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Carter has taken a 10 per cent equity stake through his jointly owned investment business, 910 Limited, and is looking to become more involved in the company as and when he transitions away from rugby.

Getting the right team and systems in place was essential to meet the high standards of finish required. The enthusiastic team at Ability Works, a social enterprise helping to empower people with disabilities, brainstormed and developed the wrapping technique.

From capital investment strategies to predictive analytics on critical equipment, Relken Engineering helps clients increase the productivity of physical assets and infrastructure, and reduce total cost of ownership.

The Sharing Hub, Australia’s first sharing economy accelerator, has today launched a new awards program to recognise and celebrate Australia’s top sharing economy startups, leaders, innovators and disruptors.

Founded in 2016, Finch is a fintech startup with a vision to reimagine the consumer finance experience. Its first product, “a financial app for your social life” combines social payments and spending insights

RMIT Activator has announced further pre-seed funding of $100,000 from the Activator Capital Fund, to be split between five of its startup teams. The announcement brings the startup funding from the Activator Capital Fund to $800,000, of a total $7 million dedicated to financially supporting startups.

Sponsoring this year’s Future Founders Mission, the Software as a Service company will assist in sending 20 tech-savvy Aussie youths aged 18 - 29 to Silicon Valley.

Exhibiting alongside elite showmakers and distributors like Sony Pictures, Disney, Lionsgate and FremantleMedia, the Caulfield-based hsquared now distributes 80% of its locally-produced programs to international audiences

Career technologists, Martin McCann and Dr. Matthias Born, are launching a world-first lending tech for banks and traditional lenders that will help to equip them against competition from tech giants such as Facebook, Tencent, and eBay wanting to enter financial services.

maekit is a cloud platform allowing freelance web designers and small agencies to manage multiple websites and the entire lifecycle of a client through one simple platform.

The accelerator is a structured, 12 week program designed to build compelling business models and secure the traction, viability and investment needed for each business to succeed.

The new digital marketplace connects boutique, florists with customers in a hyper-local model, to bring the magic back to buying flowers. “The way people buy flowers online right now doesn’t reflect the magic of the moment,” says founder and CEO, Leah Pooley.

Payments platform Verrency has announced a $US15 million Series A funding round as it continues to expand internationally. The growth-stage fintech provides payments innovation-as-a-service

My business, UrbanYou recently completed the strategic acquisition of HomeHello, cementing their position as the market leader in the on-demand home services sector. The acquisition comes after a year of phenomenal growth for UrbanYou.

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.

Celebrating 95 years in business, men’s accessories connoisseurs Buckle | 1922 are one of few Australian businesses that have survived the hard times throughout the GFC, Great Depression and WWII.

CUA, Australia’s largest credit union, and technology startup hub River City Labs, have welcomed four new startup teams to the CUA Sponsored Entrepreneur Program (SEP).

Leading Australian property investment and funds management group Charter Hall has collaborated with corporate innovation consultancy and startup accelerator, Collective Campus, to launch an Australian first real-estate technology accelerator program.

Retailers who list their products through the MyDeal Marketplace can now apply for a business loan of up to $250,000 directly through their supplier management system and in many cases receive the funding in under 24 hours.

Australia has a clear need for simple, sustainable, shareable transport in its metropolitan centres, and ofo is committed to providing a quality product and service to play its part in improving urban transport

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