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QSIC, Australia’s first and leading commercially licensed music streaming service, has exceeded 1.5m streams in the last quarter and has added Melbourne, super-venue, Garden State, to its expanding client database.

Deliveroo, the global on-demand food delivery service, recently announced a AU$361 million Series E investment, led by Bridgepoint, existing investor DST Global, and General Catalyst with participation from existing investor Greenoaks Capital.

"The paper highlights the extensive economic benefits of building innovation hubs which have powerful multiplier effects. There’s a lot at stake here - if we get it right, we’ll be able to capitalise on it"

With an estimated 20,000 social enterprises operating across Australia, the Social Enterprise Awards provide a unique insight into the diversity, breadth and innovation of Australian social enterprise.

At an awards event in Melbourne, Richard Earl, Executive Chairman and Founder of Talent, announced the APAC regional winners for the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, naming the most talented and disruptive entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific Region and demonstrating the strength and diversity of the APAC technology sector.

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.

The inaugural Optus Future Makers program, launched earlier this year, is designed to foster digital innovation that has the ability to change the social landscape.

Hiring the best talent straight off the mark is not easy, not cheap and it can be risky. It may be tempting to take the ‘safer’ option of hiring less experienced staff at the start with the intention of attracting more experienced talent as the business grows.

A simple financial solution that allows users to manage their finances, including loans, repayments, budgeting and valuations, myprosperity.com.au is engineered with live feeds from the ASX, Redbook, Yodlee and RP Data, all via a secure online portal.

The "ideas boom" is now. We are living in a time when the potential for socially positive innovation, growth and advancements are at peak.

New service recently launched in Sydney, allows taxi drivers to deliver parcels 24/7. After two months of operations, the Sydney-based company expands its activities to more cities across the country.

A Melbourne based start-up specialising in 100 per cent Australian owned and operated web hosting, and says it will dominate both the local and international hosting market.

IT recruitment company Talent has launched the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, announcing Steve Wozniak and Sir Richard Branson as some of the judges

Deliveroo bounds into Brisbane following impressive growth (30% week-on-week) The service has grown restaurant portfolio to 600 in just six months

At only age 19, Lily Wu co-founded Austern International with Jamie Lee to connect ambitious millennials to their future employers without using resumes

This autumn up to 40 start-ups from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane with a social/environmental mission will partake in social enterprise incubator Two Feet

The Dementia-Friendly Home app was launched by Alzheimer’s Australia Vic to help carers make their home more accessible for people living with dementia

Australian health professionals will be empowered to deliver high quality, best practice stroke care thanks to a world-first, new online platform. The Stroke Foundation...

Startup Victoria’s Female Founders Committee has launched “Ignite” - open to all Victorian female tech start-up founders who want a great business mentor

Australia’s first online student housing marketplace Bedssi is coming to the rescue of foreign students, helping them find suitable, reliable accommodation

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