Open banking will “revolutionise” Australia’s financial services sector by giving consumers the right to share their data to get themselves a better deal, Treasurer Scott Morrison said.
Only 50 percent of Australian SMBs have a website, while 48 percent of consumers stated they will stop considering a business if it doesn’t have a website.
The top mistakes made by startups entering China include failure to localise, failure to compete with local brands, and not playing nice with government.
Corporate accelerator Slingshot has revealed the 10 startups taking part in this year’s HCF Catalyst program, the program’s third intake.
Melbourne’s Socialsuite has developed a platform that works to help social organisations gather data around their work and in turn analyse it to measure impact.
The Tech Ready Women incubator program is going online to help women across regional Australia get their startup ideas going.
The global war for tech talent still rages, and it can lead companies to panic and grab candidates who aren’t a good fit. Startups in particular tend to make several key mistakes when hiring.
Melbourne startup ActivePipe has raised a $5.9m Series A led by NAB Ventures, with participation from PieLab Venture Partners and strategic individuals.
Not-for-profit YGAP has opened applications for its 2018 intakes of First Gens, an accelerator program aimed at providing support to early-stage social impact companies led by migrants and refugees in Australia.
Bicycle Queensland has partnered with peer-to-peer equipment rental platform Quipmo to help members lend out their bikes.
Yoghurt company Chobani has launched the Australian arm of its food-focused incubator program, announcing the five startups set to make up the first cohort.
To be held at Fishburners on International Women’s Day will be a group session helping founders work through a problem, followed by 1:1 office hour slots.
Almost a year after launching the platform into beta, ASX-listed REA Group has appointed Startup Victoria chief Georgia Beattie as executive manager of Spacely.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has closed a $5 million Series B round, with the round comprising investment from existing backers Caltex and Investible and a portion raised through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
Northern NSW startup Nuonic has today announced it has received strategic investment from, and launched an alliance with, KPMG Australia.