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Qantas’ new startup accelerator taking flight

Startups, scaleups and digital disruptors – both within and beyond Australia –  are being invited by Qantas Group to apply for its second AVRO...

New Visa scheme requires ‘aggressive changes’ to help early-stage startups: Slingshot’s CEO

Unveiled this week, the Global Talent Scheme represents a softening of the Government’s stance on skilled immigration. Dynamic Business spoke with a cohort of...

Slingshot announces a dozen startups for regional travel and tourism accelerator

Twelve startups have been selected to participate in Horizons, a regional travel accelerator program being run by Slingshot in partnership with travel tech company...

Slingshot launching retail accelerator ahead of Amazon’s arrival: “It is no coincidence”

Ahead of Amazon's arrival in Australia, corporate accelerator Slinghot and retail network NORA have partnered to launch Australia’s first retail tech accelerator. According to Slingshot...

Collaborate with start-ups or risk being disrupted, Slingshot CEO warns corporates

Industries are at danger of disruption when the status quo is not just complexity, regulation, a lack of transparency and waste but also an absence of collaboration,...

Female entrepreneurs dominate the inaugural cohort of Australia’s first HR tech accelerator

The first cohort of HR Tech, Australia’s first HR startup accelerator, has been announced, with female entrepreneurs in the majority amongst the founder teams...

Qantas partnering with Slingshot on start-up accelerator focused on travel innovations

Qantas has partnered with corporate accelerator Slingshot to launch a 12-week program for start-ups, scale-ups and digital disruptors seeking to streamline the travel experience. Up...

Slingshot partnering with SEEK, Hudson and UTS on HR-tech start-up accelerator program

Australia’s first HR-tech start-up accelerator program is being delivered by corporate start-up accelerator Slingshot in collaboration with talent solutions provider Hudson, online employment marketplace...

Seek out start-ups if corporate antibodies are killing off disruptive ideas, companies told

To thrive and survive in the modern age, corporates must consider working with – and harnessing the disruptive ideas of – start-ups, according to Karen...

Former CareerOne boss takes reins of Slingshot

Former CareerOne boss Karen Lawson has been appointed CEO of corporate startup accelerator Slingshot, following a five-month stint as the company’s head of innovation...

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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...