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Australian HR-tech company Enboarder has secured a AUD $5 million funding round

Leading US venture capital firm Greycroft has co-led an AUD $5 million funding round in cloud based Australian HR-technology business Enboarder with Australian VC Our Innovation Fund.

Swiss company that makes diamonds out of cremation ashes is coming to Australia

The diamonds are as real as the natural ones and perhaps the only difference is the provenance of the carbon. These cremation diamonds can be certified and re-verified at an independent gem institute, like Gemmological Association of Australia.

Why do we continue to ignore feedback in our businesses even though we know...

Most companies and individuals understand the power & value of giving and receiving feedback yet we still avoid it, says communication expert Georgia Murch

A tech start-up has secured over $900,000 in investment to put every employee at...

Tech start-up PlanDo, a new career management platform which encourages individuals to ‘self-direct’ their careers, has secured an investment of $916,000

Success! Apparently, it’s all in the lighting [VIDEO]

This is a cracking ad from GE for one of its super-duper new light bulbs. How do you make light bulbs interesting? Well, you get Jeff...

A content strategy will transform your business. Here’s how [VIDEO]

This video, from the Content Strategy Forum recently held in Helsinki, showcases some of the world's leaders in content marketing. Insights from GE, Nokia, Razorfish...

Nine of the world’s top 10 brands are crowdsourcing. So umm… what are you...

At Interbrand, there are 3 factors considered in assessing brand value. The first is the brand’s financial performance. The second is its influence on...

GE throws an ‘ecomagination’ challenge

The program will pick five winners, each of whom would get $100,000, “based on the most progressive ideas that represent entrepreneurship and innovation around technologies, processes and business models.” Additionally, GE and its partners will help commercialise these ideas, which is where the bulk of the $10 million program will kick in.

If you’ve done 10 impossible things this morning … try this invisible bike helmet...

This is one of those things that, when you see it in action, you wonder why someone didn't think of it before. It took the designers seven years to gather data, stage bicycle crashes, examine accident data and obtain feedback from a head trauma specialist. They raised $10 million in venture capital to test, design and perfect their design. But they did the impossible.

What will it take to get innovation back on track?

“Open innovation” isn't a term you associate with Australia. We don't even fund it anymore. When we used to, it was called Innovation Exchange. But it collapsed. Listening to accomplished speakers highlighting this point at the recent Innovation Series event at Langham Hotel, I asked myself: “Why?”

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