Marketplace startup Warrp has extended its seed funding window to the end of August as the company’s new user signups jumped 138% in July. The startup is in discussions with prospective seed funding partners after receiving competitive interest from investors and has decided to keep expressions of interest open over the next month. The seed… Read more »
The world’s biggest celebrities and influencers in the world are paid more than US$1 million to post sponsored content on Instagram. UK-based social media engagement platform Hopper has released its annual Instagram Rich List for 2021, with footballer Cristiano Ronaldo the highest paid poster at an average cost of US$1.6 million (A$2.13m) for brands to… Read more »
As the world moved online over the past year, a reliable, secure and cost-effective network and Wi-Fi connection became essential for every small business and remote worker. The pandemic exposed shortcomings in connections, including garbled Zoom meetings and other work-from-home wobbles that go beyond any NBN speeds to how your Wi-Fi network performs. And like… Read more »
Jaz Wearin isn’t new to brewing beer, but when she was pregnant and craved a cold one, she couldn’t find a non-alcoholic beer she enjoyed. So she decided to solve her own problem and make one. Jaz is already a craft brewing veteran, having co-founded Sydney’s Modus Operandi Brewing in 2014 with her husband Grant.… Read more »
When banker and fitness fanatic Andy Coley swapped English cool for Australian sunshine several years ago, the chance to head to Bondi Beach, rather than the gym, to make his heart rate rise was irresistible. And while he wanted to give himself a good workout, lugging exercise equipment such as kettlebells to the beach took… Read more »
When carpenter Rikki Gilbey moved from England to Sydney nearly a decade ago, it changed his life in several ways, including a new found love for bodysurfing. But when he tried to find a handplane to use for catching waves, he could find any at the quality level he wanted, so he put his carpentry… Read more »
Christopher Mathews decided to launch his startup when his daughter came home from day care coated in a thick layer of sunscreen. He decided to make something that was all natural, without the chemicals that cause problems for some people and spent six months experimenting with different formulas in his kitchen and even got sunburned… Read more »
One of the biggest issues facing startups is when to take on capital to help them scale, and the best way to source it. There’s a big range of options. How you go about raising the working capital you need requires serious thought about whether the business wants to take on debt or dilute equity… Read more »
Often the best fintech innovations seem incredibly simple but deceptively complex to implement and maintain and grow. In fintech there can be a fine line between disruption and breaking the law, as the Australian financial services industry is heavily regulated for the benefit of protecting consumers. This is just one reason why law firm… Read more »
Being too aggressive with your efforts or running Instagram initiatives without thinking them through can cost you your fans and reputation.
Zora Tech’s MYN allows content creators and viewers to “tag” products in social media videos to a brand’s website, gaining cash for each click.