Having invested $900 million into venture capital so far, Hostplus CIO Sam Sicilia believes the fund is helping to build a prosperous future for Australia.
CEDA has polled the nation on how we feel about Australia’s record-breaking 26-year period of economic growth and found that, according to the public at large, economic growth does not equal personal prosperity.
With startup founders working an average of 64 hours a week and the majority drawing a smaller salary than in their previous role, 96 percent report feeling stressed.
Sydney has been ranked 11th in a list of the top 50 cities globally for female entrepreneurs, with Melbourne also making the list, in 17th place.
The UK is a natural contender for an Australian business looking to go global, but there are a couple of key things to think about before making the move.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has raised $2 million in a funding round led by Hyundai, with participation from existing backer Caltex.
Susanne Ronnqvist Ahmadi, VP of international marketing at HubSpot, who has balanced her marketing career with her love of MMA for 20 years.
One of Jason Calacanis’s personal theories is that a great founder can come from anywhere, he said, and the founders he met in Australia surpassed his expectations. One note, though: think bigger.
“There was no Pearl Tower, and I was the tourist attraction at Yuyuan Garden.” China has changed immeasurably since Susan Corbisiero first made her way to China in 1990, and as Trade Commissioner and Post Manager with Austrade in Shanghai now, Susan’s key piece of advice to Australians looking to do business in China is: […]
Rent, the company behind rental listings platform Rent.com.au, is set to acquire RentPay, a payments system for the rental market, from cloud accounting software provider MYOB for $425,000 in cash.
“Be the CEO your parents always wanted you to marry.” It’s perhaps not a message one would expect to find on viral Instagram posts and prominent billboards advertising a dating app, but it’s the message Bumble went with.
Australian VC firm Blackbird Ventures has announced the closing of its third fund, raising $225 million from the likes of Hostplus and the Future Fund.
I recently attended an event encouraging women to get involved in the startup ecosystem at the new Sydney Startup Hub. While I applaud the aim of the event, I left with my blood boiling.