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New research has found that most Aussies lie about their spending habits [VIDEO]

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.

59% of Aussie shoppers believe most of our retail industry will be online within five...

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.

What every Aussie e-commerce business needs to know about Father’s Day spending

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.

Are you a budding disruptive startup? Caltex Australia has launched a new Slingshot accelerator...

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.

Telstra: 62% of Aussies will stop considering a business if it doesn’t have an...

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.

Are you a female entrepreneur ready to scale up into the US market? This...

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 announces accelerator program committed to diversity

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.

This new accelerator is aiming to connect clean energy start-ups with global markets

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.

New report: Australian businesses are losing staff over lack of future opportunities

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 wins this year’s Creative3 Pitch competition

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...

Autonomous robots are set to take over Sydney! Relax, it’s just the region’s biggest...

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.

Icon Accelerator offers Hunter Region startups $25k seed investment opportunity

Successful applicants will receive $25,000 seed investment, tailored training and world class mentoring over a 10-week period. They will also have the opportunity to fly to Austin for a one-on-one session with Ash Maurya

Millennials set to make a positive and progressive impact on Australian businesses

According to 60% of Australian CFOs, one of the top qualities brought by millennials to the workplace is an increased emphasis on collaboration and transparency. This is followed by increased flexibility (44%)

Cloud accounting giant Sage shares 5 core principles for designing AI for business

‘The Ethics of Code: Developing AI for Business with Five Core Principles,’ were established while Sage was building its own machine learning and AI program

Social enterprise accelerator Impact Academy is back to support change makers

Impact Academy is open for application for the seventh round of its core accelerator program, inviting high growth high impact enterprises to apply.

Reckon partners with AusMumpreneur to help growing force of enterprising women succeed in business

Reckon has teamed up with the country’s largest community of mums in business, AusMumpreneur, and Women’s Business School in an exclusive partnership to offer vital financial literacy education needed to run a successful business.

Applications are now open for Australia’s first “deep technology” AgTech program

The program, called GrowLab, is designed to help talented agricultural technologists capture a portion of the $100 billion Australian AgTech opportunity by guiding them through the process of commercialising their advanced AgTech innovations

Duke of York’s [email protected] startup pitch coming to Australia for the first time

Founded in 2014 by His Royal Highness, The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, the global initiative was born as an extension of His Royal Highness’ ongoing endeavours to support and accelerate innovative business ideas.

Got a financial or health cover solution that appeals to millennials? CUA wants to...

People with innovative solutions that resonate with millennials are invited by Australia’s largest credit union, CUA, to participate in a hackathon from 18-20 August.

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