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Qantas’ new startup accelerator taking flight

Startups, scaleups and digital disruptors – both within and beyond Australia –  are being invited by Qantas Group to apply for its second AVRO...

New Visa scheme requires ‘aggressive changes’ to help early-stage startups: Slingshot’s CEO

Unveiled this week, the Global Talent Scheme represents a softening of the Government’s stance on skilled immigration. Dynamic Business spoke with a cohort of...

Slingshot announces a dozen startups for regional travel and tourism accelerator

Twelve startups have been selected to participate in Horizons, a regional travel accelerator program being run by Slingshot in partnership with travel tech company...

Slingshot launching retail accelerator ahead of Amazon’s arrival: “It is no coincidence”

Ahead of Amazon's arrival in Australia, corporate accelerator Slinghot and retail network NORA have partnered to launch Australia’s first retail tech accelerator. According to Slingshot...

Collaborate with start-ups or risk being disrupted, Slingshot CEO warns corporates

Industries are at danger of disruption when the status quo is not just complexity, regulation, a lack of transparency and waste but also an absence of collaboration,...

Female entrepreneurs dominate the inaugural cohort of Australia’s first HR tech accelerator

The first cohort of HR Tech, Australia’s first HR startup accelerator, has been announced, with female entrepreneurs in the majority amongst the founder teams...

Qantas partnering with Slingshot on start-up accelerator focused on travel innovations

Qantas has partnered with corporate accelerator Slingshot to launch a 12-week program for start-ups, scale-ups and digital disruptors seeking to streamline the travel experience. Up...

Slingshot partnering with SEEK, Hudson and UTS on HR-tech start-up accelerator program

Australia’s first HR-tech start-up accelerator program is being delivered by corporate start-up accelerator Slingshot in collaboration with talent solutions provider Hudson, online employment marketplace...

Seek out start-ups if corporate antibodies are killing off disruptive ideas, companies told

To thrive and survive in the modern age, corporates must consider working with – and harnessing the disruptive ideas of – start-ups, according to Karen...

Former CareerOne boss takes reins of Slingshot

Former CareerOne boss Karen Lawson has been appointed CEO of corporate startup accelerator Slingshot, following a five-month stint as the company’s head of innovation...

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Has the Budget delivered for small businesses?

Guest authored by Sam Allert, CEO of Reckon With 23 per cent of small businesses concerned they won't exist...

What the Budget means 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...