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Five learnings from early-stage growth

To lay the foundations for future success, the are some key boxes all startups need to tick in the early growth stages, regardless of...

“The stories we’re telling are changing the startup narrative,” says SheStarts director

Named Australia’s ‘Accelerator of the Year’ at StartCon 2017, SheStarts returns for its sophomore series tomorrow (Tuesday, 30 January) with nine female founders, representing...

Found’s co-founder reveals the strategies that helped his startup reach $1m+ revenue in 2017

Over the past seven months we’ve been on an incredible roller-coaster of a journey – the kind that only an early-stage startup is capable...

Draft legislation to boost fintech startup investment released for comment by treasurer

The Turnbull Government has drafted legislative reforms to support investment in innovative fintech companies by venture capital and angel investors, Treasurer Scott Morrison has...

Risk, rigour & hard work: the mix that ensured a high school dropout ascended to the C-Suite

If Dr Stephen Snowdy had listened to the sceptics who told him “it can’t – or shouldn’t – be done”, he wouldn’t have made...

‘Smart Money’: VC firm Our Innovation Fund backs two tech startups to the tune of $5m

Sydney-based startups EFTsure and Assignar have secured a combined $5 million in Series A capital, this month, from Our Innovation Fund (OIF), a new VC...

Lessons I learned in the start-up phase that will help first-time founders take the plunge

When I decided to start my own accountancy business ten years ago, my ambitions were modest. Like many female entrepreneurs, I felt torn between...

New start-up fund affords investors tax breaks

With the launch of its second co-investment fund, this month, Sydney Angels is seeking to raise between $10 and 20 million to invest in...

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...