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The “digital nomad” is such a popular concept these days,. And it’s no wonder — who, after all, doesn’t dream of working anywhere from sandy beaches to the side of a volcano before sneaking out for cocktails just because you feel like it?
Co-Founder and CEO of Pop! Chris Koch is the first human to shit out a computer (assuming no-one else has considered such an idea).
The list of Uber’s enemies is a long one. It includes everyone from politicians to taxi lobbyists and the general public to its own drivers. I have been saying on quite a regular basis in the last couple of months that a war is brewing in the transport market.
Yesterday, the news was confirmed and broke by Fairfax. goCatch had indeed closed a $4.5 million round of funding, although a press release distributed last night said the capital raise was sitting at $5 million.
Following hot on the tails of Australia’s latest startup trend, Question-and-Answer based social network Spring.me has today announced its plans to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), and raise a further $3 million to $5 million in the upcoming weeks through institutional investors.
With a successful class now under its belt the Telstra backed startup accelerator muru-D is getting ready for another round, this time with 11 promising startups selected for the program.
We spoke about a number of things including where the business is heading, the importance of IT education and looked at the future of hacking, and how the education of the next generation on good hacking vs bad hacking is an important issue that Bugcrowd has become actively involved with in the United States.
Last Friday Iselin had launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo with the goal of raising AUD$1 million to buy out Mamamia.com.au, fire Mia Freedman, and relaunch the brand as MamaKate – unless someone generously donates $1 million, in which case it will be Mama[insert name of donor].