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Hot Aussie start-up Unlockd is looking to raise a $30 million Series B after...

Unlockd closed a $AU15 million Series A Round in early 2016 from some of the biggest names in the business community, and has recently appointed an advisor to assist with their Series B raise of up to $US30 million

Australian start-up Unlockd goes global with Sprint Telecom, Twitter and Yahoo

Aussie start-up Unlockd is now available in the US thanks to a deal with Boost Mobile, a Sprint Telecom company as well as partnerships with Twitter & Yahoo

Australian e-commerce software start-up Bigcommerce has raised $50 million in funding

E-commerce platform Bigcommerce has raised USD $50 million in Series D funding. This round of funding adds to the $75 million raised to date,...

Ten lesser known facts about Google [VIDEO]

While people are still discussing the decision by SnapChat to reject a supposed $3 billion offer from Facebook, bare this Google fact in mind. Yahoo!...

Lo and behold! Midas walks among us; turning every app he touches into gold.

Nick D'Aloisio is the latest teen sensation and superstar of the start up world. Having sold his app Summly and his services to Yahoo...

Spreets founders McEvoy and Hammer on building value [PODCAST]

In an interview with Anthill’s Cynthia Karena, the duo says entrepreneurship should be all about building value, not selling out. Early in Spreets’ life, McEvoy realised the importance of this when a friend declined to put a deal opportunity on his Facebook page. That is when the penny dropped, he says, and Spreets began to focus on quality deals and the user experience, rather than focusing only on discounts.

Trunk.ly’s new look to link your online life (and links)

Could Australian start-up Trunk.ly be the missing link in your online life? With Delicious – the Grand Poobah of online bookmarking pre-Yahoo! acquisition -- struggling to recapture that loving feeling post-relaunch, Trunk.ly has the golden, bejewelled crown firmly in its sights.

Ventures in Digital Media raises pitch with Amplify acquisition

Ventures in Digital Media, which calls itself a venture 'catalyst', is ratcheting up its profile with a full-fledged acquisition, the first since its founding. The...

How to keep your email free of spam

As tempting as it is to confirm whether there’s $5 squillion sitting in the bank account of some nice old reverend from foreign climes who’s devoted his life to poor children and very cute puppies, we both know this one pongs to high heaven of over-ripe spam. But the good news is there are a number of precautions you can take to avoid scams, protect your personal information, and keep your email address safe.

Spreets sold to Yahoo!7 for $40 million: What does this mean for online retail...

This morning, it was confirmed that Yahoo!7 has acquired Australian group-buying business Spreets for $40 million. The deal is the first of what is expected to become a consolidation of the Australian group-buying market. However, what's truly remarkable about this announcement is the short time-frame between Spreets' launch and its sale, after only 10 months on the Australian market.

How a small fry can dominate Google

At some point, many small businesses feel stuck – stuck behind a larger competitor with resources that far outstrips their own. All is not lost though because, according to Fiona Mackenzie, these businesses are prime candidates to turn to the Internet which offers a level playing field and where a small one-man band can be bigger than Goliath. Start with thinking small, she tells Anthill.

Six ways to spy on your online competitors (without getting caught)

Forget wearing that balaclava and rummaging through rubbish bins. These days the Internet makes sneaking around, gathering your competitive intelligence, super-easy to do. Fiona Mackenzie offers up six insider secrets to get you started.

Sixteen innovative Australian digital projects to watch

Sponsored Message: Sixteen of Australia and New Zealand’s best digital projects will have the chance to be mentored by some of the biggest names in digital and entertainment media as part of X|Media|Lab ‘Global Media Ideas’ two-day lab, starting next Friday.

The morning after

Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield is a free agent again. After creating the world’s premier online photo-sharing community, selling it to Yahoo and spending three years working inside the walls of that now troubled internet giant, he’s out and ready for something new. Paul Ryan sat down with him in Melbourne at the recent X|Media|Lab conference.

The next last mile

If you have not yet been afflicted with Googlemania, you are probably quite bemused by their latest fad — video search. Let’s face it,...

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