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Jessica Ip, Chief Transformation Officer at leading parcel delivery service CouriersPlease (CP), explains the ripple effect significant disruptions in the global supply chain have on retailers and consumers – and what we can expect in the coming months.
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.
Australian healthcare analytics pioneer Prospection has raised A$10 million in its first external funding round, led by Main Sequence Ventures’ CSIRO Innovation Fund and Horizons Ventures.
Local startup and baby product review site, Tell Me Baby, has completed a $5.5 million capital raise in a bid to accelerate its growth within Australia and prepare for its e-commerce launch into China
Right now, trade between Asia and Australia is reaching into new markets with exporters in Australia spotting and grabbing new opportunities every...
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
Asia used to be a great stopover destination when flying to Europe to get some shopping done or head to the beach, but times...
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.
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...
Cyber espionage and cyber terrorism are the most critical threats facing the public and private sector in the United States and the United Kingdom, and there is no reason to suppose that Australia/New Zealand will not be future targets.
Koala personifies forward-thinking, entrepreneurial young business. Co-founders Mitch Taylor and Dany Milham’s unique approach has seen Koala disrupt the traditional mattress market and crack an impressive $12 million in sales in just 12 months.
New research by IBISWorld suggests that 2017 is likely to be characterised by growth in Road and Bridge Construction, Sugar Manufacturing, Oil and Gas Extraction, Data Storage and Child Care Services.
The annual list includes three Australian companies, Prospa, Tyro and Society One, among the leading 50 Established fintech companies across the globe, as well as five entrants in the most intriguing 50 ‘Emerging Stars’
Given the wealth of innovation here, it’s no surprise that that 38 percent of cash-generating Australian startups already have export revenue. But for that other 62 percent to really thrive, they’re going to need sell across the Indian Ocean.
Vinomofo has employed a multi-tier media buy covering off free to air and pay TV in both Australia and New Zealand, open-air outdoor advertising spaces nationally, cinema and an aggressive acquisition campaign across digital and social platforms.
Thanks to digital disruption the world is getting smaller and global customers more accessible. Global e-commerce sales are growing at 20% per annum and are forecast to reach US$2 trillion in 2016. This will double to US$4 trillion by 2020.
Few would argue against the idea that the design of relevant, valid and reliable pre-employment assessments should be undertaken by specialists who understand the make-up of key psychological constructs that drive a candidate’s suitability for a specific job or organisation, such as personality traits, drivers, cognitive abilities, and so on.
While the focus is often on how business and tech co-founders combine to create successful start-ups, Sinorbis, an emerging Australian digital company helping companies tap into China’s burgeoning online consumer population, brings Western and Eastern expertise together to benefit Australian businesses.
Cross-border payments start-up Airwallex has strengthened its Melbourne and Chinese development teams and accelerated R&D of its international payments platform following a US$3 million pre-Series A investment round led by Shanghai-based VC Gobi Partners.
• Disrupter delivery business rushed by investors • People Post says fragmented courier industry ripe for the picking • Greenwich Capital Partners secures $1.25 million for the parcel distribution of the future