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The Seafood for Good Accelerator is looking for B2C solutions to support sustainable seafood...

The future of our oceans depends on making ethical, sustainable choices that positively impact our environment.
Zipmex Co-Founder and CEO Marcus Lim

Singapore-based Australian entrepreneur launches a mobile crypto trading app

Asia-Pacific digital asset provider Zipmex has launched a mobile trading app for all levels of cryptocurrency traders, enabling expanded trading opportunities, low fees and greater liquidity options on-the-go.

La Trobe launches new program to help Victorian businesses adapt to COVID-19

The COVID-19 Industry Response Program is a joint initiative developed in partnership with Investible, a leading early-stage investment firm that specialises in entrepreneurial and business development.
Weploy CEO and Co-founder Tony Wu

Recruitment startup launches free job platform for Aussies and businesses impacted by COVID-19

Australia's fastest on-demand staffing platform Weploy has today announced the launch of a new platform called WeployConnect as a direct response to job losses and economic decline due to COVID-19.

New data from HashChing reveals how coronavirus is affecting mortgage brokers

CEO of HashChing, Arun Maharaj, said it was no secret that the outbreak of COVID-19 was having a drastic impact on the Australian economy, and the mortgage broker industry was already feeling its impacts.
Australian entrepreneur, Shark Tank judge and investor Andrew Banks

Entrepreneur Andrew Banks launches free online learning for Aussie parents during COVID-19

Business entrepreneur Andrew Banks today in partnership with ReadingIQ and ABCmouse has launched a free initiative to allow Aussie families to access its digital library and literacy platform for free.
Irwan Iriks, a Perth based entrepreneur and co-founder of global SaaS company OviDrive

Australia’s innovation eco-system needs assistance to survive the COVID-19 crisis

The common theme is that start-ups don’t expect a hand-out but a leg up. Start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs are a group of Australians that are already resilient, tenacious and used to growing their companies with limited resources.
Alex Thomas, PetSure

PetSure and Woolworths will provide free remote vet consultations in April

Policyholders across all of PetSure’s 30+ brands will have access to free tele-medicine consultations with a qualified Vet during April, thanks to a new joint initiative between PetSure and Woolworths.
One10 Founder, Geoff Gourley

Introducing One10Virtual: a new accelerator platform and program creating positive social and environmental impact

One10Virtual is a cutting-edge accelerator platform and learning program for founders and entrepreneurs that want to create a positive social or environmental impact through their startups.
Shendon Ewans of Gobbill

New tech allows over one million Chinese to pay Aussie bills with Alipay/WeChat, aligns...

Fraud detection and payment automation company Gobbill and Chinese mobile payment company AirPay, have embedded Alipay and WeChat payments into a popular media platform to allow users to pay Australian bills with China’s favourite payment methods.

Aussie freelancers desperately plead for inclusion in the COVID-19 stimulus package

On March 12th, 2020 Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a multi-billion dollar stimulus package to address the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) – which totally ignores freelancers and sole traders with no employees.
MTPConnect Managing Director and CEO Dr Dan Grant

New research says Australian digital health technology innovators need to seize emerging opportunities in...

New research by MTPConnect and Asialink Business explores why it’s time for Australian businesses to explore Indonesia’s booming digital health ecosystem
Jack Zhang, CEO Airwallex

Airwallex and Xero partner to help small businesses save time and money

Global fintech leader Airwallex has announced an integration with Xero, the global small business platform – to help Airwallex’s small-to-medium business (SMB) customers seamlessly reconcile their domestic and international payments, saving time and ensuring accuracy.
2019 Women in Design Award winner, Sharon Gauci. Sharon is the Executive Director of Industrial Design at General Motors and is the first Australian woman to hold this position.

Nominations are open for Good Design Australia’s annual Women in Design Award

Good Design Australia is calling for Australian nominations for the 2020 Women in Design Award. 2020 marks the second year of this prestigious Award, created to address the significant gender imbalance within leadership roles in the design industry.
Ombudsman Kate Carnell

New national research shows SME average payment times are double what Ombudsman is seeking,...

The average SME is waiting 56 days to be paid – almost double what Ombudsman Kate Carnell is seeking big business to commit to – and it is smaller businesses who are most impacted.
InMoment CEO Andrew Joiner

InMoment merger with Aussie company MaritzCX creates world’s largest CX company

InMoment and MaritzCX, recognised market leaders and proven innovators in the global customer experience (CX) sector, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine the two companies.

New report from Vamp reveals how marketers will work with influencers in 2020

75% of those surveyed by Vamp said they had briefed an influencer to do work that would have once gone to a creative agency
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KPMG has established a new business specifically aimed to support Indigenous entrepreneurs

Building on a strong track record of investment in Indigenous Australia over the past 15 years, the launch of KPMG Indigenous Services will meet a growing demand for professional services from the 10,000-plus Indigenous enterprises across Australia.
Jo Palmer, Founder of Pointer Remote Roles

St.George is offering $100,000 to support Australia’s brightest business ideas

St.George is calling for nominations from entrepreneurs and small-medium enterprises (SMEs) across NSW, QLD and ACT to enter its Kick Start program to win a share of a $100,000 grant to help start their business or bring an idea for their existing business to life.
Silvia_Pfeiffer, Coviu

Bushfire-affected victims to receive free access to mental health services via telehealth

As part of the initiative, Coviu has teamed up with over 30 clinicians across Australia who have pledged to support bushfire-affected communities by offering telehealth services which are fully bulk billed.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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