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This fintech innovation hub has partnered with the South Australian government to expand into...

Asia’s largest fintech innovation hub, Stone & Chalk, is partnering with the South Australian Government to establish a start-up hub at...

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

Got a financial or health cover solution that appeals to millennials? CUA wants to...

People with innovative solutions that resonate with millennials are invited by Australia’s largest credit union, CUA, to participate in a hackathon from 18-20 August.

Regional Pitchfest 2017 is here to showcase the best rural and regional entrepreneurs

Regional entrepreneurs, innovators, artisans and small business owners across the country will have the opportunity to pitch their big business ideas when Australia Post Regional Pitchfest launches nationwide from March next year.

Is your business getting innovative? You might be eligible for the R&D tax break

The R&D tax incentive encourages companies to engage in R&D activities with the purpose of fostering Australia’s innovation and competitiveness. Eligible?
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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.

AirService and Meter Maids have launched Australia’s first beachside food delivery service – complete...

Australian mobile ordering tech start-up AirService is partnering with the Gold Coast’s iconic Meter Maids to launch Australia’s first ongoing beachside food ordering and delivery service. AirService provides cutting edge...

This new app puts Australia’s cheapest beers right at your fingertips and even shows...

Founded by ex-brewery marketer Paul Cameron, Beer Pal is an app out to change how Aussie buy beer as well as the future of beer advertising as a whole

This eCommerce logistics provider is forecasting that online shopping growth will drive product prices...

On the back of new research, leading parcel delivery service CouriersPlease (CP) forecasts that the online shopping industry will have a greater focus...

New study: Australian consumers prefer e-mails & texts over mobile apps & social media...

Cloud communications platform Twilio (NYSE: TWLO) has released new research showing that despite an explosion of new channels, email and text are still the preferred channels for consumers when talking to businesses.

“Buzz Aldrin’s Cycling Pathways to Mars” 8i premiered the world’s first legacy VR project...

Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS,” features a photorealistic 3D hologram of the real Dr. Aldrin with true volume and depth, allowing viewers to ‘meet’ the American icon and walk around his hologram as if he were in the same room.

Efic’s new export loan will help SME exporters access finance faster and easier

Efic, Australia’s export finance agency, has launched the new Small Business Export Loan to help SME exporters access the finance easier and quicker

Tech industry bodies StartupAUS and ACS hail start-up funding in QLD budget

Tech industry bodies StartupAUS and ACS have hailed the $24 million funding for the Startup Queensland program that was included in the Queensland budget

1 in 3 Australians are now turning to social media as their first source...

A new study by Telsyte and Meltwater reveals almost 60 per cent of Australians over the age of 16 believe online news has become more influential than print

Steve Baxter’s Startup Catalyst is looking for 20 tech-savvy youth to take to Silicon...

The Startup Catalyst program has already taken two groups of 20 youths to Silicon Valley in 2014 and 2015, and recently conducted a mission to London and Berlin in June 2016.

Spark Festival is back to celebrate start-ups and innovation in Sydney this October

In only its second year, having rebranded from the highly successful Startup Week Sydney in 2015, Spark Festival is Australia's leading startup festival, organised by the startup community for the startup community. The first round of Spark Festival’s program features over 50 events across tracks including The Startup Journey, HealthTech, Going Global, Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Security, Social Enterprise, Fintech, Education, Diversity and more.

This new tech start-up has got taxi drivers switching lanes into parcel delivery

New service recently launched in Sydney, allows taxi drivers to deliver parcels 24/7. After two months of operations, the Sydney-based company expands its activities to more cities across the country.

Attend a business meeting or watch paint dry: what almost half of us chose

Almost half of business people polled recently indicated that they'd rather do any unpleasant activity than sit in one of their company’s status meetings.

Are you a successful tech scale-up in Australia and New Zealand? The UK Tech...

On the hunt for successful Australasian technology scale-ups, the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched its Tech Rocketship Awards in Australia and New Zealand.

Are you a budding disruptive startup? Caltex Australia has launched a new Slingshot accelerator...

Spark, a 12-week accelerator program designed in partnership with Australia’s leading corporate accelerator, Slingshot, will enable Caltex Australia to disrupt its own business model and look for ideas to improve convenience, mobility, retail offers and efficiency.

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Five ways to manage your time by managing yourself, with Helen...

Finding the time to tackle everything is one of the greatest challenges faced by business owners. To help time-starved business owners work smarter and not harder, we spoke with Helen Ebdon. The director of Affirming Business and Executive Coaching, she’s a serial entrepreneur who started her first business at age 25. She’s built and run direct marketing and communications businesses and she’s also the creator of the Take 15 Program for business effectiveness.

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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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