Mollymook Beach startup Gravity Drinks fizzing on $1m seed raise

Mollymook Beach startup Gravity Drinks fizzing on $1m seed raise

An Australian seltzer startup that recently started ranging in close to 100 First Choice Liquor stores has successfully completed a $1 million seed raise backed by ind...

Staff cuts and sales growth lift earnings at Airtasker

Staff cuts and sales growth lift earnings at Airtasker

A decision last year from online services marketplace Airtasker (AS...

ASIC tips ‘ASX Wolf’ Tyson Scholz into bankruptcy over $500,000 in court costs

ASIC tips ‘ASX Wolf’ Tyson Scholz into bankruptcy over $500,000 in court costs

Social media ‘finfluencer’ Tyson Scholz, widely known a...

Berchtold lands on her feet as Mosaic Brands names former Iconic boss as new CEO

Berchtold lands on her feet as Mosaic Brands names former Iconic boss as new CEO

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Scentre Group retailers post record sales in 2023 as foot traffic spikes

Scentre Group retailers post record sales in 2023 as foot traffic spikes

A sharp increase in foot traffic at Scentre Group’s (ASX: SCG...

Melbourne-based software consultancy and tech firm Leonardo bought by UST

Melbourne-based software consultancy and tech firm Leonardo bought by UST

California-based digital transformation solutions company UST ...

Coates acquires Sydney telehandler hire provider GTH Equipment

Coates acquires Sydney telehandler hire provider GTH Equipment

Leading equipment hire and solutions provider Coates will lift...

Former DHL Express boss John Mullen to replace outgoing Qantas chairman

Former DHL Express boss John Mullen to replace outgoing Qantas chairman

Qantas Airways (ASX: QAN) has named John Mullen the new chairman to...

Investigation launched into HWL Ebsworth over cyber attack from BlackCat

Investigation launched into HWL Ebsworth over cyber attack from BlackCat

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has la...

Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths Group (ASX: WOW) CEO Brad Banducci has stunned the marke...

Corporate Travel Management doubles earnings, but shares sour on UK asylum seeker contract

Corporate Travel Management doubles earnings, but shares sour on UK asylum seeker contract

Shares in Brisbane-headquartered Corporate Travel Management (ASX: ...

Byron Bay compost technology startup Subpod shuts down due to tough conditions

Byron Bay compost technology startup Subpod shuts down due to tough conditions

Difficult trading conditions have claimed the once budding Byron Ba...

Netwealth funds under management rise by more than a quarter to $80.8 billion

Netwealth funds under management rise by more than a quarter to $80.8 billion

Founded as a financial services industry challenger in 1999 and lis...

After leading the first bank to list on the ASX in 30 years, Judo co-founder Healy to resign

After leading the first bank to list on the ASX in 30 years, Judo co-founder Healy to resign

Judo Capital (ASX: JDO) has announced the co-founder and CEO of Jud...

Virgin Australia CEO Jayne Hrdlicka to resign ahead of IPO

Virgin Australia CEO Jayne Hrdlicka to resign ahead of IPO

Having taken charge at airline Virgin Australia during the height o...

RFG flips results to $4.2m profit, signals interstate expansion for Beefy's

RFG flips results to $4.2m profit, signals interstate expansion for Beefy's

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Entrepreneurship

Mollymook Beach startup Gravity Drinks fizzing on $1m seed raise

Mollymook Beach startup Gravity Drinks fizzing on $1m seed raise

An Australian seltzer startup that recently started ranging in close to 100 First Choice Liquor stores has successfully completed a $1 million seed raise backed by ind...

Shares double for hearing tech scale-up Audeara on Zildjian contract

Shares double for hearing tech scale-up Audeara on Zildjian contract

Brisbane-based hearing tech scale-up Audeara (ASX: AUA) has fo...

AI job matching platform Hatch raises $7m to challenge legacy marketplaces

AI job matching platform Hatch raises $7m to challenge legacy marketplaces

Hatch, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered job matching platfor...

Brandon BioCatalyst secures $50m grant for new med-tech incubator tackling dementia

Brandon BioCatalyst secures $50m grant for new med-tech incubator tackling dementia

A national biotechnology incubator run by the venture capital-backe...

Mergers and Acquisitions

Octopus Deploy acquires US competitor Codefresh

Octopus Deploy acquires US competitor Codefresh

Brisbane-headquartered deployment automation company Octopus Deploy...

