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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...

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...

Four tips for raising early stage capital

Know when to cut your losses if an investor is not committing.

Three things to watch out for before your startup partners with an early-stage investor

A lot of start-up founders I’ve met believe that if they can raise money from professional early-stage investors such as The Sharks from Channel...

Funded by the crowd: the new avenue for startups to raise capital in Australia

Equity crowdfunding is a relatively new way for Australians to invest. It’s a smart way to collect donations for a charity cause or raise...

Payments app startup QPay raises $570k to draw millennial consumers away from the banks

The brains behind QPay, a payments app for uni students, have secured $570,000 in funding to challenge banks for the millennial market. Provided to...

It’s a marriage: Camplify’s CEO on the need-to-knows before startups, investors tie the knot

If 2018 is the year you want to take your business to the next level, you might be considering bringing investors on board. For...

Let’s Talk: Founder/investor fit

Startup founders in search of the ‘right investor’ mustn’t let themselves be blinded by the cash placed on the table, lest they make a...

Cryptocurrencies: welcome to the investment market’s new ‘Wild West’ where anything goes

Cryptocurrencies, and specifically digital currency offerings, have literally become the modern, investment market equivalent of the Wild West. Hundreds of prospectors have heard about the...

The hidden costs of starting a business

Startups with good a business plan give comfort to entrepreneurs and investors in part because the plan details the objectives, strategies and tactics along with the anticipated profits. There...

Dynamic Business: Have your say about what we write, and you read

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge for business owners. Almost overnight, businesses of all sizes were scrambling to find new customers...

Dealing with financial stress

It is common for people working in business to be concerned with or stressed about their business finances at some point.

How Australian retailers are reimagining customer experience

The customer is always right is an adage that has been driving the way we do business for years. While the concept of...

Regional company pivots to manufacture COVID-19 face masks

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc nationally and demand for safety equipment grew, Victoria’s regional medical device manufacturer Care Essentials pivoted its focus to...

Greater Sydney NYE restrictions tightened

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a further tightening of COVID-19 restrictions for NYE as 18 new community transmissions are detected overnight.

Leverage crypto traders lose over $US13 billion in 2020

Data from cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot has found that cryptocurrency traders on Bitfinex and BitMEX lost $US13.47 billion in 2020.

US House approves $US2,000 checks in COVID-19 stimulus bill

The US House of Representatives has approved increasing COVID-19 stimulus checks from $US600 to $US2,000, however it is still uncertain whether these...

Fruitful business: how Ripe Robotics is transforming robotics and agriculture

Quitting your job and following your passion is more common on theatre screens than in real life, however it’s exactly what happened...