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SMEVentures expands footprint into Australia with ACE Training acquisition.

SMEVentures' acquisition of ACE Training marks Australia’s first ever acquisition via a search fund, a niche buyout model developed at Harvard and Stanford universities.
How R&D grants can fast track your project to success

How R&D grants can fast track your project to success

“Don’t skip this step,” warns Jason, “You might discover later that there’s a limit on your R&D spend abroad. You may set up an entire team offshore only to discover you could have employed someone locally, and saved money!”

On the cusp of a new age of battery technology

Have you ever wished you could drive from Melbourne to Sydney on a single charge or only have to charge your phone once a week?

Overcoming the ‘innovation for the sake of innovation’ culture

Ideas will never meet all elements of a proof of concept exploration. And if they do, well, you’re not asking all the questions you need to. Success comes when failure is an acceptable outcome in the process.

Contentsquare acquires Hotjar to help all businesses build better digital experiences

The acquisition builds on deep synergies between both businesses to expand the companies’ global market reach and accelerate their shared vision of better experiences for all.

Agtech in Toowoomba – Building Australia’s next frontier

QLD based Advisory Group Innovation Architects will partner with the Toowoomba Agtech and Logistics Hub (ATLH) to deliver a series of open...

Lessons learned as a people-first leader

Thomas Jensen is not a typical CEO who has made a career by climbing the corporate ladder. “I didn’t have the cynicism it takes to get to the top,” he says of himself.

Here are the top 3 ways how big data is empowering retail decision-making

As online sales grew, a new trend emerged, in which shoppers would do their research in the stores and then make their purchase online, after shopping around online for the best deal.

Aussie businesses need to embrace hybrid working in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

According to a study by Slack, 1 in 2 workers would quit their jobs if employers provided no hybrid work offerings and forced full-time office work on them.

Whizz deepens online home services market position by acquiring Removal marketplace.

Furniture removals are worth upwards of $2 billion dollars in Australia”*. With WHIZZ’s expertise in on-demand marketplaces, combined with our category knowledge and proven track record, we are well positioned to disrupt the relocation industry in Australia.

Aussie duo develop Fieldd for SMBs struggling to grow out in the field

Harrison Lingard and Garo Tanzi are the creators of ground-breaking software, aptly named fieldd, and have quite literally put love and money on the line to blaze a trail for Australian STEM and start-up industries.

BRC Group backs local businesses to future-proof the economy despite pandemic woes.

Investment incubator fund, BRC is backing Australian businesses to help future-proof the local economy in the event of another COVID, or the next airborne outbreak.

Which career should you choose when playing in EVE online? [SPONSORED]

Wherever there is intelligence in the universe, there is also going to be conflict, and in EVE that couldn’t be any different. By taking a career in the military of your chosen empire you are sure to see a ton of action throughout the galaxy.

Brisbane founder lands $500,000 for smart composting business

Orders for the world’s first smart composting device have opened after female-led sustainability tech startup Monty Compost Co closed a $500,000 capital...

What lessons are available for corporates to learn from farming businesses?

Typically, you’ll see this mindset passed down from generation to generation, with decades or even centuries of constant care and consideration. For the truly successful farming businesses, a farm, brand or food product becomes a household name that lasts for decades.

Back to the future to revisit my sweet spot; entrepreneurs should revisit market gaps

When my opportunity to exit for $39 million presented itself, I thought it was time to seek new opportunities and travel the world.

Which factors are influencing the price of Bitcoin and other crypto currencies?

If you’re interested in taking advantage of the recent Bitcoin boom by buying the coin on an exchange, or trading it through derivatives (such as CFDs) via a broker like easyMarkets, you first need to understand what factors influence the price of this token.

5 tips for women entrepreneurs to succeed in the business world

If you are a female entrepreneur, you might feel as though you are at a disadvantage. You may struggle to find mentors, or you may walk into meetings where it is assumed that you are a subordinate.

How freelancers can climb the career ladder after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Industries hit hard by COVID shutdowns are drastically reducing their headcount and with the end of JobKeeper last month another 150,000 jobs are at risk of disappearing. In response, millions of workers around the world began freelancing for the first time, as a way to insulate themselves against the economic uncertainty.

Experimentation with adventure in creating new life designs for pleasure in work

Imagine this for a moment. Working three days a week and exploring the beauty of another State the other four.

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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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