By Us

The Beginners Guide to Startups

Often the most befuddling part of a journey is knowing where to start. In the digital age, with wades of information and knowledge, aspirations of being location-independent is as much a work-life goal as being financially so. The sharing econom... | Read More...


Regional Entrepreneurs to Benefit From Online Startup Academy

NSW, Australia: StartupAcademy.org today announces a new 3 Day Discovery Startup Academy will be online as a free broadcast as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW.co). Startupacademy.org provides the tools, resources and confidence for entre... | Read More...


From Idea to Startup Online Discovery Academy Event

StartupAcademy.org Launches 3 Day Discovery Academy Byron Bay, Australia: In conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW.co) StartupAcademy.org is aiming at reaching thousands of communities around the world. Online and free during the weeken... | Read More...


Why Invest in Regional Innovation?

BYRON BAY: THE CASE FOR REGIONAL INNOVATION IN AUSTRALIA. Irrespective of the election outcome, the #ideasboom policy initiatives of the Turnbull Government are fuelling debates in the startup community debate and taking hold ahead of July 1st. As... | Read More...


By Others

Plaid puts out a “request for startups” in nine underserved fintech sectors

 Plaid wants to make it easier for financial services companies to serve consumers and businesses, but it sees significant holes in the fintech ecosystem. As a result, the company has issued a Y Combinator like “request for startups&r... | Read More...


Anki’s Cozmo gets a free update aimed at helping kids learn to code

 You can’t throw a rock without hitting a coding toy these days. In just the last couple of weeks both Apple and Sony have announced new initiatives, and now Overdrive-maker Anki is getting in on the action with Code Lab, a simple and free... | Read More...


OMG Digital, the “BuzzFeed of Africa,” raises a seed round of $1.1M

 OMG Digital, the Ghana-based media startup dubbed the “BuzzFeed of Africa,” announced today that it has raised $1.1 million in seed funding. Its main site, OMG Voice, already has versions for Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya, and the new c... | Read More...


Tesco launches one-hour grocery deliveries in London, powered by Quiqup

 The grocery delivery wars look set to get cooking… UK supermarket chain Tesco has announced the launch today of a one-hour delivery service in central London called Tesco Now — echoing Amazon’s Prime Now delivery branding. Re... | Read More...


Company builder Entrepreneur First hires ex-Yahoo and Googler as new London head

 In a recent conversation I had with a London VC, the topic of Entrepreneur First came up, as we compared notes on how far the company builder has come since its early days when the jury was well and truly out. Read More... | Read More...


Instagram is actively ruining my life with its inhumane algorithm

As a rule, social networks are terrible at understanding their human users — no matter the ooey-gooey platitudes about bringing us "closer together" their executives piece together.  Never has this been more clear than over the past few da... | Read More...


Man discovers 36-year-old message in a bottle and the original writer is delighted

Old school communication meets new school communication. Ryan Burchett found a message in a bottle last weekend on Little St. Simons in Georgia. The buoyant letter was 36 years ago and thanks to social media he was able to connect with the original s... | Read More...


This app will tell you which of your photos are actually good enough to post (which is both harsh and helpful)

It's a rare occasion when you take the perfect photo on the first try. Most likely, your camera roll is clogged with photos as you attempt to shoot that all-star selfie, picture at the concert, or snapshot of the new glow-in-the-dark donuts.  Bu... | Read More...


This famous YouTuber is making the leap into esports

Shonduras, a high-profile content creator of Snapchat and YouTube fame, is tackling a brand new endeavor: running his very own esports team. He joins other sports and media celebrities who have made the jump into esports team ownership. Read more...M... | Read More...


'Game of Thrones' new Season 7 trailer is cool as hell, because ICYMI, winter is here

A new Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer has arrived just in time to celebrate Summer Solstice, because forget what the calendar says, winter is here. (Or it will be in a little under a month, at least.) The White Walkers were conspicuously absent i... | Read More...