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Australian delivery startup Passel is going global, launching in Ireland for Christmas

Passel was selected as one of the successful companies in the Smart Dublin Last Mile Delivery Challenge, a global search seeking innovative, smart, low-cost solutions to optimise freight and cargo deliveries in urban centres.

Here are 5 key tips to keep in mind as an Australian startup doing...

Following the introduction of the free trade agreement between Australia and South Korea (KAFTA) in 2014, trade between the two countries has boomed. Korea is Australia’s fourth largest trading partner, making the Korea-Australia corridor ripe for business-savvy Aussies.

How strong is the Australia-Asia startup connection? What do we need to with it?

Looking beyond the sheer scale of China, or the crowded startup hubs of Hong Kong and Singapore, reveals a market that’s brimming with opportunity for Australia’s creatively minded entrepreneurs.

Aussie retail tech innovator Neto expands into US following strong local growth

Fast-growing Australian retail management platform, Neto, will expand into the US market and open a Denver-based office following its strong 55 percent year-on-year Australian revenue growth in fiscal year 2018.

Here’s what you need to know about the Australia-Asia startup connection

Asia used to be a great stopover destination when flying to Europe to get some shopping done or head to the beach, but times...

What Australian businesses need to know about navigating foreign markets in 2018

The Australian dollar has already fluctuated significantly this year, but overall, a slide is predicted for our dollar in 2018. With a weaker AUD, small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) working in overseas markets should begin to look for ways to protect their business from potentially volatile currency movements.

Here’s what you need to know about bootstrapping your way to global growth

Bootstrapping any business is crazy ride - you’re cash-strapped, resource-constrained and constantly time poor. It requires creativity, innovation and occasional serendipity to walk a tightrope without the safety net of funding.

How NSW-based Laservision is leading the new future of tourist attractions in Australia

With 95% of Laservision’s business now coming from exports, the company’s journey provides useful learnings for other small business owners in the arts and recreation sector which are trying to break into overseas markets.

Aussie businesses are looking for offshore expansion opportunities in the wrong place

While China is clearly Australia's largest trading partner and export market, there are other high-growth Asian economies right on our doorstep. These options offer expansive growth opportunities and are potentially less complex with smaller set up investments required.

This Australian fintech is looking to raise $2 million in order to power “the...

Disruptive Australian FinTech, Credi is seeking to raise $2 million by working through Wholesale Investor in order to target its network of sophisticated Australian investors.

Upwire launches world-first ‘drag and drop’ tech as it expands to the United States

Upwire co-founder Ben Brophy, said the response to the platform has exceeded expectations and validated a global market need for a simple way to build intelligent communications.

This Australian biotech startup has produced a world-first bone “glue” and secured $3.4 million...

Australian biotech, Trimph, has successfully completed a first-in-human trial of its proprietary bone “glue”, TrimphDent, the only bone graft substitute in the world to be applied in...

Australian tech company shakes up global amusement park and leisure industries

ROLLER's cloud-based software platform is redefining the way people attend and spend at amusement and leisure venues around the world. With offices in Melbourne,...

Does your startup need to move to Silicon Valley? Here are some things to...

The question that is all too often asked is this – does an Australian start-up need to move to The Valley to be successful?

This Adelaide swimwear startup has dived into the international market this summer

In just one month, the pair established a large influx of sales. The majority of their sales coming from the US and Europe in line with their summer.

Aussie tech startup KoalaSafe hits Target in the U.S. with its innovative device to...

CEO and Co-Founder Steven Pack said the product has been well received in the U.S. with sales growing rapidly across the country in the past three years.

ASX-listed tech startup HearMeOut brings voice filters to the US social media market

The filters function is the latest feature to be added to the HearMeOut repertoire, following an app revamp for the official US launch in March, as well as the launch of the LifeSpan feature, which can make posts disappear after 24 hours.

Australia’s Demand Film reaches out to half a billion people with North American expansion

The team that brought cinema on demand to Australia and New Zealand four years ago is excited to announce its expansion into North America, increasing its potential audience to more than half a billion movie goers

Unlockd has raised a US$23 million Series B funding round and is expanding into...

The partnership is the result of Axiata Digital’s lead investment in Unlockd’s Series B round and will accelerate the company’s entry into Asia by leveraging Axiata’s carrier list, which has presence across ten countries

What to know about accelerating the growth of your Australian business in the U.S.

We took part in intense workshops, listened to seminars, networked ourselves silly, and met other Australians whose products have flourished in one of the world’s biggest markets.

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