7 Things We Learned in a Startup Accelerator

Guest post by Andrea Martins, Co-Founder GreenSocks Six months ago, Richard Eastes and I were working hard in our Uber-for-lawn-mowing startup GreenSocks when we got news that we were one of five teams accepted into Brisbane’s inaugural muru-D/River City Labs startup accelerator program. We were thrilled at the $20,000 cash injection and stoked that the…

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Meet DesktopSimple - App delivery as-a-service that just makes sense

Guest post by Timothy Mukaibo – Founder DesktopSimple It’s been said that some of the best startups and technologies are invented by a founder wishing to solve their own problem; “necessity being the mother of innovation”, and all that. A few years ago I was a technical consultant on various large-scale Windows desktop migration projects….

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Meet groupPOP and find out how you can find new friends in your local area

Guest post by Dom, Founder Forte Code Pty Ltd https://www.grouppop.com GroupPOP is a new mobile application for iPhone and Android that uses the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. GroupPOP is a place to chat with local people who have like-minded interests.  Start chatting and making new friends in your local area, whether it be at a…

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Meet Process PA - Support that is always available. Simple, quick, compliant running of your P&C or P&F.

Guest post by Matthew Rowan, CEO and founder of ProcessPa 1. Why are you building this startup? What does it do?I am building this startup because there needs to be an easier way for volunteer organisations to manage documents, governance and their volunteer workforces tasks. Currently there is no online platform dedicated to the specific…

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Meet GreenSocks - The easiest way to get your lawn mowed

Guest post by Andrea Martins, Co-Founder GreenSocks 1. What is GreenSocks? GreenSocks is a two-sided marketplace for lawn care services. On the customer side, we save mowing customers the hassle of finding and managing someone to mow their lawn. On the provider side, we find guaranteed jobs for mowing guys and we save them the expense…

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Free Office 365 Developer Camps in Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne

Learn how to build apps using standard web technologies that extend the familiar Office and Office 365 experience and potentially sell them to over 1 billion Office users in 147 international markets.  At this DevCamp, you will learn the concepts of the new Office 365 API model and go deep into building out an end-to-end…

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Microsoft Azure Cloud Essentials DevCamps - Australia wide

At these DevCamps you will learn how to use the new Microsoft Azure features and services including Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines, Websites, and Visual Studio 2013 to build and move a variety of apps to the cloud. You will see how to build web sites, mobile applications, and enterprise-class applications. The Microsoft Azure DevCamps are a…

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Meet strategik - the Office 365 experts

Guest post by Dr Adrian Colquhoun, Founder strategik WHY ARE YOU BUILDING THIS STARTUP? WHAT DOES IT DO? Strategik are passionate about building information management solutions for the enterprise. We have two streams to our business, an Office 365 “Experts on Demand” service that helps business with all the routine issues they encounter in the…

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Azure Licensing Info Event for BizSpark

This event is for startups and small ISVs who are running, or considering running, their business on Azure. This event will help BizSpark participants understand their options for purchasing Azure once they graduate the BizSpark program The events are being run because Microsoft Australia have noticed that many customers purchasing Azure Cloud Services do so…

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Meet Feedback Lite, the website customer feedback tool!

Guest post by Paul Dunstone, Founder Feedback Lite 1. Why are you building this startup? What does it do? Successful website owners and online marketers know that a website is never finished. To stay ahead of the market you need to be constantly improving your product, engaging with your customer base, and reaching out to…

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