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Software that was once reserved for large corporations is now allowing one-person businesses to run their business entirely from a smartphone. From being more organized to automating more of your daily tasks, here are 5 ways simple technology can bring your business huge returns with little investment

Start-ups, social entrepreneurs and charities can now submit their tech solutions to the Optus Future Makers program for their chance to secure a share of $300,000 in funding and the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s best talent to help bring their ideas to life.

Vygo works as a mobile platform that helps university students improve grades with better access to affordable peer tutors, whilst also giving students a ‘business in a box’ to earn money on campus, tutoring classes they have recently aced.

The new platform has already successfully matched over 1,500 mentors to mentees and Art of Mentoring is looking to reach their first 10,000 matches by June 2018.

Today turning your business into an ass-kickin’ data-driven company is quite easy, so it’s time to get rid of robot domination scenarios in your head and take a look at the benefits the future has to offer.

Australia’s Girl Geek Academy has responded to market demand and launched Australia’s first all-woman game making hackathon, #SheHacksGames, aimed to increase the number of women working in game development and building tangible products.

The gig economy is no longer something people experiment with – it’s becoming a real career choice for Australian workers almost as quickly as it’s becoming a vital resource for businesses.

DC Power Co has opened pre-registration for those interested in investing in the company, aiming to raise $4.75 million through equity investment to build an energy retailer promising better deals and financial savings for the nation’s 1.7 million solar panel households

Emerging Australian start-up, Lingmo recently launched Talk2You, a voice messaging translation service available exclusively on their new smartwatch, Time2Translate (T2T). The smartwatch can be purchased today with delivery in April to anywhere in the world.

A world first, the PainPod Mi device is an ultra-wearable device that combines biostimulation and micro current technology. The company's leading product PainPod 3 is also revolutionary in design.

Spark, a 12-week accelerator program designed in partnership with Australia’s leading corporate accelerator, Slingshot, will enable Caltex Australia to disrupt its own business model and look for ideas to improve convenience, mobility, retail offers and efficiency.

The proprietary check-in and peer support app helps to keep users "in the Loop" with up to five people. The tool, created by leading mental health and design specialists at Social Health Innovations is the only mental health finalist in the coveted GLOMOs.

In the years to come, you can expect GPS technologies to do things you never imagined, especially when paired with gadgets associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

The accolade was given to Entersoft on 29 January at the FinTech Awards, which are backed by two major Hong Kong fintech and innovation hubs. This is the company’s third major award win in as many years.

With support from the Australian Government’s Federal Incubator Grant, the 460m2 incubator in the heart of Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley is designed to help startups streamline the development and commercialisation of ground-breaking hardware products.

We live in a world of room-cleaning robots and artificial-intelligence driven algorithms that sort inboxes after learning users’ habits. So, given all those impressive advancements, why do the news headlines suggest we aren’t making such great strides in the realm of cybersecurity?

HCF Catalyst, accelerated by Slingshot, selected the ten participants for this year’s Catalyst program through a nationwide entry process, with finalists pitching their ideas to a leading panel of judges during the HCF Catalyst Pitch Days in December 2017.

Ten of Australia’s best tech companies have been announced as finalists in a unique Latin American accelerator program. After extensive mentoring, the finalists will battle it out in front of judges in Santiago.

Since launching in Paris four years ago, Le Wagon has trained over 2500 students in 26 cities who have gone on to collectively produce more than 75 startups to date, including Kudoz, Skello and Regaind, which was acquired by Apple earlier this year.

The partnership with Typsy will provide EHL the opportunity to significantly develop its blended learning program, which is offered to over 2800 students from 114 countries every year.

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