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Atlassian cuts 500 jobs in a ‘rebalance’

- March 7, 2023 3 MIN READ

Workplace software giant Atlassian is cutting around 5% of its workforce – 500 staff – with co-CEOs Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes say they “are deeply sorry”. The job losses comes just four months after Farquhar embarked on a high-profile national tour last October to recruit more than 1000 people for new R&D roles. In… Read more »


Self-driving tech startup Baraja just shed 75% of its workforce

- February 13, 2023 2 MIN READ

Sydney autonomous driving technology startup Baraja has sacked around 75% of its workforce. The layoffs come just a month after the business received an undisclosed level of investment from Swedish automotive safety company Veoneer, which Baraja CEO and cofounder Federico Collarte said “validates the market traction” of the business. Baraja was founded in 2015 by… Read more »


Digital twin startup Willow cuts 99 staff on Christmas eve, just a week after raising $42 million

- December 23, 2022 2 MIN READ

Nearly 100 staff at real estate and infrastructure digital twin startup will be looking for next jobs in the new year after the company cut 22% full-time employees and contractors, less than 10 days after announcing it had raised US$28.8 million (A$42m). The Sydney- and US-based startup is backed and chaired by former Macquarie CEO Nicholas… Read more »


Mr Yum is the latest startup to shed jobs, cutting 17% of its roles after admitting it grew ‘too quickly’

- August 24, 2022 2 MIN READ

The meteoric rise of restaurant ordering and payments platform Mr Yum has flamed out with the company announcing it will shed more than 40 jobs globally with CEO and cofounder Kim Teo admitting they “increased our headcount too quickly.” Less than nine months after raising $89 million in Australia’s third-largest Series A, led by US… Read more »