Mahesh Sharma

Mahesh Sharma earned his pen licence in his homeland, where he covered the technology industry for ZDNet, SMH, Sky Business News, and The Australian--first as an FTE, and later as a freelancer. The latter fueled his passion for startups and empowered a unique perspective on entrepreneurs' passion to solve problems using technology. Armed with this knowledge, experience, and discipline, Mahesh has returned to his spiritual homeland India to document the mixed fortunes of one of the world's most exciting technology economies.

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Around the world in many ways

Around the world in many ways

Rome2Rio's founders have rejected the widely accepted dogma that start-ups must rapidly acquire non-paying consumers and leverage this for a multimillion-dollar investment or buy-out, a high-stakes game dominated by Silicon Valley natives.

published June 14, 2012 by

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SmartSparrow gives e-learning wings

SmartSparrow gives e-learning wings

For over a century, education has been stuck in the multiple-choice paradigm, so University of New South Wales student Dror Ben-Naim used his four-year PhD in adaptive e-learning to develop an alternative: an application-based "intelligent learning system".

published May 30, 2012 by

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Accelerator targets 'clean-tech' start-ups

Accelerator targets 'clean-tech' start-ups

The start-up accelerator model made popular locally by Startmate, and internationally by Y-Combinator and Techstars, is being appropriated for the clean-tech industry as part of an experiment to see whether it can be transplanted to a niche.

published May 23, 2012 by

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The spirit of entrepreneurship

The spirit of entrepreneurship

Sometimes you're lucky enough to witness a piece of history. This was the case on Sunday, when over 150 entrepreneurs packed into Fishburners, Sydney, for the end of the latest Startup Weekend event.

published May 1, 2012 by

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