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What is Anthill? It's a business magazine. What’s it about? It's about innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid business growth. Until Anthill was launched in September 2003, the bulk of existing business titles in Australia were mainly concerned with issues of relevance to small/micro businesses or large corporations (one or the other). Anthill was developed to bridge this gap, appealing to highly innovative and ambitious ‘fast’ growth businesses - SMEs with rapid growth potential and larger companies that realise the value of reinvention to stay ahead. It does not focus on the traditional ‘nuts and bolts’ of business development (although this is a key element of editorial content), but instead it highlights the inspiring thrills, spills, trials and tribulations of business development and rapid commercial growth. Business can and should be fun, right!

Melbourne-based AEV Robotics has raised $2.5 million to drive the future of autonomous transport

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 CEO and Co-Founder Domm Holland

Payments startup Fast has secured A$30 million in a Series A round led by...

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.

Get used to video: it’s here to stay, and it’s about to get a...

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.
One10 Founder, Geoff Gourley

Introducing One10Virtual: a new accelerator platform and program creating positive social and environmental impact

One10Virtual is a cutting-edge accelerator platform and learning program for founders and entrepreneurs that want to create a positive social or environmental impact through their startups.

Here are 8 crisis communications tips on how to survive the quarantine economy

The scope and speed of Corona-related impacts are staggering, requiring dramatic business adaption and presenting an existential threat to many organisations.

Here are 5 great tips on how to build business resilience in a climate...

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.

Stay connected, even from a distance: 6 tools to help strengthen your business’ online...

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.

5 great tips on how to effectively work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic

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.

3 major lessons learnt: How Airwallex China worked through the COVID-19 crisis

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.

Wineries pivot to online direct-to-consumer sales as Australia goes into isolation

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.

Why businesses need to evolve in the face of challenges: 4 key lessons from...

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.

These are the 3 most surprising responses to the COVID-19 outbreak that I have...

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.

Here are 4 ways we can all support the elderly through this COVID-19 pandemic

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.

Don’t let the fear stop you! Busting three common myths about small businesses

“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.

Here are four key steps to empowering your business during the retail shut-down

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.

Has your strategy just gone out the window? 7 ways to double down on...

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.

A corporate psychologist weighs in on working from home and COVID-19

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.

Logistics expert forecasts global supply chain disruptions on retailers & consumers

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.
Shendon Ewans of Gobbill

New tech allows over one million Chinese to pay Aussie bills with Alipay/WeChat, aligns...

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.

Why start-ups should act like big brands and big brands should act like start-ups

Start-ups and big brands are like the Davids and Goliaths of the business world.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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