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$4.5 billion network investment delivers ultra-fast broadband to over 700,000 businesses

The Federal Government has released a $4.5 bn network investment package, involving a $3.5 bn upgrade of the National Broadband Network (NBN)....

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.

Foreign investment reforms: Last chance to have your say

There are 12 days to go until the Australian Treasury closes public consultation of the Foreign Investment Reform (Protecting Australia’s National Security)...

ESG a growing global investment trend: Research

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns are a rising trend in investment decision-making globally. Between 2016 and 2018, the...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

How I got AfterPay Ventures to invest more than $10m in my business

Founder of Play Travel Andrew Paykel talks about his startup journey, the new partnership with Afterpay Ventures and working alongside payments giant Afterpay. It’s...

Let’s talk: How to pitch to investors

A lot of businesses will need to pitch for investment from the likes of venture capital funds, banks or angel investors at some point...

Fintech startup Verteva secures $33M Series A raise amid COVID-19

Financial technology startup and home loan disruptor, Verteva, has secured a AUD$33m Series A capital raise which has been funded entirely by New Zealand’s Bolton Equities. Founded...

New foreign investment rules introduced by government

The federal government has temporarily tightened foreign investment rules following a fall in the value of Australian businesses due to the coronavirus. There are concerns...

Senators urged to pass equity bill that could see SMEs flourish

Kate Carnell, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), urged senators to pass the Australian Business Growth Fund Bill on Wednesday. Ms. Carnell...

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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...

PM unveils blueprint for Australia’s economic recovery in pre-budget speech

Today the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered his pre-budget speech on “arguably one of the most important” budgets since the end of...

Will we see more Australian businesses transact with cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrencies have had a rocky road towards mainstream acceptance. In 2017, the CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon,...

Let’s Talk: Workplace bullying

Conflict management is an often overlooked but crucial skill to business and entrepreneurship. The ability to cultivate and maintain good relations is...

How DebtForce is helping businesses get paid on time, every time

Having customers adhere to your trading terms is a perennial challenge for business owners, and being paid on time can be the...

Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

Responsible lending law reforms to boost credit

The Federal Government has announced changes to responsible lending laws in the hopes of boosting Australia's flow of credit. Under the changes,...

Aussie Broadband prepares to list despite pandemic disruptions

Aussie Broadband, Australia’s fifth largest provider of NBN services, is set to list on the ASX this October. The ISP will list...