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Start-ups, social entrepreneurs and charities can now submit their tech solutions to the Optus Future Makers program for their chance to secure a share of $300,000 in funding and the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s best talent to help bring their ideas to life.

The eight carefully selected founders lead successful businesses across different industries such as healthtech, agritech, real estate, wellness and fashion.

Vygo works as a mobile platform that helps university students improve grades with better access to affordable peer tutors, whilst also giving students a ‘business in a box’ to earn money on campus, tutoring classes they have recently aced.

The new platform has already successfully matched over 1,500 mentors to mentees and Art of Mentoring is looking to reach their first 10,000 matches by June 2018.

The capital will also be used to drive further global growth of the platform, which has seen its user base explode from 1.1 million to 3 million users over the last 12 months. The business plans to triple its headcount, growing to a team of 75 over the coming months.

Today turning your business into an ass-kickin’ data-driven company is quite easy, so it’s time to get rid of robot domination scenarios in your head and take a look at the benefits the future has to offer.

The overwhelming response among investors eager pay $50 to be among DC Power Co’s first 95,000 customers set a record for the world’s biggest equity crowdfunding launch.

Small businesses often have little to no reserve. For them, cash flow is an ongoing concern that needs to be managed directly. If you consider that cash flow is the lifeblood of any business, it is easy to see why it is not something you want left to chance.

Entrepreneurs have to be everything to everyone, we wear multiple hats every day and throughout the journey. As a lifelong entrepreneur, I have identified five key ingredients to launching a successful startup and staying the course.

Established in late 2014, Prosper Education has developed RoyalABC, a complete language learning ecosystem for children aged 3-6 incorporating growth mindset and the 4 C’s of 21st century learning: critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration.

QPay aims to use the QPay MasterCard to capture the largest cluster of millennial consumers at the point when they’re most likely to begin making serious financial decisions – when enrolled in tertiary education.

Daisee leverages the best in AI research from leading universities including Deakin University and University of New South Wales, to create software applications for companies across a variety of industries.

HappyCo is the leading real-time operations platform for inspecting, managing and monitoring residential properties and commercial facilities, and is used to manage more than 1.2 million units by companies such as Airbnb, Softbank/Fortress and Vicinity Centres.

Sydney founded cloud-based HR, payroll and benefits platform Employment Hero announced it has secured AUD $8 million in Series B funding. The funding round was co-led by SEEK and OneVentures with participation from AirTree Ventures and AMP.

Building COS over the years has been a rollercoaster of emotions, learning lessons, successes and losses, but I’m proud of what it has become. If you are a small business owner, don’t be afraid of the difficult periods in the lifecycle of your business.

Australia’s Girl Geek Academy has responded to market demand and launched Australia’s first all-woman game making hackathon, #SheHacksGames, aimed to increase the number of women working in game development and building tangible products.

The gig economy is no longer something people experiment with – it’s becoming a real career choice for Australian workers almost as quickly as it’s becoming a vital resource for businesses.

A two-sided marketplace within the $100B+ sharing economy ShareRing has announced it has closed a AU$3.8 million capital raise. The seed funding round comes as ShareRing launches its Token Generation Event with an aim to issue four billion tokens, with a hard cap of USD$48 million (AU$62 million), through the sale of its utility token ShareToken (SHR).

With over 500 million daily active users, Instagram’s power as a communication and brand building tool is undisputed. Yet without the ability to use links in captions, its full ecommerce potential has re-mained untapped. Until now.

DC Power Co has opened pre-registration for those interested in investing in the company, aiming to raise $4.75 million through equity investment to build an energy retailer promising better deals and financial savings for the nation’s 1.7 million solar panel households

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