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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!
Safeguarding your business against the impending insolvency rise - Immediation

Safeguarding your business against the impending insolvency rise – Immediation

There is an increasingly important role for external mediators and facilitators to support Australian businesses and entrepreneurs get back on their feet by using their skills to ensure that the conversations that need to be had between employers and employees are handled clearly, consistently and compassionately.
Sendle raises $19 million to help small businesses thrive, as eCommerce grows

Sendle raises $19 million to help small businesses thrive, as eCommerce grows in Australia...

The additional capital will be used to ensure Sendle’s network is stronger and more reliable than ever, and ensure small businesses can deliver to increased customer demand in the coming months and ahead of Christmas.
Insurtech disruptor Open receives backing from AirTree to support its global growth

Insurtech disruptor Open receives backing from AirTree to support its global growth

By using tech to automate insurance, from quote to claim, we’ve significantly improved the product experience, simplifying insurance for brokers, brands and customers” Jason Wilby, co-founder and CEO of Open said.
Sydney-based Lyka Pet Food secures $1.57 million in funding during the recession

Sydney-based Lyka Pet Food secures $1.57 million in funding during the recession

Lyka successfully addresses two key needs of the modern dog owner: nutritious produce in a delivery subscription format that suits their lifestyle.”
Longtail UX gets an extra $2.25 million led by Woolworths Group’s VC arm W23

Longtail UX secures $2.25 million supplementary investment led by Woolworths Group’s VC arm W23

The investment will further support Longtail UX’s international expansion and delivery of its full self-service platform, as well as enhancing the launch of Longtail UX’s new product - LUX Shopping.
Digital Wine Ventures raises $6m to fund launch of a wine trade marketplace

Digital Wine Ventures raises $6m to fund launch of a wine trade marketplace

The volume of cases processed through the cloud-based platform over the last three months doubled as Australians took advantage of online ordering to purchase from their favourite wineries as an alternative to visiting retail outlets and shopping centres.
Transitioning to a hybrid workforce - Expert insight from a technology chief at Poly

Transitioning to a hybrid workforce – Expert insight from a technology chief at Poly

Ultimately hybrid working is a change that offers both employees and employers flexibility and choice, where collaboration and communication drive productivity, and where businesses thrive through motivated and engaged teams.
Curiosity or Catastrophe – How managers can impact employees in the second wave

Curiosity or Catastrophe – How managers can impact employees in the second wave

Remember, as a manager you’ve had some practice at this in lockdown one, and whilst it feels different, there is a constant here.
Australia’s most sturdy esports franchise, ORDER, publicly launches Series B funding

Australia’s most sturdy esports franchise, ORDER, publicly launches Series B funding

For any sporting organisation to thrive in recent times, they have to have taken risks and driven a fan-first culture.
Whether you’re just getting started or have been running your business for years, making the decision to hire your first employee is a significant one, especially today in a time of increased uncertainty.

How to know when it’s time to bring on an extra pair of hands...

Whether you’re just getting started or have been running your business for years, making the decision to hire your first employee is a significant one, especially today in a time of increased uncertainty.
Stone & Chalk acquires Ribit, digital matchmaker for students and businesses

Stone & Chalk acquires Ribit, digital matchmaker for students and businesses

We will continue to ensure that students from every institution around Australia can access the most rewarding jobs and career opportunities in the country and to ensure as much talent as possible is able to flow to the sectors with the highest growth potential.
In the battle between freemium and free trial, there’s one clear winner - Zuora insight

In the battle between freemium and free trial, there’s one clear winner – Zuora...

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Technology Sydney and published in Management Science found that the free trial model is more effective than the freemium model.
Neuromersiv just received a million dollars in grant funding for VR neurorehabilitation

Neuromersiv, a MedTech startup developing a VR solution for neurorehabilitation just received $1 million...

“We plan to position ourselves as a world-leading, clinically validated VR based rehabilitation therapy solution”, Neuromersiv’s CEO, Anshul Dayal said.
CareApp funded to connect families with aged care residents during COVID-19

CareApp receives $500k funding to expand its app connecting families with aged care residents...

The funding will help us to support up to six additional staff within our Adelaide team, including developers and account managers to deliver the service to new customers.
Productivity: Hacks, habits and routines to efficiently and effectively run businesses

Productivity power up: Hacks, habits and routines to ensure businesses run efficiently and effectively

Even if we’re the most efficient, organised, time-management obsessed humans, it’s meaningless unless we’re also being effective.
Introducing PawsEco: The first ever virtual marketplace for Aussie pet store owners

Introducing PawsEco: The first ever virtual marketplace for Aussie pet store owners

PawsEco is both an online marketplace and a digital platform which provides pet stores with the vital business tools required for individual growth, all in one place, including 24/7 on-the-go access to cloud-based point of sale, CRM, reporting and community support online.
COVID-induced digital transformation in different industries - MessageMedia

How different industries are taking on COVID-induced digital transformation

We’re seeing an understandable surge in requests for SMS, not only because of its high cut-through but also because of app fatigue.
Turn your human firewall from the weakest link to your biggest asset - Barracuda

How you can turn your human firewall from the weakest link into your biggest...

The best approach is to implement a simulation and training program to improve security awareness for your users.
Are you trying to be everything to everyone? - BrandQuest

Are you trying to be everything to everyone?

Segmentation allows your company to ‘tailor your offer’ in order to become differentiated, more meaningful and highly relevant to a discreet section (or sections) of the total market.

Why diversifying is important in investing

Diversification is like having your fingers in every pie. It is all about having an array of assets that react differently to the same economic event.

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How to expand into New Markets with Elsita Meyer-Brandt [CHEAT SHEET]

Most organisations begin with aspirations to start local, then grow global. But, in reality, very few ever take the big leap into new markets. In this Cheat Sheet, Elsita Meyer-Brandt, Head of Market Expansion and International Marketing for Eventbrite, shares five rules to help organisations, just like yours, expand into new markets.

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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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