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5 things you should know about tech today

- October 22, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Hello Tuesday. It’s like the Matrix, but slower.   1. The great NBN speed wars Whose side were you on during the great NBN speed wars, Daddy? Well son, it all began when the government-owned $50 billion broadband project commissioned AlphaBeta to tell the world how good it was, and they declared Australia’s speed was… Read more »

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Fintech Fair Go Finances changes hands in $20 million deal

- September 24, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Paul Walshe, CEO of Fair Go Finance Perth-based fintech startup Fair Go Finance, has a new owner with Skybound Capital Australia buying a 60% in the business from European parent company MyBucks SA as part of a $20 million investment. Skybound Capital is a global wealth management business, with around AU$1.5 billion in funds under… Read more »

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5 ways to help ensure your staff are happier at work

- September 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Today’s R U OK? Day are an important reminder to be kind to yourself and to those around you. You never know who could be silently suffering from life’s ups and downs. This is especially important to be aware of at work. Conservative estimates on the effects of absenteeism suggest it is costing Australian… Read more »

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KPMG is looking for the 100 best fintechs in the world

- July 16, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Prospa co-founders Beau Bertoli and Greg Moshal – an Australian fintech success story. Photo: supplied Global advisory firm KPMG is on the hunt for the best fintech startups in the world to compile its annual Fintech100. Nominations close on July 31, with the final list for the 2019 KPMG & H2 Ventures Fintech100 being… Read more »

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5 mistakes to avoid when looking for a business loan

- June 21, 2019 3 MIN READ

One of the biggest issues facing startups is when to take on capital to help them scale, and the best way to source it. There’s a big range of options. How you go about raising the working capital you need requires serious thought about whether the business wants to take on debt or dilute equity… Read more »

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A Melbourne cloud computing startup just landed one of 2019’s biggest raises to go global

- April 30, 2019 2 MIN READ

Melbourne educational training startup A Cloud Guru (ACG) has raised US$33 million (A$47m) from US and local investors, including Summit Partners and Airtree Ventures, just four years after brothers Sam and Ryan Kroonenburg launched the platform. As technological disruption cuts its way through a swathe of industry sectors, the Kroonenburgs has been working with a… Read more »

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Reader survey: Help us help you

- April 12, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Thanks so much for reading Startup Daily! We’re on a mission to bring you the tools, support and connections you need to build a thriving business and we would love your insights in our survey. We’ll be forever grateful, share a report of the key findings and there’s even a $100 voucher up for grabs… hey big spenders!

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So long and thanks for all the startups

- March 22, 2019 3 MIN READ

It’s been a fascinating journey getting to know this space over the last four years and watching it grow – back then, I was far from the only person outside the ecosystem who had never heard the term ‘startup’.