News & Analysis
Victorian startup Landchecker, which helps prospective buyers access detailed data around a property’s zoning and related information, has raised $1.85 million in funding, with new strategic partner RACV the largest backer in the round.
Almost a year on from the government announcing its cutting of the 457 visa, it has announced a trial of a new program, the Global Talent Scheme, aimed at helping high-growth companies attract skilled workers
Prosper Education has developed RoyalABC, a ‘language learning ecosystem’ based on a Cambridge English curriculum that looks to teach children British English.
After a couple of delays in completing its $70 million initial public offering (IPO), business transformation services firm Trimantium Growth Ops made its ASX debut today.
As the Australian games development industry goes from strength to strength, Girl Geek Academy has announced the launch of an all-woman game making hackathon, SheHacksGames.
Telstra has participated in the Series A funding round of Californian drone software startup Cape through its investment arm, Telstra Ventures, joining Google’s Gradient Ventures, Mitsui & Co and NEA in the round.
The Australian rideshare space continues to heat up, with Indian player Ola this week launching in Sydney and local offering GoCatch announcing its plans to launch an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in June ahead of a listing on the ASX.
A survey found over 65 percent of the Australian workforce would like to see more women in leadership roles, with almost half the women women surveyed stating they would like to pursue a leadership role in the future.
Looking to build the link between sport and entrepreneurship and encourage opportunities for greater collaboration and research across various areas, RMIT University has partnered with the AFL’s Essendon Football Club.
The survey found 45% of workers believe it should be employers to put up the cost of tech training, while 40% believe government should bear the cost.
Pet sitting marketplace Mad Paws has raised a $5 million Series A round from investors including Qantas and the Scale Up Media Fund, with existing backer Tim Fung, CEO of Airtasker, also doubling down on his investment in the company and joining the Mad Paws board.
Senator Jordon Steele-John said the Greens see local games development as “a key component in rebooting our digital future”.
Rod Drury has stepped down as CEO of Xero, with the company’s board announcing Steve Vamos will be taking on the role on April 1.
A few months on from raising $5 million from Southern Cross Austereo to build out its mobile sports broadcasting platform, telco startup OVO Mobile has acquired Incoming Media.
Less than a month after announcing a partnership with Credit Union Australia’s health insurance arm, Sydney artificial intelligence company Flamingo AI has announced a paid trial with US-based Fortune 100 insurer Liberty Mutual.