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This is the survey that astonished our founder and shocked our readers. Are Australian...

How much web traffic is normal for a business in Australia? What do you think is normal strategic behaviour? Do Australians really know what...

How to choose the right compliant payroll solution for your cannabis business

Using dispensary technology designed for cannabis businesses can help stores succeed, and implementing a payroll software solution will contribute to the business’ growth.

Spreets founders McEvoy and Hammer on building value [PODCAST]

In an interview with Anthill’s Cynthia Karena, the duo says entrepreneurship should be all about building value, not selling out. Early in Spreets’ life, McEvoy realised the importance of this when a friend declined to put a deal opportunity on his Facebook page. That is when the penny dropped, he says, and Spreets began to focus on quality deals and the user experience, rather than focusing only on discounts.

Airwallex is the first ever Australian start-up to join MasterCard’s Start Path accelerator

Airwallex joins the ranks of just over 90 other companies to go through the six-month program since its inception two years ago, with Start Path alumni including UK currency exchange and e-wallet startup Revolut, recently acquired US restaurant bill splitting app Dash.

Aussie tech start-up Incent brings cryptocoin rewards to video gaming in tie-up with with...

Australian tech start-up Incent has partnered with gaming league leader Gfinity Esports Australia to build the world’s first live broadcasting rewards platform powered by cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, now poised to disrupt the world of online gaming.
Spoke Phone co-founders Jason Kerr and Kieron Lawson

Spoke Phone raises $6.7 million Series A funding round to kill the desk phone

Mobile voice company Spoke Phone announced it has raised $6.7 million in Series A funding, in a capital raising round led by Australian venture capital firm, Marbruck Investments, with support from New Zealand-based Icehouse Ventures and Sir Stephen Tindall’s K1W1 fund.
Greg McLardie the founder and managing director of Two Hands

Australian start-up launches blockchain system to fight food fraud and future pandemics

The connection to our food source has been lost, their regions invisible and the supply chain unknown. This lack of transparency, along with food chain supply inefficiencies, costs the global economy over USD$100bn annually.

New HR tech platform Shortlyster raises $5M in seed round to shake up traditional...

Shortlyster, an intelligent hiring optimisation platform, that helps companies make better and more informed hiring decisions, has today announced it has successfully...

Business lessons from Hollywood: if your business was a movie, would it be a...

Nothing highlights how dizzying financial success can be in Hollywood like how the high-octane thriller ‘Furious 7’ made the fastest ever initial rise in...

Will entrepreneurial success turn your kids into wankers?

We all want the best for our families, and building successful companies is one of the best ways to provide for them. But while you're off establishing your empire, will your kids turn into spoilt ingrates?

Want the secret to getting SEO love from Google? Well, there is no secret.

The message now is clear - the days of dodgy SEO practices are over, and the secret to achieving higher Google rankings has been revealed. Want to know that secret? Of course you do. I'm prepared to give it to you now, on Anthill, for free! The secret is...there is no secret.

Dreading the arrival of the office energy bill? You’re not alone

Energy makes the world go round, right? Oh, sorry... that’s money. But energy is very important too, right? Well, if you agree with me...

Happy birthday YouTube. Check out how this one crazy idea changed our world [VIDEO]

an you believe it? YouTube is seven years old. It seems like only yesterday that it had just a few thousand videos. Yet, it's also one of those strange situations where it's hard to remember life before YouTube.

This angel investor is looking to invest $500,000 in women-led tech start-ups over the...

Forming Circles Global (FCG), headed by Renata Cooper, has launched in Australia as a unique angel investment organisation created to predominantly fund local and global women-led/founded tech start-ups.
Sprout Stack

Meet this Australian agtech startup that is growing food in shipping containers

An ambitious agtech startup based on Sydney's Northern Beaches, Sprout Stack is where technology meets traditional agriculture.

This Melbourne fintech startup is looking to disrupt the way young Australians travel

Melbourne based fintech startup Pelikin is gearing up to launch their mobile-only multi-currency account and prepaid Visa card, which aims to change the way young Australians travel.

Cops, robbers and beer. Is this the perfect Australian beer ad? [VIDEO]

This latest is the viral beer ad from Carlton Draught . It's an homage to almost every cops'n'robbers movie you can think of. Guy Ritchie gets a big nod. And he deserves it after being married to Madonna for all those years.

Protecting your small business’ IT investments

Small business owners have enough on their plates without adding IT woes to the mix – that’s why Intel recommends you have a back-up disaster plan in place so that you can minimise downtime should your technology take a tumble.

Attention entrepreneur wannabes: Hahn wants to JumpStart your idea!

What do you do if you’re young, and already have a successful business (or two) under your belt? Well, you could be selfish and guard...

On-demand is in demand: How Uber has helped this hot start-up hit 30,000 hours

On-demand cleaning, gardening and handyman provider, UrbanOutsource has hit 30,000 booked hours as the on-demand service sector takes flight in Australia
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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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