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3 steps to improve diversity and inclusion and solve Australia’s tech talent shortage

D&I has long been proven to give companies a social and economic competitive advantage, but our Shaking the Status Quota report shows that a lack of D&I in Aussie workplaces is alienating stellar talent, and making existing employees feel unwelcome and undervalued.

Watch out! Is your small business going to tank before it takes off? [SPONSORED]

Launching a business is by no means an easy task. Even the most brilliant idea has the possibility of failing if not executed properly.

How startups can establish a cool office without breaking the bank [SPONSORED]

Whether you rent an office space or decide to operate from home, this will be a considerable investment. There are some essentials that you cannot imagine setting up your office space without.

The 10 Commandments of LinkedIn for Business

Most people use LinkedIn as an extension of their CV, as a way to get their next job. But if you run...

Here are 5 modern KPIs to build into your overall business goals [SPONSORED]

Expecting a different result from the same tired strategies should be the last thing you bring into a new decade, so start to implement some new KPIs today.

[INFOGRAPHIC] THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF LINKEDIN FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

Most people use LinkedIn as an extension of their CV, as a way to get their...
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Australian start-up DingGo targets national expansion following $500K investment

Australian start-up DingGo, creator of an online platform for smash repairs, has announced plans to leverage a half-a-million-dollar matched grant to expand across Australia and beyond.
Adam Rigby (L) Dan White (R) Ray White NurtureCloud

Real estate giant Ray White invests $3 million in Aussie proptech startup NurtureCloud

Australasia’s largest real estate agency, Ray White, has just invested $3m into Sydney-based proptech company NurtureCloud, to both improve its own network’s offering as well as being part of exploring international opportunities for the product.
Jack Zhang CEO Airwallex

Airwallex and Visa debut Airwallex Borderless Cards for business – first major product announcement...

Airwallex recently announced the launch of the Airwallex Borderless Card for businesses, in partnership with Visa. Airwallex Borderless Cards is Airwallex’s first major product announcement since it achieved unicorn status last year after a hugely successful series C fundraising round.
David Murray, CEO Buildxact

Buildxact accelerates into the US to lead construction’s digital future, third market outside Australia

Construction tech company Buildxact announced it has expanded its operations into the United States to meet growing customer demand.
Jacques Lepron, Founder Driverli

Driverli secures $10K from Catalysr to improve road safety amongst young drivers in Australia

After a standout performance in the award-winning Catalysr pre-accelarator program for startups, Driverli is on the road to business success thanks to a $10K funding boost.

Are physical stores going extinct? Bricks and mortar retailers join threatened species list

The announcement that Bose intends to close 119 stores across Australia, Europe, Japan and North America should come as a warning to offline retail outlets. Online shopping is far surpassing walk-in outlets.
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How startups are using explainer videos to sell their products successfully [VIDEO]

Here’s a list of the 10 best startup explainer videos that can offer you great inspiration for your own.
Australian entrepreneur, Shark Tank judge and investor Andrew Banks

Serial entrepreneur Andrew Banks launches new fintech start-up Plastiq.it, seeking equity crowdfunding on Equitise

Australian entrepreneur, Shark Tank judge and investor Andrew Banks has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign with platform​ ​Equitise​ for his new cashback rewards business ​Plastiq.it​.
Lumin CEO and founder, Ben Tripodi

Aussie sports tech firm Lumin Sports seeking $750K capital raise to target overseas sporting...

Lumin Sports Technology, an Adelaide-based sports technology start-up, is looking to raise $750,000 from investors to enable the company to finalise its platform as a turnkey solution to deliver to professional sports organisations in Europe and the United States.

Significant proportion of Aussies indicate their employers are blind to sickness, work overload, stress,...

1 in 2 workers have admitted their bosses don’t send sick employees home, 2 in 5 have said work overload and stress is rife, and 1 in 3 have said inadequate training is provided.
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1 in 3 organisations admit they miss errors in employee payslips – with underpayments...

With concern about employee underpayments at an all-time high, new data reveals that more than a third (36 per cent) of Australian organisations are not confident that they have identified and corrected all payslip errors.
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Taronga launches new accelerator program, hunting for brilliant eco-friendly ideas

Taronga Conservation Society Australia has launched HATCH: Taronga Accelerator Program to drive innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing conservation and environmental challenges.

Our business economy is in danger! Here’s how to stave off a retail apocalypse

Thriving in modern business comes down to the vision to stay ahead of the pack through extraordinary strategy, innovation, and engagement. Those who listen are thriving and capitalising on the many opportunities that exist in retail world.
Don Hesh, CEO of Introducer

Business loans marketplace Introducer.com.au wins $10K funding from Catalysr’s pre-accelerator program

Introducer, Australia’s only after hours supported business loans marketplace has been selected as one of two startups to receive $10,000 funding from Catalysr.

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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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