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What the Federal Budget will mean for SMBs - H&R Block

What the Federal Budget will mean for SMBs

There are big tax cuts for individuals and a number of significant boosts for businesses, all designed to increase spending and boost jobs.
Aussie venture working to save the planet with quality eats launches crowdfunding

New Aussie venture working to save the planet with quality eats launches equity crowdfunding...

The focus of The Alt Saint’s Birchal campaign will be to expand Saint Frankie, a natural breakfast food company that produces quality, plant-based items, including muesli and granola, alternative milks and ready to drink (R2D) coffee, and help save critically endangered animals from extinction along the way.
Aussie logistics start-up Ofload secures AU$2.8M seed funding led by Maersk

Aussie logistics start-up Ofload secures AU$2.8M seed funding led by Maersk

In order to address the significant issue of wastage in the road freight industry, Ofload’s digital platform live matches quality shippers with vetted and reliable carriers―reducing empty miles and idle time for small to medium businesses and ultimately providing better service at a lower price.
Socialsuite secures $1.5 million funding as social issues pressure not-for-profits

Socialsuite secures $1.5 million funding as social issues add pressure on not-for-profits

The proceeds from the capital raise will be used to support growth and continue to enhance the product.
Sendle raises $19 million to help small businesses thrive, as eCommerce grows

Sendle raises $19 million to help small businesses thrive, as eCommerce grows in Australia...

The additional capital will be used to ensure Sendle’s network is stronger and more reliable than ever, and ensure small businesses can deliver to increased customer demand in the coming months and ahead of Christmas.
Insurtech disruptor Open receives backing from AirTree to support its global growth

Insurtech disruptor Open receives backing from AirTree to support its global growth

By using tech to automate insurance, from quote to claim, we’ve significantly improved the product experience, simplifying insurance for brokers, brands and customers” Jason Wilby, co-founder and CEO of Open said.
Sydney-based Lyka Pet Food secures $1.57 million in funding during the recession

Sydney-based Lyka Pet Food secures $1.57 million in funding during the recession

Lyka successfully addresses two key needs of the modern dog owner: nutritious produce in a delivery subscription format that suits their lifestyle.”
Longtail UX gets an extra $2.25 million led by Woolworths Group’s VC arm W23

Longtail UX secures $2.25 million supplementary investment led by Woolworths Group’s VC arm W23

The investment will further support Longtail UX’s international expansion and delivery of its full self-service platform, as well as enhancing the launch of Longtail UX’s new product - LUX Shopping.
Digital Wine Ventures raises $6m to fund launch of a wine trade marketplace

Digital Wine Ventures raises $6m to fund launch of a wine trade marketplace

The volume of cases processed through the cloud-based platform over the last three months doubled as Australians took advantage of online ordering to purchase from their favourite wineries as an alternative to visiting retail outlets and shopping centres.
Australia’s most sturdy esports franchise, ORDER, publicly launches Series B funding

Australia’s most sturdy esports franchise, ORDER, publicly launches Series B funding

For any sporting organisation to thrive in recent times, they have to have taken risks and driven a fan-first culture.
Stone & Chalk acquires Ribit, digital matchmaker for students and businesses

Stone & Chalk acquires Ribit, digital matchmaker for students and businesses

We will continue to ensure that students from every institution around Australia can access the most rewarding jobs and career opportunities in the country and to ensure as much talent as possible is able to flow to the sectors with the highest growth potential.
Neuromersiv just received a million dollars in grant funding for VR neurorehabilitation

Neuromersiv, a MedTech startup developing a VR solution for neurorehabilitation just received $1 million...

“We plan to position ourselves as a world-leading, clinically validated VR based rehabilitation therapy solution”, Neuromersiv’s CEO, Anshul Dayal said.
CareApp funded to connect families with aged care residents during COVID-19

CareApp receives $500k funding to expand its app connecting families with aged care residents...

The funding will help us to support up to six additional staff within our Adelaide team, including developers and account managers to deliver the service to new customers.

Why diversifying is important in investing

Diversification is like having your fingers in every pie. It is all about having an array of assets that react differently to the same economic event.
Robotic Process Automation leader UiPath raises $225 Million Series E funding

Robotic Process Automation leader UiPath raises $225 million Series E funding round

UiPath’s leading-edge, mission critical product combines scalable software with an intuitive user interface enabling companies globally to accelerate their digital transformation efforts.
Ping Services raises $1.3 million to continue powering-up in the renewables sector

Ping Services raises $1.3 million to continue powering-up in the renewables sector

Ping Monitor is a world-first device which is changing the face of wind energy by autonomously detecting wind turbine blade damage, costing the industry $2 billion annually.
How to launch your startup: Accelerators vs. Incubators - Embroker

How to launch your startup: accelerators vs. incubators [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think about where your startup is in the growth process as you dig into the program options and which of the two would be a natural fit.
Richard Rundle, CEO of Airlock Digital

Airlock Digital to use $1.3 million AustCyber funding to address work-from-home cybersecurity risks

Australian cybersecurity pioneer Airlock Digital is using combined funding of $1.3 million through AustCyber to put application whitelisting within easy reach of small and medium enterprises and government organisations
Wrappt founders: Chris Osborne, Nick James, David Steel and Ryan Miller

QLD start-up Wrappt has been awarded $200,000 to tackle video innovation

Queensland startup Wrappt has been awarded $200,000 in Advance Queensland’s latest Ignite Ideas funding round, with a plan to help businesses revolutionise the way they create video.
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Aussie medical drone logistics company Swoop Aero raises Series A amid COVID-19

Swoop Aero, the aeromedical logistics company, has closed a Series A funding round with returning investors Right Click Capital and Tempus Partners,

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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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