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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.

A new way to compare and apply for a small business loan: SMB lending...

Lending Express has officially launched in Australia as a one-stop-shop to compare multiple loan offers. Lending Express uses a unique algorithm to match small businesses with the best lender for their situation.

Measuring and connecting the Australian startup ecosystem: Startup Muster returns

In 2017, Startup Muster is excited to now be providing an option for survey participants to connect with each other. Supporters can define the kind of startup they can best support, and startups will be able to engage with matching supporters, and to provide feedback on the whether their support was valuable.

This new shopping app is offering Australian retailers a way to drive consumers instore...

Smart phone app ShopFully announces its launch into Australia – the first mobile platform to help customers preplan their purchases from their mobile while being driven into physical stores.

Sydney company Freight Exchange drives clever convoy using GPS tracking technology

Sydney company Freight Exchange has capped a watershed year with exceptional growth and is now looking to take its online freight capacity marketplace overseas with support from the NSW Government.

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.

Aussie tech startup KoalaSafe hits Target in the U.S. with its innovative device to...

CEO and Co-Founder Steven Pack said the product has been well received in the U.S. with sales growing rapidly across the country in the past three years.

Six startups and six scaleups selected for the inaugural Qantas AVRO accelerator

Six start up and six scale up businesses were selected from nearly 500 applications. The cohort includes a mix of emerging and established businesses across traveltech, adtech, fintech, revenue management and data from Australia and USA.

Female SME business owners need to think beyond the million-dollar mark says this leading serial...

Top SME business growth program, Acceler8 Academy is expanding from its Brisbane base into Sydney and Melbourne, following its success in helping over 200 Australian female founders turn around their businesses.

Adelaide’s startup ecosystem adds ‘co-foundry as a service’ to its roster – but umm,...

The Adelaide start-up ecosystem is giving the eastern states a run for their money.

Lion Unleashed is a new startup accelerator hunting for the best food and beverage...

Lion, one of the region’s largest food and beverage companies, is today launching Lion Unleashed, a new innovation initiative that will see Lion partner with...

What you need to know about the growing threat of ransomware [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ransomware is one of the most harmful forms of black hat hacking, as it is near-impossible for a victim to avoid the problem once they are targeted.

Girl Geek Academy opens up its all-women hackathon #SheHacks to corporate Australia

Australia’s Girl Geek Academy has announced a first of its kind corporate program for its #SheHacks initiative – the world’s largest all-women hackathon dedicated to bringing women together and creating...

Research reveals that most small businesses still don’t understand the $20k tax break

New research has revealed that 78% of Australia’s small business owners (SBOs) don’t fully understand the $20K tax break, with 67% of them not making the most of the opportunity in the lead up to June 30.

Are your e-purchases secure? How to make your online shopping safer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Cyber-crimes have become a common sight in the modern age that in fact, a report from Experian states that e-commerce fraud attacks on 2016 have surpassed 2015 totals.

What you need to know about mobile security and how to protect yourself [INFOGRAPHIC]

Interestingly, while majority of the population have some form of a computer security software, 43% of mobile users do not have a security password, pin or even a pattern lock on their mobile phone.

Slingshot launches CoVentured platform to connect corporate Australia with startups

More than two dozen leading businesses including Westpac, Woolworths, Optus, Australia Post and Lendlease have joined Slingshot to launch a new platform designed to connect corporates with startups and scaleups.

Comfort-seekers need not apply: first Venturer program opens to entrepreneurs

Queensland’s chief entrepreneur Mark Sowerby said the seven-day mission was designed to take entrepreneurs out of their comfort zone and build on key characteristics that are a hallmark of all successful entrepreneurs.

New online Indigenous Business Marketplace to boost corporate and government engagement with Indigenous business

The new marketplace is the result of an innovation partnership between the Australian leader in Indigenous supplier diversity, Supply Nation, and multi-award winning software start-up, VendorPanel.

GO1.com grows user base by more than 2,000% to 10 million via Totara partnership

GO1.com, the world’s largest onboarding, compliance and professional development platform, has sealed a deal with learning management systems provider Totara, expanding the edtech startup’s user base by more than 2,000 per cent to 10 million.

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