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Tuesday, 25 August 2015

How to innovate – one small win at a time

Disruptive innovation is everywhere it seems. It’s intoxicating, heady stuff as one technological change can seemingly transform an industry and lead to growth rates going through the roof. by Dr Ken Hudson

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Tuned Global a $5.1 million sound investment

Australian business-to-business white label digital music provider Tuned Global has scored a $5.1 million investment from venture capital firm Exto Partners. by Denham Sadler

Monday, 3 August 2015

Innovation centre opens in Melbourne’s east

The Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC) in Clayton will be opening next week, and is still accepting applications for potential tenants. by Denham Sadler

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Singapore’s Frontier Ventures makes Expert360 its first Australian investment

Online consulting marketplace Expert360 has closed an oversubscribed Series A funding round of $4.1 million, marking the first time Singapore-based venture capital fund Frontier Ventures has invested in an Australian startup. by Denham Sadler

Monday, 20 July 2015

Easy pill to swallow: Aussie biotech startup raises $40 million in funding round

A biotech startup spun out of the University of Queensland has raised $40 million to help develop a drug, which may make some injection-based treatments obsolete. by Kye White

Friday, 17 July 2015

Freelancer teams up with NASA: “It’s one small step for Freelancer, one giant step for NASA”

Hundreds of Freelancer members have responded to a challenge to help design products for NASA with gusto. by Eloise Keating

Thursday, 16 July 2015

International freighting online marketplace CargoHound raises $800,000

An Australian startup aiming to revolutionise the international freight industry has secured $800,000 seed funding and is now looking to aggressively expand. by Denham Sadler

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Oneflare raises $3 million, plans to scale up Australian growth and abandons international expansion

Australian local services marketplace Oneflare has announced it has closed a $3 million funding round and will focus on the Aussie market, suspending plans for an international expansion. by Denham Sadler

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

It happens to everyone: read the rejection emails from the Silicon Valley investors who passed on Airbnb

The next time you get a rejection email from an investor, Airbnbco-founder Brian Chesky wants you to think about this. by Kye White
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