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Why bad checkout experiences are hurting small business - Fast chief's insight

Why bad checkout experiences are hurting small business – Insight from a chief at...

If you want to sell something – anything – online, Fast makes it easy for you to do so.
Stone & Chalk acquires Ribit, digital matchmaker for students and businesses

Stone & Chalk acquires Ribit, digital matchmaker for students and businesses

We will continue to ensure that students from every institution around Australia can access the most rewarding jobs and career opportunities in the country and to ensure as much talent as possible is able to flow to the sectors with the highest growth potential.
Introducing PawsEco: The first ever virtual marketplace for Aussie pet store owners

Introducing PawsEco: The first ever virtual marketplace for Aussie pet store owners

PawsEco is both an online marketplace and a digital platform which provides pet stores with the vital business tools required for individual growth, all in one place, including 24/7 on-the-go access to cloud-based point of sale, CRM, reporting and community support online.

Why diversifying is important in investing

Diversification is like having your fingers in every pie. It is all about having an array of assets that react differently to the same economic event.
Realife Tech announces COVID-19 Fan Safety Hub to help the return of live events

Realife Tech announces new COVID-19 Fan Safety Hub to help the return of live...

Its Post-Covid Fan Safety Hub then uses this information to provide functionality to reduce queues at entry and exit, allow for contactless ordering and collection of food and beverage and merchandise items, and delivers targeted safety and crowd density messaging through the venue or team’s mobile app and website.
Nathalie Taquet, Founder and CEO of Bottli and eBottli

This new Australian technology is defending local wine exports against predicted $4.3 trillion global...

A new Australian-developed technology suite called eBottli has launched, with the potential to defend our wine export industry against the booming global trade in counterfeit wines.
Sprout Stack

Meet this Australian agtech startup that is growing food in shipping containers

An ambitious agtech startup based on Sydney's Northern Beaches, Sprout Stack is where technology meets traditional agriculture.
ATP Science

Formulating success: How ATP Science turned itself into an international vitamin and sport supplement...

ATP Science, an industry leader in science-based health, sports and nutrition supplements, just secured a partnership with the world’s most visited fitness website, Bodybuilding.com.
PROPPR

From regional Australia to Goop: How two Aussie entrepreneurs took their product to the...

The PROPPR story, and resulting business partnership, started in 2018, through a random but perhaps divinely orchestrated conversation, about the beautiful looking toilet foot stool which helps replicate the proper ‘squat position’.
Founder of Eat Box Now, John Nguyen

Entrepreneur John Nguyen creates first of its kind at-home restaurant-ready meals amidst COVID-19 restrictions

With COVID-19 bringing with it a long list of new regulations and restrictions on our favourite restaurant dining experiences, entrepreneur John Nguyen has launched Eat Box Now, a new at-home dining service that delivers your beloved restaurant experience ready to cook, eat and drink straight to your door.
Mathspace Founder and CEO Mohamad Jebara

NAPLAN no more: Why coronavirus disruption is already having a positive impact on Australia’s...

The value and effectiveness of summative assessments like NAPLAN have long been debated by education experts in Australia. Now, the disruption caused by coronavirus is forcing a change in the way student learning and performance is measured.
Kyle Turner, Pearlii

DentalTech startup Pearlii launches to deliver free dental screening and education

Founded in Melbourne, Pearlii provides people with access to free, fast, and safe at home dental check-ups, no matter their income or personal situation.
George bancs, founder Talk 5

Sydney construction manager creates new platform to improve health & safety during COVID-19 period...

Today on World Health & Safety Day, Talk 5, the world’s first patent-pending voice-activated auditing tool, with inbuilt language translator, has been unveiled
Cenario co-founder, Vaibhav Namburi

Fintech startup Cenario is using AI to help Aussie businesses manage the financial impact...

Cenario co-founder, Vaibhav Namburi said that the impacts of COVID-19 on Australia’s economy had led to many business owners questioning how their businesses would survive through the different financial challenges to come.
Monica Limanto, founder of Petsy

How this new pet insurance start-up is succeeding against the odds of COVID-19

Utilising its enticing rewards program, the young pet insurance provider aims to encourage more Aussie pet owners to take out cover as the latest figures reveal only 6% of Australia’s 7.3 million cat and dog owners have insured their pets.
Vince Pizzinga, co-owner of Sydney’s spaghetti and spritz bar Mark and Vinny’s

How a Sydney restaurant went online in a day to keep the cash –...

One of the worst hit industries is hospitality, with restaurants, bars and cafes across Australia forced to close their doors and focus on take-out only.
Alister Coleman, Managing Partner, Tempus Partners

Meet these 3 innovative Aussie startups that are tackling the COVID-19 crisis head on

Startups from Australian venture capital fund Tempus Partners’ second fund are tackling the impact of COVID-19 with their individual specialities.
Greg McLardie the founder and managing director of Two Hands

Australian start-up launches blockchain system to fight food fraud and future pandemics

The connection to our food source has been lost, their regions invisible and the supply chain unknown. This lack of transparency, along with food chain supply inefficiencies, costs the global economy over USD$100bn annually.
Hay CEO Andrew Laycock

This new Australian fintech is focusing on mobile-first money solutions

Hay will first offer a digital transaction account through the Hay smartphone app packed with features like enriched payment information, monthly insights and travel budgeting features with fee-free foreign exchange rates via the Hay Visa card.
Screeny co-founder and Managing Director Dave Jackson

Ride-share drivers score a new income stream with the launch of Australia’s first in-vehicle...

Screeny, a new in-vehicle ad-tech platform for rideshare and taxi drivers, has launched a closed pilot program in Sydney ahead of a broader, interstate launch mid-year.

FREE BUSINESS TOOLS

The Facebook Honey Trap with James Tuckerman [CHEAT SHEET]

This cheat sheet was developed to help small business operators harness the incomparable (and undeniable) potency of Facebook to recruit fans, spread the word, and (most importantly) generate inbound business.

FREE BUSINESS TOOL

How Master the Art of Sales Even if it Makes You...

The art of selling is a social minefield. Have you ever been on the wrong end of a ham-fisted, awkward or just plain obnoxious sales conversation? Of course you have! Why is it that some sales conversations magically delight, while others make us want to manically bolt for the door? This Phil Anderson FREE CHEAT SHEET will help you to master the art of sales!

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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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