Martin Hosking, CEO of ASX-listed creative marketplace Redbubble, has announced his retirement, with the company’s chief operating officer, Barry Newstead set to take his place. Hosking, who cofounded the company with two friends in 2006 and has served as its CEO since 2010, will step down in August and move into the role of non-executive… Read more »
The 457 visa, or the temporary work visa allowing skilled workers to work for an approved business in Australia for up to four years, is to be abolished.
Domino’s has announced the launch of an AI assistant that will be plugged into the brand’s site and mobile app to allow customers to order food using voice.
Design platform Canva today announced a USD$15 million Series A round of funding to continue expanding its platform, which is now used by more than five million marketers, designers and small business owners. This latest round of capital brings the total amount raised by the Sydney-based startup to USD$27 million and gives it a valuation of USD$165 million.
Financial services provider CUA and Brisbane coworking space River City Labs are calling on entrepreneurs to apply to their next Sponsored Entrepreneur Program, which will give five entrepreneurs three months of mentoring and paid membership to the startup hub.
Sydney-based crowdfunding startup StartSomeGood has raised an angel impact investment of $400,000 from Melbourne investment firm Trimantium Capital.
There is a massive opportunity for another Startup / Tech focused media player to enter the market – that not only reported and analysed what was happening in the space but a site that also uncovers and reports on opportunities that exist between Asia and Australia.
This week we introduced a new feature on our site called STARTUP RALLY.
Part of the thinking behind this was to drive some engagement around issues that are applicable to the Australian startup scene, in a unified way.
Today, tech innovators around Australia can now apply for funds, resources and support all year round from Optus‐Innov8 Seed, an early‐stage investment collaboration between Optus and SingTel Innov8. This change from a bi‐yearly application model, along with showcase events for startups launching in December 2013, will provide more chances for entrepreneurs to get a leg up that could shoot them into startup stardom.