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  • Australian startup Hireup dominating the Tech Fast 2017 lists

    Innovative provider of disability support, Hireup, is on an award collection spree. Hireup is an online platform built for people with disability to find, hire and manage support workers using the wonders of technology and building bridges among people with similar interest. Coming in second for Deloitte’s Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 2017 and coming… Read more »

  • York Butter Factory making waves with acquisition of co-working space Teamsquare

    York Butter Factory (YBF) is making waves in the local startup scene and keeping up with the holiday spirit of shopping with its latest acquisition. The Melbourne-based co-working space and community, which focuses on tech entrepreneurs, just expanded by acquiring co-working space, Teamsquare. Teamsquare is known for housing many tech startups and is also considered… Read more »

  • Female founders step up at Startup Vic’s pitch night

    Females took the stage this time at Startup Vic’s pitch night. This was a collaborative effort among the major supporters like MYOB, KPMG, LaunchVic, female-centric co-working space OneRoof and one of Melbourne’s OG coworking space, Inspire9. The pitch night was hailed as the largest one they ever held, just look at the picture below! Four… Read more »

  • WeWork is acquiring Meetup, a collaboration for community sake

    WeWork is buying over Meetup. The co-working space giant certainly creating more than just ripples in the community, with 255 offices in 58 countries. Considered as the world’s fifth most valuable startup, valuing at nearly $20 billion, WeWork making a name for the sake of ‘community’. The company has raised over $8 billion and most… Read more »

  • Cryptocurrency enters the entertainment industry, a new collaboration to look out for

    Cryptocurrency is making its way into mainstream culture. For those who keep up with technology, we are already pretty aware of cryptocurrency and the buzz around it. But for others, defining blockchain can already be a stressful moment. However, this might change with blockchain entering the entertainment industry. An ethereum funded movie already made it to… Read more »

  • Why Hiring the Right Employees is Important

    Why is it so important to ensure that you’re hiring the right employees? Does it really matter all that much? Why can’t I just hire my best friend? Well, your employees are your biggest asset, regardless of what industry you’re in. They are the essential cog in the ever-moving machine. No business could operate successfully,… Read more »

  • Fintech industry has the most number of founders, report says

    A detailed report of the Australian startup ecosystem is mapped out by Startup Muster annual report 2017 that was released yesterday. The survey was done over six weeks and is claimed to be the “largest survey of the Australian startup ecosystem.” The final statistical sample for this report consists of 567 verified startup founders, 226… Read more »

  • Put your Boots on and get ready for Bootstrapping!

    Go F^&$ Yourself! ….and by F^&$ I mean fund. Bootstrapping your startup means growing your business with little or no venture capital or outside investment. It means relying on your own savings and revenue to operate and expand. So how do you that you may ask. Simple. Go Fund Yourself! Before you get to that… Read more »

  • 5 collaborative apps you might want to consider

    Collaboration requires communication and communication plays a vital role in determining success or failure. Especially between teams, the number of emails and text messages being sent, is there a better way to put everything together? Of course, there is, technology is always catching up on our needs. There are heaps of collaborative apps and platforms… Read more »

  • Barayamal and Fishburners kicks off Budding Entrepreneur program

    Four indigenous entrepreneurs have been chosen for Barayamal & Fishburners 3-month Budding entrepreneurs program. Barayamal is the first Australian accelerator for indigenous entrepreneurs and they are working with Fishburners. The three months program will monitoring from successful Indigenous and non-Indigenous entrepreneurs, workshops and training at Fishburners in Sydney or Brisbane. Barayamal organized a national charity hackathon,… Read more »