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New funding for Emesent takes drone company to new heights

Drone autonomy company, Emesent, has announced a new investment from In-Q-Tel (IQT), the investment arm of the US intelligence agency the CIA.

Does your business have what it takes to go public?

Many entrepreneurs secretly dream of one day listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), but the IPO process is not for the faint-hearted. Brett...

Rare Birds program will help 90 women jump-start their businesses

In a fully-funded program announced in June by the Federal Government, Inspiring Rare Birds has awarded scholarships to 90 female business owners from marginalised...

Fintech leaders raise almost $4 billion in Q2 amid pandemic

Data gathered by Buy Shares indicates that fintech leaders managed to raise a total of $3.81 billion in the second quarter of this year. The...

Amazon’s $80,000 grants to help SMBs innovate mid-crisis

Yesterday, Amazon opened the entry for Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grants, which are worth more than $80,000 each. In September, the giant e-commerce business is...

Barayamal accelerator programme – and $50,000 funding – open for First Nations entrepreneurs

First Nations entrepreneurs can now apply for the Barayamal accelerator programme and access $50,000 in grant funding. After running the world’s first Indigenous Accelerator...

Smarter funding alternatives to save many universities and startups

Smarter funding alternatives could save many Australian universities’ vital health and science research projects from collapse, leading wealth manager Atlas Advisors Australia says. Executive Chairman...

Uni startups face funding withdrawals, Stoic Venture Capital steps in

Due to the current climate, university startups, research projects and jobs, have experienced funding withdrawal. They are being given the vital boost needed with...

$100,000 Mentored Grant opening with Lexus and Mark Bouris partnership

Lexus has partnered with Mark Bouris to announce the new Lexus and Mentored Grant - a $100,000 grant initiative aimed to help up-and-coming entrepreneurs...

Fintech unicorn Airwallex continues to disrupt, leaders share insight

Fintech Unicorn Airwallex seems to continue to go from strength to strength; the startup managed to complete its largest funding round (US$160M) mid-pandemic and...

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What does the Budget mean for startups?

In what is being dubbed the "jobs budget" the 2020-21 Budget was the opportunity for the Morrison Government to lay out the...

Government backflips on RDTI cuts with a $2 billion boost

Last night, the Government announced a $2 billion investment into Research & Development Tax Incentives (RDTIs), scrapping a previously proposed $1.8 billion...

Female founders deem Budget ‘A step forward, but more to be done’

Whilst largely satisfied with the way the Budget has catered for women, female founders are saying there is room to create greater...

“The $1 trillion budget deficit”: Economists on the 2020-21 Budget

The 2020-21 Budget delivers the biggest Australian deficit since World War 2. The Government’s fiscal stimulus of $51 billion during the GFC...

Budget 2020-21: What’s in it for businesses?

This year, Australia will see a $213.7 billion deficit. “Our economic response has come at a significant cost,” said...

Josh Frydenberg’s full speech: Federal Budget 2020-21

This evening the Federal Budget will be announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in Parliament House in Canberra. Having...

Federal Budget: Treasurer brings forward tax cuts, braces for large deficit

As the Federal Government hands down the "most important budget since World War II" this evening, Australians can expect to see further...

Can the battle over the US Supreme Court influence businesses beyond US borders?

The world has watched US politics this year with a mixture of dismay, amusement and confusion. One of the most controversial political...