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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!

Looking to foster collaboration in a digital workforce? Here 3 key tips to keep...

So it's a question of how do you bridge that gap, even in a technology business or digital business, with access to digital tools and a digital workforce? How do you bridge the old approach and the new approach?

5 key steps you can take to make your employee mentoring more effective

Employee mentoring programs are an important aspect for companies to foster connections between junior and senior employees. Large, successful brands, such as Time Warner, General Electric, and Deloitte, run these type of programs to keep employees informed, engaged and happy.

Here are 5 great tips on how to successfully balance being a CEO and...

So what happens when you’re CEO of a busy company who also has a dream of pursuing their ‘hobby’? How can you balance the two, be great at both and not burn out in the process?

Startup accountant or suburban accountant? Who does your business need?

The "suburban accountant" may be fine as far a plain personal tax return goes but when addressing the complexities of scaling an innovative business – a boutique startup accounting firm already in the space is likely to be the better route.

Stripe: Aussie online businesses still falling behind Asia, Europe in race to go global

Online businesses in Australia have a strong appetite for international growth but are falling behind businesses in Asia Pacific and Europe, revealed new research published by payments infrastructure company Stripe.

KPMG: VC investment in Aussie startups hit a record high of US$899 million in...

Venture capital (VC) invested in Australia hit a record US$899 mil in 2018, up from US$659.9 mil in 2017, according to Venture Pulse Q4 2018, the quarterly global VC trends report published by KPMG.

New research: Australian shoppers will choose bricks and mortar over online

While many believe that shoppers are overwhelmingly moving to online, 79% of Australians are very/fairly likely to choose a store over online if there is an enjoyable atmosphere (music, visuals, scent).

Fintech startup Lumi raises $31.5 million Series A to transform small business lending

Alternative lender and new Australian financial technology company, Lumi, has completed a $31.5 million series A capital raise as it launches to take on the...

Here are 4 powerful collaboration examples that you can use to propel brand growth

With that being said, collaboration marketing is an alternative way for brands both large and small to achieve their business goals by looking for smart ways to drive growth. That means, working with each other—and the key to this is looking for business synergy by creating win-win scenarios.

Here are 7 digital marketing trends your business needs to pay attention to in...

The new year is here, and digital marketing is more advanced and innovative than ever before. It is very likely that the strategies you used last year won’t be effective in 2019.

This is why communication is so important when developing your technology ideas

It is interesting how in the age of technology, and with the support of the technology, communication problems have increased, rather than reducing as you would expect. You may or may not be surprised, but this is also the case for the software development industry.

Is your innovation changing Australia’s future? The iAwards are looking for you

From the world's first modular self-fit hearing aid, robots that write their own code, a virtual reality treatment platform for spider phobia, to an artificially intelligent shark detection system using drones - the Australian Information Industry Association’s (AIIA) iAwards program has unearthed outstanding Australian innovation for over 25 years.

Don’t drop the ball! Here are 8 growth tips on how to sustain your...

Successful businesses are often the most difficult to improve, but without constant progression, it is easy to reach a plateau. Knowing where to look may be difficult, but here are seven areas to consider.

Right on time: here’s how small businesses can go about avoiding late payments

Large Australian companies and institutions are infamously bad at paying smaller businesses on time. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission reports that nearly three quarters of all invoices are paid late.

AI marketing platform Brandollo sets eyes on SMBs with Australia launch

Brandollo, a bespoke marketing and brand amplification platform for startups and small businesses, has announced its official launch in Australia.

Love thy neighbour: Tech startup StreetHubs is rebuilding society one street at a time

New tech startup StreetHubs is launching in Melbourne’s silicon-valley, Richmond, taking a grassroots approach to building a better society, one street at a time.

This fintech startup is shining a light on the not-so-super sector for businesses and...

Australia’s first independent, employee choice-of-fund platform, Roll-it Super, has announced its pilot launch, with plans to shake-up Australia’s employer nominated (default) superannuation sector and awaken employers and employees to the critical role super fund selection plays in our financial futures.

Artificial Intelligence startup Daitum wins StartCon’s Pitch for $1 Million competition

StartCon, in partnership with Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital, have named the winner of the StartCon Pitch for $1 Million competition, with...

What are the sacrifices of running a small business in Australia? A study has...

Research, commissioned by Prospa, shows that more than half (54%) of small business owners spend 6-7 days a week on their business, with one in four (28%) working 7 days a week.

Aussie startups are flourishing amidst record capital despite tech-phobic climate and talent shortages, says...

Five years after the formation of StartupAUS in 2013, Australia has the fundamentals in place to support a flourishing startup ecosystem, yet significant challenges remain including talent shortages, constrained research and development support, and a cooling attitude toward technology among voters and politicians.

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