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The fear of change – Cricket in the snow and other mysteries

Business leaders must learn to preserve the old while ushering in changes. The example of Test match, One Day and Twenty20 cricket is illuminating, writes Kim Wingerei.

59% of Aussie shoppers believe most of our retail industry will be online within five...

With Australian consumers increasingly turning to online shopping, multiple stores have closed in recent years, with Toys ‘R’ Us, Gap, Esprit, and selected Target stores the casualties this year alone. Australians have become so used to these closures that a recent survey revealed 59 per cent of Aussie shoppers believe most of the industry will be online in the next two-to-five years.

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.

The ultimate guide to choosing the right e-commerce platform for your business

To create a feature-rich eCommerce store, the first step is to choose the right eCommerce development platform. Here's the comprehensive guide to picking a platform with a user-centric approach.

Medicinal cannabis startup Cannvalate announces plans for Australia’s largest cannabis cultivation hub in Melbourne

Melbourne based medicinal cannabis company, Cannvalate, has recently purchased over 100 acres of farm land in the south-east of Melbourne, with plans to become Australia’s largest cannabis cultivation hub.

Here are 3 important things the Australian agtech industry should be doing better

Australia gets a lot of things right when it comes to agricultural research and development (R&D), and we are generally recognised as being one of the best countries for our overall R&D approach.

What you need to know about how the Internet of Things impact businesses in...

According to a report from Business Insider, the prevalence of the Internet of Things is set to explode within businesses by 2020, with $3 billion estimated to be spent between 2015 – 2020.

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 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...

This Aussie software company has partnered with Microsoft to release a corporate wellness solution

LiveTiles (ASX: LVT), an innovative software company that empowers users to create their own intelligent workplace experience, is pleased to announce the...

Where's the gold?

Imagine if Australia's innovators and entrepreneurs received the same media attention as sporting celebrities. Maybe we would find Ziggy Switkowski being tested for caffeine ingestion...

Tech-based staffing solution Sidekicker has clinched AU$10 million in partnership with SEEK

Technology-based contingent staffing company Sidekicker has raised AUD$10 million in funding from SEEK, a global leader in building and scaling online employment...

COS cements commitment to the Australian education market and acquires Vital Office

Australian education & office supplies company COS has purchased the business of Vital Office, a leader in paper and education solutions operating across Australia, cementing COS as a lead contender in the education market.

Licence to sell: This is the secret to scaling globally in a matter of...

Three years, minimal staff one flagship product – that’s what it takes to have a global business in my experience.

Australian fintechs represented in Fintech 100: 7 companies named among the world’s leading fintechs

Australian fintech companies made a strong showing in the 2019 Fintech 100, announced recently by Fintech Innovators, a collaboration between fintech investment firm H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech.

Nothing’s been the same since Uber came: Why on-demand startups are shaking up the...

It has been five years since Uber was legalised in Australia, but already in that time the taxi industry has plummeted and the value of a cab’s licence plate has decreased drastically. That disruption was caused by the simplicity and convenience of an on-demand service becoming available via an app on a smartphone.
Steve Weston, CEO & Co-Founder of Volt Bank

Neobank Volt closes $70m oversubscribed Series C; hits $100m total funding and sets sights...

Australia's first neobank, Volt Bank Limited (Volt) has closed a $70m Series C equity funding round, which was oversubscribed by $10m beyond the original target of $60m.

Why Swift developers should know Objective-C [SPONSORED]

Using Swift, programmers are able to catch bugs far easier as well as writing code in a manner that is far simpler to understand. It is also much quicker to write in. It was introduced in 2014 and has quickly become more popular than Objective-C.

Reaching your clients with your marketing messages and information products [PODCAST]

PreneurCast is a marketing + business podcast. Each week, author and marketer Pete Williams and digital media producer Dom Goucher discuss entrepreneurship, business, internet...
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How edtech solution MAPPEN is stepping up to help schools through COVID-19 closures

Schools have already begun the shift to distance-education, which uses technology to ensure that learning remains teacher-directed and follows the mandated curriculum and lesson plans in place at each school, with the support of solutions like MAPPEN.

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The Gaddie Pitch in three simple sentences with Antony Gaddie and...

The personal elevator pitch is an essential tool in the entrepreneur’s utility belt. Your pitch is also essential for success on the web, for placement on landing pages, in emails and blogs. The medium might change but rarely will the structure of an effective pitch. Antony Gaddie is the creator of “the Gaddie Pitch,” an internationally-renowned set of tactics designed to help business owners deliver an effective elevator pitch, time and time again.

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Ever considered crowdfunding? [FREE REPORT]

Liz Wald is Vice President of International for Indiegogo.com. She has been terrifically successful raising funds through the crowd model.  One of her successes...

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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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