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Disruptive Aussie fintech Douugh expands in the U.S., exports its financial wealth platform

On a mission to democratise banking and build the autonomous future of money management, Douugh is a consumer technology company that offers an AI powered financial wellness banking platform, delivered through a SaaS subscription model.

Heads up! Startupbootcamp Australia launches World Tour to scout for 2020

In the past two years, Startupbootcamp Australia has supported 21 startups from all over the world. Alumni from the last two programs have achieved massive success by leveraging the mentorship from the FastTracks and Programs.

DC Power Co raises $1.6m in round two of its fight against the big...

DC Power Co plans to unlock the collective power of Australia’s two million solar households to create a large-scale competitor to the big energy companies’ coal fired power plants.

Microlearning platform EdApp completes $4.25M follow on raise from SafetyCulture

EdApp is best known for its on-demand microlearning platform which offers companies across all industries, including retail, mining, FMCG and infrastructure, a more effective way to onboard, motivate and train employees.

Australia’s first baby product review site raises $5.5 million to accelerate national growth and...

Local startup and baby product review site, Tell Me Baby, has completed a $5.5 million capital raise in a bid to accelerate its growth within Australia and prepare for its e-commerce launch into China

A homegrown Pixar: Meet Australia’s only animation studio that is led by two women

Kristen and Nadine have battled many obstacles as a startup in this country and a creative one at that, but have since proven they are two women to be reckoned with; smart, creative and fearless which has seen them raise $20 million in capital in three years.

Is the job dead? What lies ahead for us in the future of work?...

For centuries, jobs have provided people with status and stability and a way of life. Overlying the pursuit of the permanent job was the notion that if you’re not in a job, you’re out of one. But times are changing fast.

Study: 25% of senior marketing leaders still don’t know how to apply location-based data

The study also highlighted knowledge gaps within the Australian marketing community, with 25% of respondents stating that they do not know how to apply location data to their brand.

Aussie serial tech entrepreneur brings trusted crypto exchange Zipmex to Australia

Zipmex was co-founded by serial entrepreneur Marcus Lim, who previously co-founded online marketplace Oneflare. In 2016 Fairfax Media purchased a 35 per cent stake in Oneflare for AU$15 million.

Startup failure rate and 80+ other startling statistics about startups [INFOGRAPHIC]

It takes guts, determination, and a healthy dose of wild optimism to attempt building a startup of your own. It also takes years of hard work. Despite all this, 70% won’t live to see their 10th birthday.

Telstra-backed AI startup Near raises US$100M to fuel expansion and roll out new platform...

Near, the platform that uses AI to make real-world data actionable, today announced that it has raised USD$100M (AUD$143M) in a Series D funding round.

How to lead a team: these are the 5 qualities every successful CEO needs...

Leadership is a topic often spoken about but rarely perfected. Anyone at the helm of a business wants to be a great leader, but often the day-to-day challenges, fears and intricacies of running a business can distract from what it means to really lead a team.

COS cements commitment to the Australian education market and acquires Vital Office

Australian education & office supplies company COS has purchased the business of Vital Office, a leader in paper and education solutions operating across Australia, cementing COS as a lead contender in the education market.

Is this Australia’s most undertrained technical job? 2 in 3 payroll managers admit...

Despite being responsible for putting payments into the accounts of millions of working Australians and interpreting legislation on pay and entitlements for each employee, a...

Australia’s first hemp water launches new flavour following exceptional sales

Following phenomenal sales, and a rapid national expansion well beyond expectation, Australia’s first hemp water +hemp is releasing a new flavour.

Filling the cracks: here’s why it is our moral duty to reduce inequality in...

Income inequality is increasing in Australia: the wealthy are getting richer and the poorest 50 per cent of the population are increasingly struggling– a trend that has continued for nearly 30 years.

Meet the agtech startup that has invented an optical scanner that saves food waste

Rubens Technologies has developed sensors and analytics to predict quality parameters of fruit and crops in real time, and without damaging the product.

Tech giant Canva partners with prop-tech startup Spacenow to find short-term space

The news follows a strong year of growth for the online marketplace, which has on-boarded more than 2000 listings to more than 25 categories of spaces

Blockchain startup Lumachain raises $3.5 million to shine the spotlight on $1.5 trillion food...

Lumachain’s solution has the potential to make food production, manufacturing, and delivery safer, more efficient, and transparent.

Ascender partners with Earnd to enable its clients’ Australian based employees to access their...

Phase one of the new partnership will see more than 700,000 Australian employees who use Ascender’s payroll platform gain the ability to access their income as they earn it.

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