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Investible, one of Australia’s most active VCs at seed stage, has participated in a $2.5 million funding round for AEV Robotics, a Melbourne-based technology company that is poised to dramatically improve the affordability and scalability of low-speed autonomous vehicles and autonomous fleet services.
Fast will use the investment to accelerate the global rollout of Fast Checkout, its universal one-click purchase product for e-commerce and to further grow its product and engineering teams.
Vudoo has spent a little over two years refining, tweaking, updating and pioneering interactive video—ushering in next-generation video engagement that has applications in marketing, HR, education, e-commerce and more.
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The scope and speed of Corona-related impacts are staggering, requiring dramatic business adaption and presenting an existential threat to many organisations.
It’s also critical to understand that contracting in fear is the worst response a leader can have to an economic crisis. In order to build business resilience, it’s time to push hard and get aggressive with your marketing spend.
An online presence can help you to continue operating and maintain communication with your customers, helping you to manage their expectations and assist them through these uncertain times.
With a growing number of employees being encouraged or directed to work from home (WFH) during the coronavirus pandemic, the largest work-from-home experiment is testing Australian businesses and employees.
Airwallex’s China office was the first to be affected by COVID-19. Having witnessed the impact first hand, my co-founders and I strongly believe that social distancing is the best way to curb the spread of the virus. In China, implementing work-from-home policies was a crucial step in adhering to social distancing recommendations.
Working in Australia’s wine industry for more than 20 years, I’ve witnessed the resilience and passion of our producers in the face of adversity, responding to natural disasters and now a global pandemic by innovating and pivoting.
Yet however bright the future looked for CancerAid, one challenge remained - the concept of self-management via our app was new to many patients. This meant we had to make some changes or risk an unsteady future. CancerAid’s evolution from App to Coach taught us some key insights along the way.
With the travel industry hit hardest by the Coronavirus global pandemic, we’ve seen a massive shift in the reasons for people booking with our luxury home hotel service, with further changes expected over the coming months.
For elderly persons considering the transition into an aged care home at this time, I would strongly recommended looking at in-home care options until the pandemic passes.
“It’s too financially unstable…”, “I don’t have any experience in running a business…” and “It’s too lonely..”, are just some of the reasons some may give for not making the leap.
With many millions of retailers worldwide currently in a temporary, induced shut-down as governments and authorities seek to stem the spread of coronavirus, it’s a concerning time.
Businesses that have already executed with speed and pivoted are either seeing the rewards, or have taken measures to reduce the impact on their business.
It is important to recognise that everyone is going through a collective unusual circumstance, with worry about their personal situation and what the future will hold.
Jessica Ip, Chief Transformation Officer at leading parcel delivery service CouriersPlease (CP), explains the ripple effect significant disruptions in the global supply chain have on retailers and consumers – and what we can expect in the coming months.
Fraud detection and payment automation company Gobbill and Chinese mobile payment company AirPay, have embedded Alipay and WeChat payments into a popular media platform to allow users to pay Australian bills with China’s favourite payment methods.
Start-ups and big brands are like the Davids and Goliaths of the business world.