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Wednesday, 27 May 2015

The founders rejected a US SharkTank offer of $30 million now dating app Coffee meets Bagel is launching in Oz

Coffee Meets Bagel, the startup which entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban offered to buy for $US30 million on the US version of Shark Tank earlier this year, has launched in Australia. by Kye White
 

Monday, 25 May 2015

Fast Lane: Why the sad face? Small business confidence at an all-time low

SMEs are not happy, according to the latest Westpac-Melbourne Institute Small Business Index, which shows a 12.7% fall in May to an all-time low of 108.2. by Cara Waters
 

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Why data is the future of bricks-and-mortar retail

There is no denying traditional retailing is changing dramatically with the rise of digital. by Warren Billington
 

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Global Kinetics Corporation raises $1.5 million in equity crowdfunding to fuel US expansion

Australian health tech company Global Kinetics Corporation has raised $1.5 million on equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd to kick-start its US expansion. by Broede Carmody
 

Friday, 15 May 2015

How to run your business on autopilot

Almost universally, business owners start running their own business with dreams of prosperity and the freedom to choose their own lifestyle. by Greg Roworth
 

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Childcare industry set to surge 34.2% over five years as Australia’s birth rate rises

Australia is set for a mini baby boom, with industries such as childcare and health insurance set to surge as Australia’s birth rate rises by 6.4%, according to figures released by IBISWorld. by Andrew Sadauskas
 

Shark Tank: How the sharks got it wrong about my business

When my business partner Ryan first suggested we apply to go on Shark Tank, I must admit I was hesitant. by Mark Pollard
 

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Budget 2015: ‘Netflix tax’ “brain-dead” and “a bloody nightmare” says Freelancer founder Matt Barrie

The 2015 federal budget fails to make a distinction between small businesses and startups, which is stopping the latter from reaching their potential and creating the jobs of the future, according to the founder and chief executive of Freelancer. by Broede Carmody
 

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Jeff Kennett helps Coles refund hundreds of suppliers millions of dollars “It’s been a very expensive determination for Coles”

Former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett has overseen millions of dollars in refunds to hundreds of suppliers affected by Coles’ unconscionable conduct over the last 12 months. by Kirsten Robb
 
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