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‘Don’t @#$% the Planet’: Atlassian co-opts its famed motto for climate change

- September 3, 2019 2 MIN READ

Atlassian co-founders and co-CEOs Mike Cannon-Brooke and Scott Farquhar. Australian software giant Atlassian will give staff a day’s paid leave later this month if they want to take part in a global climate strike being organised by student activists. Mike Cannon-Brookes, the Nasdaq-listed startup’s co-founder and co-CEO has also enlisted the company’s famed motto: “Don’t… Read more »

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Atlassian became a A$50 billion company last week, just as the tech giant revealed bigger operating losses

- July 29, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Atlassian’s market capitalisation has topped A$50 billion after revealing its latest quarterly earnings. Despite increased losses on last financial year, the Sydney-based tech giant impressed market analysts with its accelerated push into cloud computing to shift its revenue base from licensing fees to subscriptions. Total revenue hit US$1.21 billion for financial year 2019, beating… Read more »

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Atlassian awards $250,000 grant to Aussie edutech startup 40K Foundation

- October 17, 2016 3 MIN READ

Australian edutech startup 40K Foundation has today announced it has received $250,000 in investment from Atlassian Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the tech giant. 40K Foundation was selected from over 100 international non-profits and is one of four startups receiving an accelerator grant and technical support from Atlassian.

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Should startups be obsessed with becoming a Unicorn company?

- May 1, 2015 6 MIN READ

Within the last 12 months the global tech startup ecosystem has seen more companies than ever before rise to the status of unicorn. Just this week hipster glasses ecommerce play Warby Parker joined the club with its new billion dollar valuation. In fact, it’s starting to become an occurrance that happens every other month with New York based marketing startup Sprinklr reaching a $1.17 billion valuation in March.