Business technology startups are increasingly attracting venture capital.
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Car-booking app Uber is targeting business customers as it ups the ante in its battle with taxi giant Cabcharge.
Imagine thousands of nano drones flocking together to form recognizable patterns in the air and mimicking your movements. Meet Dronies, the tiny flying quadcopters.
Australian online social network startup Tinybeans has drawn upon a strong North American customer base and a potentially broad palette of revenue models to secure AU$2 million from private investors.
Ello, the new ad-free, porn-friendly social network is taking the Internet by storm with people clamouring for invites to the site. But does it have what it takes to make a dent in Facebook’s dominance without mining data about our connected lives?
Following the widely publicised successes of some "sharing economy" companies such as Airbnb, the British government has commissioned an independent report with the idea of making the UK a "global centre" for sharing start-ups.
Turning a great idea into a company requires meticulous planning and savvy execution. This primer offers a realistic view of what you can expect and what has worked (or not worked) for other...
Qubit, an e-commerce company that uses big data to drive platform personalization, raised a $26 million Series B round led by Accel Partners.
Australian NFC technology startup Tapit is making a run at the North American market, opening its first international office in New York as it embarks on a capital-raising effort.
Google Capital has made its first investment in China, backing a $38 million Series C investment in Chinese cloud computing optical transceiver company InnoLight Technology Corporation.
Australian online invoicing startup Invoice2Go has scored a bumper first funding round, raising US$35 million in financing from Accel Partners and Ribbit Capital.
Telstra is pushing further into Silicon Valley with an undisclosed investment in e-signature startup DocuSign.
Peer-to-peer ridesharing platform Lyft has bought Californian transport startup Hitch, in bid to build its shared ride offering Lyft Line and take on Uber in the carpooling stakes.
The Competition Policy Review panel has suggested that an independent regulator be introduced to ensure that consumers are able to benefit from the growing choices of taxi services and the technological changes.
Entrepreneur Steve Orenstein has set up three small businesses, the first of which he started when he was only 19; his second startup, Connect2Field, was acquired by a NYSE listed firm. Steve is now focused on his next venture, Zoom2u, while also working as an advisor with other startup companies.
Airbnb will begin collecting occupancy taxes on behalf of its hosts in San Francisco from October 1, as it works to legitimise its service in the face of pressure by local regulators.