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This communications and content company lands $2m funding round to bring first-of-its-kind Virtual Reality...

Curiious, the communication, technology and content company, has announced it has closed a $2 million funding round from a core group of...

Who’s on track?

It's said that in China the economic revolution is most visible on its roads. In recent years, carmakers from Japan, Europe and the US have...

Why inclusion is now more important than diversity

Australia, like most other developed nations around the world, is experiencing a very tight labour market. Countries are now competing globally for...

Blockchain startup Lumachain raises $3.5 million to shine the spotlight on $1.5 trillion food...

Lumachain’s solution has the potential to make food production, manufacturing, and delivery safer, more efficient, and transparent.

Shark Tank success Rhinohide reaches 100 per cent of its funding goal on Equitise

West Australian 4x4 protective armour business Rhinohide has announced it has reached 100 per cent of its funding target, securing $500,000 from the “crowd” on Equitise.

FlexCareers raises $1.8 million to accelerate its HR technology platform roll-out

FlexCareers, Australia and New Zealand’s leading platform for flexible jobs, return to work and future of work services has completed an oversubscribed convertible bond issue, raising $1.8 million to accelerate the roll out of its end-to-end HR technology platform.
Sunil Vohra and Kate Stone, TWI’s co-founders The Workability Index

A measure of culture: This Australian tech start up has launched the world’s first...

The Workability Index (TWI) is set to revolutionise the way that organisations assess, report and communicate workplace culture.
William Choi, Posture360

The Aussie company with world-first wearable tech preventing back pain in the workplace [VIDEO]

With offices in Seoul and Melbourne, the Australian-based Posture360 has declared war on back pain with its innovative technology. A back pain sufferer himself, William Choi has been in the posture business for almost a decade and saw a gap in the market.

How to build a Twitter prospect funnel on autopilot [ACADEMY]

Twitter is good for many things. Sharing information quickly, accelerating political uprisings and telling random strangers what you ate for breakfast. However, very few people have mastered the use of Twitter as an effective business tool -- to gather market research, build brand awareness and attract the interest of leads and prospects. This tutorial was filmed as a unit of James Tuckerman's social media monetisation masterclass, in August 2013. It shares how James manages and builds his Twitter feed, almost on auto-pilot. You must be an Anthill Academy member to view this course. Sign up below.
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FlexCareers and mwah launch CareerSwitch, a disruptive career transition startup tailored to the new...

Two organisations leading the way on the future of work - FlexCareers, Australia and New Zealand's #1 platform for flexible jobs, consulting and return-to-work programs, and mwah, a leading consultancy rethinking people and culture - have launched CareerSwitch, an innovative career transition and coaching business reinventing traditional outplacement models.

Logistics expert forecasts global supply chain disruptions on retailers & consumers

Jessica Ip, Chief Transformation Officer at leading parcel delivery service CouriersPlease (CP), explains the ripple effect significant disruptions in the global supply chain have on retailers and consumers – and what we can expect in the coming months.

The threats being faced by the world economy in 2020 [SPONSORED]

We got into 2020 with our hearts in our mouths because no one wants to go through an economic recession. Especially those who were around during the last one.

“Don’t let a good crisis go to waste” Essential tips for weathering shocks as...

While COVID-19 presents an unusually large challenge for everybody, including entrepreneurs, the reality is that over the life of a new venture, it is inevitable that founders will need to deal with crises.
ATP Science

Formulating success: How ATP Science turned itself into an international vitamin and sport supplement...

ATP Science, an industry leader in science-based health, sports and nutrition supplements, just secured a partnership with the world’s most visited fitness website, Bodybuilding.com.
Productivity: Hacks, habits and routines to efficiently and effectively run businesses

Productivity power up: Hacks, habits and routines to ensure businesses run efficiently and effectively

Even if we’re the most efficient, organised, time-management obsessed humans, it’s meaningless unless we’re also being effective.
What to do when a pivot opportunity knocks - Insight from Good Things

What to do when a pivot opportunity knocks

When you evaluate an opportunity, find the overlap of your current business, and the potential future business you can see if you did take the opportunity presented.

C-Suite executives’ guide to facing mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic

With organisations working remotely, it is hard for business leaders to feel connected to their teams - out of sight, out of mind.

Australian businesses to lead by example in this new era for retail shopping.

The ripples from the pandemic will be felt for months and years to come, but a recovering economy, a reduced unemployment rate and growing consumer confidence are providing a very welcome glimpse of a new era of post-pandemic retail.

We’re letting our business go to the dogs… in order to increase your productivity.

What do Facebook and dogs in the office have in common? They make staff more productive. Seriously.

Here’s just how much damage IT downtime can cause to your business [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every year, an average of 545 working hours is lost to a company because of IT downtime. That would be equal to a company not being able to do business for almost 23 days, or nearly a month.
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