Salter Brothers fund makes a $74m takeover play for non-bank lender Prospa

Salter Brothers fund makes a $74m takeover play for non-bank lender Prospa

A consortium led by Melbourne-based alternative investment firm Sal...

CSR to change hands for $4.3 billion in deal with French giant Saint-Gobain

CSR to change hands for $4.3 billion in deal with French giant Saint-Gobain

One of the oldest companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange...

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Retail

Berchtold lands on her feet as Mosaic Brands names former Iconic boss as new CEO

Berchtold lands on her feet as Mosaic Brands names former Iconic boss as new CEO

After being thwarted from taking on the top job at Best & Less ...

Universal Store profit up 17pc on productivity gains despite inflationary pressure

Universal Store profit up 17pc on productivity gains despite inflationary pressure

Now with 100 stores to its name across several brands, Universal St...

Scentre Group retailers post record sales in 2023 as foot traffic spikes

Scentre Group retailers post record sales in 2023 as foot traffic spikes

A sharp increase in foot traffic at Scentre Group’s (ASX: SCG...

Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths CEO Banducci quits as supermarket giants under the microscope

Woolworths Group (ASX: WOW) CEO Brad Banducci has stunned the marke...

 

Opinion

Why are so many SMEs not growing from small to medium size?

Why are so many SMEs not growing from small to medium size?

I was recently asked by a defence industry executive why so many SM...

How healthy are the plant-based meat and dairy replacements in the market?

How healthy are the plant-based meat and dairy replacements in the market?

If you’re thinking about buying plant-based foods, a trip to ...

The secret sauce of Coles’ and Woolworths’ profits: high-tech surveillance and control

The secret sauce of Coles’ and Woolworths’ profits: high-tech surveillance and control

Coles and Woolworths, the supermarket chains that together control ...

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Capital Raising & Finance

Bike Exchange raising $3.1m with plans to delist after an uphill battle on the ASX

Bike Exchange raising $3.1m with plans to delist after an uphill battle on the ASX

Three years after listing on the ASX via a $76 million float, onlin...

Former EML CEO Tom Cregan launches digital tipping fintech for hospitality

Former EML CEO Tom Cregan launches digital tipping fintech for hospitality

After leading EML Payments (ASX: EML) for a decade including a tumu...

CSIRO and Main Sequence expect synthetic biology to become a $30 billion industry by 2040

CSIRO and Main Sequence expect synthetic biology to become a $30 billion industry by 2040

The economic value of synthetic biology to Australia has increased ...

Local Residential's $650m build-to-rent fund boosts development pipeline to $1.1b

Local Residential's $650m build-to-rent fund boosts development pipeline to $1.1b

Melbourne-based built-to-rent platform Local Residential has closed...

Property

WOTSO Property enters new era as asset management brought in-house

WOTSO Property enters new era as asset management brought in-house

After reporting a turnaround in its fortunes with a $4.6 million st...

‘More than it can shoulder’: Granny flat builder Cubitt’s in administration

‘More than it can shoulder’: Granny flat builder Cubitt’s in administration

Cubitt's Granny Flats and Home Extensions, an affordable housin...

Hotel Property Investments CEO Don Smith passes away

Hotel Property Investments CEO Don Smith passes away

Following a successful career of almost two decades with Vicinity C...

Local Residential's $650m build-to-rent fund boosts development pipeline to $1.1b

Local Residential's $650m build-to-rent fund boosts development pipeline to $1.1b

Melbourne-based built-to-rent platform Local Residential has closed...

Leadership

Berchtold lands on her feet as Mosaic Brands names former Iconic boss as new CEO

Berchtold lands on her feet as Mosaic Brands names former Iconic boss as new CEO

After being thwarted from taking on the top job at Best & Less ...

Ecofibre shareholders reject founder's nomination of Alex Keach to board

Ecofibre shareholders reject founder's nomination of Alex Keach to board

Shareholders in medicinal cannabis and hemp company Ecofibre (...

Akubra’s new CEO Natalie Culina marks a first for iconic hat manufacturer

Akubra’s new CEO Natalie Culina marks a first for iconic hat manufacturer

Australian hat manufacturer Akubra has enlisted retail industry exe...

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Health

Cochlear profit jumps 35pc on increased implant sales

Cochlear profit jumps 35pc on increased implant sales

Strong demand for its upgraded Nucleus 8 Sound Processor has l...

Brandon BioCatalyst secures $50m grant for new med-tech incubator tackling dementia

Brandon BioCatalyst secures $50m grant for new med-tech incubator tackling dementia

A national biotechnology incubator run by the venture capital-backe...

