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Here are four business lessons to learn from contemporary Australian edtech startups

On average, edtech startups will come with fantastically innovative ways of doing things, accomplishing things and ushering significant change.

18 innovative Aussie medtech startups vie for a piece of $1 billion investment pie

Graduates of the 2017 program are now eligible to apply for an upcoming closed-door Shark Tank-style investor pitch event, where medtech VC’s and Angels with collective $1 billion funds under management will review investment opportunities

SBE Australia has launched a new 8-week program designed for female tech founders

Unlike traditional accelerator programs, E3 is a highly subsidised program, created specifically to support the needs of female founders, run through a not-for-profit expert community which doesn’t take a stake in the business.

Here’s why Girl Geek Academy is calling on 1,000 primary school teachers to unite...

Created by teachers, for teachers, the #MissMakesCode program is delivered through specialist teacher training bootcamps where primary school teachers, teacher librarians and parents of five to eight year old girls are provided with the framework to deliver these fun and engaging workshops.

How Snackable is aiming to become ‘the Netflix of bite-sized content’ for millenials

Sydney company Kontented wants to become “the Netflix of bite-sized content” aimed at the millennial generation with its mobile youth web platform and video network, SnackableTV.

This is the key marketing tool that shrewd companies are focusing on in 2017

And when the move towards data-driven marketing is inexorable, it’s those who have hesitated to leverage data-driven practices that are getting left behind.

Government launches Australia’s first sharing economy accelerator, The Sharing Hub

The Sharing Hub will be helping to drive the sharing economy in Australia by showing its value financially alongside other value exchanges to the environment and community. The Hub’s vision is to grow collaborative consumption in Australia by 20X by 2025.

Group buying: Why first home buyers and investors are banding together for a bargain

By bringing a significant number of buyers together to approach the developer you’re able to help them by cutting out much of the legwork and the agent fees that would result from selling each block of land individually on the open market.

Follow[the]Seed invests in digital business card startup Haystack’s $1.7m seed round – here comes...

Follow[the]Seed announced today its investment in Haystack - An Aussie-Israeli Team who disrupted the traditional business cards industry and created a smart and stylish digital business card with a seamless experience that is replacing the use of paper cards.

Here’s how to make a business partnership work well when your personalities differ

At the end of the day, business partnerships may be hard work but they are also a blessing. It can be comforting when there’s another person as invested in the success of the business as you are, who’s willing to work hard to make the vision a reality.

Sydney company CleverDux is making wristbands that reduce the risk to children who suffer...

The research indicated the See & Save system could save five minutes in emergency response time (down from 11 minutes to six minutes) - which could mean the difference between life and death in some serious situations.

An app that sorts your photos by memories won QUT CEA’s Creative Tech StartUp...

Winning this Startup Weekend will allow us to bring ArtLife to life. ArtLife will revolutionize the way we look after our digital memories from paintings to photos to family moments.

These six leading Australian SAAS startups have been selected by KPMG and Advance for...

It is targeted at later stage B2B startups, who have ideally secured seed funding, turnover of at least AU$500,000, and have proven traction in local or overseas markets.

This tech startup is Australia’s first online marketplace for property management

Rent360 is uniquely positioned to disrupt the slow moving property management industry by offering both property investors and ambitious property managers a better deal.

This is how Scooter Tutor is revolutionising the Australian tutoring landscape

Unlike other tutoring providers, a rating system is also in place where users can give a score to their respective tutor, ensuring a high standard is maintained.

These two tech start-ups have partnered to change recruitment as we know it today

By automating the candidate referencing process within the existing cloud-based Expr3ss! platform, Xref is also protecting our customers against fraud and breaches in privacy.

Australia’s toughest social enterprise incubator is looking for 40 new companies

TDi’s team and guest lecturers will cover business strategy, operations such as piloting and prototyping, marketing, finance, funding and structuring options, pitching to investors and measuring social and environmental outcomes.

This start-up has found success disrupting the traditional mattress market [VIDEO]

Koala personifies forward-thinking, entrepreneurial young business. Co-founders Mitch Taylor and Dany Milham’s unique approach has seen Koala disrupt the traditional mattress market and crack an impressive $12 million in sales in just 12 months.

Check out some of the new disruptive ideas bursting from Sydney’s tech scene [VIDEO]

However, resistance to change hasn't stopped the creation of disruptive new ideas, particularly in Sydney. Here's a look at the entrepreneurs, and investors who are powering the next wave of innovation Down Under.

Australia’s first renewable and advanced energy startup accelerator program launches in Sydney

Four startups with a fledgling product or service will be selected to participate in the Acceleration Program and be supported through a mentored process to become a market ready, investable company.

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How To Grow Your Business and Profits with Jason Cunningham [CHEAT...

Recorded guerrilla-style in the basement of York Butter Factory, the linked video course is a rollicking, authoritative lesson (with some colourful language, mind you) from someone who has been through it all. In this Cheat Sheet, we cover three hot tips from the lesson, with a focus on helping business owners grow and increase profitability: Why entrepreneurs need to think about “the end," why cash flow is king – no matter what you’ve heard, and why you need to have a vision for success.

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Five things to get right before you quit your day job,...

Are you wondering if you are ready to quit your day job to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams? You, like many other aspiring entrepreneurs, may feel stuck and unable to take the plunge into the startup lifestyle. Dan Mumby is here to make sure you know the five key things to get right before you quit your day job in this FREE CHEAT SHEET.

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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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