Posts Tagged: australia



Former Apple chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki joins online design platform Canva

Today, the Sydney-based startup announced that Apple’s former chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki has finished his contract with Motorola and Go...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

6 top startup news stories in Australia (March)

March is almost over, so let's jump right in.

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 6:09 pm
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Bitcoin startup to go public in Australia via reverse merger with dying oil and gas firm

Perth-based Bitcoin mining and trading startup digitalBTC is going public on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). This was done through...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 4:18 pm
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Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s online employment marketplace Seek is looking to fully acquire its pan-Asian counterpart Jobstreet for US$523.5 million, a...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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A win for Asia at Seedstars World event thanks to Korea-made app Flitto

A win for Asia at Seedstars World event thanks to Korea-made app Flitto

Seedstars World, a global startup competition that focuses on emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, has crowned its newest winne...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Zalora preps marketplace launch later this year, calls out for fashionable merchants

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce site Zalora is announcing today that it’s going to roll out its open marketplace across Asia in...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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internet stats for Asia, 2014

All you need to know about the world’s 2.5 billion web users (SLIDESHOW)

Let’s start the new year by looking at the big picture – at the world’s wired citizens and what they’re doing on the...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

Australian tech news round-up (December 2013)

I can’t believe the year is coming to a close already! The year has been an exciting one for Australian tech startups and this will be my ...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 2:20 pm
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VentureCrowd aims to open equity crowdfunding to early stage Australian startups

Equity crowdfunding websites are taking off in the US, and Australia wants a piece of the action. A movement to give the country’s entrep...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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livingsocial sells to ibuy group

LivingSocial quits Southeast Asia with $18.5 million sale of regional business to iBuy Group

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove’s flash sales business shopping spree continued its onwards march as iBuy Group (A...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 1:33 pm
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Meiaoju - New startup joins China's overseas property gold rush, nabs series A funding just weeks after launch

New startup joins China’s overseas property gold rush, nabs series A funding just weeks after launch

Earlier this month, a new site launched in China that helps eager buyers find overseas property. That site, Meiaoju, has already secured RMB...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

Australia tech news round-up (February 2014)

I’m currently in San Francisco and meeting up with lots of Australian founders over here. I’ve been catching up with them on the latest ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 2:42 pm
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Australia gets to dive into streaming music on Apple’s iTunes Radio

Australia gets to dive into streaming music on Apple’s iTunes Radio

Nearly five months after Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched iTunes Radio in the US, the music streaming service has finally rolled out to a second...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 6:50 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

Australian tech news round-up (January 2014)

It’s shaping up to be a great year for the Australian startup ecosystem. Hopefully you are recharged and ready for 2014!

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 6:58 pm
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rocket nasa

Finally, an accelerator just for enterprise startups in Asia

Startup accelerators, which offer founders a bootcamp and funding to refine their ideas and get up to speed on the finer points of tech entr...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
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Intel Capital has so far invested over $2 billion in Asian startups

Intel Capital has so far invested over $2 billion in Asian startups

There are a lot of venture capital funds out there, many of whom are playing close attention to what’s happening with startups in Asia. Pe...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 11:42 am
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Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city

Aiming to usurp Uber, Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city with Tokyo roll-out

While tech blogs are swooning over Uber and everything it does, there’s another app-connected limo service out there that’s actually pus...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 7 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

This week, Bitcoin bites the bullet in China, while in Australia an upcoming IPO will mark a maturing of the daily deals industry in Southea...

  • December 7, 2013
  • at 2:05 pm
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