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Shendon Ewans of Gobbill

New tech allows over one million Chinese to pay Aussie bills with Alipay/WeChat, aligns...

Fraud detection and payment automation company Gobbill and Chinese mobile payment company AirPay, have embedded Alipay and WeChat payments into a popular media platform to allow users to pay Australian bills with China’s favourite payment methods.

Why start-ups should act like big brands and big brands should act like start-ups

Start-ups and big brands are like the Davids and Goliaths of the business world.

We’re facing a technological crisis! Can Aussie industries keep up with innovation?

We invest so much money in our property and our mining and exports, but the real future of every single one of those industries is in the tech and innovation that can reduce inefficiencies, make them more scalable and increase their impact and profitability.

What these CEOs had to say about the $15 billion government announcement to support...

The government yesterday announced an investment of up to $15 billion to enable smaller lenders to continue supporting Australian consumers and small businesses.

How the Commonwealth government economic stimulus package will help your business

Last week, the Morrison Government announced a multi-billion-dollar economic plan to mitigate challenges faced by the impact of COVID-19, in a move that was seen to be timely, sensible, and proportionate.

Aussie freelancers desperately plead for inclusion in the COVID-19 stimulus package

On March 12th, 2020 Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a multi-billion dollar stimulus package to address the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) – which totally ignores freelancers and sole traders with no employees.

Productivity in the midst of COVID-19: Here are 5 tips on how to effectively...

With governments and companies doing all they can to halt the spread of COVID-19, more and more people are beginning to work remotely either by choice or company policy.
covid-19, coronavirus

Are you doing crisis communication right? Here are 9 guiding principles for the COVID-19...

The principles below have been created to guide organisations in a crisis, enabling them to act swiftly and ensure stakeholders are kept informed with engaging, timely and actionable communications.
MTPConnect Managing Director and CEO Dr Dan Grant

New research says Australian digital health technology innovators need to seize emerging opportunities in...

New research by MTPConnect and Asialink Business explores why it’s time for Australian businesses to explore Indonesia’s booming digital health ecosystem
Siobhan Savage; CEO Reejig

Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup Reejig raises $2.2 million to transform HR

Reejig, an AI company that uses big data, deep learning and audited AI to help companies find, recruit and move talent today announced it has completed its first capital raise of A$2.2 million.
Jack Zhang, CEO Airwallex

Airwallex and Xero partner to help small businesses save time and money

Global fintech leader Airwallex has announced an integration with Xero, the global small business platform – to help Airwallex’s small-to-medium business (SMB) customers seamlessly reconcile their domestic and international payments, saving time and ensuring accuracy.
Ahmed Haider CEO Zookal 2 (3)

Ed-tech startup Zookal raises $15 million to accelerate its growth in South East Asia

Zookal, the global student support platform that provides a variety of services and products such as textbooks to help make student university life easy has raised AUD$15 million in equity funding in an oversubscribed round to accelerate the company's growth in South East Asia.

The top 5 video marketing statistics every business should know in the new decade

If your business is of the mindset that video marketing is just a fad that won’t replace the more traditional methods of marketing, think again!
2019 Women in Design Award winner, Sharon Gauci. Sharon is the Executive Director of Industrial Design at General Motors and is the first Australian woman to hold this position.

Nominations are open for Good Design Australia’s annual Women in Design Award

Good Design Australia is calling for Australian nominations for the 2020 Women in Design Award. 2020 marks the second year of this prestigious Award, created to address the significant gender imbalance within leadership roles in the design industry.
Ombudsman Kate Carnell

New national research shows SME average payment times are double what Ombudsman is seeking,...

The average SME is waiting 56 days to be paid – almost double what Ombudsman Kate Carnell is seeking big business to commit to – and it is smaller businesses who are most impacted.
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.

Why Australia is going to see a significant increase in out-of-home deliveries

The growth of eCommerce is fast changing Australia’s traditional retail landscape – for instance, online retail sales in Australia have grown by 14 per cent annually over the past three years.
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.

Why businesses need to be ready to pivot… and not just once at that

If we hadn’t made the decision to change our product focus at each point that we identified a pivot need and opportunity, it would have been the death of the company.

BUILD YOUR FIRST B2B FUNNEL – 10 DAY CHALLENGE

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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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