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Here are 3 important things the Australian agtech industry should be doing better

Australia gets a lot of things right when it comes to agricultural research and development (R&D), and we are generally recognised as being one of the best countries for our overall R&D approach.

Investments in fintech startups more than doubled in 2018 both locally and globally

Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a surge in funding in China and strong gains in several other markets as investors placed larger bets in more mature startups, according to Accenture

Aussie HR tech startup Mentorloop set to launch in the U.K. as it spearheads...

Australia’s leading mentoring software platform Mentorloop recently announced plans to set up an office in the U.K., following a 12-month period of strong business growth.

New Australian start-up PocketDolla brings community element to sharing economy

Australian start-up PocketDolla, an online marketplace that enables Australian communities to lend or rent spare items including camping and sports equipment, cameras, DJ sets and more, has launched.

Here’s how this guy has built one of the world’s billion dollar cannabis companies

Namaste has always sought to become Canada’s premier of medicinal cannabis. They have established themselves as a global market leader, creating the world’s largest online marketplace for cannabis, cannabis accessories, and other related products with more than 30 websites in 20 countries.

Stripe: Aussie online businesses still falling behind Asia, Europe in race to go global

Online businesses in Australia have a strong appetite for international growth but are falling behind businesses in Asia Pacific and Europe, revealed new research published by payments infrastructure company Stripe.

Here are 5 key tips to keep in mind as an Australian startup doing...

Following the introduction of the free trade agreement between Australia and South Korea (KAFTA) in 2014, trade between the two countries has boomed. Korea is Australia’s fourth largest trading partner, making the Korea-Australia corridor ripe for business-savvy Aussies.

HR tech startup myInterview secures $AUD1.6 million second round of investment

myInterview, a leading video job interview platform developed in Australia and Israel, has successfully completed a second round capital raise of $AUD1.6million, through a consortium led by VC firm Entrée Capital, and former LinkedIn ANZ & SEA MD, Cliff Rosenberg.

How strong is the Australia-Asia startup connection? What do we need to with it?

Looking beyond the sheer scale of China, or the crowded startup hubs of Hong Kong and Singapore, reveals a market that’s brimming with opportunity for Australia’s creatively minded entrepreneurs.

The damaging work-life balance myth – where exactly is Australia going wrong?

In fact, of the 38 OECD countries Australia was ranked 30th for work-life balance with 13.2% of our population working very long hours. That may not sound like much, but when you compare it to the 0.5% of the Netherlands, it puts things in perspective.

Here’s what you need to know about the Australia-Asia startup connection

Asia used to be a great stopover destination when flying to Europe to get some shopping done or head to the beach, but times...

New KPMG report: venture capital investment in Australian startups hits new peak

Australian venture capital (VC) invested in Australia hit a record US$630 million in the 2017/18 financial year, according to Venture Pulse Q2 2018, the quarterly global VC trends report published by KPMG.

Ground breaking mission to help Aussie entrepreneurs access Chinese seed funding

According to David Thomas, "The Australian China SME Association has forged a ground breaking alliance with The Guangdong SME Association in China and many of its members have strong interest in investing in new technology and solutions from overseas.

Expert360 secures a $13 million Series B round to shake up the consulting industry

The Series B investment will enable Expert360 to carve out a bigger slice of the $600B global consulting industry by offering a host of new features and functionality for both clients and consultants, as well as continued international expansion.

Why not having three months working capital in the bank is bad for your...

The Australian Bureau of Statistics states that 50% of all SME operations go out of business within three years and over 40% of these failures are due to poor cash management.

Did you know that remote working is on getting popular world over? [INFOGRAPHIC]

All over the globe, remote working is on the rise. With the rise of technology in the likes of smartphones, tablets and laptops and also through increased online connectivity...

Reckon partners with AusMumpreneur to help growing force of enterprising women succeed in business

Reckon has teamed up with the country’s largest community of mums in business, AusMumpreneur, and Women’s Business School in an exclusive partnership to offer vital financial literacy education needed to run a successful business.

Sydney tech startup Totem Labs is virtually bringing people’s very worst fears to life

Totem Labs uses cutting edge VR technology to expose patients in a gradual way to their phobia - whether it be spiders, snakes, heights, a fear of flying or otherwise - to help them overcome their fear.

Applications are now open for Australia’s first “deep technology” AgTech program

The program, called GrowLab, is designed to help talented agricultural technologists capture a portion of the $100 billion Australian AgTech opportunity by guiding them through the process of commercialising their advanced AgTech innovations

Here are four business lessons to learn from contemporary Australian edtech startups

On average, edtech startups will come with fantastically innovative ways of doing things, accomplishing things and ushering significant change.

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