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.
Australia’s efforts to fully adopt digital transformation across the public sector has failed despite the millions of dollars and time expended by local councils and State and Federal governments.
The hottest buzz in international finance is that some of the world’s largest banks are ready to use artificial intelligence to replace human surveillance staff in a desperate effort to reduce criminal activities like money laundering and theft.
San Francisco-based housing startup Bungalow Living, is reportedly close to raising an additional $30m-$40m of equity capital to expand its business of leasing rooms in single-family homes to young professionals.