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Show me the money: Sensis survey reveals the most popular finance sources for business

More than one in five (22 per cent) of Australians businesses would use their credit card if they needed additional finance. A further 31...

Snowflake announces $250,000 Global Startup Challenge

Snowflake, the Data Cloud platform based in the US, announced its first-ever Global Startup Challenge, with the winner receiving up to $250,000. “This competition will...

$540 million in equity capital available to Australian SMEs

The Australian Business Growth Fund (BGF) has been formally established, providing eligible Australian SMEs between $5 mn to $15 mn in long-term equity capital...

COVID-19: Incubator funders are ‘tightening their purse strings’

In the months following the onset of COVID-19, startup incubators are being asked to prove their worth to funders, or risk being discontinued.  With the...

Ombudsman supports Business Growth Fund for high growth SMEs

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), Kate Carnell today welcomed the announcement of an Australian Business Growth Fund, a recommendation in...

How to start a business from scratch

Taking the leap of faith to establish a small business can be incredibly daunting. By no means an easy task, the myriad of formal...

National research reveals SMEs’ top five funding frustrations

Around 9 out of 10 Australian SMEs are frustrated about their business funding, naming onerous loan conditions, having to provide property security and a...

Skalata Ventures’ Seed Investment Program open for start-up applications

Skalata Ventures is seeking applications from early-stage businesses with proven traction to join its seed investment program. The six-month program, customised for each company,...

Banks rejecting SMEs for finance

The challenge of securing bank finance is seeing a growing number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) turn to online lenders. One in four...

Crowdfunding tips from Audeara headphones founder

Dr James Fielding founded Audeara Headphones in 2014 with Dr Chris Jeffrey - two doctors who saw patients with hearing issues and decided to...

25 year old Newcastle entrepreneur launches ‘Tinder for Food’ app

Meet Jessica Koncz: the founder of new food app EatSee where people can see their menu options before ordering A 25 year old female...

Female investors support One Roof’s expansion in Melbourne

Female only co-working space One Roof has secured investment from female investors to secure their next premise in Melbourne. Sheree Rubinstein, CEO of One Roof,...

Tech company Ed App completes $4M raise

Dynamic Business has a chat to Darren Winterford.

Can you build a business without seed funding?

Many people struggle to know if funding is the way to go.

Flare raises $21 million in Series B round

Startup receives major funding.

Never make these mistakes when you use a business plan to raise funds for investments

Every single potential investor you contact wants to see a believable and highly readable business plan that contains a summary, the overview of the...

Athena raises $15m in Series A funding to disrupt the $1.7 trillion home loan market

Fintech startup Athena Home Loans has raised $15 million in Series A funding from Macquarie Bank, Square Peg Capital and Apex Capital for its...

BenchOn raises $650k to tackle staff underuse; CEO reveals how the military shaped his startup

B2B Talent mobility platform BenchOn has raised $650,000 in seed capital to meet market demand for its software solution to employee underutilisation, estimated to...

HappyCo raises US$10.8m to scale its property tech platform and capitalise on APAC growth

Homegrown, US-based property tech startup HappyCo has completed a US$10.8 million Series A round led by Sydney’s Alium Capital Management. Australian VC firms Tempus...

‘Social media users are hungry”: Gather Online receives $1m to grow its ‘Snapchat for groups’

Social networking startup Gather Online, which markets itself as ‘Snapchat for groups’, has accepted a $1 million seed investment from Brett Dawson and onboarded...