Thursday 13 January
Wednesday, January 12, 2011/
Today on StartupSmart, we profile four of the start-ups that triumphed in the recent Startmate seed funding and mentorship program.
Ranging from the makers of a game that’s described as ‘Foursquare meets Mafia Wars’ to a firm that assesses the mood of customers from their emails and Tweets, these tech start-ups are a varied, innovative bunch that are all aiming for the big time. Read their stories to see if you can pick out a future star.
Elsewhere, SEO guru Wai Hong Fong returns to explain how your website shows up in Google’s index and mentor Steve Kingston examines what an ‘up and coming’ property area for businesses looks like.
Oliver Milman, editor
Social media mishaps: Why businesses should think twice before cracking jokes online Catriona Pollard CP Communications founder
An ‘opportunity-hunting’ generation: Here's what millennial workers need and want Karen Gately Corporate Dojo founder
Spilling the beans: Why inviting someone to 'grab a coffee' is disingenuous and unnecessary Sue Parker DARE Group founder
Why success is simple, motivational speakers suck and Eye of The Tiger is dead to me Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
How Emily McWaters manages her Sydney-based business from Kangaroo Island Emily McWaters The Hamper Emporium chief
Why 'Orwellian' performance monitoring is crucial to building an ethical company culture Michael Kodari Kodari Securities chief