Private equity-owned accountancy software firm MYOB is ramping up the practice management solutions side of its business with plans to acquire cloud-based software provider, GreatSoft. The move comes after MYOB recent took a majority stake in workforce management software Roubler. The acquisition, now under review by competition regulator the ACCC, will integrate GreatSoft’s cloud-based practice… Read more »
Software that allows strata managers to run meetings with property owners remotely is being rapidly expanded to allow live voting at meetings and AGMs following a spike in demand. South Australian software development company Axios launched its StrataVote platform in 2017 and has so far captured almost 15 per cent of the Australian market with… Read more »
A Sydney-based contract and supplier software platform Portt, which spent a decade bootstrapping its way into a global business, has finally take on its first outside funding as it looks to tackle slavery risks in company supply chains. Co-founders and co-CEOs Chris Holmes and Andre Pinkowski raised $4 million in a round led by the… Read more »
Compass Education co-founders John de la Motte and Lucas Filer Melbourne-based schools management platform Compass Education has landed $60 million in its first major raise, with private equity firm Advent Partners taking a minority share in the startup ahead of its international expansion. The school management software platform says it’s now used by more than… Read more »
The classic saying “two heads are better than one” reflects the idea that collaboration is the key to success. In the software technology world, best-of-breed represents this approach, encouraging businesses to have several solutions working closely together to create a better experience for end-users and IT teams, rather than relying on a single-vendor solution.
The government has released new guidelines to help businesses claiming funding for software development through the research and development (R&D) tax incentive.
Square has integrated its services with MYOB’s accounting solutions, completing its plan to integrate with all major accounting solutions in Australia.
Accounting software company Xero has acquired Canadian startup Hubdoc for an initial fee of US$60 million ($80.87 million) that consists of 35 percent cash and 65 percent in Xero stock.
Rod Drury has stepped down as CEO of Xero, with the company’s board announcing Steve Vamos will be taking on the role on April 1.
With shares priced at $0.45 per share, LiveTiles is also set to launch a Share Purchase Plan to raise an additional $3 million from existing eligible shareholders.
New Zealand startup Flossie is a software platform helping customers easily find, book, and pay for beauty appointments at partner salons.
Dunedin’s Timely, which has created a booking software platform for beauty and wellness businesses, has raised NZ$7 million in a round led by Movac.
ASX-listed software company LiveTiles has raised $11 million via a share placement to help expand its global reach, with over 61.1 million shares issued at 18 cents per share to local and international institutional investors.
IT software company PrimeQ has announced plans to build a new ‘cloud campus’ in South Australia, comprising an Innovation Centre and Technology Support Hub, which it expects will create 72 new jobs in the state over the next three years.
Practice Ignition has announced the close of a $5 million Series A round, with the funds to help fuel the startup’s international growth.