Sydney fashion-swapping marketplace 99dresses has been accepted into the exclusive incubator Y Combinator.
From boom to bust, from unconference to BarCamp and beyond, Mahesh Sharma tracks the fortunes of Australia's startup community.
Australian-born, Bangalore-based Mahesh Sharma is ZDNet's India correspondent.
Cloud competitors Ninefold and OrionVM should join forces in order to become globally competitive.
Australian retailers have their heads in the sand: small-world thinking and fear of technology has blinded them from a huge opportunity to lead the next generation of global technology development in the industry.
Wollongong start-up Grabble has become the latest Aussie success story after being acquired by Walmart's research and development unit, but for a while it seemed the boys almost missed the opportunity.
Wollongong start-up and Startmate alumni Grabble has been acquired by US retail giant Walmart, which will see the company's digital receipts technology and team relocate to Silicon Valley.
The most recent Startup Weekend produced some impressive businesses that will no doubt achieve financial success, but definitely will not be the next Google or Apple.
Car-sharing website DriveMyCarRentals expects to raise $50 million by Christmas as it gears up for a global expansion of its "virtual fleet" leasing model.
Startup Weekend Melbourne kicks off tonight at the newly opened York Butter Factory, and has $20,000 in prizes up for grabs for budding entrepreneurs.
Melbourne language learning application developer Native Tongue will chart a new course in its global expansion, prompted by an excursion to Beijing to exhibit at the first international TechCrunch Disrupt conference.
Aussie start-up success Atlassian will throw open its doors to host the Sydney Launch48 event, as "wannapreneurs" collaborate over a weekend to build a working, product prototype from scratch.