Crowd-sourced funding steady at $71m as food & beverage, female-founded startups rise

Crowd-sourced funding steady at $71m as food & beverage, female-founded startups rise

Despite a 58 per cent decline in venture capital funding in Austral...

Aravax raises $66m for peanut allergy cure as Victoria leads the way

Aravax raises $66m for peanut allergy cure as Victoria leads the way

Victoria has become the epicentre of finding a cure for peanut alle...

SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

CSIRO and Main Sequence expect synthetic biology to become a $30 billion industry by 2040

CSIRO and Main Sequence expect synthetic biology to become a $30 billion industry by 2040

The economic value of synthetic biology to Australia has increased ...

How healthy are the plant-based meat and dairy replacements in the market?

How healthy are the plant-based meat and dairy replacements in the market?

If you’re thinking about buying plant-based foods, a trip to ...

Australian Ethical profit up six-fold as customer numbers rise

Australian Ethical profit up six-fold as customer numbers rise

Sydney-headquartered investment manager Australian Ethical (ASX: AE...

Byron Bay compost technology startup Subpod shuts down due to tough conditions

Byron Bay compost technology startup Subpod shuts down due to tough conditions

Difficult trading conditions have claimed the once budding Byron Ba...

 

Technology

Staff cuts and sales growth lift earnings at Airtasker

Staff cuts and sales growth lift earnings at Airtasker

A decision last year from online services marketplace Airtasker (AS...

Former EML CEO Tom Cregan launches digital tipping fintech for hospitality

Former EML CEO Tom Cregan launches digital tipping fintech for hospitality

After leading EML Payments (ASX: EML) for a decade including a tumu...

Octopus Deploy acquires US competitor Codefresh

Octopus Deploy acquires US competitor Codefresh

Brisbane-headquartered deployment automation company Octopus Deploy...

Shares double for hearing tech scale-up Audeara on Zildjian contract

Shares double for hearing tech scale-up Audeara on Zildjian contract

Brisbane-based hearing tech scale-up Audeara (ASX: AUA) has fo...

Legal

ASIC tips ‘ASX Wolf’ Tyson Scholz into bankruptcy over $500,000 in court costs

ASIC tips ‘ASX Wolf’ Tyson Scholz into bankruptcy over $500,000 in court costs

Social media ‘finfluencer’ Tyson Scholz, widely known a...

Seafarms "very active" raising funds amid appeal over court ordered liquidation of prawn project

Seafarms "very active" raising funds amid appeal over court ordered liquidation of prawn project

Last week a court overturned a Deed of Company Arrangement (DO...

Grays agrees to pay $10m fine for misleading car ads on its website

Grays agrees to pay $10m fine for misleading car ads on its website

Online auction platform Grays has agreed to pay a $10 million fine ...

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Marketing

Marketing agency Underscore enlisted 500 influencers to drive marketing for Tennis Australia

Marketing agency Underscore enlisted 500 influencers to drive marketing for Tennis Australia

After the Australian Open (AO) beat attendance records this year wi...

Consumer watchdog rings alarm bells over influencer endorsements, online reviews

Consumer watchdog rings alarm bells over influencer endorsements, online reviews

The Australian consumer watchdog has found an alarming percentage o...

Most business owners are the world's best-kept secret

Most business owners are the world's best-kept secret

In a world teeming with talent, why do so many brilliant business o...

Black Friday no "be all and end all" for sales as marketing costs bite

Black Friday no "be all and end all" for sales as marketing costs bite

November is often dubbed the new December of retail sales with Blac...

Venture & Visionaries

Think Again Laser Clinic inks a path to growth as tattoo removals gain traction

Think Again Laser Clinic inks a path to growth as tattoo removals gain traction

As the popularity of tattoos continues to rise, so does the number ...

SimplyAI programs new era of growth backed by Liverpool Partners

SimplyAI programs new era of growth backed by Liverpool Partners

An investment by private equity group Liverpool Partners earlier th...

Why Fergus Creese gives students direction with edtech SaaS scale-up My Careers

Why Fergus Creese gives students direction with edtech SaaS scale-up My Careers

With an interest in business from the age of 14, farm boy Fergus Cr...

How digital disruptor Yellowbox became a global force in smart locker technology

How digital disruptor Yellowbox became a global force in smart locker technology

Whether it's the rigmarole of managing an ever-changing list of...

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