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XY Sense raises $5m to help workplaces tackle the challenges of COVID-19
XY Sense closes $AUD5m seed investment round to change the way businesses access and act on workplace data. Investment comes from leading Australian venture fund, Blackbird Ventures, staff and angel investors including; Danny Gorog (Former CEO of Outware), Sandy Kory (Angel investor in Canva, Palantir) and, Marc Alexander (CEO LIFX) among others, to support the… Continue reading XY Sense raises $5m to help workplaces tackle the challenges of COVID-19
Ageism in the workplace starts as early as 45yrs old
About 20% of Australian mature workers – aged 55 years and over – say that they have difficulties finding work or securing sufficient hours. One of the primary reasons for this is their age, even though they are the fastest-growing segment of the workforce. Older workers are more likely to be discriminated against in the… Continue reading Ageism in the workplace starts as early as 45yrs old
Founding a startup during a pandemic: Advice from UNSW founders
UNSW Founders, a startup program, has seen an increase in participation in recent months despite the pandemic. The program focuses on helping UNSW students, staff and alumni to build entrepreneurship skills, and found and grow real companies. And this year, the number of participants is much higher than last year. The program has managed to… Continue reading Founding a startup during a pandemic: Advice from UNSW founders
How is JobKeeper 2.0 different?
Last Tuesday (21/07/2020), the Australia Treasury announced that they are going to extend the JobKeeper payment up to 28 March 2021, six months longer than the initial deadline. According to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the newest reports on JobKeeper and JobSeeker have shown how both schemes helped businesses to stay afloat during this time. “The… Continue reading How is JobKeeper 2.0 different?
Collaboration marketing: A great option for covid-affected budgets?
Perhaps collaboration marketing is the way forward for marketers this year, with budgets affected by covid-19. Marketing and PR expert, Jess Ruhfus, took brand partnerships to another level when she created a business marketing version of Tinder, Collabosaurus. We spoke to her about partnerships and the great opportunities that collaboration marketing can really give to companies. … Continue reading Collaboration marketing: A great option for covid-affected budgets?