Articles about Start-Ups
Cotopaxi is an e-commerce startup with global humanitarian ambitions and VCs love the model. Social corporate responsibility is becoming cool again.
National Australia Bank small business customers will be able to receive real-time information from NAB and Xero as part of a new partnership with the accounting software firm.
Just months after targeting Uber drivers, the Western Australia government is taking legal action against the ride-sharing app developer directly for not having the correct licence to operate in the state.
Australian online outsourcing marketplace Freelancer is going after the geographically localised freelancer market, with the launch of its Local Jobs offering.
The online artisanal juggernaut is taking all the suits on Wall Street by storm.
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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Vlocity has honed in on the industry-specific cloud approach, with a portfolio built entirely on the Salesforce Customer Success Platform.
From transport to caregiving, on-demand services are proliferating in population-dense, tech-savvy Singapore.
The company once known as "Indieco, Inc." has stressed its business strategy is rooted in community and customer service since launching in 2005.
Australian-founded online graphic design marketplace 99designs is eyeing an Asian expansion after receiving $10 million in a Series B funding round from Japan's Recruit Holdings.
After reporting negative cash flow results for the year ending 2014, Australian online freelancing marketplace Freelancer has recorded a cash flow of almost AU$1 million for the first quarter of 2015.
Former Microsoft Office President Kurt DelBene is rejoining MIcrosoft in a new role, heading up Corporate Strategy and Planning.
Turkey might not be the most obvious site for a tech hotspot, but the country is taking its first steps to growing its startup scene.
European mail solutions giant Neopost has taken a majority stake in Australian logistics software startup Temando after coughing up $50 million for a Series B investment round in the company.
Following his recent departure from Google, Andy Rubin's next project will be to nurture new hardware startups by shouldering some of their operational burdens.
The startups involved in Telstra's muru-D accelerator program are set to tap the best of New Zealand's investor network after entering a trans-Tasman agreement with business growth hub The Icehouse.
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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