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Tech innovation: key insights for business

The past, present and future of innovation in the technology sector, including opportunities for startups, were examined by thought leaders at a roundtable hosted by...

The productivity gaps holding SMBs back

Over the past decade, the nature of work has changed significantly. Economies have shifted from labour-based, to knowledge-based and service-based, and technology has enabled modern...

Document Capture – Perception versus Reality

  Document capture and the digital age go hand in hand. More and more companies than ever before are leveraging enterprise content management (ECM) solutions...

Square Reader: The innovative tool making it simpler for businesses to accept card payments

With a reputation for being the most smallest, most mobile and most affordable way for small business owners to accept credit cards, Square Reader is...

The Melbourne start-up that’s challenging Facebook

A Melbourne based technology start-up that leverages the power of emotional reactions and interaction is experiencing explosive global growth. Vent, an online platform that...

Electronic Contracts

  Many business owners are now choosing to use electronic contracts. Many of these systems are simple to use and enable you to sign the...

The ‘Uber-effect’ is just getting started: UrbanOutsource capitalises on a nation of early adopters

Now the sharing economy is evolving into something new. Ubiquitous communications, freelance work forces and low transaction costs are giving rise to the on-demand...

UK fintech Start-up, truRating, launches in Australia giving our consumers a ‘real voice’

The transparency brought by the internet has changed the way we do business. Business owners no longer size themselves against the competitor on the...

A story rarely told: Some start-ups refute alarming failure statistics and exceed expectations

Small business failure rates are alarming – or so we are told. Along every avenue of research an enthusiastic entrepreneur will take, their spark,...

Is Australia’s slow response to new tech and strategies impacting digital businesses?

Tech start-ups, by definition, are tied to the latest developments in software and technology. Usually, these companies are on the cutting edge of the...

People Post brings the magic of the sharing economy to lacklustre courier services

All you need to start a business these days is a tech savvy mind, a laptop and of course, some entrepreneurial drive. In fact,...

Satisfying our appetite for data and making our cities smarter: the new-age telecommunications infrastructure

Traditional telecommunication networks are stuck between a rock and a hard place: their profit margins are eroding from the growing commoditisation of voice and...

The Brisbane software developer with a vision to change the developing world

When starting his software development business in 2007, NetEngine Founder, Bruce Stronge, had a vision. He wanted to build things that solved real problems...

Has fintech dropped the brand awareness ball?

Has fintech dropped the ball when it comes to brand building? Have we spent too much time developing great products and not enough time...

The need to be shrewd in the property boom: How one FinTech business ensures buyers secure the best mortgage deal

It’s said that buying a property is one of the most stressful life events. Further, mortgage lender incompetence, bank and finance problems are in...

StartupAUS outlines Federal policy priorities to improve start-up scene and strengthen economy

Australia’s national peak advocacy group for technology entrepreneurship, StartupAUS, has outlined its Federal policy priorities to improve capital and talent for Australian startups and...

7 Business loan myths busted

Business owners can be cautious thinkers, looking out for every possible roadblock their business may encounter. It is a both a blessing and a curse,...

Roasted by numbers

Black Velvet is a Melbourne based boutique roastery and espresso bar that supplies quality beans to cafes and home baristas alike. Their second store...

Artificial intelligence meets business: What does the future hold?

‘Singularity’ is word used to describe something of distinction or wonder. Simple and unassuming? Not if the latest MYOB report in its ‘Future of...

Comparing apples to oranges

At Heal.Thy Self Co. in Melbourne’s Yarraville neighbourhood owners Electra Tomasino and Dylan Davies believe that people thrive when they consume a diet based on...