More than 1,000 tech and business leaders will gather in Melbourne on December 4 for the tech sector’s premier thought leadership event: the ACS Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit 2019. The fifth annual summit will focus on the innovators creating products and services that compete on the global stage to shape the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Australian Computer… Read more »
Point of sale (POS) systems have come a long way in a very short space of time. Make sure your business is getting the most out of the tech that’s now available. Because if you’re not, your competitors probably are. While a clunky old cash register might still come to mind when we think ‘checkout’,… Read more »
With almost half (46%) of small business owners travelling domestically and 28% internationally up to five times each year, managing travel can be a time consuming and tricky process. While the big end of town routinely utilises a travel partner to gain visibility over their travel costs and streamline the travel experience; small businesses can… Read more »
Amazon.com.au’s new store, Amazon Launchpad, for startups and entrepreneurs to sell their products, is now live in Australia. Rocco Braeuniger, Country Manager for Amazon Australia, said Amazon Launchpad is a solution to several key challenges startup founders face as they turn their attention from product development to sales and issues such as marketing, logistics and… Read more »
With almost five in 10 (46%) small business owners travelling domestically and 28% internationally up to five times each year*, managing travel can be a time consuming and tricky process. But it doesn’t have to be that way. While the big end of town routinely utilises a travel partner to gain visibility over their travel… Read more »
Payments disruptor Afterpay rocked the industry when it took out fintech organisation of the year at the Finnies for the second year in a row last year. Now, the global buy now, pay later company has become the first winner to sponsor the Finnies and is a major sponsor for the 2019 Awards.
Calling all startups who want to work with government on problems that matter to the public. Startups with expertise in predictive analytics, data capture, artificial intelligence or customer feedback are encouraged to explore the challenges presented. Applications have been extended until 24 April 5pm AEST.
On this episode, we chat about office space with Paul Edwards, General Manager of Workplace Experiences at Mirvac.
Australia’s first incubator program dedicated to helping blockchain startups get their businesses up and running will be established in Adelaide. South Australian blockchain advisory firm Crypto SA has been awarded A$170,000 from the Federal Government to open the Crypto SA Lab in September.
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Australian venture studio and innovation group BlueChilli has opened applications for round three of its award-winning SheStarts program, the country’s only venture-backed tech accelerator designed specifically for women.
CivVic Labs, Australia’s first accelerator designed to help startups gain access to government procurement has unveiled its inaugural challenges and is calling on startups to apply. Led by LaunchVic, with additional funding from the Victorian Government’s Public Sector Innovation Fund, CivVic Labs Accelerator seeks to fuel the growth of early-stage startups through the creation… Read more »
For the second year in a row, the government has made cuts to the R&D tax incentive scheme and several startups have expressed their disappointment.
ACS, the professional organisation for the technology industries, has welcomed Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s 2019 Federal Budget handed down last night, which has a focus on preparing Australia’s workforce for a future disrupted by technology, but believes that more investment should be allocated to fund skills development in Australia.