Articles about Start-Ups
University of Queensland startup Vaxxas has achieved AU$40 million in total capital raised following an AU$25 million series B funding round, which will go towards its patented Nanopatch technology.
DBS Bank unveils a venture debt financing programme designed for startups that have already raised more than S$1 million in Series A funding and are operational for at least one year.
Australian e-commerce tech startup Bigcommerce has bolstered its advisory board with the addition of Nasuni COO and CFO Scott Dussault, who helped lead cloud commerce provider Demandware to a successful IPO in 2012.
With cloud and mobile-based programs for producing sales quotes and orders, SteelBrick currently serves nearly 200 companies, including Cloudera, Nimble Storage, Nutanix, and Marketo.
Online travel agency Webjet is now accepting bitcoin payments in Australia through its Webjet Exclusives site, after teaming up with Sydney-based bitcoin startup BitPOS.
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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Australian online design crowdsourcing platform DesignCrowd has scored an AU$6 million Series B capital raising effort led by new tech-focused investment fund AirTree Ventures.
Australian online education startup OpenLearning has secured AU$1.7 million in funding, with the company set to leverage the cash injection to ramp up its engineering team and back its expansion into the Asian market.
Newzulu has completed an AU$11.5 million capital raising, which is expected to fund the company's AU$5.1 million acquisition of Filemobile.
Along with Salesforce itself, Apttus serves over 300 of Salesforce's enterprise customers, including 70 Fortune 500 companies.
Alibaba Group is hoping to strengthen economic ties between Hong Kong and mainland China, with a plan to inject HK$1 billion into a not-for-profit foundation aimed at supporting the city-state's young entrepreneurs.
Australia's Freelancer.com has reported a negative cash flow for the fourth quarter ending December 2014, despite record customer receipts for the period.
When African startups are looking for a fresh injection of funding, they often to have to look beyond their own borders. But could the situation be about to change?
Comparing the user base of both ZipDial and Twitter in India gives a good indication of why Twitter was drawn to the company.
Pixelapse will remain a standalone product as a migration plan to the core Dropbox platform is hatched out.
A scheme to bring women from around the Middle East and Africa to work with tech firms in the US is opening its doors to a fresh round of participants.
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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