5 common startup mistakes that you can easily avoid!

Guest post by Catherine Eibner, Chief Startup advisor, BlueChilli When putting together the #99toLaunch startup course content it was a great reminder to me that there are some really simple and seemingly obvious things that new founders always seem to forget, miss or just plain ignore! I thought I would share with you my top…

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Connect ("On what’s next") – Live webinar with Brian Harry – The future of Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 2015 – Wow! The announcements made at Connect() are revolutionary! Join us for a recap of the exciting announcements made around Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 2015 during a 1 hour live web event hosted by Brian Harry, Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Developer Services. Brian will discuss recent announcements for Visual Studio and…

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Australian start-up launches new smartlock at German tradeshow

Source: http://thedigitalkeys.blogspot.com.au/ Gold Coast, Australia, 24th November 2014 – Steve Dunn and his team from LEAPIN Digital Keys have returned from the Essen Security Tradeshow in Germany, the biggest trade show on the planet for security products, with a new smartlock, new apps and new partnerships. The team has also just graduated from their 2nd…

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Win an Xbox One + Kinect for Christmas! Tell us your story.

As you would know, each member of the BizSpark program gets $160 AUD worth of free monthly credits on Microsoft Azure that they can use for any cloud service, whether it’s IaaS, PaaS or SaaS. Tell me in 500 words or less how you maximise your monthly Azure credit to go into the running for one…

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The Start of The Atomic Sky Story

Guest post from Simon MacFarlane, Founder of Atomic Sky – a recent addition to the BizSpark Network Partner family.  I have never had any first-hand experience of the old adage – “those who can do and those who can’t teach” – and I have always been fortunate to have been taught by clearly very dedicated…

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Microsoft Innovation Centre Startup CTO Summit

If you are working as a CTO of your startup, come learn from our speakers as well as your peers at the Microsoft Innovation Centre Startup CTO Summit. At this two hour event, you will get a chance to hear from Scott Bowden and Michael Corbo, from our Microsoft Adelaide team, followed by a networking…

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Open Innovation events in NSW and QLD

Source: http://openinnovation.com.au/   Open Innovation brings together industry experts and the startup and developer communities to create solutions to problems worth solving Large corporations and government organisations want to innovate but don’t often get the opportunity to engage with innovators in a meaningful way. This is your chance to get in front of the right…

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QLD Government startup initiative for not for profits

Source: http://www.qld.gov.au/dsitia/initiatives/startup-qld/   Startup Queensland Startup Queensland funding will help build capability within the Queensland startup community, by delivering practical information, advice and networking opportunities, collaboration, connectivity, and transformational entrepreneurship. You can apply if your activity: is conducted on a not-for-profit basis will have a broad impact on the Queensland startup community focuses on building entrepreneurial…

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Microsoft Azure now open for business in Australia

Microsoft Azure services give your business the power to orchestrate amazing things – from implementing innovation to transforming your business. We’re thrilled to announce the availability of Microsoft Azure services in Australia’s East Region in New South Wales and Southeast Region in Victoria. These regions are now open for business for our Azure customers in…

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Brisbane Startup Meetup + Queensland MIC SCRUM are joining

As most of you would know, we’ve got startup networking drinks at the Queensland Microsoft Innovation Centre (MIC) next Friday afternoon from 5.30pm – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bizspark_au/archive/2014/09/24/more-meetups-coming-your-way.aspx But things just got even better, the MIC will be holding their SCRUM at the same time! Shakeel Yusuf, the Senior Manager for R&D Incentives for PWC,  will be joining the combined MIC Scrum/Startup…

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