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Why I’m raising capital during a pandemic: The strange benefit of raising capital during...

Who would have thought that a pandemic would be the right time to raise capital? When lockdown started, my team and I were simply focused on being able to keep the business going so that we would see a future

Is your remote working cost-effective? How to keep that energy bill down when running...

Whether you’re a freelancer, self-employed, or someone who has found themselves working from home during the shutdowns, knowing how to run a low-cost and energy-efficient home office will help save you money and minimise your carbon footprint.
GO1 CEO Andrew Barnes

GO1.com secures over US$40 million in Series C funding as remote work explosion drives...

As remote learning has become a necessity for many, GO1 has tripled engagement on the platform over the last month. The funding will be used to increase market expansion in North America as well as expand its content provider partner network in direct response to the increased demand for the platform.

How businesses can learn from the challenges presented during COVID-19

During our nation’s shutdown, I’ve witnessed a few retailers surviving, others thriving, while the majority have experienced a significant downturn or have seen their revenue cease altogether.

“Don’t let a good crisis go to waste” Essential tips for weathering shocks as...

While COVID-19 presents an unusually large challenge for everybody, including entrepreneurs, the reality is that over the life of a new venture, it is inevitable that founders will need to deal with crises.

5 ways to help keep your customers informed about changes to your business

Regardless of the size, location and industry of your business, your customers are probably coming to you right now with a flood of questions

Getting a cure for COVID-19 to market: the truth behind how clinical trials work

As the number of people infected by COVID-19 surpasses 2 million, its impact on every aspect of our lives continues to escalate....

Here are 5 health/diet tips worth keeping in mind during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a spanner in works, significantly altering regular life as we know. A large majority of people are within the confines of their homes with a lot of time on their hands.
Kathryn Carter, General Manager, Snap Inc. ANZ

How Australian SMEs can find and grab online opportunities during COVID-19

As Australian businesses continue operations during these unprecedented times, we know many within the community are reaching out for guidance and support.

Does your business pass the pandemic stress test? How a crisis can help you...

There’s no textbook on how to run a business in a pandemic and there’s no template for a business model that will withstand every storm.

Surviving COVID-19: Why business owners need to make tough decisions and pivot

When your business is on the line, there is no room for indecisiveness, hesitation and a “business as usual” attitude if you want to survive.

La Trobe launches new program to help Victorian businesses adapt to COVID-19

The COVID-19 Industry Response Program is a joint initiative developed in partnership with Investible, a leading early-stage investment firm that specialises in entrepreneurial and business development.
Weploy CEO and Co-founder Tony Wu

Recruitment startup launches free job platform for Aussies and businesses impacted by COVID-19

Australia's fastest on-demand staffing platform Weploy has today announced the launch of a new platform called WeployConnect as a direct response to job losses and economic decline due to COVID-19.
George bancs, founder Talk 5

Sydney construction manager creates new platform to improve health & safety during COVID-19 period...

Today on World Health & Safety Day, Talk 5, the world’s first patent-pending voice-activated auditing tool, with inbuilt language translator, has been unveiled

“Oh look, we’re human again!” How being human will improve your bottom line in...

COVID-19 has shaken us all up to the extent that the spotlight has been shone on some of the historical misconceptions of what makes a great manager great.

“You sent what?!” Here’s what to keep in mind about automated emails during COVID-19

Continuing blindly with pre-programmed automated marketing and communications during a period of flux or crisis is not just short-sighted, it’s customer service and branding suicide.
Cenario co-founder, Vaibhav Namburi

Fintech startup Cenario is using AI to help Aussie businesses manage the financial impact...

Cenario co-founder, Vaibhav Namburi said that the impacts of COVID-19 on Australia’s economy had led to many business owners questioning how their businesses would survive through the different financial challenges to come.
Monica Limanto, founder of Petsy

How this new pet insurance start-up is succeeding against the odds of COVID-19

Utilising its enticing rewards program, the young pet insurance provider aims to encourage more Aussie pet owners to take out cover as the latest figures reveal only 6% of Australia’s 7.3 million cat and dog owners have insured their pets.

New data from HashChing reveals how coronavirus is affecting mortgage brokers

CEO of HashChing, Arun Maharaj, said it was no secret that the outbreak of COVID-19 was having a drastic impact on the Australian economy, and the mortgage broker industry was already feeling its impacts.

How to get the most from customer experience (CX) in this coronavirus climate

As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates a business-critical need in Australia to pivot services and embrace digital technologies, there’s a risk that too many businesses...

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The Facebook Honey Trap with James Tuckerman [CHEAT SHEET]

This cheat sheet was developed to help small business operators harness the incomparable (and undeniable) potency of Facebook to recruit fans, spread the word, and (most importantly) generate inbound business.

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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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