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Here are six tips on how Australian SMBs can survive and thrive the first...

Business insolvency is a very real risk for many new and existing Australian small businesses, but countless business owners are not spotting warning signs...

An espionage expert shares 5 things you need to know about state-sponsored hacking and...

Cyber espionage and cyber terrorism are the most critical threats facing the public and private sector in the United States and the United Kingdom, and there is no reason to suppose that Australia/New Zealand will not be future targets.

MGI has a new online tool that lets you see in real-time how your...

Users get real-time feedback and on-the-spot comparisons to other businesses of a similar size but they also get a downloadable “traffic light”report with suggestions on how to improve.

Ex-AFL footballer launches live streaming app to revolutionise real estate auctions

Consumers are able to search for auctions on the site in nearly 10 ways – including by price, auction status or suburb - and look at the bidding history of those that have already gone under the hammer.

Aussie workers fear future job prospects as employers face digital skills shortages

According to the latest research commissioned by HR and recruitment specialists, Randstad, more than half of Australian workers don’t think they have the digital skills to guarantee future employability.

VentureCrowd completes its first Israeli crowdfunding deal with this AI startup

VentureCrowd raised $155,000 in convertible notes, as part of a larger US$3 million funding round led by reputable venture capital firms like CE Ventures, AfterDox, Plus Ventures and 2B Angels.

Construction safety start-up raises $590,000 seed funding round led by Sydney Angels

The app also provides transparent, real-time information of the construction management processes, hazards and risks, allowing teams on-site to make better, more informed decisions that enable the project to run more efficiently and safely.

Challenges in finding full time employment driving Aussies to start their own businesses

The Xero Small Spark survey canvassed the opinions of more than 340 small business owners across Australia and New Zealand to identify the key factors driving people to go out on their own.

Meet the entrepreneur behind the world’s first barista standard reusable coffee cup

The outcome was a lightweight and thoroughly considered design that was BPA free and non-toxic; the world’s first barista standard reusable cup, KeepCup was born.

Australian HR software provider ELMO is the first to market with ATO integration

First-to-market in the HR sector, the ELMO ATO integration further automates the onboarding process, increasing the responsiveness and cost-effectiveness of the HR team, as well as improving the employee experience.

Spotless invites tech start-ups to participate in the first hackathon at the iconic MCG

Spotless Hack at the ‘G invites Australian’s creative minds in the tech and startup community to create solutions to real problems across sectors such as food and venue management, facilities and asset maintenance, cleaning, waste management and security.

Engineering meets the law: How 3D printing could affect the Australian patent system

Like any disruptive technology, the advent of 3D printing technology also raises many legal questions in the area of intellectual property. Understanding the legal issues surrounding 3D printing is more important than ever.

These four social enterprises are entering the Dragons’ Den – one winner will take...

This year, 36 Australian businesses completed TDi’s six-month Two Feet program, which teaches social entrepreneurs how to do good, make money and ensure they have a scalable business that can take on investment capital.

You shouldn’t waste precious money on recruitment agents, their time is already up

There is nothing tangible that clients are paying for when they use a recruiter. What they’re getting is the ambiguous promise that they can get the best person for the job, and that they are somehow able to find this person in a way others can’t.

Are you on the cloud? Here are 5 benefits of cloud computing for small...

When everyone has access to the same information, something profound happens: systems become unified, and processes become streamlined. You can then start to roll out standard processes across your organisation.

A start-up combines craftsmanship & tech to make sure you never lose your bags...

Recognized for intelligent design, premium leather and exceptional craftsmanship, Issara is now partnering with Trackr, the US-based world leader in trackable technology, to deliver this much needed trackable collection.

Openpay launches shop now, pay later service; opens $8m-10m pre-IPO cap raise

Through its standalone software, customers use the Openpay app or the instore portal to make a purchase with payment transferred to the merchant the next business day, direct debited from the customer’s account.

Vinomofo spends big after $25 million investment from Blue Sky Venture Capital

Vinomofo has employed a multi-tier media buy covering off free to air and pay TV in both Australia and New Zealand, open-air outdoor advertising spaces nationally, cinema and an aggressive acquisition campaign across digital and social platforms.

Aussie fashion retailer GRANA is raising a $10 million Series A round led by...

Following the Q1 announcement of its US $6 million in seed funding earlier this year, led by Golden Gate Ventures, MindWorks and Bluebell Group, the GRANA team will move into a new 18,000 square-foot centralised warehouse in Hong Kong this month to manage business growth and plans to double its headcount to 100 employees by the end of 2017.

A state-of-the art virtual and augmented reality complex is being set up in Wellington

A feasibility study for ProjectR has begun, which will include developing designs for the state-of-the-art complex, and has been funded by some Wellington-based IT and technology businesses, who are collaborating on the project.

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