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Rags to Riches. A tale from brokeness and no hope to a millionaire and...

The only thing i sacrificed was a life of mediocrity. Four months after my first ever business i made my first $100,000 and my everyday habits transcended. That resulted in the transcendence of my mind, body , spirit and results.

Agtech in Toowoomba – Building Australia’s next frontier

QLD based Advisory Group Innovation Architects will partner with the Toowoomba Agtech and Logistics Hub (ATLH) to deliver a series of open...
Ben Hutt, CEO and Managing Director of Evergen

Australian renewable energy company Evergen secures its first international software licensing agreement in South...

Evergen, one of Australia’s fastest growing renewable energy systems and software provider today announced its first international software distribution deal, partnering with South African battery storage distributor Midnight Sun Energy Storage Systems.

Another blow to Australian online retail. For shoppers without borders, the U.K. beckons.

Ever since the Australian dollar attained parity with its American equivalent 16 months ago, the market dynamic has transformed. Besides its fundamental impact on the broader Australian economy, it has led to changes in consumer behavior as foreign goods became cheaper. It opened up the floodgates for imports, giving rise to specialised sites such as Online Shopping USA that help Australians navigate the tricky global online shopping market.

Stripe: Aussie online businesses still falling behind Asia, Europe in race to go global

Online businesses in Australia have a strong appetite for international growth but are falling behind businesses in Asia Pacific and Europe, revealed new research published by payments infrastructure company Stripe.

This agtech startup is leaving larger mark on the livestock industry following a...

DIT Technologies Pty Ltd (DIT) the country’s preeminent leader in technology systems for the agricultural and livestock sector yesterday announced it has...

As our digital future becomes our digital present, here’s why we must get serious...

Digital transformation isn’t a temporary trend but a permanent shift and if businesses can’t trust their online security, they can’t truly embrace a digital future.

Exporting IP… trader beware

The US-Australia Free Trade agreement has got everyone talking. Like it or loathe it, smart companies are reading the fine print. They are doing...

Do you really need a cofounder or can you go it alone? [VIDEO]

Some of the most successful startups and tech companies have have two founders - Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak (Apple), Larry Page and Serge...

How do you grow your business online? An expert gives a few pointers

In 2008, I founded and launched a website (DesignCrowd.com) with a laptop, $10,000 in savings and 3 credit cards.

Beam Australia launches $1.5M world-first start-up to improve diversity, tackle burnout and support hybrid...

Beam helps organisations improve hybrid and flexible work design, recognise new risks in a hybrid workplace, create a more inclusive workforce and tackle fast-accelerating issues such as employee burnout.

The scales of scalability: How to grow your business without the wheels falling off

More than 1 in 5 small businesses in Australia lack access to funds and skills to innovate, and do not access government financial assistance at the same rates as larger businesses. As a result, SMEs are shutting themselves out of key opportunities for growth.

The inaugural Tech Nation International Growth Programme launches in Australia

This week sees 11 red-hot UK tech scale ups kick start the Tech Nation International Growth Programme in the land Down Under, stimulating jobs, new ideas, partnerships, and investment into Australia’s technology sector.

Matching guru Hugh Williams teams up with Expert360 to develop the on-demand project matching...

Expert360, APACs leading freelance marketplace and management platform for professionals, this week announced that Hugh Williams, formerly a Product and Engineering leader...
David Murray, CEO Buildxact

Buildxact accelerates into the US to lead construction’s digital future, third market outside Australia

Construction tech company Buildxact announced it has expanded its operations into the United States to meet growing customer demand.

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...

Australian SMEs ‘punching above their weight’ amid tough competition [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tough competition is the number one barrier for growth for Australian SMEs. This is according to the inaugural State of Small Business Global Report by TradeGecko

Fuel cell power tech developer Hydra Light is looking to secure $5 million to...

Hydra Light International Limited, the developer of unique fuel cell power technology, is pleased to announce that, having finalised its business development...

SMEVentures expands footprint into Australia with ACE Training acquisition

SMEVentures' acquisition of ACE Training marks Australia’s first ever acquisition via a search fund, a niche buyout model developed at Harvard and Stanford universities.

Going global: Exporting 101

Most Australian entrepreneurs claim to think big from the outset. But you need more than a good idea and a broad Aussie smile to conquer the world. Bi-lateral free trade agreements are tearing down barriers, but exporters must still negotiate the vestiges of international protectionism and the rollercoaster Aussie dollar.
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Five ways to manage your time by managing yourself, with Helen...

Finding the time to tackle everything is one of the greatest challenges faced by business owners. To help time-starved business owners work smarter and not harder, we spoke with Helen Ebdon. The director of Affirming Business and Executive Coaching, she’s a serial entrepreneur who started her first business at age 25. She’s built and run direct marketing and communications businesses and she’s also the creator of the Take 15 Program for business effectiveness.

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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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