The global war for tech talent still rages, and it can lead companies to panic and grab candidates who aren’t a good fit. Startups in particular tend to make several key mistakes when hiring.
Melbourne startup ActivePipe has raised a $5.9m Series A led by NAB Ventures, with participation from PieLab Venture Partners and strategic individuals.
Not-for-profit YGAP has opened applications for its 2018 intakes of First Gens, an accelerator program aimed at providing support to early-stage social impact companies led by migrants and refugees in Australia.
Bicycle Queensland has partnered with peer-to-peer equipment rental platform Quipmo to help members lend out their bikes.
Yoghurt company Chobani has launched the Australian arm of its food-focused incubator program, announcing the five startups set to make up the first cohort.
To be held at Fishburners on International Women’s Day will be a group session helping founders work through a problem, followed by 1:1 office hour slots.
Almost a year after launching the platform into beta, ASX-listed REA Group has appointed Startup Victoria chief Georgia Beattie as executive manager of Spacely.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has closed a $5 million Series B round, with the round comprising investment from existing backers Caltex and Investible and a portion raised through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
Northern NSW startup Nuonic has today announced it has received strategic investment from, and launched an alliance with, KPMG Australia.
Companies like Vimeo and Youtube have built their culture around celebrating the creator community on their platforms and the work they create. Telstra and Ooyala didn’t.
Fintech company Uno Home Loans has announced the raising of $25 million in funding from strategic backer Westpac, and kicked off the search for a new CEO.
The LendMyTrend platform allows lenders to list their clothing themselves and manage all bookings, or use the LMT Collective concierge service.
Member-owned banking and financial services provider Credit Union Australia (CUA) has partnered with Sydney-based Flamingo AI to conduct a pilot of a new chatbot across its health insurance arm.
Melbourne hub Hatch Quarter is creating a ‘playbook’ to help new migrant and refugee entrepreneurs more easily navigate the Victorian startup industry and community.
Adelaide is pushing ahead in developing its smart city credentials, partnering with Cisco to run a $1 million Internet of Things traffic project.