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A new Australian HealthTech Accelerator launches from the Gold Coast.

The Queensland Government’s coworking and innovation space, Cohort, has launched a brand new healthtech accelerator that is being backed by over 25 industry partners.

Aussie startups more quickly becoming global scale-ups thanks to this startup stack

Startups today are no longer reinventing the wheel. Given that they’re often nimble innovators themselves, startups are trusting other startups with handling some of the most fundamental parts of their business.

Aussie startup advocacy group believes budget provides incremental gains but lacks vision on technology

Despite a welcome injection of $60 million over 3 years to the Export Market Development Grant, StartupAUS described the recently announced Budget...

Australia’s Champagne Dame sets her sights on $1.5 million to expand with her online...

Australia’s Champagne Dame, Kyla Kirkpatrick, one of Australia’s most prominent champagne educators and consultants, yesterday announced her first retail Equity Crowdfunding campaign...

Meet the startup that is taking the Hassl out of business offices

Less than a year since the software’s beta launch Melbourne-based agency Your Creative this month launched Hassl Business in over 50 countries.
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.

Online is cemented as the future of retail in Australia, says Neto’s 2018 State...

2018 will be known as the year ecommerce cemented its position as the future of retail in Australia according to new data released in the ‘Neto 2018 State of eCommerce Report’ 

This Aussie sustainable share matching app has announced its first retail crowdfunding raise with...

Goodments, an investment app that matches people to shares and funds based on their environmental, social and ethical values recently announced its...

This tech and logistics startup has raised $4.5 million in a new funding round

Parcelpoint, one of Australia’s largest national extended-hours network of local delivery, pickup and returns locations, has secured a $4.5 million raise in...

Australian small businesses are in economic decline, new Invoice2go research finds

Australia’s micro businesses across almost every industry sector have reported significant negative revenue generation for FY 2019, invoicing for 7.6% less than the previous financial year, according to research released today by Invoice2go.
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.

Australian businesses earn record $267bn from net

A new report reveals Australian businesses earned a record $266.8 billion from internet sales in 2013-14, while more are using social media to build their brands.

Business lender Moula commits additional $250 million to fund Australia’s small businesses, positions to...

Business lender Moula has announced an additional $250 million would be made available to fund Australia’s small businesses as it vyes to compete directly with traditional banking institutions.

This Melbourne-based startup has raised AU$46.8 million to expand its global presence

A Cloud Guru (ACG), one of Australia’s fastest growing enterprise technology companies, announced at the end of April that it...

People management platform Employment Hero has secured AUD$22 million in Series C funding

Cloud-powered people management platform Employment Hero yesterday announced it had secured AU$22 million in Series C funding, in a round led by...
Helen Roberts

What is holding women back in New Zealand and Australia’s financial advising industry?

A collaborative study by the University of Otago and RMIT University Melbourne has explored reasons for the low level of women in New Zealand and Australia’s financial advising industry.

Applications are now open for Australia’s first “deep technology” AgTech program

The program, called GrowLab, is designed to help talented agricultural technologists capture a portion of the $100 billion Australian AgTech opportunity by guiding them through the process of commercialising their advanced AgTech innovations

What do Aussie startup founders think about the newly announced 2019 budget?

Australian treasurer Josh Frydenberg recently delivered his inaugural budget speech for the financial year 2019/2020. However, this speech was...

You can now borrow your neighbour’s car using this Aussie car sharing platform

Neighbor to neighbour car sharing has just become a whole lot easier with a new no-commitment scheme rolling out in regional NSW...

This Aussie fintech has raised a total of $55 million after a $27 million...

Innovative payment plan provider and Australian fintech Payright has completed a $27 million Series D fundraise through a mix of debt and equity, bringing its total...

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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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