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The University of Queensland (UQ) has cemented its position as a leading launchpad for entrepreneurs and a magnet for major investors, with startups from its ilab programs attracting more than $57 million.
It doesn't seem to matter how advanced the technology and marketing worlds become — there's always going to be a place for traditional advertisements too.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, about 2.5 million Australians are currently employed on a casual basis, reinforcing experts’ beliefs that this is not a passing fad but a global trend that is set to redefine the workforce.
According to Jimmy, co-founder of the trading website BullMarketz.com, the trading and fintech industry is a great option for start-ups and also an industry that gets overlooked by many.
Aged care tech startup, Conpago, is combining software, robotics and the humble kettle to reduce loneliness and enable connection in the elderly, with a suite of intuitive products.
Australia’s leading travel technology company TRAVLR is gearing up for its Series B capital raise following the successful launch of its online booking engine, world first travel partnerships, record sales and heightened investor interest.
Melbourne-based education services start-up Maths Pathway has closed a $AU2.1 million seed investment round, led by Social Ventures Australia (SVA). The $1 million investment from SVA is the organisation’s first equity investment from its $15 million SVA Diversified Impact Fund, which reached final close earlier this year.
Hospitality entrepreneur raises $1 million to launch Australia’s first online premium cocktail subscription service
Cam Northway, one of Australia’s most experienced and knowledgeable beverage experts, is launching a new tech startup, Cocktail Porter, the quenching solution that discerning fans of premium drinks have been waiting for.
Autonomous drone startup Emesent raises $3.5 million to unlock safer, more productive future for underground mines
Emesent, a drone autonomy spin-out from CSIRO's Data61, the technology arm of Australia's national science agency, has raised $3.5 million in venture capital to commercialise its first product, Hovermap
Six months after launch, CannVaLate, Australia’s largest network of cannabis prescribing medicinal clinics, has raised $4 milion in Series A funding, with over 50% of funds coming from the medical profession. The company plans to go to IPO in early 2019.
With a remote workforce nationally, its important to promote inclusiveness and transparency, and technology plays a key role in enhancing communication and team cohesion.
Considering millennials and Gen Zs will make up 50% of the global workforce by 2020, and already account for the highest consumers of video content – spending between 18 - 53 minutes a week watching videos – it makes sense for companies to communicate with them in a way they can relate to.
Australian energy technology company carbonTRACK has begun its second round of funding – seeking $10 million - to help it fast-track its growth in the US and expand into Europe.
2018 will be known as the year ecommerce cemented its position as the future of retail in Australia according to new data released in the ‘Neto 2018 State of eCommerce Report’
On the hunt for successful Australasian technology scale-ups, the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched its Tech Rocketship Awards in Australia and New Zealand.
99designs recently completed a study that reveals 65% of entrepreneurs are choosing their logo colours based purely on personal taste and preference, with around half doing little to no research on the wider implications of their brand colour choices.
Melbourne based fintech startup Pelikin is gearing up to launch their mobile-only multi-currency account and prepaid Visa card, which aims to change the way young Australians travel.
As the coworking market continues to cement itself as an institutional part of Australian culture, it is inevitable that naysayers will share ongoing scepticism of the industry. There will also be those that are looking to join a space but are hesitant because of perceptions attached to coworking.
The 12-week program, in partnership with Slingshot, is now in its fourth year and offers participants access to HCF mentors and hands-on resources such as funding, industry relationship-building, and strategic guidance to turn their ideas into investment-ready businesses.
12.5% fewer startups were active in 2018 than in 2017, in a result compiled in collaboration with world-leading data analysis organisation Data61.