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Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? HubSpot is offering you $100k to quit your day...

HubSpot is calling for anyone to pitch their business ideas on Facebook in 25 words or less, for a chance to win $100,000 to pursue their passion.

Startup Spring has officially sprung and is looking to break last year’s record number...

StartupAUS today announced the return of Startup Spring for the third year running taking place across Australia from 10-30 September, with the aim to top last year’s record number of 160 events nationally.
Bryan Vadas

Obama has talked the start-uptalk. But Australia has walked the start-up walk

Australia has the world’s most comprehensive experience in broad-scale crowd sourced equity funding, with businesses successfully raising almost $150mil to date.

A new MYOB report shows how the augmented human will transform business, these predictions...

We should expect everyday changes that will transform the world of work, according to the latest in the MYOB Future of Business series: The Augmented Human

BOQ and River City Labs have joined hands to spur innovation in Queensland with...

The Bank of QueenslandBOQ recently partnered with Brisbane's premier tech start-up hub River City Labs to host the inaugural BOQ Hackathon 2016 on June 10-1
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

FileMaker continues to encourage SMBs to make their own apps with its latest upgrade

FileMaker 15 will make it even easier for small businesses to build custom business app​s​​ with no coding skills required.

Fuel cell power tech developer Hydra Light is looking to secure $5 million to...

Hydra Light International Limited, the developer of unique fuel cell power technology, is pleased to announce that, having finalised its business development...

The crowdfunding industry in Australia just got the required equity shot in the arm

The Australian banking “cartel” has been the thorn in the SME’s side. Now that financial disruption is on the front page it will be interesting to see what happens with Apple Pay and the banking cartel.

Where are women excelling in business? These are the world’s top cities for female...

Entrepreneurship was traditionally seen as a man’s game, but today that is changing. Women are emerging as a large demographic in the start-up culture.
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.

Australian startups missing growth opportunities due to suboptimal boards per this KPMG and Think...

Australian startups are missing out on the potential for boards to play a transformational role in their development and growth, with only...

Venture capital investment in Aussie startups has hit a new high of US$1.23 billion

Venture capital (VC) invested in Australian startups hit a record US$1.23 billion in the 2018/19 financial year, according to Venture Pulse Q2...

This new national research has revealed what frustrates business owners most about accessing funding

Around nine out of 10 Australian SMEs are frustrated about their business funding, naming onerous loan conditions, having to provide property...

Talent Unleashed has unleashed Australia’s top game-changing tech entrepreneurs

Australia’s top tech entrepreneurs and innovators of 2016 have been revealed with the announcement of the APAC finalists of the prestigious Talent Unleashed Awards.

App expert says Australian start-ups are too tech-heavy and that’s why so many fail

“From my experience, tech start-ups tend to forget about the importance of selling and marketing and focus too much on the product. It is vital to have key members of your team who are tech-savvy people but without team members who understand sales and marketing, traction and business success may become difficult to achieve," explains Steve.

Can entrepreneurial success be predicted? A world-first study answers [INFOGRAPHIC]

The 15-year qualitative and quantitative research study benchmarked the motivations of successful entrepreneurs and business builders to answer the question: is an entrepreneur born or can they be developed?
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.

Australia’s Gen Z is eager to find success as creative and social entrepreneurs

Gen Z rank starting a social media-based business as the best pathway to success, followed by networking or launching a start-up, according to the second chapter of NAB’s whitepaper, Rethink Success.

This Sydney-based business is expanding globally in a bid to link up corporates and...

CoVentured, the Sydney business connecting thousands of startups and scale ups to corporates, has broadened its footprint beyond Australia.

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The Alchemy of Negotiation with Matt Lohmeyer [FREE REPORT]

Negotiation is part and parcel of everyday life. Despite this, the idea of honing our negotiating skills doesn’t go down well with most of us. We fear that we’ll end up being manipulative, exploitative, scheming. To help us break the chains of this retrogressive mentality, we have Matt Lohmeyer. He has worked as a professional negotiator in various fields for over eight years and before that, negotiated deals with biotech pharmaceutical and chemical companies. In short, he’s an Alchemist in the Art of Negotiation.

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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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