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Who said Aussie entreprenership can’t thrive outside the capital cities? Here’s why I chose...

Wollongong: a perfect blend of mountains, sea and city. I’m a Wollongong local and I founded Devika right on the sands of North Wollongong...

Is regional area entrepreneurship the best kept secret in Australia? Why startups and scaleups...

Say the words “startup” and “regional area” together in a sentence, and some people will give you a questioning look. How can a regional city offer businesses in the startup and scaleup phase all they need to grow, prosper and ultimately remain sustainable?

Australia’s own Silicon Valley; Invest Wollongong launches with focus on attracting startups and scaleups

Invest Wollongong is focused on implementing practical programs that tangibly support startups and scaleups considering the thriving region as a place to call home

Do you have a big start-up idea that could change the world for the...

Applications are open for Tech23 2015, an event that connects Australian start-ups with the connected people, clever ideas and capital they need to succeed

Four frustrated colleagues started this tech start-up to bring professional service businesses out of...

Christine Higgins, Eamonn Bell, Glenn Fowler and Geoff McQueen started AffinityLive out of frustration, to create integrated, cloud-based business-automation software for professional service businesses.

Illawarra’s entrepreneurs will soon have a new home thanks to the University of Wollongong...

Construction on the Illawara region’s first high-tech business incubator officially started recently when the Minister for the Illawarra, John Ajaka MLC, joined University of...

iAccelerate alum CriticalArc raises $1 million to build campus security app

Founded in 2011, CriticalArc has seized on the idea that nearly everyone on campus carries a computing device in the form of a smartphone. The funding came from Commercialisation Australia, Hunter Angels Trust and Sydney Angels.

iSee blurs the virtual and the real. And it could soon be real

iSee is ”a combination of positive attributes of video conferencing and virtual environments, using real-time video instead of avatars,” says Prof. Farzad Safaei of UOW's ICT Research Institute and the lead researcher of the project.

eWAY founder Matt Bullock on plans to ‘smash’ U.K. market, and foray into China,...

In an interview with Anthill’s Cynthia Karena, Bullock talks about how his resolve never to accept no for an answer landed him his first big client – St. George Bank. Entrepreneurship also means creating a win-win situation and scaling from small to medium, and probably to large, because of the huge potential that still exists, he adds.

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Strategic Alliances with Simone Novello [FREE INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you heard the often touted claim that the average lifespan of a business is two years? Have you ever wondered why that is? Often, it’s because, in the rush and intensity of starting up, business owners get caught up in day-to-day op-erations and overlook fast growth opportunities, like strategic partnerships. In this FREE INFOGRAPHIC, Simone Novello helps to answer your three most common questions about how to harness the power of... FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS.

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Inbound Marketing Reloaded with James Tuckerman [FREE REPORT]

Leads always must come before sales. Then, it’s your job to build trust, educate, create rapport and demonstrate why your product and service is better than the alternatives. However, the tools at your disposal to achieve these outcomes -- to connect with strangers, to convert them to suspects, then prospects, then customers -- are constantly changing. That’s why we created this cheat sheet. To re-visit traditional inbound marketing strategies, and offer some helpful tactics to help ‘old school’ organisations embrace ‘new world’ tactics and strategies.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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