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This start-up has found success disrupting the traditional mattress market [VIDEO]

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 IBISWorld research reveals which industries are set to fly and fall in 2017

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.

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.

Guess who’s coming for your job – will humans go the way of horses...

The idea that smart software will eventually begin to eat any job that consists primarily of tasks that are predicable requires only a fairly simple extrapolation that technology will only get better and better.

Which part of the hiring process still needs to catch up with the rest...

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.

Efic’s export loan opens up international markets for Australian small businesses

Queensland cruise operator Frankland Islands Cruises, and New South Wales technology company Intersective are among the first Australian small businesses to benefit from export funding through the Small Business Export Loan, the latest finance offering for small businesses from Efic, Australia’s export finance agency.

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.

B2B Expo 2016 is a great place for Australian SME owners to meet, greet...

The inaugural B2BExpo 2016 scheduled for April 27-28, organised by Australian Business Forum (ABF), is an ideal forum for SME owners to meet and connect

Looking to spread your wings beyond Australia? You should know that innovation is the...

Andrew Watson, the Executive Director, Export Finance, Efic shares three different ways that Australian SMEs can drive export growth through innovation

Should we get our packages delivered at night? These two shopaholics say, hell yeah!

Package delivery service zipmate has launched in Sydney allowing online shoppers to schedule all their packages to be delivered on-demand at night

Looking to spread your wings beyond Australia? This is what you should expect in...

Efic director Andrew Watson discusses how 2016 will be a mixed year for the world economy and the significant export opportunities that exist for SMEs

An Isreali tech start-up has raised a $49 million Series E round to tap...

Israeli-founded Perfecto Mobile, following a $49 m Series E round, has chosen Australia as one of its first international markets for its next global growth

Reppin’ Australia right: Meet the Melbourne tech start-up that won the US$50,000 grand prize...

An Aussie team of four from Melbourne tech start-up, AFTR scooped the championship title and grand prize of US$50,000 at Meet Taiwan’s Asia Super Team

Looking to spread your wings beyond Australia? Why you should consider expanding to Japan...

The size and the proximity of the Japanese market makes it an attractive destination for Australian SMEs thinking of growing internationally.

Fakes over frauds: Online shoppers are more concerned with quality than security

67% of APAC consumers cite quality of products and services as their top concern when it comes to making purchases online, according to Visa's new survey

This fast growing energy tech start-up’s latest AUD$2 million capital raising values it at...

Melbourne based energy management tech start-up carbonTRACK has secured a further AUD$2 million valuing it at AUD$23 million, and plans to further expand

These 3 Australian agricultural exports are set to soar thanks to the recently signed...

In the past 18 months, Australia has signed major free trade agreements (FTAs) with Japan, South Korea and China and they are set to boost agriculture

This guy used to run his uni canteen and went on to start 7...

Melbourne based entrepreneur David Loh used to run the uni canteen back at Monash University and has since gone on to start six successful food ventures.

The start-up which makes that Bondi Chai you love won gold in the “business...

The small NSW business behind Australia’s most awarded chai latte, Bondi Chai, was named the Asia Pacific Food and Beverage Company of The Year...

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...

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