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Aussie fintech start-up Pelikin has partnered with insurance company Travel By Us

Working to enhance their already accomplished product offering, Aussie fintech start-up Pelikin, has announced an exciting partnership with Travel By Us, a Sydney based travel insurance company for Australians.

Australian small businesses are in economic decline, new Invoice2go research finds

Australia’s micro businesses across almost every industry sector have reported significant negative revenue generation for FY 2019, invoicing for 7.6% less than the previous financial year, according to research released today by Invoice2go.

How low budget, high return horror movies will disrupt the Australian movie industry

With its team having been a part of movies returning profits of 220% to 439%, disruptive Australian film production company, Reel House Productions, is gearing up for its next expansion phase where it will capitalise on Hollywood's massive content supply shortage, driven by the multi-billion dollar demands of streaming giants like Netflix, Disney and Apple.

YBF Ventures and Honeywell have jointly launched a new PropTech Hub in Sydney

YBF Ventures is joining with Honeywell Building Technologies to develop a proptech community to shape the future of innovation in the building automation industry.

On-demand wellness app, Blys, kicks off international expansion with NZ launch

Since launching in 2016, Blys has enjoyed exponential growth, building a network of 750 vetted and highly qualified massage therapists on its platform and currently processing over AUD$3 million per annum in bookings.

Here are 7 things you need to know before launching a business… from someone...

Having launched 8 businesses, I’ve identified the things I think are most important for any founder to consider.

Licence to sell: This is the secret to scaling globally in a matter of...

Three years, minimal staff one flagship product – that’s what it takes to have a global business in my experience.

‘We took up the ground floor’: Here’s how coworking helped this Melbourne startup go...

The Lumery helps organisations with their ‘martech stack’, integrating software, data and analytics to form a complete view of the customer experience for their clients. It’s a service that has proven to be in high demand.

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.

Australian tech company Culture Amp raises US$82m (A$122m) to create a better world of...

The financing, which brings the total funds raised by the company to over USD$158million, will be used to accelerate Culture Amp’s global expansion and the development of innovative products and offerings that enable companies to build a better world of work.

Global VC bets on Australian quantum computing start-up Q-CTRL in US$15m Series A funding...

Since its founding in 2017, Q-CTRL has rapidly established itself as a global leader in the quantum computing space. In 2018 it was named as the only company outside of North America to be included in IBM's hand-picked network of startups working to advance the emerging quantum computing industry.

Parking app Parkable raises NZ$4.6 million in first-round funding led by Spark

The funds will be used to increase Parkable’s dominance of New Zealand’s shared economy parking market, further develop its presence in Australia and China and explore new international markets.

Disruptive Aussie fintech Douugh expands in the U.S., exports its financial wealth platform

On a mission to democratise banking and build the autonomous future of money management, Douugh is a consumer technology company that offers an AI powered financial wellness banking platform, delivered through a SaaS subscription model.

Heads up! Startupbootcamp Australia launches World Tour to scout for 2020

In the past two years, Startupbootcamp Australia has supported 21 startups from all over the world. Alumni from the last two programs have achieved massive success by leveraging the mentorship from the FastTracks and Programs.

DC Power Co raises $1.6m in round two of its fight against the big...

DC Power Co plans to unlock the collective power of Australia’s two million solar households to create a large-scale competitor to the big energy companies’ coal fired power plants.

Australia’s first baby product review site raises $5.5 million to accelerate national growth and...

Local startup and baby product review site, Tell Me Baby, has completed a $5.5 million capital raise in a bid to accelerate its growth within Australia and prepare for its e-commerce launch into China

A homegrown Pixar: Meet Australia’s only animation studio that is led by two women

Kristen and Nadine have battled many obstacles as a startup in this country and a creative one at that, but have since proven they are two women to be reckoned with; smart, creative and fearless which has seen them raise $20 million in capital in three years.

Aussie serial tech entrepreneur brings trusted crypto exchange Zipmex to Australia

Zipmex was co-founded by serial entrepreneur Marcus Lim, who previously co-founded online marketplace Oneflare. In 2016 Fairfax Media purchased a 35 per cent stake in Oneflare for AU$15 million.

Startup failure rate and 80+ other startling statistics about startups [INFOGRAPHIC]

It takes guts, determination, and a healthy dose of wild optimism to attempt building a startup of your own. It also takes years of hard work. Despite all this, 70% won’t live to see their 10th birthday.

Telstra-backed AI startup Near raises US$100M to fuel expansion and roll out new platform...

Near, the platform that uses AI to make real-world data actionable, today announced that it has raised USD$100M (AUD$143M) in a Series D funding round.

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