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Is your innovation changing Australia’s future?

From the world's first modular self-fit hearing aid, robots that write their own code, a virtual reality treatment platform for spider phobia, to an artificially intelligent shark detection system using drones - the Australian Information Industry Association’s (AIIA) iAwards program has unearthed outstanding Australian innovation for over 25...
theiAwards 15 Jan '19

Crowd-Sourced Funding

Does your business qualify for crowd-sourced funding? Do you understand the legal implications associated with CSF? Overview of the CSF Regime Crowd-sourced funding (CSF) is an alternative way of raising funds and is especially attractive to innovative companies, start-ups and emerging businesses as it allows large numbers of the...
Allied Legal 15 Jan '19

Starting an online business: A quick legal checklist

You have a great idea for a product or service, you have your website up and running, and you’re getting ready to go to market online. It's an exciting time and the last thing you want to think about is your company’s and your website’s legal compliance. But it's an important step to take to ensure that disputes over the use of your...
Law Squared 13 Dec '18

Financing Your Start-Up Using Convertible Notes

Need to raise money for your start-up?  Have you considered using Convertible Notes? Convertible notes, if well structured, can be a simple, flexible and cost-effective way for a start-up to raise funds.  Start-ups can offer convertible notes, which are debt instruments that may be converted to equity, to raise capital, instead of...
Allied Legal 13 Dec '18

FAB9: The intersection of design & technology at The Dream Factory

A video still of a CNC router from the FAB9 website. Something exciting is happening on the ground floor of The Dream Factory. There’s been a shroud of secrecy around the Footscray site for months, though if you’ve passed by recently, you may have caught a glimpse of some serious works underway. Excavators clawing....
FAB9 makerspace 26 Nov '18