Aussie startup Expert360 has raised an impressive $1 million in investment capital, a number exceeding the founders’ expectations. The funds will be used to continue its full-scale commercial rollout and global expansion, with sights set on the huge and growing $30 billion market opportunity.
Right from the outset, we knew we wanted to take a different approach to other consultancies. Consulting firms can be a black box, with consultants wanting to hold to as much of their intellectual property and insights as they can so you need to hire them time and again. But at Chamonix, we took a distinct approach.
It’s the time of year where we naturally look forward and envisage what could be. Resolutions get tossed around and rarely fall where we hope, leaving us to dream again – same time next year. As the driving force behind a small business we are in an interesting position. As our personal capacity grows, so to does our business’s – so planning to ‘be a better you’ isn’t just about self-esteem. Self-improvement will have a very real impact on the strength of your business.
Australian technology and solutions company Bluedot Innovation has announced a valuable new addition to the team – PayPal’s Founding Chief Financial Officer (CFO) David Jaques who has joined the company’s board of directors as CFO and will help shape their strategic direction.
Award-winning mobile advertising network LeadBolt is rapidly moving up the ranks, sitting at number three of the most-used mobile advertising solution by app developers on the Android system. Serving five billion ads a month in over 100 countries across 40,000 apps, LeadBolt proves Australian companies are fit to compete on the global stage.
Three years ago, two Melbourne entrepreneurs frustrated with the costs involved with booking corporate travel decided to embark on Plan B – a cheaper solution. Rather than paying corporate travel agents unnecessary fees, Plan B’s innovative technology allows business owners to arrange their own flights.
No more paper bills or data entry ever again with Invitbox – the world’s first cloud-based data-extraction solution for bills that allows business owners to approve and file bills easily. CEO of the startup, Roger Gregg, shared with Shoe String the genesis, development and success of Invitbox over a period of two years since its launch.
No more printing vouchers, paying online or making reservations, because new app bigdeal brings it all to your fingertips! This all-women Aussie startup is going against the grain of other ‘deal’ providers by allowing users to redeem offers instantly from their smartphone.
With more start-ups coming to market quicker in Australia and many emerging growth tech companies flourishing, one of the big challenges for our technology entrepreneurs is to increase the conversion of local companies that close a VC Series A funding round.
Just a day after its launch, the quirky, empathy-based social network Moodswing ranked in the Top 20 Apps in the Australian AppStore – ahead of Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest. Three weeks later, with almost 50,000 users, it’s now the fastest growing social network.
In just 15 months since its launch, Health.com.au has experience phenomenal growth. Their disruptive approach to product, process and service has seen the company sign up over 40,000 members and deliver revenues of AUD$46M in their first year of operation.
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Only two days after the American states of Washington and Colorado voted to regulate marijuana the same as alcohol on November 6, 2012, Prohibition Brands was born. The business now specialises in the manufacturing, licensing, and distribution of consumable marijuana smoking products; and has experienced rapid growth in just nine months since its inception.
Fred Schebesta, 32, is Co-Founder of Finder.com.au, Australia’s leading financial-product comparison website. In the last six years, since entering the comparison market – one of the most highly competitive internet categories in Australia – Schebesta developed growth strategies so successful that Finder now that attracts over 250,000 unique comparisons every month. Here’s what he had to say about his entrepreneurial journey and business growth.