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A conversation with Bryony Cole: Falling into the sextech industry

Leading on from our previous conversation with Bryony Cole, we decided to chat to her about how she fell into what some may consider...

“Onerous and widespread change” to Fair Work Act introduced

Changes to the Fair Work Act, introduced yesterday on March 1, will affect how employers pay their employees annualised salaries. Ben Thompson, a qualified solicitor...

Take a dive with Swimply, the “Airbnb of swimming pools”

Since its Australian launch in November 2019, American app Swimply has disrupted the sharing economy by giving Aussie beach lovers a reason to dive into...

Sextech startups: What is the future of sex?

Melbourne recently held Australia’s first Sextech Hackathon of the decade, hosted by podcaster and entrepreneur Bryony Cole and Gavin Heaton, founder of Disruptors Co,...

This is how entrepreneur Jo Palmer spent her grant prize of $40,000

Last year Jo Palmer, founder of Pointer Remote Roles, won $40,000 in St.George’s 2019 Kick Start Program in the ‘fast pitch’ category; the pitching...

Age is the biggest perceived barrier to job opportunities in 2020

Age is the greatest barrier to opportunities at work, according to findings in LinkedIn's 2020 Opportunity Index. The report sought to understand how people perceive employment...

Brotherly ties bringing out the best in business: An entrepreneur pair

Digital marketing agency brothers grow a $5 million business and shoot to the top with an Amazon bestseller There’s something intriguing about successful sibling duos....

Fintech company ezyCollect raises $7.1 million investment over 15 months

Sydney-based payment processing company, ezyCollect, has raised $7.1 million across two rounds in the past 15 months. AJ Singh and Raj Kuckreja, who founded the...

Salary increases shrink nationally despite increase in pay rise requests

Two thirds of Australians are planning to ask for a pay rise this year according to The Adecco Group’s 2020 Australia Salary Guide. Those working...

Leading the change: Fender Katsalidis introduces equal parental leave

Architecture firm, Fender Katsalidis, is introducing a new parental leave policy that will give eight weeks of full wage paid parental leave to both men...

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