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The five creative startups at the forefront of fashion at Creative Enterprise Australia

With Australia’s fashion industry now worth $28.5 billion, QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s Fashion Accelerator covers a hole in the industry when it comes to fashion tech.

A lesson from the 2016 Rio Olympics: The mindset of winners is failure and...

What entrepreneurs or would-be entrepreneurs need to remember is that while the risk is high, so too can be the rewards. Like an athlete, it is important to aim high, get into a winning mindset and treat failure as a learning experience.

Microsoft welcomes 14 Australian startups to its debut Sydney ScaleUp Program

The Australian startups who will take part include, Auror, Daisee, FreightExchange, Hyper Anna, InDebted, Kapiche, Karbon, Makers Empire, Teamgage, SimpleKYC, StartVR, VendorPanel and Winimy AI.

The University of Queensland’s ilab smashes $56 million investment in startups

The University of Queensland (UQ) has cemented its position as a leading launchpad for entrepreneurs and a magnet for major investors, with startups from its ilab programs attracting more than $57 million.

Hospitality edutech Typsy shows strong growth, launches US office, with $10 million worth of...

Hospitality training and learning experience platform, Typsy has announced it has hit a sleuth of new milestones, including expansion into international markets, strategic C-level appointments, and strong growth figures.

These are the 2019 logo trends every business owner needs to know [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tapping into the hottest new design trends is one way to keep the face of your brand looking fresh and relevant, and this year it seems that designers are willing to push boundaries more than ever before.

Melbourne rock musician turned entrepreneur launches program to support startup founders get the digital...

Non-technical entrepreneurs can feel on the back foot when it comes to launching and scaling startups. Sam Hemphill’s Tech for Non-Tech Founders sets out to change that.

Here is how you can spot a business opportunity no one else sees

If it seems the world is lacking in opportunity, it’s time to clean your glasses and check again. In a competitive business world, an...

Offshore staffing is a game changer for SMEs: Part One

Entrepreneurs' and small business owners' access to offshore contractors and staff is, I believe, one of the most significant game changers in the last 30 or 40 years. The internet has opened markets and modified business processes for SMEs. With fast broadband internet connection now easily accessible in many corners of the world, the opportunity to access offshore virtual staff drives benefits to a whole new level.

Here is the new face of technologically driven manufacturing: Industry 4.0

The first three industrial revolutions were impressive in their own right. They introduced steam power, electrified factories, assembly lines and early attempts...

Australia’s Champagne Dame sets her sights on $1.5 million to expand with her online...

Australia’s Champagne Dame, Kyla Kirkpatrick, one of Australia’s most prominent champagne educators and consultants, yesterday announced her first retail Equity Crowdfunding campaign...

Winning Yankees: inside koala creek

The United States is a mecca for wine importers - which is hardly surprising given that it is the world's third largest consumer of...

CatchOfTheDay has big supermarkets on the hook

Australian online department store, CatchOfTheDay, has local supermarket big kahunas firmly in its sights. CatchOfTheDay trialled the discounted groceries model for 12 months before launching GroceryRun. The company offered groceries as part of a two-day event each month. It sold, on average, two grocery items a second, netting more than $1 million in just 48 hours.

Meet the agtech startup that has invented an optical scanner that saves food waste

Rubens Technologies has developed sensors and analytics to predict quality parameters of fruit and crops in real time, and without damaging the product.

Australia’s online advertising continues year-on-year growth to reach $9 billion

The latest IAB Online Advertising Expenditure Report, prepared by PwC, reveals that whilst year on year growth has slowed (7.1% compared to 11% in 2018) reflecting the downturn in Australia’s overall advertising market, all online revenue categories have experienced growth

To the stars and beyond: What you need to know about the future of...

Meanwhile, new Australian space companies have emerged in the early 2010s focusing on satellite-related services (such as the Internet of Things) and small launch vehicles, attracting over A$60 million of investor funding.
Tropeaka co-founders Caleb Marshall and Blake Mackenzie

Healthy sells, healthy sales: This Australian health food start-up that focuses on millennials has...

Today, Tropeaka ships to over 50 countries around the world and recorded a turnover of over $10,000,000 last financial year, to become one of Australia’s fastest growing and largest health food companies.

Are e-wallets a threat to society? The threats presented by the rise of mobile...

And our love affair with apps and all things mobile show no signs of abating. With a few taps we could own the latest high-end fashion accessory or purchase a car. We walk around with virtual banks in our palms, making seamlessly transactions across borders.
Adam Rigby (L) Dan White (R) Ray White NurtureCloud

Real estate giant Ray White invests $3 million in Aussie proptech startup NurtureCloud

Australasia’s largest real estate agency, Ray White, has just invested $3m into Sydney-based proptech company NurtureCloud, to both improve its own network’s offering as well as being part of exploring international opportunities for the product.
Dr Vijay Paul and Dr Nishanth Krishnananthan, Vantari

This Australian medtech startup is bringing the power of virtual reality to healthcare

Vantari empowers doctors and patients to better visualise and read medical imaging such as CT and MRI scans. The company’s cutting-edge rendering technology takes the current visualisation of these images into Virtual Reality by creating an immersive and intuitive environment.

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Generating Web Traffic with Mark Middo and James Tuckerman [FREE REPORT]

Not all websites are created equal. That’s the first – and perhaps harshest – lesson when venturing into the ever evolving world of online marketing. Websites don’t draw visitors just by existing; they require love, attention and an understanding of how search engines think. In this Cheat Sheet, Anthill Magazine’s James Tuckerman and guest Mark “Middo” Middleton share their combined wisdom on generating web traffic for new and old websites.

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How to secure lucrative sponsorships in five steps [CHEAT SHEET]

If you’re running an event or any major initiative, you’ve got overheads, marketing responsibilities and a small army of people counting on you. And, of...

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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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