Start-ups

Sydney start-up Neon Stingray snapped up by global giant

French digital marketing technology firm Valtech keen to use acquisition as its base for expansion in the Asia Pacific market.

$40,000 up for grabs as Telstra's muru-D opens its doors to fresh batch of start-ups

Nine early-stage digital companies successfully graduate from inaugural six-month program.

Flabby Australia's chance to get lean

Surviving in the digital era means companies need to toughen up and use tech techniques for business transformation.

Yo: The app that's going to be bigger than Twitter

The world's dumbest app, as some have labelled it, just might have the last laugh.

New incubator keen to nurture likely achievers

More than 100 start-ups are expected to benefit from a new $10 million early-stage investment fund in the next five years.

Tech world's biggest rivalry: It's not Apple vs. Google

The fiercest battle in the tech scene may well be between two heavily financed upstarts plotting the demise of the taxi industry—and each other.

The start-up superstar that had to leave Australia

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Ollo Wearables was the darling of the local start-up scene but for CEO Hugh Geiger the move to San Francisco was inevitable.

WA Liberals vote in favour of Uber

Liberal Party says it wants to remove regulatory hurdles around taxi-sharing apps at state conference.

Facebook buys cyber security start-up

by AFP
Social network snaps up PrivateCore to boost its perimeter.

Yatango sets sights on e-commerce with Yatango Shopping

Telco disruptor keen to replicate it winning formula in the online retail space.

A little slice of Silicon Valley down under

What do San Francisco and Melbourne have in common? Trams, bad weather and world-class software engineers – as Zendesk's commitment to its Australian engineering hub highlights.

Alphatise promises a good deal for shoppers and retailers

Social commerce start-up hoping to tap into the way we shop in the digital age, where the path to purchase has changed dramatically and consumers have many options at their fingertips.

Goldman group set to buy message system as alternative to Bloomberg - sources

Instant messaging start-up Perzo Inc's open source application an attractive target for Wall Street firms.

Employee share scheme rules set to get a makeover

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The Australian start-up sector looks set to receive a much-needed boost from changes to tax legislation around Employee Share Option Plans.

Govt to loosen tax laws on employee share schemes

Abbott govt to announce plans to rescind Labor’s 2009 employee share changes: report.

The Stackla secret to social success

Social media aggregator Stackla isn't even a household name in Australia but that hasn't stopped global brands from Manchester United to Myer from jumping on board.

OneFlare buys Renovate Forum

Trade jobs marketplace acquires Australia's biggest home renovation advice community.

Fatfish Internet makes positive ASX debut

by AAP
Singapore-based internet ventures investment group to open Melbourne office, aims to fill Australia's VC void.

Canva bags $US3.6m in fresh funding round

Facebook investor Founders Fund, Paul Bassat’s Square Peg Capital back online design platform ahead of launch of 'Canva Button' plug-in.

Stripe officially opens doors to Australian merchants

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The Australian payments market has a brand new player, with San-Francisco based start-up Stripe joining the fray in earnest.

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