Disgraced tech startup GetSwift and its founders just copped a whopping $18 million in fines as ‘the unacceptable face of startup capitalism’

- February 17, 2023 5 MIN READ

GetSwift CEO Bane Hunter fined $2m, banned from managing companies for 15 years MD and cofounder Joel Macdonald fined $1m, banned for 12 years Company fined $15m Judge says pair show no contrition or remorse GetSwift raised $104m, investors receive 1c in $1 in class action The founders of former ASX-listed logistics tech startup GetSwift,… Read more »


Logistics software startup GetSwift is dead in Australia, on life support in the US

- August 5, 2022 3 MIN READ

Former ASX-listed logistics tech company GetSwift has placed its Australian arm in the hands of liquidators, while the publicly listed parent business, GetSwift Technologies, has been suspended from Canada’s NEO Exchange after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US. The company’s Australian subsidiary, GetSwift Ltd, was placed into liquidation on July 29 with… Read more »


5 things you should know about tech today

- June 17, 2020 6 MIN READ

Welcome to Wednesday Don’t forget to tune into the Startup Daily show on the business TV streaming channel every weekday, 2-3pm, where we talk to startup founders, investors and innovators about everything tech. If you’ve missed an episode, you can catch up on the ausbiz site here. 1. EU v Apple on competition The EU’s competition watchdog has some… Read more »