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StartupAUS, Australia's peak advocacy group for startups, acknowledged support for fintech in the 2017-18 Federal Budget, but noted there was a lack of focus on innovation or entrepreneurship.

Even the Australian Government recognises the importance of the role fintechs are playing and will continue to play in our financial arena. The Treasury website states, “We want to see fintechs in Australia become a locus of creative thinking and business activity.”

In terms of ROI, a social media marketing campaign has a potential to do wonders for your business as long as you play your cards right. With this in mind, you are probably wondering how to execute a great marketing campaign on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

One of Australia’s fastest growing tech companies, RedEye, has announced a strategic partnership with U.S. water technologies organisation, WaterStart, following a Nevada Government trade mission to Queensland in late 2016.

The new site, Hub Hyde Park, chosen for its close proximity to Sydney’s CBD and size, will have a strong focus on catering for growing businesses with a variety of private, dedicated and flexible workspaces.

After 37 years, 704 franchises and operations in four international markets, joint-CEOs and founders of Bakers Delight – Roger and Lesley Gillespie – have announced they have stepped down from the top job.

Today’s ICT writers are more time-poor than ever before. Fewer journos are writing and editing more copy. So we strive to give them what they need: clear, concise and relevant text devoid of adjectives or any hint of marketing hype.

Leaders from global recruitment and talent solutions giant Hudson, jobs monolith SEEK and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) joined corporate accelerator Slingshot to announce the 12 Startups and Scaleups who make up the program’s inaugural cohort.

With 22.3% of students at Australian universities being international students, it’s important that they aren’t disregarded for employment, especially if they are receiving the same education as local students.

Instead of trying to create something from scratch, entrepreneurs and business owners can draw inspiration from tried and tested business models to shake up their industries with impressive results.

The good news is that the ability to lead through uncertainty is a learnable skill. In fact, it is perhaps the most important skill for leaders today to master. And the place to start is to become expert in managing ourselves.

Today the digital world provides many online marketing tools to help your business be visible. Here are 5 simple tips you can implement to help ramp up your online marketing.

All industries bring new products to market – whether they be new product categories, markets, segments, or industries. But not every company gets it right.

Who can justify having Australian businesses pay over $22 billion annually in payroll tax to the individual States for the sole reason that they are employing people?

Alongside internships, Outcome.Life help their clients to choose the right Professional Year provider, ensuring that students not only kickstart their career, but also achieve permanent residency status where appropriate.

Created by teachers, for teachers, the #MissMakesCode program is delivered through specialist teacher training bootcamps where primary school teachers, teacher librarians and parents of five to eight year old girls are provided with the framework to deliver these fun and engaging workshops.

Kremer and Khan believe that by utilising marketing initiatives well, it can raise brand awareness and result in a steady flow of business leads. They share their top five tips on how to grow startups to a global scale.

Under the initiative, The Fruit Box Group will donate 25,000 boxes of fresh fruit, vegetables, milk and bread over the course of 2017. The group is investing up to $400,000 in the pilot program in Melbourne.

Led by Graham Tuckwell, Founder of ETF Securities, and Alium Capital an Australian growth focused fund, the latest capital raise will help strengthen Stockspot’s position as the country’s leading digital investment service.

Congratulations and best of luck to these 10 ground-breaking Aussie companies which demonstrate the breadth and excellence of our start-up community.

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