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Melbourne-based startup Tomcar Australia and our nation’s first new mass production car manufacturer in 30 years, has unveiled their specialist mining vehicle, the TM5MR, at this week’s International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC).
Alexander Osterwalder’s ideals and accomplishments aside, his interview catalysed a spark of imagination and got me thinking a lot more about a new role that could one day exist in large enterprises, the role of the Chief Corporate Entrepreneur.
One New Jersey-based CEO is so stylish, it makes you want to rethink the loose t-shirts and baggy pants that you believe you’re getting away with even at business meetings. Mr. Cory of Mr. Cory’s Cookies is probably the most stylish CEO ever, and he’s only nine years old.
The teams that were accepted into the GRIFFIN accelerator presented to investors in Sydney’s ATP Innovations on Tuesday, as well as Canberra’s Capital Angels on Wednesday, and is said to have generated “substantial investor interest”. Across the two venues, teams received 46 expressions of interest, excluding the additional contacts made during post-pitch networking.
My Inbox is drowning in emails I have no intention of reading. In fact, I’m not even sure I remember ever singing up to receive them. My morning consists of a ritual of deleting impersonal offers of package deal holidays, discount flights, last chance sales and the occasional inheritance from a generous Nigerian relative.
The idea for building his own startup tradesmarket.com.au spawned from frustration, when Myles Condon was working in his father’s home building company and was disappointed with the inefficiencies that became apparent.
Mustard is a new app that allows users to see which of their friends are looking for something to do at any given time. Whether they’re free now, in the next two hours or all week, once these status details are updated on the app, users can message their keen-to-hang buddy and they’ve got their social life back instantly.
Ten years ago, Chris Strode, Founder of Invoice2go, was living with his in-laws working full time and writing code from a desk set up in the bedroom. A lot has changed since then, his company employs 45 staff and services, and now has over 120,000 active users that send out of $10 billion worth of invoices, according to Strode when we sat down for a chat at Startup Daily yesterday.