News & Analysis
Adelaide Internet of Things startup Myriota has partnered with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) to track the health of Australia’s tropical waters via its low earth orbiting (LEO) satellites.
Afterpay has taken out the Deloitte Fast 50, with average revenue growth of over 8,000 percent over the last three years.
The government has thrown its support behind the nation’s SMBs with the announcement of a major new fund using Commonwealth bonds to back small business.
A few months on from raising $10 million in a Series A round led by Seek, Brisbane startup GO1 has added a raft of new names to its leadership team as it gears up to accelerate its growth.
NAB Ventures, the venture capital arm of National Australia Bank (NAB), has joined investors including Elavon in backing smart payment terminal startup Poynt in a US$100 million ($139 million) Series C round
The Australian alternative lending space has a new player in its midst, with new offering Lumi launching following the raise of a $31.5 million Series A round.
Oneflare is continuing to consolidate the home services market, acquiring on-demand cleaning services marketplace TidyMe.
The government is set to make changes to legislation covering employee share schemes, proposing to double the current limit to allow companies to offer employees up to $10,000 each year.
The Digital Vineyard Guidance System is a platform to filter data collected from a suite of remote sensors to improve vineyard efficiency.
Students learned from Dharawal Elders and, using tools such as Paint 3D and Minecraft, created an augmented reality app to bring to life a Dharawal Dreaming story.
75 per cent of Australian SMB owners said they can’t be sure they’ll be able to pay their own bills on time due to unpaid invoices.
Sydney-based HR startup Flare has made two key hires, appointing former Birchbox CTO Liz Crawford as CTO and Jim Matheson, former vice president of marketing and growth at hipages, as CMO.
Auckland startup PredictHQ has raised US$10 million ($13.8 million, NZ$14.8 million) in a Series A round led by US firm Aspect Ventures.
Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is to become home to SunRamp, an accelerator program focused on the connectivity industry, backed by Boulder-based organisation CableLabs.
Almost two thirds of Australian workers believe that their employer investing in mental health and wellbeing would improve productivity, a report has found, while 55 percent believe it would reduce sickness and absenteeism.