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Ed-tech startup Zookal raises $15 million to accelerate its growth in South East Asia

Zookal, the global student support platform that provides a variety of services and products such as textbooks to help make student university life easy has raised AUD$15 million in equity funding in an oversubscribed round to accelerate the company's growth in South East Asia.

Are you frustrated with crunching your personal finances on spreadsheets? Two long-time buddies have...

The year was 2012. Alvin Singh, an experienced software engineer, had just changed jobs and was looking to get his personal finances together. As his...

Are you a student with dreams of entrepreneurship? These two Aussie start-ups have put...

The coming of the Internet age has made starting a business way easier than ever before in all aspects: raising capital, marketing, hiring, you...

Dual Drivers: Ahmed Haider and Tia Saunders, 2011 Anthill 30under30 Winners

UTS students Tia Saunders and Ahmed Haider found their entrepreneurial breakthrough when they discovered the hidden cost of education: textbooks, besides being heavy to lug around, were steeply priced. In 2010, Haider and Saunders launched Zookal, an online textbook rental service billing itself as "by uni students and for uni students." The site received 18,000 hits within its first two weeks and Zookal rented out all books in stock in its first semester of operations.

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How to build a retail empire with James Webber [FREE REPORT]

Starting any new business is hard, but starting an online retail business is particularly hard. You see, this is one industry that combines technology, logistics and, of course, marketing – it’s a juggling act. To help us crack this hard nut, we sought the wisdom James Webber, CEO at Bookworld.

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How to expand into New Markets with Elsita Meyer-Brandt [CHEAT SHEET]

Most organisations begin with aspirations to start local, then grow global. But, in reality, very few ever take the big leap into new markets. In this Cheat Sheet, Elsita Meyer-Brandt, Head of Market Expansion and International Marketing for Eventbrite, shares five rules to help organisations, just like yours, expand into new markets.

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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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