Australian tech startup Atlassian launches on the Nasdaq market.
Want to work in a startup? You need to weigh up the risks with the benefits.
CurveStar, a curveball pitched to investors at CES - but few UK firms have the opportunity.
Where's an angel investor when you need one? A British team at CES reflects on startup culture, US-style.
The democratisation of finance isn't going quite to plan.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaking during a visit to the FinTech startup Stone and Chalk in Sydney.
Malcolm Turnbull spruiks his lines like one of those optimistic entrepreneurs that he urges Australians to become.
Will the ‘ideas boom’ take hold?
The government's innovation agenda is heavy on incentives for startups and entrepreneurs.
Innovation Minister Christopher Pyne and Innovation Australia chair Bill Ferris have their work cut out for them.
Transforming Australia into an innovation powerhouse will require overcoming these 10 key challenges.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will announce incentives in the form of tax offsets for investments in startups.
The government will pledge more than $1 billion in new spending over four years on measures to foster an innovative, risk-taking culture in Australia.
John Howland and Dr Mark Bilandzic, winners of the Digital Media mashup award in the Libraryhack 2011 at The Edge, State Library of Queensland.
Innovation precincts are great, but what Australia really needs is a creative space that brings thinkers and doers together to help spark start-ups.
Startups benefit from collaboration.
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The collaboration required to foster more startups would benefit from a national system of entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurs such as Angola’s Isabel dos Santos have grown a portfolio of companies to very large scale rather than one big behemoth.
African governments should adopt a top-down rather than bottom-up approach to encouraging the creation of businesses.
Coalition backbencher David Coleman wants investors in startups to be exempt from paying capital gains tax.
Tax systems are notoriously bad for doing things other than raising revenue.
Academia and business can learn from each other.
A PhD and startup have more in common than you might think, and they complement each other in many ways. Nicky Ringland shares her experience of how one influenced the other.
We just don’t have what they have.
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We have never had a sparkling startup tech sector in Australia, but that doesn't mean we should try and emulate Silicon Valley.
Australians may not understand how to be innovative, but they definitely want to be.
There are some simple steps government, company leaders and venture capitalists can make to help pivot Australia's economy.
An innovation culture eats policy and education for breakfast.
Australians shouldn't assume we can't have the strongest and fastest-moving digital economy in the world.
New Assistant Minister for Innovation, Wyatt Roy, has his sights set on Silicon Valley.
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The new Assistant Minister for Innovation, Wyatt Roy, wants to promote tech start-ups in Australia. But is that such a prudent policy?
A fresh start is needed for science and innovation from new PM Malcolm Turnbull and Industry, Innovation and Science Minister Christopher Pyne.
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The challenge for a 21st century Australian government is to capitalise on research and create new jobs, industries and opportunities for the coming century.
An Ethiopian girl sells barley seeds in northern Tigray. The sub-Saharan Africa seed industry remains largely informal.
The seed industry in sub-Saharan Africa suffers from many challenges. India, which has one of the biggest seed markets in the world, offers some lessons on how these challenges could be overcome.
There’s more to the UK than just this roundabout.
Whether as “Tech City” or “Silicon Roundabout”, the cluster of digital start-ups centred around Old Street in East London is well known. The extensive network of similar start-up clusters in cities outside…
Not bad for budget.
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Airline profitability is cyclical. The industry is extremely vulnerable to many factors outside of its control from terrorism, volcanic eruptions and economic downturns that reduce demand to wildly fluctuating…