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What is Anthill? It's a business magazine. What’s it about? It's about innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid business growth. Until Anthill was launched in September 2003, the bulk of existing business titles in Australia were mainly concerned with issues of relevance to small/micro businesses or large corporations (one or the other). Anthill was developed to bridge this gap, appealing to highly innovative and ambitious ‘fast’ growth businesses - SMEs with rapid growth potential and larger companies that realise the value of reinvention to stay ahead. It does not focus on the traditional ‘nuts and bolts’ of business development (although this is a key element of editorial content), but instead it highlights the inspiring thrills, spills, trials and tribulations of business development and rapid commercial growth. Business can and should be fun, right!

Who said Aussie entreprenership can’t thrive outside the capital cities? Here’s why I chose...

Wollongong: a perfect blend of mountains, sea and city. I’m a Wollongong local and I founded Devika right on the sands of North Wollongong...

Is regional area entrepreneurship the best kept secret in Australia? Why startups and scaleups...

Say the words “startup” and “regional area” together in a sentence, and some people will give you a questioning look. How can a regional city offer businesses in the startup and scaleup phase all they need to grow, prosper and ultimately remain sustainable?

Australian SEO startup Longtail UX expands into Japan by partnering with Sophola

SOPHOLA’s exclusive partnership with Longtail UX enables the Sydney startup to operate its service in Japan. As part of this agreement, SOPHOLA will work with Longtail UX to help it understand the production processes in the region.
Tropeaka co-founders Caleb Marshall and Blake Mackenzie

Healthy sells, healthy sales: This Australian health food start-up that focuses on millennials has...

Today, Tropeaka ships to over 50 countries around the world and recorded a turnover of over $10,000,000 last financial year, to become one of Australia’s fastest growing and largest health food companies.
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.
Sunil Vohra and Kate Stone, TWI’s co-founders The Workability Index

A measure of culture: This Australian tech start up has launched the world’s first...

The Workability Index (TWI) is set to revolutionise the way that organisations assess, report and communicate workplace culture.
Leigh Jasper and David Murray Buildxact

Construction tech company Buildxact raises $8.5 million to grow faster into the under-served market...

David Murray, CEO of Buildxact, said that while other technology companies have focused on the big end of the construction industry, Buildxact has chosen to develop for a severely under-served segment of this large market.

Meet the Aussie startup that is tackling seniors’ isolation epidemic with virtual reality

SilVR Adventures is providing highly immersive virtual experiences tailored to groups of seniors in aged care facilities across Victoria and planning to expand to more Australian states in 2020.

Australia’s own Silicon Valley; Invest Wollongong launches with focus on attracting startups and scaleups

Invest Wollongong is focused on implementing practical programs that tangibly support startups and scaleups considering the thriving region as a place to call home

Hometime raises further $6.7 million and announces two more acquisitions in Melbourne and Cairns

Hometime, Airbnb’s leading property management partner in the APAC region, has raised a further $6.7 million on top of a recent $6 million equity and venture debt funding round completed in May 2019.

The Netflix of live music is looking for Aussie investors following massive success

Established in 2016, GiggedIn has become a thriving monthly subscription platform that connects music loving Australians to more bands, DJ’s and festivals whilst saving money in the process.
Robbie Cooke CEO of tyro payments, Stevan Premutico founder of me&u and Justin Hemmes CEO of Merivale

Justin Hemmes & Tyro lead $8 million Series B funding round for hospitality mobile...

me&u, Australia’s mobile ordering & payment app for cafes, restaurants and bars, recently announced an AUD$8 million Series B funding round, as it sets itself up to expand interstate and enhance the product suite.

Suncorp invests $1.5 million in largest peer to peer car sharing platform, Car Next...

The Suncorp investment was $1.5m. It’s also part of a $10 million funding round, raising up to a further $1,000,000 on the Equitise crowdfunding platform.

Australian SEO startup releases new game-changing tool to forecast ROI on SEO

Longtail UX, an Australian SaaS startup and creator of patented technology that boosts websites’ ad performance and website rankings on Google, has today announced a new Search Marketing Scorecard to help companies that do business online.

Profit for paw-pose: Australian dog food company on a mission to end dog euthanasia

Local family-run dog food business SavourLife is on a mission to save every rescue dog in Australia with its launch of Adopt-A-Dog, Australia’s newest online, dog adoption platform.

Melbourne transport startup Raine has the fastest funded electric vehicle in history

Melbourne-designed electric transport company Raine, backed by Blackbird Ventures, has hit its Kickstarter funding goal in only 43 minutes, becoming the fastest funded electric vehicle in history.

Forget lazy and entitled: New research shows millennials the fastest-growing small business operators in...

New research by Xero, the global small business platform, has revealed millennials — those under 35 — as the fastest growing segment of small business ownership

How to properly capture, clean and manage data for better business outcomes

Valuable data is something most businesses already have access to in some form or another. But it’s knowing how to ‘capture’, ‘clean’ and ‘manage’ this data that sets businesses apart when it comes to improving performance and sales.

The art and science of quotations with confidence: 4 business hacks to make quoting...

Quoting is an art and a science. In addition to calculating the cost of materials, you need to judge how much time you’re likely to take to perform the service component to achieve the level of customisation required.

The Honesty-Pride Paradox in startup pitching and three simple steps to avoid it!

You are pitching your business, the brainchild to which you have dedicated blood, sweat, tears and a majority of your time. You are wanting...

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