Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Australia’s startup sector has an “exponential benefit” and “spillover effect” for the economy that other industries can’t match, and governments need to do more to support startups. Speaking to the Startup Daily show on ausbiz, the tech entrepreneur turned politician and now tech investor and Kasada board member said industry… Read more »
The Australian government’s COVIDSafe app has been up and running for almost a fortnight, with more than five million downloads. Unfortunately, since its release many users – particularly those with iPhones – have been in the dark about how well the app works. Digital Transformation Agency head Randall Brugeaud has now admitted the app’s effectiveness… Read more »
As part of Startup Daily’s summer series, we asked a range of people in the startup ecosystem about the year that’s been and what they see for 2020. One of the questions we asked was what are they expecting to see in tech this year. Here’s what they said. Yanir Yakutiel CEO and founder… Read more »
Ex-Googler Alan Noble is now studying ocean health. The former engineering director of Google Australia is adapting off-the-shelf technology to help the world tackle the issues facing our oceans. Founded by former Google engineering director Alan Noble and ecologist professor Sean Connell, Australian Ocean Lab (AusOcean) is a not-for-profit organisation based in South Australia that is… Read more »
Hello and welcome to Startup Daily’s new morning roundup of tech and startup news, both here and overseas. Let’s get cracking 1. The NBN is chasing Telstra’s enterprise customers with government support. Communications Minister Paul Fletcher is speaking at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) conference today and will reportedly say… Read more »
Two Australian scientists and startup founders will head to America’s prestigious Stanford University to study after impressing the CSIRO’s with their ideas during the organisation’s recent ON Accelerate program. Stephen Trowell, founder and MD of Parts Per Billion, and Melanie White, co-founder and director of Inova Medical, will receive $30,000 each towards travel and their… Read more »
One of Startup Daily’s favourite newsletters, which lands in our inbox daily, comes from Anand Sanwal of CB Insights, a US technology business that uses AI-based software to analyse data and predict trends in tech. Their claim to fame is they “help corporations replace the three Gs (Google searches, gut instinct and guys… Read more »
Verve is a women-only fund focused on closing the gap between men and women’s super: women currently retire with an average of 47 percent less super than men.
‘Growth’ is the buzzword of 2018 among startups, yet defining and executing it is where the real conversation is.
Despite the potential of developers to help companies innovate and grow, 66 percent of Australian respondents reported their developers are often spending more of their time addressing technical debt than on strategic projects.
With today’s telecommuting technologies packing more smarts and speed than ever, it’s a good time to be a mobile SMB professional.
SMEs have access to a burgeoning surplus of tech products and services designed to improve productivity today. So much so that it feels easier to draw up a long list of favourites than it does whittle that down to a short one.
Investing in tech can increase productivity, it can improve staff satisfaction, boost performance and ensure your SMB stays ahead of the competition.
It can be easy to get bogged down by prices and specs, but it’s worth taking the time to get it right; after all, high performing devices can mean the difference between rapid growth and time lost.
Melbourne coworking community YBF Ventures has launched Lift Off, a program aiming to boost diversity in the fintech space.