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 »
After 17 years as a recruiter, I realised I’d got it wrong in my own business – here’s what I changed
There might be an assumption that as a recruiter who has filled thousands of roles over 17 years, that I’d get it right every time when it came to my own business. Even recruiters make hiring mistakes. As a founder, I fell into some common traps and learnt some valuable lessons. Tired of the… Read more »
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 »
One of Startup Daily’s favourite newsletters, which lands in our inbox daily, comes from Anand Sanwal of CB Insights, a US technology business that uses AI-based software to analyse data and predict trends in tech. Their claim to fame is they “help corporations replace the three Gs (Google searches, gut instinct and guys… Read more »
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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Autism support platform Rockmelon raises $3 million, customer communication startup Pendula raises $3.5 million
Sydney startup Rockmelon, which has created an education platform to help autistic children and their parents, has raised $3 million from angel investors to expand internationally.
Fifty-eight percent of Generation Z Australians want to start a business, compared to 53 percent of millennials, and 34 percent of Gen X, a survey has found.
Guy Kawasaki loves Australia; between the gun control, the fact we don’t have to show identification to take a domestic flight, and compulsory voting, he reckons it’s a pretty good place to be.
Whooshkaa has expanded its offering significantly since it first launched in January 2016, with chief technology officer Semin Nurkic talking Startup Daily through Whooshkaa’s growth at AWS re:Invent.
With more than a million data points transmitted between the cars and the pits during a Formula One race, the organisation behind the sport is working to leverage this wealth of data to better both the sport and the fan experience.