Two of Australia’s hottest startups were recently in the press for all of the wrong reasons.
Bucking the trend of Australian companies buying into New Zealand, New Zealand web and app company Rabid Technologies has acquired Squareweave, a strategic design and web development agency based in Melbourne.
Online subscription platform GiggedIn is transforming how live music and entertainment is consumed by making it more affordable, easier and accessible for Australians, particularly millennials, who love the nightlife.
The deal will significantly accelerate the companies’ growth trajectory. With over one million users visiting Oneflare monthly, consumers across Australia will be offered the convenience of instant booking and payments, and exceptional service standards delivered through UrbanYou.
AmazingCo, a data-driven experiences platform, recently announced a $2.3 million raise led by Rampersand VC, including Macdoch Ventures, Aconex’s founders Leigh Jasper and Rob Phillpot, Luxury Escapes co-founder Adam Schwab and Richmond AFL captain Trent Cotchin.
Horizons, a tourism industry accelerator run by Slingshot and backed by the Queensland Government’s $650 million Advance Queensland initiative, has officially launched for the second year running.
Female-oriented protein powder company, Happy Way, is the 2018 Telstra South Australian Business of the Year. Co-founder, Hien Nguyen launched the business after 15 years working as a personal trainer
Cloud accounting platform, Rounded, has announced improvements to its sole trader app, enabling seamless sharing of data between its users and their accountants.
JAR Aerospace is a newly-founded tech startup which launched in 2017, and primarily focuses on the development and manufacturing of purpose built Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) with the functional capabilities to service large scale industrial processes.
Brad Delamare from Tank Stream Labs said the partnership with Academy Xi was timely with the recent establishment of the first Blockchain hub at Tank Stream’s Bridge Street Hub.
theright.fit is a two sided marketplace for creative talent and influencers, making it easy, efficient and cost effective for brands to book campaigns, from TVCs, print campaigns, events and social media executions.
The ability to evaluate a business idea is a valuable skill that could not only save you time and money, preventing you from starting a non-viable business, but also help you understand how you can grow and scale the business once it's established.
Without good people supporting you, it's very difficult to scale and pursue every opportunity presented, whether that's through winning loyal customers who refer you to others, or maintaining your market edge through innovation.
Think about the social media storm that followed the Australian cricket ball-tampering scandal and the Cambridge Analytical data scandal. Brands need to work harder than ever to not only earn Millennials’ trust but to keep it.
Some of the best business ideas start from a hobby and it’s easy to see why – you already like doing it, know a lot about it and are passionate about it, all of which are great ingredients for business success.
Three brothers Nick, Mike and Guilherme from Brazil, who are currently living in Australia, have been working on Brigie's development since November 2016.
The Finnies celebrate the remarkable achievements of Australia’s best FinTech businesses who are recognised for excellence in sectors such as lending, wealth management, payments, crowdfunding, blockchain, artificial intelligence and regtech.
The intensive 6-month program, powered by Australia’s largest tech start-up accelerator, BlueChilli, gives early-stage entrepreneurs the opportunity of a lifetime to quit their day job and have their innovative idea become a global reality.
Dresden was formed in 2014 when Jeffreys and equally poor-sighted designer Jason McDermott decided they could make more functional, versatile and dependable glasses without the high price tags.
Rounded provides intuitive and straightforward accounting solutions, specifically for sole-traders. The SaaS company, established in 2015 hopes to aggressively pursue its growth strategy, targeting the lucrative and growing “gig economy”