, what you do need is to draw from the inner growth engine that you’ll find in the best PR professionals – hustle.
Australian media tech startup Inkl has named former Amazon executive Claire Wachter as its vice president of business development.
Crowdsourced news distribution startup and ASX Listed company Newzulu, founded by Australian entrepreneurs Alexander Hartman and Peter Scarf announced this morning it has closed a $11.5 million funding round.
Moko Social Media will partner with Pinstripe Media to create Gen Y focused Business and Entrepreneurship site
In an announcement to the ASX yesterday, Moko Social Media stated that the company would be teaming up with Pinstripe Media, owned by David Koch to produce a new media play directed at Generation Y.
Last year, startup Big Review TV experienced a fast-tracked and oversubscribed IPO, when it underwent a reverse takeover with publicly listed, struggling gold explorer, Republic Gold. The preparations for this started happening around October and on New Years Eve, the new company BIG UNLIMITED began trading on the ASX officially for the first time.
A more global approach to what we are doing, means that a more globally friendly domain makes sense, and that is why you are seeing yourself being directed to startupdaily.net.
Netflix is starting to block subscribers who access its service using VPN services and other tools that bypass geolocation restrictions. The changes, which may also affect legitimate users, have been requested by the movie studios who want full control over what people can see in their respective countries. [Source: TorrentFreak.com]
The ‘mainstream news’ and our own curiosities are quite different. In fact according to Google Trends, people are not taking major news organisations at their word anymore, the proof is all in the search terms. [Source: Google Trends]
Rebecca Derrington is one of the most under-recognised entrepreneurs in the Australian technology scene. Given her humble nature, it’s not all that surprising that she’s flown under the radar. But when you do the math, Derrington has achieved phenomenal success over the past five years with her startup SourceBottle.
If the aim was for people to understand what #get808 was about, the organisers sure did a crappy job
Given the fact that whatever #get808 is, it is using some of the biggest technology companies (unsuccessfully) to get its message out, I decided to do a little bit of digging.
Media tech startup inkl.com will be attractive to users, but will non-paywall publishers welcome it with open arms?
In the same way that Spotify took a great big slice of marketshare from iTunes, the potential inkl.com, a new Melbourne based startup has to actually breathe life into the ‘touch and go’ realm of publisher paywalls is obvious.
It only launched in May this year, but already media startup Officelovin.com is making an impression, garnering readers from all over the world.