Two well-known Leederville cycling businesses have hit differing problems this week, with retailer Riders Choice going into voluntary administration and accessory manufacturer Cycliq facing a regulatory speed bump on its path to an ASX listing.
PayNow for Stripe is a minimalist point-of-sales app, allowing users to accept credit card payments quickly on any mobile device. NFC is used to enable PayPass payments without any need for a swipe card reader.
Innovation Minister Bill Marmion has named the three inaugural winners of the Start IT Up WA Challenge, with the teams to share in a $100,000 prize pool to develop their projects in collaboration with the state government.
PODCAST: Business News chief executive Charlie Gunningham discusses the local tech startup scene with the director and co-founder of local venture capital firm Yuuwa Capital Matt Macfarlane and the founder of the Spacecubed and Flux coworking spaces Brodie McCulloch.
Western Australian businesses are ahead of the curve in several aspects of e-commerce, reporting more online presence via websites, social networks and use of a digital business strategy than other states, according to the Sensis eBusiness report released today.
The latest winners in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards have illustrated the diverse potential of the state’s economy by developing value-adding businesses in sectors including education, oil and gas, agriculture, and construction.