& Chalk non-executive director Debra Taylor has been named Fintech leader
of the year at the prestigious Women in Finance Awards in Sydney for the
success of the business she co-founded, OpenSparkz, in reshaping the rewards
concept used by companies to build their customer bases.
The Australian headquarters of besieged international office designer WeWork refuse to speculate about the future of their workplace hubs in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne as the parent company in New York faces mountainous financial pressure to survive.
Australia’s leading fintech hub Stone & Chalk has successfully launched another of its sought-after mentoring programs in Sydney and, for the first time, in Melbourne, to match promising entrepreneurs with high calibre mentors to help them grow their businesses.
Amazon is dramatically expanding its retail marketing strategy in Australia by challenging another massive retailer, Bunnings, by opening an online store focusing on the lucrative outdoor living market, including barbeques, poolside furnishings and gardening tools and supplies.
A new employment survey says Australians working overseas are at a distinct disadvantage when they return home and apply for senior corporate roles and that employers are wary of applicants with international experience.
Startup bank Xinja has cleared another hurdle on its way to realising its ambition to become a major disruptor in the Australian retail banking system by offering better service and home loans that take just seven minutes to approve.
A nurse and midwife has cracked the medical language barrier by producing an app to guide non-English speaking women through the Australian health maze by translating their medical problems to ensure they get speedier attention from doctors.