From $1m to $273m raised: Five lessons in five years on the board of a new unicorn company

From $1m to $273m raised: Five lessons in five years on the board of a new unicorn company

It's been five years on the board of Go1, and last month they entered the unicorn club in Australia after raising US$200 million (AUD$273 million) from Softbank and others. The Aussie start...

Atomic profit rise for ASX-listed owner of Gage Roads, Matso's

Atomic profit rise for ASX-listed owner of Gage Roads, Matso's

With revenue growth that has outpaced the national craft beer ind...

All-in call to combat 'bleak' state of Queensland tourism

All-in call to combat 'bleak' state of Queensland tourism

The 'bleak' state of a Queensland tourism sector hamstrun...

No new COVID cases for Victoria

No new COVID cases for Victoria

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NSW daily cases rise again to 233 as concerns raised over Newcastle waste water detections

NSW daily cases rise again to 233 as concerns raised over Newcastle waste water detections

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Holgate scores $1.1m Australia Post payout but no apology

Holgate scores $1.1m Australia Post payout but no apology

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QLD outbreak now the biggest since first wave as 17 new local cases reported

QLD outbreak now the biggest since first wave as 17 new local cases reported

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Report: Gender parity for ASX300 boardrooms forecast for 2030

Report: Gender parity for ASX300 boardrooms forecast for 2030

New research released into the diversity of ASX300 boards estimat...

Helen Coonan to step down as Crown chair by the end of August

Helen Coonan to step down as Crown chair by the end of August

Crown Resorts (ASX: CWN) interim chair Helen Coonan will step dow...

NSW sets vaccination targets after confirming 199 local COVID-19 cases

NSW sets vaccination targets after confirming 199 local COVID-19 cases

New South Wales recorded 199 locally acquired cases of COVID-19 i...

"Stay put": Queensland CHO reveals key metric for lockdown lifting as 16 new cases recorded

"Stay put": Queensland CHO reveals key metric for lockdown lifting as 16 new cases recorded

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Crown Melbourne CEO Xavier Walsh steps down

Crown Melbourne CEO Xavier Walsh steps down

Xavier Walsh, the CEO of Crown Resorts' (ASX: CWN) Melbourne ...

Domestic border closures see Qantas stand down 2,500 crew

Domestic border closures see Qantas stand down 2,500 crew

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Ecofibre sales plunge as hemp textiles fail to offset medicinal cannabis downturn

Ecofibre sales plunge as hemp textiles fail to offset medicinal cannabis downturn

One of Australia's leading medicinal cannabis companies is co...

Rent relief incoming for commercial tenants in Victoria

Rent relief incoming for commercial tenants in Victoria

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Sydney's Pendula powers up with $6.75m funding round

Sydney's Pendula powers up with $6.75m funding round

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Entrepreneurship

From $1m to $273m raised: Five lessons in five years on the board of a new unicorn company

From $1m to $273m raised: Five lessons in five years on the board of a new unicorn company

It's been five years on the board of Go1, and last month they entered the unicorn club in Australia after raising US$200 million (AUD$273 million) from Softbank and others. The Aussie start...

Atomic profit rise for ASX-listed owner of Gage Roads, Matso's

Atomic profit rise for ASX-listed owner of Gage Roads, Matso's

With revenue growth that has outpaced the national craft beer ind...

Sydney's Pendula powers up with $6.75m funding round

Sydney's Pendula powers up with $6.75m funding round

Conversational SMS and email platform Pendula has received suppor...

WA camel farm tastes success amidst global uptick for niche milk

WA camel farm tastes success amidst global uptick for niche milk

Camel milk might leave some noses wrinkled, but consumers and inv...

Mergers and Acquisitions

Square makes $39 billion Afterpay takeover bid

Square makes $39 billion Afterpay takeover bid

Digital payments company Square (NYSE: SQ) has today announced pl...

Priceline owner rejects "opportunistic" Wesfarmers takeover bid

Priceline owner rejects "opportunistic" Wesfarmers takeover bid

The board of Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (ASX: API) has ...

Star Entertainment backs away from Crown merger bid amidst Royal Commission uncertainty

Star Entertainment backs away from Crown merger bid amidst Royal Commission uncertainty

The Star Entertainment (ASX: SGR) has withdrawn its proposal to c...

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Retail

Lockdown leads to guidance withdrawal for owner of Rockmans, Millers, Katies, Rivers

Lockdown leads to guidance withdrawal for owner of Rockmans, Millers, Katies, Rivers

The ASX-listed company responsible for fashion retail brands such...

eStore Logistics unveils robot-powered Melbourne warehouse

eStore Logistics unveils robot-powered Melbourne warehouse

Australian e-commerce fulfilment provider eStore Logistics today ...

E-commerce success story continues for Temple & Webster

E-commerce success story continues for Temple & Webster

Amidst a surge in online shopping and home renovations, it's ...

Best & Less skyrockets on listing, exceeds prospectus forecasts

Best & Less skyrockets on listing, exceeds prospectus forecasts

Investors have welcomed apparel retailer Best & Less Group (A...

 

Opinion

Why governments will have to consider the costs of long COVID when easing pandemic restrictions

Why governments will have to consider the costs of long COVID when easing pandemic restrictions

With governments worldwide under pressure to ease pandemic restrict...

Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks?

Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks?

Australian organisations are a soft target for ransomware attacks...

National plan to allow battery cages until 2036 favours cheap eggs over animal welfare

National plan to allow battery cages until 2036 favours cheap eggs over animal welfare

Eggs laid by battery hens would be phased out within 15 years und...

