News & Analysis
Douugh has landed a partnership with Mastercard that will allow it to roll out a ‘smart’ bank account linked to a Mastercard debit card in the US.
Google and Facebook perform a “critical role” in enabling businesses to reach consumers, however the way their algorithms work to order content is unclear, according to the ACCC.
ACS, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector has launched Artificial Intelligence: A Starter Guide to the Future of Business, encouraging all Aussie businesses to embrace the use of artificial intelligence (AI).
StartupAUS CEO Alex McCauley said while the political narrative around innovation has been up and down, overall he is optimistic about where the sector stands.
Digital transformation and innovation and disruption are the two big fears keeping Australian business leaders up at night, a survey has found.
The Gold Coast Innovation Hub in Robina is set to open a Student Startup Landing Pad, providing space and resources for entrepreneurs to continue working on their startups after taking part in a school or university program. To launch in February, the landing pad is the result of a collaboration between the Gold Coast Innovation […]
Sydney artificial intelligence startup Unleash Live has raised $4.75 million in funding from investors including Amaysim cofounders Peter O’Connell and Rolf Hansen.
Secure data exchange startup Data Republic has raised $22 million in a Series B round led by Singtel Innov8, with participation from investors including Singapore Airlines.
Melbourne online design marketplace 99designs will reach US$250 million ($340 million) in earnings paid out to designers at the end of the month, with US$50 million ($69 million) paid out in the last year alone.
Australia’s alternative finance market grew 88 percent in 2017 to US$1.15 billion ($1.56 billion) to keep its place as the second largest market in Asia-Pacific behind China, a report has found.
David Koch is searching for six bricks and mortar retailers to transform into global ecommerce powerhouses through Bricks and Clicks, an education program designed to close the digital knowledge gap.
Premier Daniel Andrews announced that Martin Pakula has been named the lead Minister in the government for jobs, with responsibility for Jobs, Innovation and Trade, while Adem Somyurek is returning to the Small Business portfolio after a few years away.
Sydney workforce management startup Deputy has raised $111 million in a Series B funding round led by Silicon Valley firm IVP, which has backed the likes of Dropbox, Slack, and Twitter.
Insurance startup Huddle has raised $19.25 million in a Series A round led by AirTree Ventures, with participation from existing backer Holland Insurance, Alium Capital, and SevenWest Media.
AWS today announced the launch of AWS Ground Station, a service allowing customers to tap into a network of ground station antennas around the world.