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Digital giants like Amazon and Netflix have changed customer expectations dramatically. No matter the size of your business, standards have shifted, and consumers are demanding personalisation, choice, 24/7 responsiveness, and a good user experience from all of the brands they engage with, regardless of size.
Conpago, based in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, integrates technology and the daily habits of elderly people with appliances that let them remain connected with their family while also creating a social health monitoring solution.
Digital marketing technology start-up Sinorbis announced a Series A investment of $4m led by Jelix Ventures. Other investors include Executive Channel Holdings who led the previous round of early stage funding in April 2017.
Passel was selected as one of the successful companies in the Smart Dublin Last Mile Delivery Challenge, a global search seeking innovative, smart, low-cost solutions to optimise freight and cargo deliveries in urban centres.
Sourcr’s platform leverages AI, data and extensive networks to help companies hire right, hire fast and hire confidently and crucially, retains the human relationship element.
Starting your own business is a huge sacrifice and investment. Here, Ronan Bray, shares his insights and advice to start you on the front foot.
Following the introduction of the free trade agreement between Australia and South Korea (KAFTA) in 2014, trade between the two countries has boomed. Korea is Australia’s fourth largest trading partner, making the Korea-Australia corridor ripe for business-savvy Aussies.
myInterview, a leading video job interview platform developed in Australia and Israel, has successfully completed a second round capital raise of $AUD1.6million, through a consortium led by VC firm Entrée Capital, and former LinkedIn ANZ & SEA MD, Cliff Rosenberg.
The barriers to entry for young companies in Silicon Valley are skyrocketing because of soaring costs, and longtime locals fed up with Valley are departing for greener, fresher pastures. Indeed, Peter Thiel, who co-founded PayPal with Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk, left Silicon Valley after becoming dissatisfied with the culture in the Valley, among other reasons.
Last year, Slingshot launched Horizons, a tourism industry accelerator backed by Brisbane Airport Corporation, Amadeus IT and the Queensland Government’s $650 million Advance Queensland initiative. The program was such a success, it opened again for applications early this year.
Ed App, the leading mobile-first technology company that facilitates more than 35,000 micro lessons daily, has announced it has raised $4 million from workplace solutions tech company, SafetyCulture.
Having a startup is not what one may think, it’s not leaving at 4pm and having flexible hours, a ping pong table or long Friday lunches – it’s a lot of work, the constant struggle of aligning meetings with competing international time-zones, making hard decisions and being all in 100 per-cent.
Powered by Australia’s largest tech start-up accelerator BlueChilli, The Stockland Accelerator offers start-ups the opportunity to refine their bold idea and develop it into a prototype, with $38,000 upfront investment and up to $500,000 in follow-on funding.
$1 million at stake as the hottest local startups go head-to-head at a major pitch competition hosted by StartCon in Brisbane on 5 October.
Crowd sourced funding is not for everyone unless you're ready to behave like a public company. Pounding the pavement and selling your story to investors may be your best bet.
New report finds $83 billion funding gap for Australian small businesses—but most business owners...
Australian small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are facing a “funding gap” of around $83 billion but the vast majority of business owners do not trust the Big Four banks to do the right thing, a new report says.
Looking beyond the sheer scale of China, or the crowded startup hubs of Hong Kong and Singapore, reveals a market that’s brimming with opportunity for Australia’s creatively minded entrepreneurs.
We don't have any control over customers, but we can invest in our front line. When you focus on nurturing your staff, then everything else comes together and that in turn increases the chances of attracting and retaining customers.
New research, commissioned by money expert and author of ‘The Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings’ Vanessa Stoykov, reveals that only 43% of Australians are honest when they talk to their loved ones about their spending habits.
The Australian startups who will take part include, Auror, Daisee, FreightExchange, Hyper Anna, InDebted, Kapiche, Karbon, Makers Empire, Teamgage, SimpleKYC, StartVR, VendorPanel and Winimy AI.