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 (ASX: EOF) have voted against the proposed appointment of industry entrepreneur and ECS Botanics (ASX: ECS...

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...

Flight Centre heralds travel as an ‘outlier’ of the spending crunch as profit rebounds

Flight Centre heralds travel as an ‘outlier’ of the spending crunch as profit rebounds

Flight Centre Travel Group (ASX: FLT) founder and CEO Graham Turner...

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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...

NSW casino watchdog launches a second Bell inquiry into The Star

NSW casino watchdog launches a second Bell inquiry into The Star

The Star Entertainment Group’s (ASX: SGR) efforts to prove it...

Gold Coast tech giant Gilmour Space raises Series D at $605m valuation

Gold Coast tech giant Gilmour Space raises Series D at $605m valuation

As Gilmour Space awaits Australian Space Agency (ASA) approval to l...

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...

Seven Group bringing Boral into its investment fold with full takeover bid

Seven Group bringing Boral into its investment fold with full takeover bid

Seven Group Holdings (ASX: SGH) has seized on Boral’s (ASX:&n...

"Money down the drain": Class action alleges Rest took unfair deductions from up to 500,000 members

"Money down the drain": Class action alleges Rest took unfair deductions from up to 500,000 members

Shine Lawyers (ASX: SHJ) has filed a class action against one of th...

20 years in the making: Australian food safety body approves GM banana resistant to deadly disease

20 years in the making: Australian food safety body approves GM banana resistant to deadly disease

The fight to save the world's most popular sweet fruit from a d...

Seven West Media pumps $5.25m into Mad Paws

Seven West Media pumps $5.25m into Mad Paws

At the same time pet services business Mad Paws (ASX: MPA) is waggi...

Eagers Automotive investigates claims customer data got dumped online by hackers

Eagers Automotive investigates claims customer data got dumped online by hackers

Eagers Automotive (ASX: APE) has announced today it is looking into...

Tyro Payments to receive $10m settlement from Kounta over merchant poaching

Tyro Payments to receive $10m settlement from Kounta over merchant poaching

Tyro Payments (ASX: TYR) will receive $10 million in damages as par...

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...

QIC to partner with five accelerators to boost QLD startups

QIC to partner with five accelerators to boost QLD startups

The Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) expects more than 160 e...

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Entrepreneurship

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 found a new groove thanks to its decision to expand into white-labelled product design and manufacturi...

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...

QIC to partner with five accelerators to boost QLD startups

QIC to partner with five accelerators to boost QLD startups

The Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) expects more than 160 e...

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

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...

Aussies waiting on hold for longer, costing the economy $1.28b, says report

Aussies waiting on hold for longer, costing the economy $1.28b, says report

The time spent on hold by Australians increased dramatically over t...

 

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

‘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...

Fortis gets green light for three projects worth $570m in Melbourne and Sydney

Fortis gets green light for three projects worth $570m in Melbourne and Sydney

Sydney-based developer Fortis, the property arm of debt and equity ...

Leadership

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...

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...

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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

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...

Superloop board rejects "opportunistic" takeover offer from Aussie Broadband

Superloop board rejects "opportunistic" takeover offer from Aussie Broadband

The board of Superloop (ASX: SLC) has taken little time in assessin...

Legal

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 ...

Bubs Australia settles with former chair and founder over legal disputes

Bubs Australia settles with former chair and founder over legal disputes

A legal dispute at Bubs Australia (ASX: BUB) that ensued following ...

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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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