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DApps in 2021: The latest trends and breakthroughs in decentralized apps

we are going to spend the rest of this decade getting to terms with one of the other revolutionary applications of blockchain tech and that is decentralized applications (DApps)

Upflowy raises $1m pre-seed investment round, enabling businesses to increase sign up rates and...

Upflowy is a no-code signup engine, giving marketers full control in building and experimenting with their signup flow. The investment has given the team an opportunity to expand production and marketing at a rapid rate, with the launch of the platform to users and the Net Positive Podcast.

Locked out of home or lost your car keys? No worries – help is...

Oneflare Now, a phone service that directly connects consumers with a business nearby in urgent situations, is the solution to a growing number of stressful situations in which we often find ourselves.

Airwallex’s latest US$100 million capital raising puts valuation at US$2.6 billion

Continuing the momentum of its hyper growth in 2020, Airwallex has announced that the company’s valuation has increased to US$2.6 billion with a capital raising of US$100 million in a further Series D extension.

Simple tips for managing your finances when indulging in self-employment

Working for yourself and running your own business provides many advantages for example accessing creative freedom, independence, and flexibility of managing your own schedule. At the same time, self-employment comes with great responsibility. The somewhat unpredictable nature of self-employment requires you to manage your money extremely attentively

Out with old, in with new: How video resumes supplement traditional resumes

Many organisations have discovered that the majority of tasks can be completed and executed effectively within remote setting. One of the most positive elements of the COVID-19 pandemic is the opening of a global talent pool that is now accessible in ways we have never fully explored in the past.

Australian tech team helps companies worldwide switch to digital during COVID-19

Liberate learning developed software that helped businesses like Coles and NAB keep over 150,000 staff up and down the country safe while working from home or at the workplace. The people behind the technology could see the widespread benefit of the application and went a step further.
Deferit co-founders Mat Blas and Jonty Hirsowitz

Deferit in multi-million dollar raise to accelerate growth and build team

The bill now, pay later business has raised AU$15M in oversubscribed Series B funding round led by existing investor Carthona Capital and new investor Alceon Group.

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.

Hobbies that will make you better at building a real legacy through your work

By giving back to the community, actively taking part in philanthropic causes, and providing positive social value, businesses have the power – and responsibility to make a difference and build brands that make a lasting impact on their communities and the world around them.

7 innovative businesses creating intermediate guide to social impact

Businesses have evolved multifold over a short period. This write-up presents 7 innovative businesses which are not only being creative but also creating social impact through it.

Everything you need to know about the financials when kicking off your startup

To start with, a Business Plan should describe what business you are in, the products or services you will sell to make money and how it will operate, including what staff you may need.

Why international students are the key to stimulating Australia’s startup ecosystem

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page” – Saint Augustine.

Here are six powerful benefits that CRM automation can unlock for your business

Preparing for growth requires a combination of strategies deliberately pushing a company towards new achievements. CRM automation is one strategy that keeps showing up wherever remarkable growth is taking place.

What you need to know about how to make an as-a-service business model work

Rolls-Royce was historically a product business constructing engines that, for a large one-off sum, became the property of the aircraft manufacturers and operators. But these days Rolls-Royce operates in a very different way. The new business model does not sell engines, but instead the airlines pay only for the operating hours of the engines. The engine remains the property of Rolls-Royce, and the company is also responsible for the maintenance and repair of the engines

Bringing the smarts to Australia’s catalogue industry amidst the COVID 19 pandemic

For brands and businesses of all sizes, one of the most conventional marketing staples is the print catalogue. Unfortunately for this quaint relic from a bygone era, COVID-19 has accelerated the rise of eCommerce in Australia and shifted consumer habits, moving people even further away from a tactile reading experience onto a screen-based, digital experience

Australian businesses have an unhealthy addiction to Google. What can be done?

The reality is, it’s not as simple as another search engine platform stepping in and taking over.
GreaseBoss' Peter Condoleon, Steve Barnett, Tim Hall

Aussie startup GreaseBoss selected by leading US seed accelerator Y Combinator

We put together an effective solution within just a few months and today are launching GreaseBoss technology into the hands of equipment maintenance teams around the world to enable safer, smarter and more productive industrial operations
CEO and General Manager MATE David and Mark Fazio

Meet the Fazio brothers – homegrown Sydneysiders taking over the telco space

‘Our motto is to treat customers how we’d want to be treated,’ he says. ‘That means giving them the products they want, at a price that works and with service that’s unsurpassed.’
Hugh Tresedar and Mike McKiernan of Flotespace

Online boat marketplace Flotespace sees 675% growth over summer months

Transforming the waterways with its innovative online marketplace for boat and yacht rentals, the record demand over the summer period has seen the Sydney-based business report an impressive 675% growth in monthly revenue.

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How to build a retail empire with James Webber [FREE REPORT]

Starting any new business is hard, but starting an online retail business is particularly hard. You see, this is one industry that combines technology, logistics and, of course, marketing – it’s a juggling act. To help us crack this hard nut, we sought the wisdom James Webber, CEO at Bookworld.

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Is it a play-thing? Or a business tool? Get the FREE INFOGRAPHIC. Learn how to get started, build a following, grow your brand and attract new leads.

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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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