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This AI-powered national security startup has secured $4 million in funding for global expansion

Fivecast, a leading open-source data analytics company has secured a $4 million investment round from Main Sequence Ventures’ CSIRO Innovation Fund and...

This workplace training start-up has raised $4 million in pre-Series A funding

Investing further in GO1 was a no brainer. GO1 is the perfect example of a startup who absolutely gets it and is poised to grow rapidly all over the world into a leading provider of learning and management platforms.

“Calm down, guys.” New data shows fears of VC saturation in Australia are unfounded

New research by Harvard private equity and venture capital guru Josh Lerner, commissioned by Blue Sky, shows Australia’s VC market is far from saturated

Cheers! Wine start-up Vinomofo raises A$25 million from Blue Sky Venture Capital

Wine start-up Vinomofo raised $25 million in financing from Blue Sky Venture Capital to bolster rapid domestic growth and support operations in new markets

Blue Sky is looking to raise a $200 million VC fund to invest in...

Blue Sky is launching a new $200 million VC fund targeted at institutional investors to invest in later-stage deals in Australia and overseas

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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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5 Ways to get more out of your coffee shop meetings...

Far too much time is wasted in coffee shop meetings. More often than not, the conversation falls off topic, interruptions cause distractions and, before you know it, the meeting is over and you’ve achieved nothing. That’s what Antony Gaddie calls a Coffee and Doughnut meeting. You get a coffee and… zero. He’s the founder of Green Ant Marketing and he shared with us (over coffee) five things that you can do to help you make the most of your coffee shop meetings.

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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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