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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.
Startupbootcamp expands to Melbourne launching new fintech accelerator in collaboration with NAB, Vic Gov,...
Global accelerator program Startupbootcamp has announced it is expanding its extensive global FinTech presence to Melbourne, and will launch its FinTech Accelerator program in Victoria, backed by global leaders in the banking and insurance sectors.
2018 will be known as the year ecommerce cemented its position as the future of retail in Australia according to new data released in the ‘Neto 2018 State of eCommerce Report’
On the hunt for successful Australasian technology scale-ups, the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched its Tech Rocketship Awards in Australia and New Zealand.
The 12-week program, in partnership with Slingshot, is now in its fourth year and offers participants access to HCF mentors and hands-on resources such as funding, industry relationship-building, and strategic guidance to turn their ideas into investment-ready businesses.
12.5% fewer startups were active in 2018 than in 2017, in a result compiled in collaboration with world-leading data analysis organisation Data61.
Powered by Australia’s largest tech start-up accelerator BlueChilli, The Stockland Accelerator offers start-ups the opportunity to refine their bold idea and develop it into a prototype, with $38,000 upfront investment and up to $500,000 in follow-on funding.
New research, commissioned by money expert and author of ‘The Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings’ Vanessa Stoykov, reveals that only 43% of Australians are honest when they talk to their loved ones about their spending habits.
With Australian consumers increasingly turning to online shopping, multiple stores have closed in recent years, with Toys ‘R’ Us, Gap, Esprit, and selected Target stores the casualties this year alone. Australians have become so used to these closures that a recent survey revealed 59 per cent of Aussie shoppers believe most of the industry will be online in the next two-to-five years.
CupoNation analysed its internal sales data during the two weeks leading up to the Father’s Day 2017 to understand consumer purchase behavior. The most shopped categories in terms of money spending were Fashion & Accessories, Beauty, Health & Wellness and Electronics & Phones.
Spark, a 12-week accelerator program designed in partnership with Australia’s leading corporate accelerator, Slingshot, will enable Caltex Australia to disrupt its own business model and look for ideas to improve convenience, mobility, retail offers and efficiency.
Drawing on the 2018 Telstra Small Business Intelligence Report, Telstra Executive Director, Small Business, Brendan Donohoe said the evidence showed small businesses were missing critical opportunities to meet the wants and needs of the contemporary consumer.
FD Global Connections, which works with organisations to launch their businesses in the USA, has announced applications are open for its prestigious New York Immersion Program especially targeting female-led startups and SMEs ready to scale up into the US market.
The Women’s Business School is passionate about ensuring that women from a diverse range of backgrounds have access to world-class education, peer connectivity, mentoring and support in a professionally challenging but safe and welcoming environment.
Origin is searching for clean energy start-ups to join this unique accelerator program that will be hosted in Australia, Europe and USA and will connect start-ups with utilities that have more than 73 million customers in over 40 countries.
Most interestingly, the report found top reasons for voluntary resignation were factors all within organisations’ control and could be prevented. 79% of staff left to seek new challenges, 58% resigned due to limited career advancement, and 46% left over insufficient financial reward
Startup Catalyst and TechnologyOne partner to transform Australia’s startup and innovation landscape
Sponsoring this year’s Future Founders Mission, the Software as a Service company will assist in sending 20 tech-savvy Aussie youths aged 18 - 29 to Silicon Valley.
Brisbane-based startup Creatively Squared was recently named the winner in this year's Creative3 Pitch competition, as the Creative3Conference kicked off in Brisbane. Founders Ruth Stephensen and Scott Thomas took out the the top...
With a theme of “Transportation Innovation”, this year’s event will see the robots navigate a ‘smart city’, following road rules, adjusting speed in line with school zones and highways, picking up ‘passengers’ and returning home safely.