Articles about Start-Ups
The federal government has committed AU$5.5 billion under the Jobs and Small Business package to help small businesses reduce tax liabilities and red tape.
DocuSign's total pool of raised funds is now at $440 million, after scoring an additional $233 million in capital.
The Australian government is putting ASIC in charge of AU$7.8 million to establish a crowdsourced equity funding regulatory framework.
Tank Stream Ventures has announced the raising of AU$20 million, which it plans to invest in more startups looking to expand globally.
Uber is looking to raise between $1.5 billion and $2 billion in its next funding round, which could boost the company's valuation to $50 billion.
Enterprise software startups have raised $5.4 billion in the first half of 2014, showing a new maturity in the market. This article profiles 10 of them, based on venture funding.
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Sydney Internet of Things startup Ninja Blocks is going through its final movements as the company's funding reaches its end.
Smartphone health care is becoming a big business, with the global venture capital community pumping almost $300 million into the sector in Q1 2015, and the likes of Apple, Google, Microsoft, and the FDA all helping to facilitate its rapid rise.
Atlassian plans to extend the market reach of its communications platform HipChat with the recent acquisition of San Francisco-based messaging app Hall.
Victoria's state Budget for 2015-16 has confirmed the new Labor government's move to pump AU$60 million into establishing a startup initiative, as it moves to prepare the state's workforce for an increasingly knowledge-based economy.
Governments in Australia need to get over their knee-jerk reactions to emerging tech startups such as Uber and Airbnb if they want the country's economy to thrive, according to NSW Minister for Finance, Services, and Property Development Dominic Perrottet.
Australian internet startup Airtasker is setting its sights on an international expansion after raising AU$6.5 million in capital led by China's Morning Crest Capital.
This marks the first time Pinterest is opening up API access for development of consumer apps tied to the digital scrapbooking phenomenon.
Australian online design startup Canva plans to pump its latest $6 million funding effort into bulking up its engineering team in an aim to release its new 'Canva for Work' product by June.
Things might get broken when disruptive startups start disrupting the incumbents, but they don't have to be chaotic. That's just down to bad management.
Investors in social networking app startup Secret will be returned a 'significant amount' of their $35 million of combined funds as the company's founder David Byttow shuts the service down.
An Australian team has recently demonstrated its robotics "wizardry" by advancing to the grand finals of an international land warfare robot competition to be held in South Australia in November.
Where are the expense management startups and Dirty SaaS?
The MDA held an exhibition of several interactive digital media projects. Here are some of the hits and misses.
Silicon Valley start-up Wrightspeed aims to bring sports cars that run solely on battery power to market.
Participants in the the Middle East Partnership Initiative visit Silicon Valley for tips on turning great ideas into profit.
Technology is thriving in Israel, as the country seeks to become a center for research and development.
Services from fledging start-ups let people build Web applications themselves.
A start-up from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin blends online photo albums with social networking.
The start-up Synthetic Genomics got a head start from an ocean-going voyage led by pioneering scientist J. Craig Venter.
Italian start-up Zanetti Studios is marketing a printer that places magnetic sound strips on photos.
Company cofounders in the good old days in 1982 when Sun was a start-up.
A Silicon Valley start-up analyzes individual athletic ability and feeds data into an interactive Web site for parents and children.
Forget the airborne jalopy in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang." This start-up, with a strong dose of MIT smarts, means business.
Socially conscious science dominates finals of contest meant to help new businesses woo venture capital.
Corporate and nonprofit clients wanting to establish beachheads in the virtual world "Second Life" are fueling a D.C. start-up.
Stanford student Megan Zoback, a one-time intern for Jaxtr, is spreading the word about the company's effort to bring online calling into the MySpace.com era--with no need to download software. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari listens in on Zoback's primer. (Note: Zoback currently has no formal relation with the VoIP company and has not been compensated for her use of the free service.)
Mashery is a new startup committed to making it easier to build, deploy and use mashups. Over the next several months, we'll be launching a number of services for mashup developers and API providers. Come join us in our Mashup University session to get an early look at what we're working on, and to talk to us about what you'd like to see Mashery incorporate in its future releases.
Michael Masnick, CEO of Techdirt, discusses how his event produces dialogue between Silicon Valley start-ups. Also, check out one of the demos from Jumpcut, an online video-remix and production suite.
Every NBA basketball game is being logged by Synergy Sports Technology and the video of every play tagged and correlated with stats. Synergy hopes to sell its analytical tools to every NBA team. CNET News.com's Harry Fuller looks over the shoulder of Synergy's Andy Graham to see what the pros can see.
In this Face to Face interview, venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki, a former Apple Computer evangelist, joins ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber to talk about his latest book. In "The Art of the Start," the best-selling author gives entrepreneurial advice, from creating bold positioning statements to avoiding "hallucinatory forecasts," on the road to business success.
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