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The Prime Minister’s office and Pollenizer have joined hands to launch a government tech...

The Prime Minister's Office is partnering with Pollenizer to deliver DataStart – an open data initiative to support data‐driven innovation in Australia

How to win a £100,000 pitch from 15,000 kilometres away

Melbourne start-up Localz recently won entry into JLAB - the first ever incubator by Europe's leading omni-channel retailer John Lewis. You’re probably thinking, “So what?...

Three red flags to watch out for in an Incubator [Attention Start-Ups!]

My recent story on start-up incubators certainly generated some lively discussion and a large number of emails from people outlining their less-than-ideal experiences. Mostly, their...

Brisbane duo create a language therapy app that makes learning English fun for kids...

An innovative new language app, Key Word Kids, was recently launched globally on iTunes. Designed to help kids learn early English language skills through key...

Good news, Melbourne. You are getting more jobs and a new incubator. [VIDEO]

Hey, Melbournites, listen up. If you are feeling bleak this Winter, there is reason to rejoice. You see, the City of Melbourne is creating more...

Are you unreasonable? If you are, you might be able to change the world...

The Unreasonable Institute doesn't really have a new formula for driving innovation and solving problems. What it does have, is a heart. And a dream. A big one.

If you can handle the split personality, born-again ilab offers up to $20,000 to...

ilab is back. It's got shiny new offices in Indooroopilly in inner Brisbane, and a new menu of programs to start, grow and commercialise businesses. Queenslanders interested need to get their skates on. Applications are closing soon.

Is this the best or worst promotion for a startup space you’ve ever seen?

Large companies spend big bucks on making their organisations look uber-sophisticated and polished. This video, on the other hand, took three minutes and 12 seconds to film and maybe a little less to edit. (Maybe.) It's a very 'lean' debut for a much needed addition to the Queensland startup ecosystem. And that's exactly how it should be.

What makes a good business incubator? Ask Yoda.

What makes a good business incubator? While access to the internet, clean bathrooms and top-notch meeting areas are all important, here are my three 'concepts' for creating a collegial working environment for fast-growth SMEs.

Meet Pollenizer, Anthill 2010 Cool Company Award Finalist [X-Factor Award Category]

Pollenizer provides all the services a business needs to create an online presence. Well and good. Australia is stuffed with companies that do that. Where Pollenizer sets itself apart is that it serves as a web-business' co-founder. In their own words, "we will be there from idea inception to launch and forward, with our team helping every step of the way." The organisation has 18 portfolio companies, 125 employees worldwide, $10 million raised and $50 million in valuation. And we did it in less than three years with only $1,000.