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Australian start-up Market Engine has secured a multi‐million dollar investment by Royal Mail, the UK’s designated Universal Postal Service Provider

one7days, a new micro-donation app built by by three young Melbourne women, allows users to give $1 per week to a different charitable cause

Any kid with start-up dreams has some great examples to look up to. Nick D’Aloisio was 17 when he sold his news app Summly for...

When Melbourne-based beauty start-up Bellabox decided to expand its operations to China, it chose to use Market Engine's unique retail management platform.

A few months ago, Steve Baxter, made a $70,000 investment in Those Girls, a beverage start-up, on Shark Tank. Here is what they have been up to since then

Banjo, a Melbourne-based online lender providing secured and unsecured loans to Australian SMEs, has launched to take the pain out of business borrowing

Following the merge with local competitors, Classhopper and SweatPass, KFit has continued to cement its title as the leader of ANZ's fitness sharing economy

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

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

New data from SEEK Commercial shows that appetite for small businesses is rising with ‘coffee’ as the #1 keyword, Coffee, Cafes & Restaurants top category

Australian fertility pioneer, Genea has raised $30m from sophisticated investors including its first institutional investor, in an oversubscribed round

Fintech start-up FirstStep wants to democratise investing and open it up to the masses, aiming to let anyone start investing by doing so in small way.

During his time at Monash University, serial entrepreneur David Loh beat the big catering companies to scoop the tender to operate the canteen. He shares the business lessons he picked up from this experience.

Crace, located in the north of Canberra, is one of Australia’s fastest-growing suburbs. Geospatial mapping and visual analytics company, nearmap has exclusive photos of the evolution of Crace — since its bushland times.

A group of five high net worth Australian investors, which includes the CEOs of Goldman Sachs and Godfreys, have invested $2 million in WHIZZ cleaning app’s Series B financing round.

Tired of doing chores? Dryz, a Melbourne-based tech start-up, has launched an app that offers an on-demand, door-to-door laundry and dry cleaning service.

Fitness platform KFit has raised US$3.25 million in its latest funding round. It is in 13 markets across Asia Pacific and is aiming to be in every major city in the region within the next 18 months.

Australian online B2B off-the-plan property marketplace, Investorist has raised $2.5 million to increase its presence in Australia, Asia and the UK and launch into the US.

WellOne, Australia's first discounted healthcare membership recently launched in Melbourne, aiming to make allied healthcare affordable for everyone in Australia.

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.




Liz Wald, Vice President of International for has been terrifically successful raising funds through the crowd model. She secured a USD4 million national health grant for muscular dystrophy by biking across the United States. She has also illuminated some interesting data that will help us to unravel why some crowd-funding efforts do well and why others die a slow death. There are five steps she has discovered that will dramatically increase the odds of a successful funding campaign.