5 Things Businesses can Learn from a Startup Culture

Guest post by Lachlan McKnight, CEO of LegalVision Startups are synonymous with technology, rapid growth and disruption of traditional industries. Unsurprisingly, big businesses are seeing the benefits of startup culture including open plan offices, flexible work arrangements and autonomy over individual projects. In a recent Turnstone survey of 515 companies, 90 percent identified company culture…


LEAPIN Digital Keys launches new line of smartlocks for Airbnb’s and new online store

LEAPIN Digital Keys, an Australian born start-up with offices in UK and USA, today announced the official launch of its new line of digital keys smartlocks and online store, with a focus on Airbnb’s. The smartlocks enable Airbnb hosts to securely and easily manage access to their properties anytime, anywhere. Hosts can use software and…


Media-tech, Creative-Tech Meetup – Startup Stories

Startup stories from media-tech startups at different stages The next meetup is at Stone & Chalk, Wednesday 20 April. This is a free event and the subject for this month is: Startup stories from media-tech startups at different stages. http://www.meetup.com/Media-Tech/events/229753850/ The group brings together the media, entertainment, games and creative industries with the technology and startup sectors. The media-tech…


Nominate for the AIIA iAwards today and be part of the premier awards program for Innovation within Australia’s Digital Economy.

Innovation is now on the top of the national agenda. The recent $1 billion ministerial innovation vision gives the digital ecosystem the opportunity to re-energise itself. The iAwards provide a gateway for technological innovators to play a major role in making Australia a global innovation leader. Hosted by the AIIA, the iAwards encourages nominations from…


First lot of startup meetups for 2016 – Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney

Hi everyone! I just wanted to let you all know our first meetups of 2016 are about to hit the road! These are the cities we’ll be visiting and the dates we’ll be there: ·         Wednesday 2nd March, 4.30pm-6.30pm – Perth ·         Thursday 3rd March, 4.00pm-6.00pm – Adelaide ·         Friday 11th March, 4.00pm-6.00pm – Brisbane…


LEAPIN Digital Keys awarded EU Funding

18/11/2015: The European Commission has awarded start-up LEAPIN Digital Keys funding in the first phase of their prestigious Horizon 2020 SME Instrument program to explore the feasibility of rolling out its digital key/smartlock technology in hotels across Europe. Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing…


Discounted tickets to Microsoft Australia’s Ignite conference for BizSpark Members

This is something that you guys have asked me about every year and I’m extremely happy to share the news – I’ve finally managed to secure discounted tickets to Microsoft Australia’s Ignite conference for BizSpark members, woohoo! Some of you might be asking, what is the Ignite conference?We’re bringing together the best of all your favourite tech…


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…


Discounted SydStart tickets for BizSpark members

BizSpark is sponsoring SydStart this year and that means discounted tickets for our members! If you’re interested in taking advantage of the 25% off discount, send me an email at BizSpark_AU@microsoft.com with your registered BizSpark email and we’ll reply with the discount code! Too easy!