Before we get to the good stuff, we wanted to offer context which underscores just how much of an achievement it is to make this shortlist. This year there was a massive 237 entries for the Finnie Awards across all 18 categories (not including Biggest Raise of the Year). That’s 30 per cent more than last year.
Brighte founder and CEO Katherine McConnell has been named Australia’s fintech leader of the year and Afterpay the fintech organisation of the year at the second annual Finnie Awards.
International Volunteer HQ’s Dan Radcliffe loves the Talent Unleashed Awards’ celebration of social impact
With such a focus on securing venture capital funding and global domination, it can sometimes seem that the startup space will pursue fast growth ahead of all else. While these kinds of businesses may often dominate the headlines, the Talent Unleashed Awards have been celebrating businesses and founders working for social good since launch in… Read more »
LinkedIn MD of ANZ Matt Tindale said the Talent Unleashed Awards highlight the company’s belief that ‘Relationships Matter’
Ask any entrepreneur who has taken part in the Talent Unleashed Awards about the benefits of being involved and it is almost guaranteed one of the first things they will mention is the Talent Unleashed network, and the calibre of the people and organisations in it. One of those organisations in LinkedIn, which has been… Read more »
According to predictions from Forrester Research, it is likely that today’s youngest workers will hold between 12 and 15 jobs over their lifetime, swapping everything from job type to sector several times over. For some in today’s digital age, this is driven by shifting demands and needs for certain skills in an industry, and as… Read more »
Online shopping community Cashrewards, which connects shoppers through to ecommerce platforms and provides them with cashback on purchases, has been named top dog on this year’s Deloitte Tech Fast 50 list thanks to a growth rate of almost 12,500 percent over the last three years.
Melbourne startup AgriWebb was yesterday awarded top prize at Tech23’s startup competition in Sydney. The agritech startup received the People’s Choice Award, along with the $5,000 Digital Disruption Award, making it the most celebrated startup of the competition.
Melbourne livestock management platform AgriWebb has taken out the Startup of the Year category at this year’s Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) iAwards, recognising Australian innovation.
Richard Earl is the founder of global tech recruitment firm Talent International, a company he started in Perth that was definitely ahead of its time when it opened its doors in 1995.
Short term lending startup MoneyMe was last night named Fintech Startup of the Year at the 2016 Fintech Awards, the first awards night dedicated to the Australian fintech sector.
Five business leaders were honoured at the Female Entrepreneur Awards last night, which celebrated and showcased some of the finest achievements of women in business this year. The night drew attention to the entrepreneurial success of women in Australia, supporting a community of innovators, disruptors and business owners.
Canva co-founder Melanie Perkins takes out top prize at the NSW Technology Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
The wins keep coming for design startup Canva. Just a few weeks after closing a US$15 million Series A round that has valued the startup at $165 million, co-founder Melanie Perkins has taken out top prize at the NSW Technology Entrepreneur of the Year awards in recognition of her ‘entrepreneurial endeavours and role model qualities’.
From having to change their name just before launch to their acquisition and subsequent buyback from The Catch Group, Vinomofo’s road to success has been well documented within the Australian startup community. Now the mainstream online retail industry is taking notice, with the startup taking out three awards at last week’s Online Retail Industry Awards (ORIAs), including the top prize of Online Retailer of the Year.
Jessica May, founder and CEO of Enabled Employment, has been named the winner of Optus’ first Your Shark Tank competition. The price includes $10,000 in prize money, products and services from Optus, and mentoring sessions with Optus’ venture capital team and Boost Juice founder Janine Allis.
The Australian Information Industry Association has opened entries for its annual iAwards, which celebrate innovation in the ICT industry.