Gerald Ainomugisha, Author at Anthill Online
Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Say hello to Gerald aka Mr You-Can't-Touch-This (don't ask, long story). This lad fell in love with both writing and business way before he even got his first kiss. It is therefore no surprise that he now writes about business! A prolific freelance writer, Gerald joined the Fantastic Four... sorry, the fantastic Anthill team in July 2012 and has been contributing to the awesomeness on these pages since then.

One of the most important things to remember is that you shouldn’t be afraid to ask for help because many connections will be able to put you in touch with new connections and help you grow your network.

Australia’s largest online craft beer retailer, BoozeBud, formerly known as BeerBud, has today announced its expansion into premium and boutique wines and spirits, adding hundreds of alcohol brands to its already comprehensive range of craft beers.

The biggest mistake you can make when pitching your company to a crowdfunding platform is to over-value your company. A good business idea is a powerful thing but without funding it will likely come to nothing. So don’t make the mistake of assuming the idea is worth more than the funding that will make it a reality.

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is one approach Australian companies can take to assist in freeing up fiscal and human capital. At a minimum, businesses can save up to 60 per cent on current contact centre costs, which can then be reinvested back into the core business and enable a shift towards high value tasks.

JoinMyWedding.com is the first online global platform that enables to-be married couples to open up their weddings to travellers who seek authentic cultural experiences on their holidays by connecting them via selling and buying tickets to weddings.

QSIC, Australia’s first and leading commercially licensed music streaming service, has exceeded 1.5m streams in the last quarter and has added Melbourne, super-venue, Garden State, to its expanding client database.

Sendle is levelling the playing field for the 90 percent of Australia’s businesses who operate with less than 10 employees. Since launching over a year ago, Sendle has clocked 100 million kilometres of 100 per cent carbon neutral parcel delivery.

The funding will accelerate the launch of RedEye’s new workforce mobility solution, RedEyeWFM, which aims to help the business grow its share of the projected US$320 billion global enterprise mobility market.

Deliveroo, the global on-demand food delivery service, recently announced a AU$361 million Series E investment, led by Bridgepoint, existing investor DST Global, and General Catalyst with participation from existing investor Greenoaks Capital.

OpenAgent, a real estate website with the mission to make selling easy for Australian property owners, has announced it has successfully closed a A$12 million round of funding, led by ReInventure, with co-investment from Sydney VC Breakthrough Labs and Singapore based VC, Qualgro.

The start that this smart Aussie tech company had was far from good. It was awesome! On crowd-funding platform Indiegogo, they hit their goal in two hours, reached the $100,000 mark within one day and had reached over $300,000 by the end of that first week.

Cedars-Sinai has received a grant award of US $600,000 from the United States National Institutes of Health for the purchase of 4Dx’s new preclinical lung scanner, making Cedars-Sinai the first institution scheduled to purchase this advanced instrument, which can help detect lung diseases in their early stages.

TheRight.Fit, a website connecting brands and agencies with creative freelancers and talent, has secured $750,000 in a seed capital raise from AirTree Ventures.

TruRating recently announced that it has raised AU$16.5 million in Series A funding, which will be used to further propel the company’s expansion into global markets and enable TruRating to further develop new technology to provide additional value to consumers.

Nexba’s new range of Cola, Lemon and Orange Sparkling Infusions are a natural, zero sugar alternative to traditional sugary soft drinks, with no artificial ingredients, flavours or sweeteners.

Key draws on his own experience as a billion dollar inventor to offer how-to's and other takeaways you can use to get off the ground and into the black. Case studies, tips, and advice from other successful entrepreneurs underscore key principles to make it easier than ever for you to achieve your business and life dreams.

TechSydney is a not-for-profit enterprise led by some of Australia’s most successful and influential entrepreneurs and innovators who have a mutual determination to see Sydney boom onto the global tech stage.

While the focus is often on how business and tech co-founders combine to create successful start-ups, Sinorbis, an emerging Australian digital company helping companies tap into China’s burgeoning online consumer population, brings Western and Eastern expertise together to benefit Australian businesses.

Progressclaim.com is tailor made for the construction industry and streamlines the claim process by offering complete transparency, allowing claims to be processed collaboratively while minimising the risk of disputes and speeding up submittals and approvals

CEA will host TimeLooper for a six month period, helping the team to connect to the local start-up networks, provide access to mentors and its onsite coworking space, The Coterie, business advice, access to its incubator masterclass program, exposure at Creative3 and other levels of support required to accelerate the growth of the platform.

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