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  • March 22 2019 Education through storytelling inspires global literacy app

    Children’s communication specialist and television production co-ordinator Kristen Souvlis has turned her passion for educating children through storytelling into a global literacy app, Kindergo. Kindergo’s parent company, Like a Photon Creative Pty Ltd, was established in 2012 and is a creative content company that creates television and film IP, as well as educational apps. Co-CEO Read More…

  • March 13 2019 Aussie mum’s maternal instinct inspires goat’s milk business

    Aussie mum and entrepreneur Elke Pascoe realised her dream ‘to never see a child go hungry and to help them to be happy and healthy’ when she established LittleOak Organics in 2016. LittleOak Organics is a boutique health and nutrition company specialising in nutritional products for babies and children, in particular, infant formula and toddler Read More…

  • March 11 2019 New HR tech platform Shortlyster raises $5M seed round to shake up traditional recruiting methods

    Shortlyster, an intelligent hiring optimisation platform, that helps companies make better and more informed hiring decisions, has today announced it has successfully completed a AUD $5 million capital raise. The seed round was led by Deepbridge Capital, an investment fund specialist in the technology, life sciences, and renewable energy sectors, with participation from Shark Tank’s Read More…

  • March 11 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur: Ben Thompson, founder and CEO, Employment Hero

    Employment lawyer turned entrepreneur, Ben Thompson, has established an award winning employment solutions software, which allows SMEs to manage payroll, HR, employee engagement and benefits anywhere, anytime. Founded in 2014, Employment Hero began with a mission to ‘make employment easier and more rewarding for everyone.’  Since its inception, Employment Hero has introduced tools such as Read More…

  • March 4 2019 International Women’s Day: IT industry executives provide comment on 2019 industry state of play

    In the lead up to International Women’s Day 2019 this Friday 8 March, we’ve garnered the opinions of a few of our favourite contributors on how the IT industry can attract more women in 2019 and then what will be required to ensure that women have the opportunity to achieve senior leadership roles in the Read More…

  • February 27 2019 What small businesses can learn from the NFP sector

    When I founded Share the Dignity three years ago, off the back of an article about homelessness in Australia, it was something I could do with my family and my local community and I could talk to most people face to face if I needed to. Fast forward to 2019 and we now have 4,100 Read More…

  • February 25 2019 One-stop shop for sporting equipment celebrates 12-month milestone

    It’s been almost 12 months since digital marketing expert and entrepreneur Ahmad Elhawli launched his e-commerce platform, Sportsfinda. Sportsfinda is a one-stop-shop for sporting equipment. It provides an e-commerce platform for Australian SMEs to sell their products. At the age of 19, Mr Elhawli tried to market his business, but like thousands of other entrepreneurs he Read More…

  • February 22 2019 Digital entrepreneur’s holiday in the ‘Startup Nation’ provides platform for the business ‘matchmaker’

    Digital entrepreneur Sharon Melamed gave up her high-flying corporate career in search of a web development company who could turn her business vision into a reality. The idea was to create an online business matching service, which Sharon refers to as online dating for the business world. “We save people time and money in sourcing Read More…

  • February 22 2019 Digital loyalty program set to change Australian shopping habits

    Digital loyalty program, ShopBack, is set to change Australian online shopping habits following its Aussie debut in May 2018. Founded in Singapore in 2014, ShopBack is the brainchild of entrepreneurs Henry Chan and Joel Leong who have developed a way for consumers to shop online and earn cash back rewards. ShopBack Country Manager Angus Muffet Read More…

  • February 18 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur: David Freeman, Founder and CEO, H2coco

    A Bikram yoga class and a fresh coconut inspired H2coco founder David Freeman to make a life-changing decision and create a multi-million dollar business. The young entrepreneur began his career in hospitality while studying architecture at university and by the time he was 21 he was an owner and part-owner of a number of venues.  Read More…

  • February 15 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur: Anna Wright, co-founder, BindiMaps

    Anna Wright’s BindiMaps mobile app has unlocked a whole new world for people with vision impairment by removing the barriers to mobility. BindiMaps transforms the way people with vision impairment navigate complex indoor spaces.  The mobile app employs Bluetooth technology to locate a network of Bluetooth beacons combined with mapping and a route-guidance system to Read More…

  • February 11 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur: Mario Hasanakos and Alex Badran, Spriggy

    Entrepreneurs Mario Hasanakos and Alex Badran have revolutionised the ‘piggy bank’ with Spriggy, a banking app for families to encourage children to ‘turn pocket money into practical life lessons’. Since its launch in November 2016, Spriggy has welcomed more than 200,000 members to its Spriggy family.  The app provides children with a digital piggy bank, Read More…

  • February 8 2019 South Australian space agency seeks to attract global entrepreneurs

    Rapid growth of the space industry in Adelaide is generating national and global interest in an incubator program for space industry startups. Following on from the success of its first intake, South Australian based space incubator, Venture Catalyst Space, is on the hunt for up to 10 companies to be part of its second international Read More…

  • January 21 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur: Tim Moylan, Co-founder, Shootsta

    Tim Moylan has given the video industry a shake-up with the world’s first ‘always-on’ video production company, Shootsta. As one of this year’s top 10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs, Tim plans to expand into New Zealand, Hong Kong, USA and Europe over the next 12 months.  Shootsta is a video production company offering businesses the opportunity to produce Read More…

  • January 17 2019 Research proves experience is a pivotal factor for entrepreneurial success

    Recent research has dispelled the myth that entrepreneurship is a young person’s domain. In fact, business experts and Second Squared founders Lui Pangiarella and Akram Sabbagh are on the hunt for older, wiser and more experienced entrepreneurs. The Perth based duo founded Second Squared in June 2018 in a bid to introduce a new investment concept Read More…