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This founder started the ‘Tinder’ for suicide prevention that spread to 55 countries

The proprietary check-in and peer support app helps to keep users "in the Loop" with up to five people. The tool, created by leading mental health and design specialists at Social Health Innovations is the only mental health finalist in the coveted GLOMOs.

This health company is using a first of its kind IT solution to go...

ITonCloud client Home Care Holdings, a mobile health provider, was one of the first to take advantage of the new Skype for Business Enterprise Plus as well as Standard to meet users’ needs appropriately. The first rollout has been completed with already 300 users utilising all the features, with another 200 being to be added to complete the first two stages of the roll out.

59% of Aussie shoppers believe most of our retail industry will be online within five...

With Australian consumers increasingly turning to online shopping, multiple stores have closed in recent years, with Toys ‘R’ Us, Gap, Esprit, and selected Target stores the casualties this year alone. Australians have become so used to these closures that a recent survey revealed 59 per cent of Aussie shoppers believe most of the industry will be online in the next two-to-five years.

Are you a successful tech scale-up in Australia and New Zealand? The UK Tech...

On the hunt for successful Australasian technology scale-ups, the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched its Tech Rocketship Awards in Australia and New Zealand.

AI fintech startup Douugh is looking to raise up to $5 million in funding...

Disruptive consumer fintech Douugh, announced the launch of it’s capital raise on leading market platform Equitise, looking to raise up to $5 million in funding.

These are 5 marketing tactics every small business should be focusing on in 2019

Keeping a small business afloat is hard enough without having to worry about marketing online and connecting with audiences on social media. I get it, you’re swamped and you probably don’t know the first thing about marketing. But what if I told you that this was a sure fire way to rapidly scale if not double your business?

What exactly is Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) and how can it help your business?

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) is the most misused and least understood business phrases out there. Ask five different people what SWP is to them and you will end up with seven different answers.

How 40 million Easter Eggs will drive the economy this year [Interview]

In this podcast, Garry and Leon speak with AnnaMaria Lapetina, chief executive of Ernest Hillier Chocolates. Founded in Sydney in 1914, the chocolate maker now operates in Melbourne and has been locally owned throughout its history. Lapetina explains Hillier's preference for high-end ingredients to stand out from the competition and the company's plans to roll out 40 million Easter eggs this year.

Busting the top 5 myths & misconceptions of VoIP telephony

With NBN on the horizon, there has been an increase in businesses looking to take the ‘virtual leap’ towards high-quality, feature-rich IP voice solutions, commonly called VoIP (Voice over IP) or hosted/virtual PBX. There are other options to the traditional landline for business telephony.

Venture studio BlueChilli has opened applications for the tech accelerator designed specifically for female-led...

Australian venture studio and innovation group BlueChilli has opened applications for round three of its award-winning SheStarts program, the country’s...

This cybersecurity startup has landed $6.5 million from two Aussie venture capital firms

Kasada, a leading cyber security vendor, this week announced a $6.5 million capital raising from the CSIRO-backed venture firm Main Sequence Ventures...

The Aussie independent retail sector is among best performing in the world

Research from industry-leading cloud-based point of sale software company Vend reveals Australia’s independent retailers are among the best performing in the world, ringing...

Ei Sabai Nyo, 2011 Anthill 30under30 Up-and-Comer

Ei Sabai Nyo's entrepreneurial rise may have coincided with the soaring Australian dollar, but that doesn't mean the one is pegged to the other. The dollar, however, has much to do with Online Shopping USA, a site that's built on the premise that Aussies, with greater buying power, will acquire more American goods if they're easy to access. The site, which Nyo launched earlier this year, catalogues the most upscale accessories from various online retailers based in the US, some of which offer free or discounted shipping to Australia.

A female startup founder is opening up about Silicon Valley ‘casting couch’ as she...

The female cofounder of an Aussie startup has revealed the hidden misogyny and sexual harassment that exists within the Silicon Valley investment...

Venture capital investment in Aussie startups has hit a new high of US$1.23 billion

Venture capital (VC) invested in Australian startups hit a record US$1.23 billion in the 2018/19 financial year, according to Venture Pulse Q2...

Australian fashion ecommerce retailer theurge.com is launching in America and the UK this spring

theurge.com, an Australian-based technology company making it easy to “Shop the World,” recently announced it will launch in America, the UK, and across the globe this Spring.

The Netflix of live music is looking for Aussie investors following massive success

Established in 2016, GiggedIn has become a thriving monthly subscription platform that connects music loving Australians to more bands, DJ’s and festivals whilst saving money in the process.
Tracy Angwin, CEO of the Australian Payroll Association

New year, new rules: Payroll expert reveals 6 crucial employee awards and legislative changes...

A new suite of major changes to employee awards and legislation will come into effect this year, with a leading payroll expert warning large organisations and SMEs that they must comply with them or face consequences by the Fair Work Ombudsman.

The trailblazer inspiring corporate Australia to shine a light on Aboriginal culture

Australian organisations are beginning to see the value of Aboriginal culture and are using Indigenous design to showcase local and meaningful Aboriginal narratives.

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How to zig when everyone else is zagging, with Julio De...

Why is it that some business owners appear impervious to business obstacles and upsets? In some cases, it seems that it’s the obstacles that drive certain personality types to success. In this CHEAT SHEET, we share five ways of thinking to respond to INDUSTRY, ECONOMIC, BRAND, SOCIETAL and PERSONAL shifts.

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Five essential things to get right if you want to raise...

So you’ve got a brilliant idea, or maybe you’ve even started building your nascent business, but you think it might help to bring on some extra money. You try to raise the money, but wherever you go it seems there are roadblocks and challenges, and it’s difficult to know where to start. To help tackle this tricky tropic, we interviewed Bryan Vadas. He’s the founder of iPledg (Australia’s leading crowdfunding platform for creative, commercial, charitable and community projects) and Capital Exchange Australia (an education and funding platform for startups).

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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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