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Singapore ecommerce platform Sprooki appoints former Westpac CIO as chairman as it prepares for ASX listing

- September 5, 2016 3 MIN READ

Singapore ecommerce platform Sprooki has today announced it had appointed former Westpac CIO Bob McKinnon as chairman as it prepares to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). McKinnon will bring over 40 years of experience in business, governance and finance to help Sprooki expand further across Australia and New Zealand.

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Gripsox: The story of highly scalable non-slip socks

- August 26, 2014 4 MIN READ

Although generic non-slip socks can be found everywhere today – even at your local Woolies supermarket – a decade ago, it was a unique product. It was in 2005 that physiotherapist-turned-entrepreneur Luke Goodwin embarked on a search for socks that would be suitable for adults to wear not only whilst exercising, but also as a falls prevention safety measure in hospitals, nursing homes and even around houses with tiled or timber floors.


New hyperlocal app Swoop helping SMBs boost foot traffic

- June 17, 2014 4 MIN READ

Launched earlier this month, Swoop offers small business operators the opportunity to boost foot traffic, sales and profit by targeting customers through GPS-linked app alerts that direct them to special deals and discounts as soon as they are within close proximity to a particular store.