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Graphic design start-up Canva has launched a new platform that is already used by...

Canva has unveiled its Canva for Work platform, which is aimed to enable individuals and organizations to create consistent, effective, and inexpensive graphic designs.

What were Australia’s favourite YouTube videos in 2011? Rebecca Black? Seriously?

"Friday"? Srsly, Australia? Yes, sadly, that ultra-bubbly Rebecca Black music vehicle that makes all right-minded people want to spontaneously combust was the nation's most viewed "community" video in 2011, according to the tastemakers at YouTube.Stay classy, Australia. (And don't forget to watch the second video. It's barking hilarious!)

Is this startup a lifestyle club? Or Scoopon for the high life?

Do the crème de la crème crave for Scoopons? Not exactly. But Agenda, an innovative startup founded by Blake Hutchison, believes even the rich might drool at the sight of similar discounts, only it would be for high dining, exotic spas, luxury brands, business class travel and, perhaps, rare experiences.

Lonely Planet launches augmented travel guides for Australian Google Androids

As a new paradigm in travel applications, Lonely Planet is testing the water with an "augmented reality" Compass Guides for Android users. The application determines the user's location via GPS and when the camera is used to scan the surroundings, information labels about points of interest pop up on the screen.

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Five essential things to get right if you want to raise...

So you’ve got a brilliant idea, or maybe you’ve even started building your nascent business, but you think it might help to bring on some extra money. You try to raise the money, but wherever you go it seems there are roadblocks and challenges, and it’s difficult to know where to start. To help tackle this tricky tropic, we interviewed Bryan Vadas. He’s the founder of iPledg (Australia’s leading crowdfunding platform for creative, commercial, charitable and community projects) and Capital Exchange Australia (an education and funding platform for startups).

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The Alchemy of Negotiation with Matt Lohmeyer [FREE REPORT]

Negotiation is part and parcel of everyday life. Despite this, the idea of honing our negotiating skills doesn’t go down well with most of us. We fear that we’ll end up being manipulative, exploitative, scheming. To help us break the chains of this retrogressive mentality, we have Matt Lohmeyer. He has worked as a professional negotiator in various fields for over eight years and before that, negotiated deals with biotech pharmaceutical and chemical companies. In short, he’s an Alchemist in the Art of Negotiation.

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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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