News, opinions and advice on technology development and the state of innovation.
Airwallex’s China office was the first to be affected by COVID-19. Having witnessed the impact first hand, my co-founders and I strongly believe that social distancing is the best way to curb the spread of the virus. In China, implementing work-from-home policies was a crucial step in adhering to social distancing recommendations.
Working in Australia’s wine industry for more than 20 years, I’ve witnessed the resilience and passion of our producers in the face of adversity, responding to natural disasters and now a global pandemic by innovating and pivoting.
Fraud detection and payment automation company Gobbill and Chinese mobile payment company AirPay, have embedded Alipay and WeChat payments into a popular media platform to allow users to pay Australian bills with China’s favourite payment methods.
We invest so much money in our property and our mining and exports, but the real future of every single one of those industries is in the tech and innovation that can reduce inefficiencies, make them more scalable and increase their impact and profitability.
With governments and companies doing all they can to halt the spread of COVID-19, more and more people are beginning to work remotely either by choice or company policy.
Reejig, an AI company that uses big data, deep learning and audited AI to help companies find, recruit and move talent today announced it has completed its first capital raise of A$2.2 million.
Global fintech leader Airwallex has announced an integration with Xero, the global small business platform – to help Airwallex’s small-to-medium business (SMB) customers seamlessly reconcile their domestic and international payments, saving time and ensuring accuracy.
Good Design Australia is calling for Australian nominations for the 2020 Women in Design Award. 2020 marks the second year of this prestigious Award, created to address the significant gender imbalance within leadership roles in the design industry.
Hay will first offer a digital transaction account through the Hay smartphone app packed with features like enriched payment information, monthly insights and travel budgeting features with fee-free foreign exchange rates via the Hay Visa card.
The growth of eCommerce is fast changing Australia’s traditional retail landscape – for instance, online retail sales in Australia have grown by 14 per cent annually over the past three years.
Screeny, a new in-vehicle ad-tech platform for rideshare and taxi drivers, has launched a closed pilot program in Sydney ahead of a broader, interstate launch mid-year.
Vantari empowers doctors and patients to better visualise and read medical imaging such as CT and MRI scans. The company’s cutting-edge rendering technology takes the current visualisation of these images into Virtual Reality by creating an immersive and intuitive environment.
InMoment and MaritzCX, recognised market leaders and proven innovators in the global customer experience (CX) sector, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine the two companies.
E-learning platform Coassemble lands $4.4m Series A funding round to democratize online training for...
Coassemble, a company democratizing online training for global brands, has announced a $4.4M Series A funding round led by Equity Venture Partners (EVP) and advised by Clinton Capital Partners.
As part of the initiative, Coviu has teamed up with over 30 clinicians across Australia who have pledged to support bushfire-affected communities by offering telehealth services which are fully bulk billed.
Childcare platform Juggle Street launches equity crowdfunding campaign, has grown to more than 93k...
The demand for flexible, last-minute childcare, as well as gig economy workers, is on the rise. Neighbourhood network, Juggle Street, has hit more than 93,000 registered users across Australia and New Zealand with 1000 plus new users signing up every week.
According to a recent report by KPMG, the biggest Australian fintech transaction and the third biggest deal in Asia recorded in the first half of 2019 was US$100 million, achieved by Australia’s fastest-grown fintech unicorn, Airwallex.
FlexCareers and mwah launch CareerSwitch, a disruptive career transition startup tailored to the new...
Two organisations leading the way on the future of work - FlexCareers, Australia and New Zealand's #1 platform for flexible jobs, consulting and return-to-work programs, and mwah, a leading consultancy rethinking people and culture - have launched CareerSwitch, an innovative career transition and coaching business reinventing traditional outplacement models.
Australian dealtech platform company, thedocyard, has begun trading on the ASX after being fully subscribed by a mix of private and institutional investors in Australia, the UK and across Asia, following a hugely successful roadshow.
Seasoned startup founders Andrew Jacobs, Joe-Bramwell-Smith and Mikkel Bergmann have announced the launch of their new disruptive Aussie RetailTech business Kitfit.