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Monica Limanto, founder of Petsy

How this new pet insurance start-up is succeeding against the odds of COVID-19

Utilising its enticing rewards program, the young pet insurance provider aims to encourage more Aussie pet owners to take out cover as the latest figures reveal only 6% of Australia’s 7.3 million cat and dog owners have insured their pets.
Naby Mariyam, Coverhero

Insurtech startup launches Hustle Cover to protect freelancers and entrepreneurs in Australia’s growing gig...

Coverhero, a new Australian insurtech company, has announced that its first product Hustle Cover, an instant and customisable income protection insurance product tailored for gig workers, launches today in Australia.
Jason Byrne, CEO and co-founder of Freighty

Tech startup Freighty launches online shopping insurance for the masses – just in time...

Freighty has already secured key partnerships with one of the world’s leading brokers, BMS, and the world’s largest property and casualty insurance company, Chubb, which underwrites Freighty’s insurance.

Invest in these 12 startup so that your business doesn’t join the 50 closing...

There are essentials like computer equipment, licenses, a web site, promotional material etc. but you don’t have to lease an office or employ staff straight away (you can outsource so cheaply these days top notch staff).

Here’s how to keep your business safe and secure over the coming Christmas holidays

We get so many people who ring every year just before Christmas worried about security over the holidays. However criminals work all year round. Security is just as important in February as it is in December.

Here are the most expensive insurance claims of all time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that the 2008 GFC cost insurance companies almost $USD22 trillion? Or that the 9/11 attacks led to insurance pay-outs totaling $USD40 billion?

Will in-car “black boxes” shake up the insurance industry and change how premiums are...

Due to their lack of experience, young drivers are slugged the most with high car insurance premiums since most insurance providers just assume that...

The storm is over, the storm is over now! Seriously, SMEs are singing along...

The research found that 26% of SMEs expected the domestic economy to improve within 12 months, an obviously welcome increase from the 19% of the July 2012 report.

New tool for rebuilding after disaster

The insurance industry is notoriously cumbersome after a natural disaster. The trauma of rebuilding negotiations often compounds that of the original event. The good news is an award-winning ‘track-and-trace’ approach to claims handling hopes to reduce turnaround time by up to 60%.

Stay-at-home business mums risk losing their superannuation benefits

The insurance company designed with women in mind “Million Dollar Woman” is urging Australian business mums who stay at home to take care of their children to not neglect their superannuation contributions. The company has also launched three strategies to maximise their contributions.

Why is it so hard to start a succession plan? Writer’s block, or just...

Succession Planning for your business is an easy topic to grasp: it’s about putting a plan in place for your business so ultimately, when you sell – be it to family, staff or the market – you will not only maximise your price, but ensure an easy transition process that will increase the marketability to a prospective buyer. Well, that seems like a pretty important document to me, so why do so many of us put off what is akin to an ‘insurance plan’ for our future?

Surprise: Australians’ year of living dangerously is age 40

We like to say that teenagers take risks because they think they're invulnerable. It turns out the teens may be right, at least comparatively. According to a study by insurance firm Suncorp Life, the riskiest age in an Australian's life is 40.

Can you buy insurance for your ideas?

A company will generally not think twice about protecting its physical and tangible assets through insurance premiums. For example, premiums may be...

Youi launches national radio campaign touting its "cool" Anthillian cred

Well now it seems that the marketers at Youi thought an insurance company winning a national business award for coolness was a pretty good point of difference. So much so that they have launched a national radio advertising campaign crowing about their cool triumph.

Youi launches national radio campaign touting its “cool” Anthillian cred

Well now it seems that the marketers at Youi thought an insurance company winning a national business award for coolness was a pretty good point of difference. So much so that they have launched a national radio advertising campaign crowing about their cool triumph.

First time cold-calling – one lesson learnt, how many more to go?

Cold calling is tough, humbling, depressing and exhilarating, all in the space of a day. Having just started his own business, John Kelly is learning this the hard way.

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How To Grow Your Business and Profits with Jason Cunningham [CHEAT...

Recorded guerrilla-style in the basement of York Butter Factory, the linked video course is a rollicking, authoritative lesson (with some colourful language, mind you) from someone who has been through it all. In this Cheat Sheet, we cover three hot tips from the lesson, with a focus on helping business owners grow and increase profitability: Why entrepreneurs need to think about “the end," why cash flow is king – no matter what you’ve heard, and why you need to have a vision for success.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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