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TheRight.Fit, a website connecting brands and agencies with creative freelancers and talent, has secured $750,000 in a seed capital raise from AirTree Ventures.
Three social entrepreneurs have created an online marketplace to offer up equity in their life's earnings in exchange for an unrestricted upfront cash investment. Under their structure, investors do not acquire a portion of the entrepreneur's venture; neither do they have any official say in how the investee uses the money. They simply receive a proportion of the entrepreneurs taxable personal income over the term of the investment; their life.
Most successful business owners are on the hunt for strategic insights or what I call ‘light bulb moments’ - revelations that allow a business to take its next big step.
Investible, one of Australia’s most active VCs at seed stage, has participated in a $2.5 million funding round for AEV Robotics, a Melbourne-based technology company that is poised to dramatically improve the affordability and scalability of low-speed autonomous vehicles and autonomous fleet services.
KPMG Australia recently announced the launch of mLabs, a market-first corporate fintech accelerator connecting forward-thinking mutual Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs) with some of Australia’s most exciting fintech startups.
Digital commerce platform, Neto, has a new POS solution that can process physical in-store purchases, online sales (website) & online marketplaces like eBay
Monitoring cash flow should be your number one priority if you are a business owner; after all, cash is king. Part of this process is having careful control of debtors, for anyone that has experienced times of tight monetary control you know how critical this is in tough times.
For those of you who think accountants are beige bean counters, introducing Matthew Bourke – the new wave of accountant / business leader. He has, perhaps, the most diverse business interests of any of this year’s 30under30 winners.
The launch was made possible after a funding boost from Sydney Angels and a syndicate of other investors allowed Wrappli to finalise the technology, which now gives advertisers real-time visibility on the location of their ads
Australian packaging company, Orora Limited is introducing an innovative cold-chain monitoring system called Xsense® to Australia, from Israel-based BT9
It is assumed that exercise is good for our mental health, but does it make us more creative?
The idea of locking a bunch of creative people in a room until they have hammered out a plan for a new business is not new. In fact, it's been done at Mixer events around the world for a number of years. But the concepts - which tends to engender a form of Stockholm Syndrome in entrepreneurs held hostage by market problems - always seems to churn out interesting formative business. They might not always go on to become the next Google, but the process illustrates the power of focused collaboration.
You don't need to know what CeBIT stands for to understand that businesses totally dig conventions and exhibitions. Stan Kruss understands this. The founder of Expo Centric is dedicated to the whole show room experience, from set design to marketing to digital interactivity.
New research shows almost half (45 per cent) of Aussie small business claim their stress levels have increased in the past year and a quarter feel burnt out
Being perceived as professional by outsiders is a common challenge for small businesses. Many startups reach a stage where meeting clients in cafes no longer cuts it. Here are 10 simple ways that your company can make itself look bigger it is.
On World Sight Day, judges of the University of Queensland (UQ) Business School’s $100,000 Enterprize competition finals voted resoundingly for an innovation that could control the world’s single largest cause of blindness – cataract, a clouding of the eye’s lens among older populations. Calpain Therapeutics, an Adelaide startup that has developed a drug that can slow the onset of cataract, won the nation’s richest business plan competition, ahead of four others shortlisted.
The world is currently eyeball-deep in a period of technological disruption that is unparalleled in human history. This is creating a smorgasbord of opportunities for those entrepreneurs who have the balls to innovate, writes Steve Anderson.
It's easy to start a company, but it's increasingly difficult to grow one. Everyone idolises famous startups like Facebook and Google, but companies of...
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If you're in the B2B space, you probably already used LinkedIn to understand your industry, identify thought leaders and people you want to do...