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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!

New Aussie start-up puts people, not managers, in the driving seat of their careers

My Career Capital is a new online platform set to disrupt the status quo of performance and career management to empower employers, employees, freelancers, and job seekers to track, manage and plan their career growth all in one place

The scales of scalability: How to grow your business without the wheels falling off

More than 1 in 5 small businesses in Australia lack access to funds and skills to innovate, and do not access government financial assistance at the same rates as larger businesses. As a result, SMEs are shutting themselves out of key opportunities for growth.

Intriguing lessons from the farming business for corporates and business executives

This mindset is passed down from generation to generation, with decades or even centuries of constant care and consideration. For the truly successful farming businesses, a farm, brand or food product becomes a household name that lasts for decades. In contrast, corporate businesses are often focused on quarterly or annual mindsets.

Airwallex’s latest US$100 million capital raising puts valuation at US$2.6 billion

Continuing the momentum of its hyper growth in 2020, Airwallex has announced that the company’s valuation has increased to US$2.6 billion with a capital raising of US$100 million in a further Series D extension.

When the time is right, launching into new markets doesn’t have to be complicated

Exporting a business leads to better growth, opens up new ways of responding to market forces and exposes a company to new ideas.

Simple tips for managing your finances when indulging in self-employment

Working for yourself and running your own business provides many advantages for example accessing creative freedom, independence, and flexibility of managing your own schedule. At the same time, self-employment comes with great responsibility. The somewhat unpredictable nature of self-employment requires you to manage your money extremely attentively

Out with old, in with new: How video resumes supplement traditional resumes

Many organisations have discovered that the majority of tasks can be completed and executed effectively within remote setting. One of the most positive elements of the COVID-19 pandemic is the opening of a global talent pool that is now accessible in ways we have never fully explored in the past.

Australian tech team helps companies worldwide switch to digital during COVID-19

Liberate learning developed software that helped businesses like Coles and NAB keep over 150,000 staff up and down the country safe while working from home or at the workplace. The people behind the technology could see the widespread benefit of the application and went a step further.
Deferit co-founders Mat Blas and Jonty Hirsowitz

Deferit in multi-million dollar raise to accelerate growth and build team

The bill now, pay later business has raised AU$15M in oversubscribed Series B funding round led by existing investor Carthona Capital and new investor Alceon Group.

C-Suite executives’ guide to facing mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic

With organisations working remotely, it is hard for business leaders to feel connected to their teams - out of sight, out of mind.

Hobbies that will make you better at building a real legacy through your work

By giving back to the community, actively taking part in philanthropic causes, and providing positive social value, businesses have the power – and responsibility to make a difference and build brands that make a lasting impact on their communities and the world around them.

7 innovative businesses creating intermediate guide to social impact

Businesses have evolved multifold over a short period. This write-up presents 7 innovative businesses which are not only being creative but also creating social impact through it.

How to raise your game when the world’s energy is falling

Life is fueled by energy, frequency and vibration so it's safe to say COVID-19 is a potent energy depressant. The onus is on leaders to take this challenge head on.

Everything you need to know about the financials when kicking off your startup

To start with, a Business Plan should describe what business you are in, the products or services you will sell to make money and how it will operate, including what staff you may need.

Why international students are the key to stimulating Australia’s startup ecosystem

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page” – Saint Augustine.

Here are six powerful benefits that CRM automation can unlock for your business

Preparing for growth requires a combination of strategies deliberately pushing a company towards new achievements. CRM automation is one strategy that keeps showing up wherever remarkable growth is taking place.

What you need to know about how to make an as-a-service business model work

Rolls-Royce was historically a product business constructing engines that, for a large one-off sum, became the property of the aircraft manufacturers and operators. But these days Rolls-Royce operates in a very different way. The new business model does not sell engines, but instead the airlines pay only for the operating hours of the engines. The engine remains the property of Rolls-Royce, and the company is also responsible for the maintenance and repair of the engines

Bringing the smarts to Australia’s catalogue industry amidst the COVID 19 pandemic

For brands and businesses of all sizes, one of the most conventional marketing staples is the print catalogue. Unfortunately for this quaint relic from a bygone era, COVID-19 has accelerated the rise of eCommerce in Australia and shifted consumer habits, moving people even further away from a tactile reading experience onto a screen-based, digital experience

Australian businesses have an unhealthy addiction to Google. What can be done?

The reality is, it’s not as simple as another search engine platform stepping in and taking over.
GreaseBoss' Peter Condoleon, Steve Barnett, Tim Hall

Aussie startup GreaseBoss selected by leading US seed accelerator Y Combinator

We put together an effective solution within just a few months and today are launching GreaseBoss technology into the hands of equipment maintenance teams around the world to enable safer, smarter and more productive industrial operations

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