The UK is a natural contender for an Australian business looking to go global, but there are a couple of key things to think about before making the move.
Australia has a curse of complacency, which I believe is a function of its more “laid-back” business culture, and the cultural cringe associated with self-promotion.
Melbourne-headquartered video production marketplace Genero has raised $4 million in a funding round led by existing backer Ellerston Capital to pursue growth in the United States.
Brigie is partnering with educational institutions to list their courses on the site for international students to search through and apply for.
After spending its first few years in the Australian market getting a lay of the land, the local arm of global web domain registrar GoDaddy has launched a big marketing push taking aim at the 60 percent of small businesses that don’t have a website.
Melbourne hub Hatch Quarter is creating a ‘playbook’ to help new migrant and refugee entrepreneurs more easily navigate the Victorian startup industry and community.
Alibaba Group’s has partnered with Chemist Warehouse, Blackmores, Swisse and Sanofi Consumer Healthcare to boost the profile of health products in China.
Afterpay has announced a new partnership with Jetstar that will see the company’s ‘buy now, pay later’ solution become available to Jetstar customers.
On-demand photography startup Snappr raises $2.5 million, gaming startup Gamurs closes $3.5 million round, Blackbird Ventures backs AskNicely
Snappr has announced the closing of a $2.5 million seed funding round, with the funds set to help accelerate the businesses expansion across the US.
Expert360 has announced the close of a $13 million Series B round, which will fund the development of new features and international growth.
Australia Post has today announced that current Blackmores chief executive, Christine Holgate will take over as managing director and Group CEO in October.
Catch Group has announced the rebranding of Catch of the Day and relaunch of the platform, as the business looks to expand into New Zealand.
Practice Ignition has announced the close of a $5 million Series A round, with the funds to help fuel the startup’s international growth.
Afterpay has announced a partnership with Trade Me that will see the startup’s ‘buy now, pay later’ offering rolled out to Trade Me merchants.
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