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Some of the problem areas to be addressed include disability access and support, employment, entrepreneurship, health, housing, language, legal and migration advice, working qualifications, tracing family, and translation services.

Travelshoot announces an investment of $500,000 from these Queensland based investors to help scale its business and maximise global opportunities with its travel partners, including ­Flight Centre Travel Group, Helloworld and RACQ.

Consumers are able to search for auctions on the site in nearly 10 ways – including by price, auction status or suburb - and look at the bidding history of those that have already gone under the hammer.

"James," he said. "There are only two ways to get rich quick." "The first option is to behave badly. Really badly. Be dishonest, tell only half truths, turn your back on consequences and maybe even break the law."

It doesn't matter if you're an established business that wants to achieve dramatic growth in the year ahead or a newbie startup that is seeking to understand how others have grown quickly on tiny budgets

Outfit is already making more than $750K with its recurring revenue model in its first year, and Bruce plans to grow the business to $10mil recurring revenue by 2020. He is looking at a Series A round of funding in the next 6 months as well.

Houston-based Innovation Institute of the Texas Medical Centre has announced it will help accelerate the launch of Adelaide-based tech company Personify Care mobile patient monitoring platform into the US market.

Busy Sydneysiders are now able to summon the services of professional laundromats and dry cleaners to their very doorstep, thanks to a new service, called Laundry Club.

Global recruitment and talent solutions company Hudson and SEEK will join Corporate Startup accelerator Slingshot to lead Australia’s first HR-tech Startup accelerator.

When the roller coaster is heading down, self-doubt settles in. Too many business owners become reactive and lack the ability to respond with commercial acumen.

Making progress is all about taking risks and learning from these risks, whether they pay off or not. However, there are certain mistakes many business owners are still making unnecessarily, perhaps without even realising it.

Audience Republic, an Australian-developed online platform that helps event organisers increase ticket sales, has closed a $525,000 seed investment round.

A VR archaeology startup, Lithodomos VR, has received $900,000 in seed funding. The company creates reconstructions of the ancient world in VR for the tourism, education and entertainment industries.

On Christmas Eve 2016 Deputy signed definitive documents for a US$25M Series-A investment from OpenView Venture Partners. The prior eight weeks had been intense and competitive. In the true sense, OpenView won the deal.

We are living in a world where the most powerful people are not necessarily the smartest or the most experienced. Change is happening and it will not wait for you to get used to it.

Australia’s Girl Geek Academy has announced a raise of $1.3 million to roll out its #SheHacks Victoria hackathon, a world first, all-female initiative bringing women together to support them in creating new technology businesses across the state.

Compliance training may not currently be the top priority on your HR to-do list, but it’s one of the most important things to account for in your business.

The market for cyber insurance is expected to reach US$7.5 billion in premiums by 2020, fuelled by demand from the finance industry, along with a forecast of new investments from the healthcare industry.

Workforce management solution provider, Deputy recently announced it has received US$25M in Series A financing from OpenView. This funding marks the company’s first from an institutional investor in its eight year history

Australia has about 1.2 million SMEs that are employers. They represent 70 per cent of private-sector employment. There is plenty of demand for finance for SMEs.

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