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  • May 9 2019 Australian small businesses losing $5.8 billion each year

    Insufficient cash flow means lost opportunities  Australian small businesses have lost opportunities worth an estimated $5.8 billion due to insufficient cash flow1 Nearly half (46 per cent) of Australian small business owners have been at risk of being unable to pay their employees1 More than a quarter (26 per cent) of Australian small businesses that Read More…

  • April 18 2019 Jessica Sepel on mastering organic Instagram growth for a $7m year

    From influencer to big business, this nutritionist organically grew her company – JSHealth – through effective online personal branding. She discusses how she manages to organically grow a 231K following, the ups and downs of having a personal brand and how it Instagram became her revenue stream. Jessica Sepel is a bestselling health author and Read More…

  • April 16 2019 Global employers increasingly using gig economy platforms despite concerns

    Global business leaders forecast one in three of their employees will be temporary workers by 2023. 94% of global business leaders are currently sourcing contract workers from online job platforms. The most common concerns of using online platforms: no guarantee of the standard of work (41%), a lack of alignment/understanding of the company (38%) and Read More…

  • April 5 2019 25 year old Newcastle entrepreneur launches ‘Tinder for Food’ app

    Meet Jessica Koncz: the founder of new food app EatSee where people can see their menu options before ordering A 25 year old female social media and technology entrepreneur from Newcastle, Australia, has won a $100,000 investment and a spot in the LAUNCH Accelerator program in San Francisco, after pitching the ‘Tinder for Food’ App Read More…

  • April 2 2019 Xero’s Small Business Insights shares key small business findings

    The accounting app Xero share their Small Business Insights with us to shed light on what small businesses should be aware of, which is now made especially relevant with the federal budget announcement later today. The anonymous and aggregated data is collected monthly from hundreds of thousands of Xero’s Australian subscribers through the Xero platform. Read More…

  • April 2 2019 Meet YQueue: the new competition for Uber Eats and Deliveroo

    A new food ordering app called YQueue is set to launch on the Gold Coast in May. The recent start up has seen a successful first launch in Singapore and now the founder George Lim looks to recreate that success in Australia. YQueue has been designed with the local food and beverage merchants in mind, Read More…

  • March 21 2019 Businesses are using parking to ramp up revenue

    The new Parkable app is making use of empty business spaces A new shared economy platform is connecting businesses who have vacant parking spaces with people looking for parking… and businesses are making the most of it.  Businesses are able to list their vacant parking spaces on a very flexible basis using the new innovative app Read More…

  • March 21 2019 Automation Anywhere is increasing global demand for Artificial Intelligence

    Their recent major advances in the IQ Bot 6.5™ will change the way people work Automation Anywhere®, the global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), has announced major advances to IQ Bot 6.5™,  its artificial intelligence (AI) solution. The IQ Bot can now auto-detect, read and process a variety of complex, low-resolution documents and emails in 190 Read More…

  • December 13 2017 10 useful apps for small business

    Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a growing company, you’ll find that certain apps increase organisation  improve productivity, and reach customers with less effort. Here are 10 small business apps worth trying. Asana Organize projects all in one streamline place online. Asana is an outstanding productivity app that puts email, spreadsheets, documents, and other essentials all in Read More…

  • November 2 2017 Top 5 apps for small business

    When you think of apps, topics like entertainment, travel, and antivirus might come to mind. But take a trip to the App Store or spend a few minutes browsing Google Play, and you’ll find scores of innovative apps that can help you take your small business to the next level. With so many to choose Read More…

  • October 9 2017 Why productivity is down despite a plethora of tech tools and how you can reverse the trend

    If your employees are like most Australians, they work fairly long hours. But you can’t assume that just because they’ re working more, more work is getting done. Long hours might mean they love what they do and want to give it their all . Or it could mean their day is full of productivity Read More…

  • June 8 2017 Long flights and lost connections: problem solving business travel tech

    It’s estimated a huge 488 million business trips are taken every year in the US alone. Whilst traveling on business allows you to experience a new place for the sake of work (something not many people get to do!), they can also be hugely stressful if you don’t plan properly or if something unexpected goes Read More…

  • February 23 2017 How businesses can create a data security culture in the digital transformation era

    In today’s fast paced business environment, the race is on for organisations to become fully digital, something which we saw backed up by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s recent ‘Digital Transformation Agenda 2016’ report whereby 77% of those surveyed agreed (somewhat or strongly) that digital transformation is their number one priority. However, 46% also said that Read More…

  • February 15 2017 Disruptive thinking sees Aussie start-up Kwickie accepted into Microsoft accelerator program

    Australian video messaging start-up Kwickie was one of only eight ventures accepted into Microsoft UK’s Accelerator Program, this month, after it successfully pitched to the tech giant in London. Kwickie’s founder and CEO, Jacob Gough said his start-up’s platform – a smart phone app that employs asynchronous video messaging – demonstrated a clear vision of Read More…

  • February 3 2017 Top five smart tech solutions for SME growth

    Market share growth and sales increases are the driving forces for SMEs. Neither, however, happens by chance. You must be prepared and put in place a strategy that will enable you to achieve the desired results. Generally, collecting information that is relevant to buyers and organising it is often seen as the key to driving sales. Even then, Read More…