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A female startup founder is opening up about Silicon Valley ‘casting couch’ as she...
The female cofounder of an Aussie startup has revealed the hidden misogyny and sexual harassment that exists within the Silicon Valley investment...
Singularity University has set up a global program to send regional startups to NASA...
Co-founder of Australian venture capital firm CapitalPitch, Jeremy Liddle, has left his company and signed a memorandum of understanding with...
Humanforce secures A$22.5 million to scale up global operations with Accel-KKR
Humanforce, a Sydney based global provider of workforce management solutions, has announced it has secured A$22.5M in growth equity investment from Accel-KKR, a leading Silicon Valley technology-focused investment firm.
StartCon is on the hunt for new tech startup talent in APAC as Silicon...
The barriers to entry for young companies in Silicon Valley are skyrocketing because of soaring costs, and longtime locals fed up with Valley are departing for greener, fresher pastures. Indeed, Peter Thiel, who co-founded PayPal with Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk, left Silicon Valley after becoming dissatisfied with the culture in the Valley, among other reasons.
Does your startup need to move to Silicon Valley? Here are some things to...
The question that is all too often asked is this – does an Australian start-up need to move to The Valley to be successful?
Social media influencer app TRIBE launches in the UK after AUD$5.35M Series A round
Moët Hennessy, Selfridges and Burt’s Bees are the first brands to use the platform with launch campaigns already buying over 100 unique pieces of branded content from UK-based content creators.
Follow[the]Seed invests in digital business card startup Haystack’s $1.7m seed round – here comes...
Follow[the]Seed announced today its investment in Haystack - An Aussie-Israeli Team who disrupted the traditional business cards industry and created a smart and stylish digital business card with a seamless experience that is replacing the use of paper cards.
How I generated 50,000 visitors a month without spending a dollar on ads –...
Growth hackers are people who accelerate growth within a company. They have decisive ideas about growth, virality and the success of a product or company that are needed to bring the company to the front and center of the public.
Queensland to take startup world out of its comfort zone with world-first initiative
The Venturer program will build skills and character traits that are fundamental to entrepreneurialism, such as resilience, problem-solving, resourcefulness, risk management, creative thinking and leadership.
Game-changing Aussie fintech in $1.5m raise uses predictive analytics to turbocharge retirement savings
Using an individual’s profile and their investment goals, the mathematical algorithms within Investfit optimise financial outcomes and identify the best investment strategies.
How to launch your startup – here are 3 tips specifically for non-technical founders
As a non-technical founder, you simply don’t know, what you don’t know. Working with a contractor gives you more control over the relationship in my opinion and lets you add and amend the scope based on the early feedback you receive.
This 17-year-old high school student is Australia’s most sought after growth hacker
In 2015, employing some impressively creative growth hacking, Tamir received 43,000 hits in 20 hours for start up mortgage disrupter HashChing, which has since converted into $70 million in 2 months of home loan applications requests.
Will this new plan for a supersized start-up hub turn Sydney into the global...
The private sector led, NSW Government-backed Jobs for NSW is calling on business accelerators, incubators and other start-up partnering services to sign up to the new Sydney Startup Hub, which it’s hoped will rival similar venues around the world.
This customer service start-up from Melbourne is getting major buzz in the US
Testing and real-time monitoring might sound like basic things every organisation is already doing, but this is not the case, and our mission is to educate the market.
How to put together a great start-up pitch for the next potential investor you...
While Bill highlighted that this was an effective framework to use, he stressed that it was a guideline only and that other pitch structures can be just as effective.
Wanna sell across the ocean? 4 things to do if you want to launch...
Given the wealth of innovation here, it’s no surprise that that 38 percent of cash-generating Australian startups already have export revenue. But for that other 62 percent to really thrive, they’re going to need sell across the Indian Ocean.
Guess who’s coming for your job – will humans go the way of horses...
The idea that smart software will eventually begin to eat any job that consists primarily of tasks that are predicable requires only a fairly simple extrapolation that technology will only get better and better.
You need to know these key terms to understand Silicon Valley start-up funding
The term sheet sets forth all the terms and conditions of an investment. It is not, however, the definitive or legally binding document that an entrepreneur might ultimately sign, but rather a statement of intent.
This company raised AU$1 million in pre-order sales for its hi-tech earbuds
The start that this smart Aussie tech company had was far from good. It was awesome! On crowd-funding platform Indiegogo, they hit their goal in two hours, reached the $100,000 mark within one day and had reached over $300,000 by the end of that first week.
This crowdfunding campaign aims to make Sydney the Silicon Valley of APAC by 2023
TechSydney is a not-for-profit enterprise led by some of Australia’s most successful and influential entrepreneurs and innovators who have a mutual determination to see Sydney boom onto the global tech stage.