Australia’s established banking quartet, Commonwealth, ANZ, Westpac and National are under increasing pressure to either charge their way of doing business or be overtaken by the increasingly powerful new disruptive on-line banks headed by Judo Bank.
SheEO the global women’s organisation that provides funding to female founders has called for Australia’s female entrepreneurs to apply for its 2020 Venture Funding program.
A growing number of Australian fintechs, digital banks and data firms say Australia’s new Consumer Data Regulations (CDR) protect the big banks, fail to consider consumers – and will not ignite the data economy.
University and technical college graduates in Australia face a tough time finding a job without work experience, but a CSIRO research project has changed lives by connecting Australia’s talented students with paid internships.
The SheEO Launch has heard that less than 3% of Australian venture capital is invested in female founders, despite the fact that the 53 SheEO ventures have never experienced a default payment while funding female entrepreneurs.
As the trade war between China and the United States continues, China has overtaken the US to lead the world with the largest number of tech start-ups or unicorns.
Israeli innovators have redesigned the world’s most successful and expensive cancer-killing radiotherapy machine, reducing its massive size and making it more affordable for more countries – including Australia.
Climate-KIC, the international not-for-profit that tackles climate change problems will hold a hackathon this month, during the Spark Festival, aimed at finding solutions to the Urban Heat in our cities – as part of a world-wide challenge.
A prototype solar powered portable dialysis machine being developed in Australia has the potential to revolutionise the way kidney treatment is delivered.
Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar, one of the
most sought-after entrepreneurs in Australia, will be a featured speaker at this
year’s Spark Festival.
Intelligence is seen as both a solution to intractable problems and a major
challenge to social, political and economic life.
Join Principals strategy director, Moensie Rossier as she shares her thoughts on how to build a brand, not just a business.
the wide-ranging list of diversely talented women for advisory or boardroom roles
will be the theme when three promising start-ups publicly reveal their
potential during the Spark Festival.
INCUBATE is the award-winning university startup accelerator founded by the University of Sydney Union.
Long-time venture capital investor Dr Bill Janeway will headline the United States Studies Centre’s presentation of “Venture capital in the innovation economy.”
and established businesses all share a problem. Where to find loyal and
talented staff and how to keep them from being lured away by a competitor.
Hundreds of jobs at WeWork’s Australian work hubs are in jeopardy following its floundering American parent company’s decision to shed 33 percent of its employees because of financial difficulties.
A plant-based source of protein that looks and tastes like real meat has been launched in Sydney by a new company with ambitious plans to break into international markets.
While the NSW Government races to digitally transform its departments, a little-known state government entity, called WIRO, has been setting impressive new customer service standards in the Workers Compensation sector for seven consecutive years.
An ambitious plan to connect Australia’s one million expats with jobs back home will be launched by the Advance organisation – the only group that connects Australians living and working overseas.
It is no surprise that Atlassian’s co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar take the top two positions in a just-released rating of the top five technology influencers in Australia.
Giant American delivery service UPS has started delivering products by drone after approval from the United States Government.
As WeWork’s financial woes seem to endlessly pile upon each other the company is now trying to sell three companies it acquired in the last few years.
One of Australia’s richest men, Andrew Forrest has pledged $442m of his own money to help cleanse the world of 350 million tonnes of discarded plastic that is choking oceans and overflowing landfills.
Non-bank lender, Latitude Financial Group has raised the stakes in the banking wars by seeking as much as $1.4b in an initial public offering to support its challenge for a share of the Australian personal loans market.
NSW Health has been embarking on a digital transformation of the organisation, including electronic patient medical records and managing medication via its e-Meds system.
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.