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David Davies, founder AgUnity

This Brisbane entrepreneur left banking to build a disruptive agtech startup, now looks to...

Former Goldman Sachs and Lehman Bros banker David Davies, founder of impact startup and agtech business AgUnity, recently announced the launch of its equity crowdfunding campaign with Equitise to raise $1.25 million.

These two Aussie university students are trying to improve the mental health of their...

When Monash University students, Anh and Maria, surveyed their peers about how they could improve student life on campus, they were struck by a recurring theme; academic pressure was consistently a key contributor to students’ diminishing mental health - so they’ve created an app to fix it.
Swimply-CEO-and-co-founder-Bunim-Laskin

Swimply, the Airbnb of swimming pools, launches its first-of-a-kind online marketplace for pool sharing...

Founded by 22-year-old entrepreneur, Bunim Laskin, who, as the eldest of 12 children created Swimply out of necessity and a desire for relief and relaxation on a hot summer day.
Mazviita Foto, the founder of Nannies Now

Meet the Uber of childcare: this start up is bringing the sharing economy to...

Mazviita Foto, the Founder of Nannies Now is on a mission to help make it easier for mums to get some “me time” to improve their health and wellbeing with a new app Nannies Now that makes it easy to find babysitters in your area at the last minute.

From haunted houses to ‘destination venues’: How small businesses succeeded in 2019, and what...

Small businesses and entrepreneurs are the backbone of the Australian economy. From small retailers and tech entrepreneurs to sustainable farmers and artists, Australia boasts 2.1 million of the brightest, dynamic and most innovative small businesses.

Australian SEO startup Longtail UX expands into Japan by partnering with Sophola

SOPHOLA’s exclusive partnership with Longtail UX enables the Sydney startup to operate its service in Japan. As part of this agreement, SOPHOLA will work with Longtail UX to help it understand the production processes in the region.
Tropeaka co-founders Caleb Marshall and Blake Mackenzie

Healthy sells, healthy sales: This Australian health food start-up that focuses on millennials has...

Today, Tropeaka ships to over 50 countries around the world and recorded a turnover of over $10,000,000 last financial year, to become one of Australia’s fastest growing and largest health food companies.
Jason Byrne, CEO and co-founder of Freighty

Tech startup Freighty launches online shopping insurance for the masses – just in time...

Freighty has already secured key partnerships with one of the world’s leading brokers, BMS, and the world’s largest property and casualty insurance company, Chubb, which underwrites Freighty’s insurance.
Sunil Vohra and Kate Stone, TWI’s co-founders The Workability Index

A measure of culture: This Australian tech start up has launched the world’s first...

The Workability Index (TWI) is set to revolutionise the way that organisations assess, report and communicate workplace culture.

Meet the Aussie startup that is tackling seniors’ isolation epidemic with virtual reality

SilVR Adventures is providing highly immersive virtual experiences tailored to groups of seniors in aged care facilities across Victoria and planning to expand to more Australian states in 2020.

Australian SEO startup releases new game-changing tool to forecast ROI on SEO

Longtail UX, an Australian SaaS startup and creator of patented technology that boosts websites’ ad performance and website rankings on Google, has today announced a new Search Marketing Scorecard to help companies that do business online.

Profit for paw-pose: Australian dog food company on a mission to end dog euthanasia

Local family-run dog food business SavourLife is on a mission to save every rescue dog in Australia with its launch of Adopt-A-Dog, Australia’s newest online, dog adoption platform.

Australian buy now, pay later provider Payright sets its sights on global expansion with...

Australian fintech and innovative payment plan provider Payright today announced its first international venture, extending its buy now, pay later service into New Zealand.

Aussie beverage brand H2coco (now H2) is looking to raise $5m equity crowdfunding on...

Pioneers of coconut water in Australia, H2coco – now known as H2 – is taking the ‘better for you’ lifestyle to new heights, launching its healthy beverage range in the United States

From $10k in savings to $2 million a month in sales: How two teenage...

Today, Oz Hair & Beauty employs 25 people, and is turning over $2 million a month – establishing the website to one of the leading haircare and beauty platforms in Australia.

Australian fintechs represented in Fintech 100: 7 companies named among the world’s leading fintechs

Australian fintech companies made a strong showing in the 2019 Fintech 100, announced recently by Fintech Innovators, a collaboration between fintech investment firm H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech.

New payment app attracts local and international investment to reinvent how groups manage money

Following the successful growth of fintech PayBox in Israel, the next evolution localised for Australia, PayK is now available for download.

Australian fashion ecommerce retailer theurge.com is launching in America and the UK this spring

theurge.com, an Australian-based technology company making it easy to “Shop the World,” recently announced it will launch in America, the UK, and across the globe this Spring.

Walkthrough proptech app RealAR helps property owners visualize real estate interiors before they’re built

RealAR is a user friendly and accessible way to improve knowledge and understanding of proposals during the entire development assessment process of a space

University of Melbourne spin-out attracts $14m investment for vaccine to treat gum disease that...

The company was set-up to develop and commercialise the research outputs of a long-running programme originating from the University of Melbourne working in collaboration with CSL.

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Five ways to manage your time by managing yourself, with Helen...

Finding the time to tackle everything is one of the greatest challenges faced by business owners. To help time-starved business owners work smarter and not harder, we spoke with Helen Ebdon. The director of Affirming Business and Executive Coaching, she’s a serial entrepreneur who started her first business at age 25. She’s built and run direct marketing and communications businesses and she’s also the creator of the Take 15 Program for business effectiveness.

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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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