Leadership

From $1m to $273m raised: Five lessons in five years on the board of a new unicorn company

From $1m to $273m raised: Five lessons in five years on the board of a new unicorn company

It's been five years on the board of Go1, and last month they...

Report: Gender parity for ASX300 boardrooms forecast for 2030

Report: Gender parity for ASX300 boardrooms forecast for 2030

New research released into the diversity of ASX300 boards estimat...

Women make up 30 per cent of ASX200 boards, but female exec appointments still lacking

Women make up 30 per cent of ASX200 boards, but female exec appointments still lacking

The share of women on ASX200 boards has risen from 8.3 per cent i...

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Property

Three Hyde Park apartments sell for $66 million ahead of market release

Three Hyde Park apartments sell for $66 million ahead of market release

A $1 billion mixed-use development from Cbus Property in the hear...

HomeCo's healthcare IPO exceeds funding plans to $650m ahead of earlier listing

HomeCo's healthcare IPO exceeds funding plans to $650m ahead of earlier listing

Home Consortium's (ASX: HMC) healthcare real estate investmen...

Elanor rattles the tin to buy 50 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise

Elanor rattles the tin to buy 50 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise

Elanor Commercial Property Fund (ASX: ECF) has struck a deal with...

Dexus names Dap & Co for Naldham House fitout

Dexus names Dap & Co for Naldham House fitout

Dexus Property Group (ASX: DXS) hopes to restore Brisbane's&n...

Health

"A necessity": Why WA's Cannaponics is going off the grid

"A necessity": Why WA's Cannaponics is going off the grid

As Cannaponics founder Rod Zakostelsky steers the Perth-based med...

Starpharma claims anti-COVID nasal spray proves its strength against Delta variant

Starpharma claims anti-COVID nasal spray proves its strength against Delta variant

Listed pharmaceutical company Starpharma (ASX: SPL) has today dou...

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Investing in the medicinal cannabis industry is not for the faint...

Smiles Inclusive partners lose chance to claim $97m as Exit Solutions picks up final scraps

Smiles Inclusive partners lose chance to claim $97m as Exit Solutions picks up final scraps

Unsecured creditors in formerly ASX-listed, failed Gold Coast-bas...

SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Zambrero hits 50 million meal donation mark, but aims for a billion

Zambrero hits 50 million meal donation mark, but aims for a billion

Founded in 2005 with an ethos wrapped in philanthropy, Mexican fo...

"A necessity": Why WA's Cannaponics is going off the grid

"A necessity": Why WA's Cannaponics is going off the grid

As Cannaponics founder Rod Zakostelsky steers the Perth-based med...

The Good Box lends a hand to the homeless in Sydney, Melbourne during lockdowns

The Good Box lends a hand to the homeless in Sydney, Melbourne during lockdowns

As Sydneysiders and Melburnians gear up psychologically for more ...

Robina Town Centre launches Queensland-first drink container recycling initiative

Robina Town Centre launches Queensland-first drink container recycling initiative

In a Queensland first, Robina Town Centre has launched a new drin...

 

Technology

Airwallex founder launches VC fund Capital 49

Airwallex founder launches VC fund Capital 49

After their global payments platform achieved a US$2.6 billion ($...

Voice AI platform Dubber drums up support for $110m capital raise

Voice AI platform Dubber drums up support for $110m capital raise

Voice intelligence software group Dubber Corp (ASX: DUB) has toda...

Undersea cable linking Australia to Middle East and Europe lands in Perth

Undersea cable linking Australia to Middle East and Europe lands in Perth

Australia's first express undersea cable to the Europe-Middle...

Employment Hero triples valuation to $800m

Employment Hero triples valuation to $800m

Payroll and HR platform Employment Hero is insatiable for global ...

Legal

Helen Coonan to step down as Crown chair by the end of August

Helen Coonan to step down as Crown chair by the end of August

Crown Resorts (ASX: CWN) interim chair Helen Coonan will step dow...

Crown pays $61 million in unpaid taxes to Victorian Government

Crown pays $61 million in unpaid taxes to Victorian Government

Embattled casino and hotels giant Crown Resorts (ASX: CWN) has pa...

Lorna Jane slapped with $5 million fine over false 'anti-virus activewear' claims

Lorna Jane slapped with $5 million fine over false 'anti-virus activewear' claims

Sportswear brand Lorna Jane has been ordered to dish out $5 milli...

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Marketing

Data accessibility a game-changer for app development, says Appetiser co-founder

Data accessibility a game-changer for app development, says Appetiser co-founder

With customers ranging from ANZ (ASX: ANZ) to Europcar to Grill...

Facebook versus News: Advertising is the real problem

Facebook versus News: Advertising is the real problem

The fight between Facebook and the Morrison government is over al...

Game on Facebook: How to bypass the social media giant

Game on Facebook: How to bypass the social media giant

In the world of PR and media, it's important to act quickly a...

After COVID we may never think about hotels in the same way again

After COVID we may never think about hotels in the same way again

In Australia, New Zealand and around the world, COVID has turned ...

Finance

Brisbane "non-bank" WLTH closes $3m seed ahead of $15m Series A

Brisbane "non-bank" WLTH closes $3m seed ahead of $15m Series A

Fintech startup WLTH has today closed a $3 million seed round as ...

Digital platform VentureCrowd raises $31m for alternative assets

Digital platform VentureCrowd raises $31m for alternative assets

Brisbane-based crowdfunding equity investment platform VentureCro...

Digital bank Alex secures banking licence

Digital bank Alex secures banking licence

A digital bank named Alex is the latest to receive a banking lice...

EML Payments' next acquisition one step closer after UK approval

EML Payments' next acquisition one step closer after UK approval

EML Payments' (ASX: EML) $108.6 million acquisition of t...

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