Articles Archives - Anthill Online

Articles

Articles
Business news, features for entrepreneurs and small business, comment, resources and reviews | Articles

With 95% of Laservision’s business now coming from exports, the company’s journey provides useful learnings for other small business owners in the arts and recreation sector which are trying to break into overseas markets.

Australia’s startup community has enjoyed a record-breaking year of achievement, but improved access to global talent is critical to the growth of an internationally competitive local tech sector.

The Australian roll out, which has begun in Sydney and Perth, comes after a successful launch in New Zealand. Thousands have embraced the service across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

The easiest way to promote your brand is to turn employees into brand ambassadors. You just need some planning and employee training to boost the brand awareness quickly and successfully.

One of the main conclusions I’ve reached from my research is that truly successful CEOs and business leaders approach their work as an infinite journey. These leaders understand success is infinite and unlimited.

Co-founders Bec Bignell (formerly ABC) and Marius Foley (RMIT) founded Cockatoo Co.lab in December 2016 with a vision to give a voice to underrepresented communities, starting with regional Australia.

While the core principles of influencer marketing are not new concepts to the advertising world, influencer marketing still holds distinct competitive advantages for those who enter the market early.

Dotterel Technologies, a New Zealand based startup that develops noise reduction and audio recording technology for drones, has announced that it has closed a funding round of AU$500k, led by a group of strategic investors.

Eight METS companies have recently completed the Igniting METS Accelerator in Brisbane. The Igniting METS Accelerator was METS Ignited’s highly successful pilot program with the Queensland State Government.

Australian consumer lending fintech, MoneyMe, has finalised an AU$120 million asset-backed wholesale securitization facility led by $100 million from global investment manager, Fortress Investment Group

Australia’s leading mentoring software platform Mentorloop has announced they have closed a $725,000 oversubscribed seed round from Blackbird Ventures, Rampersand and Tempus Partners, bringing their total funds raised to $1 million.

The 12-week program culminated in pitch events with industry representatives and the investment community as well as a graduation event in Brisbane.

On the surface, messaging is simple. Yet when it comes to messaging customers, many businesses struggle to get it right.

In such a competitive industry you must be able to quickly increase sales and stand out from the crowd by embracing opportunities that exist in your business.

The Aussie entrepreneurs behind hero business Creatively Squared battled it out on the world stage presenting their digital marketing business which matches brands with creatives to produce original, authentic content.

Alongside rent-free spaces, the businesses will also receive 12-months of invaluable mentorship from the MYOB, StartUpVIC and CreativeCubes.Co teams in a once-in-a-lifestyle opportunity for up-and-comers.

Sydney-based fintech startup Douugh, who is taking an artificial intelligence (AI) first approach to banking through Sophie (a personal money assistant), has announced an ‘Open Banking’ partnership with Choice Financial in the USA.

At this point, you might be thinking: okay, but that’s Apple you’re talking about. My company is nowhere as big – and i don’t have the budget to be doing all these expensive branding activities.

Despite the growing use of social media in our day-to-day life as a source for news and updates, many leaders have been slow on implementing social media in their personal and professional life. However, there are a number of issues leaders may encounter when joining

The mark of a visionary leader is someone who’s not swayed off track when thumbs up go swiftly south. Trying to remain popular can all too often stand in the way of being effective. If you want to leave a legacy, you have to be willing to take the heat.

STAY CONNECTED

9,030FansLike
9,304FollowersFollow
16,870FollowersFollow

FREE BUSINESS TOOL

Liz Wald is Vice President of International for Indiegogo.com. She has been terrifically successful raising funds through the crowd model.  One of her successes...