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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.

This customer service start-up from Melbourne is getting major buzz in the US

Testing and real-time monitoring might sound like basic things every organisation is already doing, but this is not the case, and our mission is to educate the market.

Aussie tech start-up mPort expands into US market via the world’s largest fitness chain

mPort’s expansion into the US represents its first international market, and the technology company has received interest from every major market around the world. A three-month pilot with LA Fitness led to mPort signing an agreement with the fitness chain that will see mPods in LA Fitness centres nationally in the US, starting with California.

Most small businesses around the world are relying on apps and the cloud –...

The study, which focused on small businesses in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia revealed that 64 percent of small businesses run in the cloud, 68 percent use apps, and 66 percent use a smartphone.

This company raised AU$1 million in pre-order sales for its hi-tech earbuds

The start that this smart Aussie tech company had was far from good. It was awesome! On crowd-funding platform Indiegogo, they hit their goal in two hours, reached the $100,000 mark within one day and had reached over $300,000 by the end of that first week.

These are the businesses behind Australia’s late payment culture [INFOGRAPHIC]

As a nation, Australia ranked bottom of the table behind other nations including the US, Canada, Mexico, Ireland and Denmark when it comes to paying invoices.

Square tackles Australia’s chronic cash flow problem with its new invoicing feature

Australian business owners have finally gotten an easy way to get paid for goods sold or services that they render due to the introduction of Square Invoices.

This guy built a $300 million empire in just five years… selling shoes from...

Sean Clark is the founder of Canada’s insanely successful online shoe retailer, Shoes.com. In five short years, Clark has propelled Shoes.com from a one-man start-up...

Online reviews in review: How to make the most of customer reviews on the...

Today, online customer reviews can make or break a business. We live in a digital world where word-of-mouth referrals on the Internet reign supreme

Meet the fast growing Aussie start-up that is distributing weed in the US

Melbourne delivery software start-up Swift has seen fast growth in the US, taking on loads of clients including a couple of medical marijuana distributors

It’s really smart how this online retail start-up is shipping a ton of jocks...

Australian online retailer of men’s underwear DailyJocks.com has shipped more than one ton of underwear in the month of April, with more than 80...

Why does this Adelaide company expect Australia’s medtech market to really blow up this...

After working for several years in the Australian hospital system, where often he often had to use century old tools and techniques to assess...

Governments world over are finally walking the talk when it comes to supporting start-ups

Start-ups and SMEs in general have many enviable characteristics, among them being passion, ambition, risk taking and forward thinking. Unfortunately, healthy cash flow has never...

Creative advertising: how one company endeared itself to cold customers

Canada. It's home to ice hockey and, well, lots of ice. There may also be some snow. The country has recently endured a rather intense...

Newsmodo ups its game, helps freelance newshounds find more work

We first reported on local startup Newsmodo, the media marketplace, when it launched earlier in the year. Now, more news from Newsmodo: they’ve upgraded....

11-year-old develops Trojan to steal game login information. Someone is so grounded!

In today’s world which is flooded with laptops, tablets and smartphones, kids become digitally fluent far earlier than previous generations. Now, AVG has found evidence that pre-teens are writing malware designed to steal login details from online gamers, both young and old.

Sing glory for the angels are flying down to the Gold Coast! I mean...

At this 6th Australian National Conference on angel investment, we shall have representatives from Mumbai Angels, the largest angel investment group in the world, and New Zealand’s ICE Angels, the largest Angel Group in Australasia. These will join a number of other international speakers and guests from China, Singapore, the UK, Canada and the US.

Stackla, the Australian social media start up that is taking on Lady Gaga

Stackla is at the forefront of an emerging trend, where brands and organisations are providing curated social media content to their fans, providing a more relevant & tailored social experience.

Is it time for Iceland to turn over a new [maple] leaf?

Even four years after the collapse of Iceland’s economy, investment in the once much-fancied krona waivers. Now, a seemingly leftfield solution has been thrown into the mix: to reboot Iceland’s circumstances, the Nordic European island should adopt the Canadian loonie as its national currency.

Ventures in Digital Media raises pitch with Amplify acquisition

Ventures in Digital Media, which calls itself a venture 'catalyst', is ratcheting up its profile with a full-fledged acquisition, the first since its founding. The...

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