It’s all about women this week as we approach International Women’s Day this Saturday. From political rallies and business conferences, to fashion parades and theatrical performances, March 8th is a day to celebrate the achievements of women across generations and geographical locations.
It’s no secret that Search Engine Optimisation takes time, a fair amount of effort and quite a bit of technical know-how. Fast growth and acquisition is often a key focus of online startups, to get as many customers as possible in a quick amount of time.
Launched in beta mid-January, Snippet Repo is a members-only code repository for developers to store and share useful code snippets.
Richemont Group, owner of Net-A-Porter and Mr Porter, have targeted a Sydney-based startup, Mr Shirts, in a new legal dispute. In what resembles the Biblical tale of David and Goliath, the multibillion-dollar company has threatened legal action against the ecommerce startup over its web design.
Looking at the size of the 1200 strong crowd above I am taken back to three years ago when I attended my first ever Unconvention with 350 other like minded people – the growth of the movement is something that Jack Delosa and his team should be extremely proud of.
It may not be obvious, but Startup Muster may just be one of the best initiatives of the year. Launched today, Startup Muster is a survey of the Australian startup community, that will detail what Australia has accomplished every year.
Whenever a startup raises capital – whether it’s $500,000 or $500 million – it garners media attention. We are certainly guilty of pouncing on those stories like hungry wolves. But the truth is, they are boring to write, and probably boring to read.
Australia’s venture capital scene has just gotten itself a new player – a major player with lot’s of resources and experience behind it. Westpac Banking Corp announced today that they will be launching its own limited partnership fund similar to those used in Silicon Valley.