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Do you have a big start-up idea that could change the world for the...

Applications are open for Tech23 2015, an event that connects Australian start-ups with the connected people, clever ideas and capital they need to succeed

Things looking up for Australian businesses

Australian businesses are cautiously optimistic that overall business conditions will improve through the rest of 2009 according to the latest D&B National Business Expectations Survey released today.

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

ACCC’s decision against Metcash-Franklins deal ‘defies logic’, says IGA Chairman Mick Daly

Leon and Garry talk to the IGA National Board Chairman, Mick Daly, about the grocery industry and the Australian retail environment. In particular, he has much to say on the success of Metcash, IGA’s principal wholesaler, against competitors Woolworths and Coles, and the looming showdown with the ACCC over Metcash’s plans to acquire the Franklins supermarket chain.

We are ready to spend more: Research reveals retailers could see sales rise this...

Good news for the retail industry as new research suggest that more than half of Aussie shoppers will spend more in the second half of 2015 than the first

Nominations open for the 2010 Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award

Nominations for the 2010 Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award opened on October 1, 2009.

Brisbane-based startup Creatively Squared wins this year’s Creative3 Pitch competition

Brisbane-based startup Creatively Squared was recently named the winner in this year's Creative3 Pitch competition, as the Creative3Conference kicked off in Brisbane. Founders Ruth Stephensen and Scott Thomas took out the the top...

Ever IM’ed a friend who was sitting in the same room? Survey reveals what...

A clear majority of Australians today value their laptops more than their TVs, according to a survey commissioned by Intel. With all the talk of the internet becoming a fourth utility in households, that finding may not surprise. But just how internet dependent are we? According to the same survey, a lot of us are now OK chatting online or Facebooking with someone within earshot.

Fintech 100 is looking for the next generation of global fintech innovators

Nominations are open for inclusion in the ‘Fintech 100’ list, which will recognise leading fintech innovators from around the world

Smart 100 nominations are now open!

Calling all innovators. This is your chance to nominate an Australian made product or service and showcase an innovation that Australian business builders simply need to hear about. Promote the spoils of your own toils or put one of your clients under the spotlight. This is your chance to refine your message and get exposure.

Sharing Economy Awards launch to honour Australia’s top innovators and disruptors

The Sharing Hub, Australia’s first sharing economy accelerator, has today launched a new awards program to recognise and celebrate Australia’s top sharing economy startups, leaders, innovators and disruptors.

How 40 million Easter Eggs will drive the economy this year [Interview]

In this podcast, Garry and Leon speak with AnnaMaria Lapetina, chief executive of Ernest Hillier Chocolates. Founded in Sydney in 1914, the chocolate maker now operates in Melbourne and has been locally owned throughout its history. Lapetina explains Hillier's preference for high-end ingredients to stand out from the competition and the company's plans to roll out 40 million Easter eggs this year.

​Get a standing ovation: How to prepare and deliver a killer conference talk

Drew Banks, Head of International at online presentation platform Prezi shares four tips with Anthill on how to deliver a killer conference talk

Australia’s ranking as a ‘networked’ nation is on the slide, according to World Economic...

According to the World Economic Forum, Australia is slipping as a 'networked' nation. The organisation's annual survey of 133 nations for its Global Information Technology Report (2009–2010) ranked Australia as the world's 16th most 'networked', falling from its 14th place held over the past two years.

Steve Wozniak announces winners of 2017 Talent Unleashed Awards in Melbourne

In comments at the award ceremony in Melbourne, Mr Wozniak recognised the prevalence of stellar leaders and innovators amongst this year’s Talent Unleashed finalists and winners.

One hundred days in, Ted Baillieu assesses the challenges ahead for Victoria [Interview]

In this extended podcast, Garry and Leon talk with Victoria Premier Ted Baillieu about the challenges facing his government – not least of which are the clean-up of the Victorian floods, the cut in GST funding from the Federal Government, and the delay to the regional rail project, issues he describes as “black holes” left by his predecessors. He also cites his pledge to the environment and creative measures to boost the state's sagging productivity.

This 3D app helps carers make homes more friendly for people living with dementia...

The Dementia-Friendly Home app was launched by Alzheimer’s Australia Vic to help carers make their home more accessible for people living with dementia

Nominations open for WA Innovation Awards program

Last week, Western Australian Commerce, Science and Innovation Minister Troy Buswell opened nominations for the 2010 WA Innovator of the Year Award. All Western Australian entrepreneurs who have an innovation to promote are encouraged to apply.

What every Aussie e-commerce business needs to know about Father’s Day spending

CupoNation analysed its internal sales data during the two weeks leading up to the Father’s Day 2017 to understand consumer purchase behavior. The most shopped categories in terms of money spending were Fashion & Accessories, Beauty, Health & Wellness and Electronics & Phones.

Why companies should never waste a good crisis: An Interview with Deloitte Chief Giam...

This podcast features an interview full of insights from Giam Swiegers, CEO of Deloitte Australia. Advising that a company should always seek opportunity in times of crisis, Swiegers has stayed true to form: Deloitte continues to take on new staff and maintain an aggressive acquisitions strategy. Swiegers also talks about innovative people and his firm's welcoming of social media as a tool to increase accountability.

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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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