News & Analysis
Software company LiveTiles has announced an agreement with the Victorian Government that will see it establish its Asia-Pacific HQ and a Global Innovation Centre in Geelong.
At the moment Amir Raveh, CEO of HYPE Foundation, is in Australia to launch HYPE Spin Lab in partnership with the University of Queensland.
The South Australian government has launched a $2 million fund to help build a games development hub in Adelaide, which will be operated by Game Plus, which also runs a games hub in Canberra.
ASX-listed Internet of Things company Quantify Technology has completed an institutional placement to raise $5 million from existing investors.
The proportion of female founders has grown from 23.5 percent in 2016 to 25.4 percent this year, while 37 percent of future founders identified as female.
SMBs were awarded more than 75 percent of the government’s $50 million in technology contracts since the launch of its Digital Marketplace in August 2016.
Blue Sky Venture Capital has upped its stake in Thailand-based aCommerce, a company helping brands set up ecommerce platforms in Southeast Asia, participating in the company’s US$65 million Series B round.
The full-time gender pay gap may be “trending down”, but men still take home an average of $26,527 more than women each year, according to the latest gender equality scorecard from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency
Optus has launched Yes Business, an online platform to connect SMB owners to each other for support and advice, as well as tips from experts.
What appeared on the surface to be an open-shut case between a public transport user and Transport NSW yesterday at Newtown Local Court has turned into what could become the first legal case in Australia about human cyborg rights in March 2018 if both parties choose to proceed with their current course of action.
Cloud accounting software provider MYOB is set to acquire the Accountants Practice Management division of competitor Reckon for $180 million in cash.
Victorian startups have raised a combined total of $790 million in funding over the last five years, according to a database compiled by LaunchVic.
Westpac-backed venture capital firm Reinventure has backed property investment platform BrickX, as part of the startup’s yet-to-close Series A round.
Fifty-two projects across Australia have received funding through the first round of the government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program, with grants totalling $28.5 million.
Australian debit payments network Eftpos has announced it has signed on to Android Pay, enabling debit card holders banking with ANZ and eight Cuscal credit unions to make contactless payments with their smartphones.