We specialise in startups and supporting entrepreneurial SME's, particularly in the tech sector.

A quick guide for entrepreneurs seeking startup success

Posted by on June 19, 2013 under Startups & Technology

The hype around the startup scene in Australia is only getting stronger and stronger as innovative and energetic entrepreneurs emerge with commercial opportunities and ideas.


When $3.2 billion isn't enough....Snapchat refuses large offer

Posted by on November 21, 2013 under Startups & Technology

Snapchat was offered 3.2 billion dollars from Facebook, which the Snapchat founders have turned down. There is a lot of controversy over this, as Snapchat is a California-based online service that has yet to make a profit. Some people think this a really big mistake, but others believe it was a smar…


Technology Sector Funding

Posted by Azure Group on May 14, 2014 under Startups & Technology

Funding for Start-ups and innovation has changed impacting Research & Development Grants along with other government funding initiatives.


Get the answers you need with StartupCompass

Posted by on December 05, 2014 under Startups & Technology

Azure Group and Verde Group have teamed up to create an online learning resource for startups looking for financial guidance and advice on how to turn their napkin thinking idea into a profitable startup business.


Xero and Azure Group have something in common – we both know and nurture startups

Posted by Azure Group on December 05, 2014 under Startups & Technology

The newly announced partnership between Xero and StartupAus is a match made in startup heaven.


How do you ensure you’re not over diluted by investors?

Posted by Michael Derin on May 18, 2015 under Startups & Technology

I live and breathe technology businesses every single day. A simple reality of such an ever changing and dynamic sector is I see both the FINANCIAL winners and losers. What if you’re a winner and build a successful technology business only to find your personal return is diluted and far from life c…


Introducing The FinHub - be investor ready

Posted by Azure Group on June 23, 2015 under Startups & Technology

In a highly competitive sector where your peers are pitching against you, The FinHub understands the startup eco-system and the role that investors play in funding your vision.