If you’re a founder concerned about finding the right talent for your startup and needing to search overseas, the Australian government had some good news for you this week, making a 12-month trial of the global talent visa scheme permanent. Immigration minister David Coleman announced visa scheme, now rebranded as the “global talent – employer… Read more »
The Visa Insights: Australia’s Fast Future report suggests real-time payments and person to person (P2P) payments will reach 10.1 trillion by 2023 led by demand from the gig economy.
Almost a year on from the government announcing its cutting of the 457 visa, it has announced a trial of a new program, the Global Talent Scheme, aimed at helping high-growth companies attract skilled workers
Visa study finds Australians are growing increasingly more comfortable using AI and IoT for payments
A new study from Visa has suggested that Australians are becoming increasingly more comfortable with pairing IoT and AI tech with their transactions.
Inamo has developed the ‘Curl’, a wearable payments accessory which connects to a transaction account and allows purchases through Paywave.
The 457 visa, or the temporary work visa allowing skilled workers to work for an approved business in Australia for up to four years, is to be abolished.
The MDEC has announced the development of new digital startup hubs and incentives that it hopes will attract Australian startups to Malaysia.
TheCarTest is a Melbourne startup offering a platform where users can sign up for a week-long test drive of a car they’re interested in.
The Commonwealth Bank has announced the sale of its remaining stake in Visa for $439 million following a review of its capitalised software assets.
Global payments company Visa has today announced it will be inviting startups to participate in the Everywhere Initiative, a competition to solve challenges within the business around payment solutions. The competition has launched in Australia and New Zealand, giving local startups the opportunity to win $70,000 and the chance to run a pilot with Visa.
The Federal Government has today opened up the consultation process for a new Entrepreneur Visa, which is scheduled to be introduced in November.
The United Kingdom is home to over 30 startup accelerators that provide pre-seed funding to entrepreneurs in return for equity. Every year, they attract thousands of applicants from around the world, competing for a handful of positions in each programme.