Vitura Health founder and Bali bombings hero Rodney Cocks resigns as CEO of cannabis group

Vitura Health founder and Bali bombings hero Rodney Cocks resigns as CEO of cannabis group

Rodney Cocks, the CEO and co-founder of digital health group Vitura Health (ASX: VIT), has announced his resignation amid a challenging time for the company – one of ...

Lifestyle Communities sheds $254m as shares plunge on home settlements downgrade

Lifestyle Communities sheds $254m as shares plunge on home settlements downgrade

Shares in Lifestyle Communities (ASX: LIC) have reached their lowes...

Vastly bigger than the Black Summer: 84 million hectares of northern Australia burned in 2023

Vastly bigger than the Black Summer: 84 million hectares of northern Australia burned in 2023

It may come as a surprise to hear 2023 was Australia’s bigges...

Crown retains NSW casino licence after regaining trust of regulator

Crown retains NSW casino licence after regaining trust of regulator

Crown Resorts has regained the trust of the NSW regulator which tod...

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Tritium completes reverse stock split to keep Nasdaq hopes alive

Tritium completes reverse stock split to keep Nasdaq hopes alive

Electric vehicle (EV) fast-charger group Tritium (Nasdaq: DCFC) has...

Businesswoman and women’s advocate Samantha Mostyn to be Australia’s next governor-general

Businesswoman and women’s advocate Samantha Mostyn to be Australia’s next governor-general

Australia’s next governor-general will be businesswoman Saman...

Mighty Craft offloads Mismatch beer and 78 Degrees gin to private consortium for $7.2 million

Mighty Craft offloads Mismatch beer and 78 Degrees gin to private consortium for $7.2 million

Craft beer and spirits group Mighty Craft (ASX: MCL) has offloaded ...

Banking platform Constantinople raises $50m in Series A with new backing from Prosus Ventures

Banking platform Constantinople raises $50m in Series A with new backing from Prosus Ventures

With $32 million already banked from a seed round early last year, ...

South Korean shipbuilding giant Hanwha Ocean faces uphill battle to secure Austal for $1 billion

South Korean shipbuilding giant Hanwha Ocean faces uphill battle to secure Austal for $1 billion

Australian shipbuilder Austal (ASX: ASB) is in the sights of South ...

WAM Microcap to raise $75m for "undervalued growth opportunities"

WAM Microcap to raise $75m for "undervalued growth opportunities"

After strongly outperforming the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries A...

AI medtech Artrya secures first Australian commercial agreement with The Cardiac Centre NSW

AI medtech Artrya secures first Australian commercial agreement with The Cardiac Centre NSW

Perth-based medtech Artrya (ASX: AYA) has secured the first commerc...

Brickworks MD Lindsay Partridge to retire after 25 years at the helm

Brickworks MD Lindsay Partridge to retire after 25 years at the helm

Brickworks (ASX: BKW) managing director Lindsay Partridge has ...

‘Cheeky, sharp and charming’: Lula is the voice of a new rum rebellion

‘Cheeky, sharp and charming’: Lula is the voice of a new rum rebellion

Lula ‘speaks with a wink’ using dialogue that is &lsquo...

ASIC secures its first court win for greenwashing against US giant Vanguard

ASIC secures its first court win for greenwashing against US giant Vanguard

The Australian corporate watchdog has caught out one of the world&r...

Medicinal cannabis group Althea shaves $1.5m from its cost base through staff cutbacks

Medicinal cannabis group Althea shaves $1.5m from its cost base through staff cutbacks

Australian-founded medicinal cannabis company Althea Group (ASX: AG...

Charter Hall snares 15pc stake in Hotel Property Investments for $97m from 360 Capital

Charter Hall snares 15pc stake in Hotel Property Investments for $97m from 360 Capital

Listed funds manager 360 Capital Group (ASX: TGP) has offloaded its...

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Entrepreneurship

The “Uber Eats” of construction logistics: Veyor Digital raises $2.75 million in pre-series A

The “Uber Eats” of construction logistics: Veyor Digital raises $2.75 million in pre-series A

A Sydney-based logistics coordination software company being used by giants like Lendlease (ASX: LLC), Westfield (ASX: SCG) and CBRE (NYSE: CBRE) has raised $2.75 million i...

Don’t understand predictive algorithms? Xplainable bridges the “how and why” gap of machine learning

Don’t understand predictive algorithms? Xplainable bridges the “how and why” gap of machine learning

"There is so much hype around AI. Let's just focus on...

"10x in six months": Brisbane startup Xrecruiter opens Melbourne office

"10x in six months": Brisbane startup Xrecruiter opens Melbourne office

A Brisbane-headquartered startup that helps recruiters strike it ou...

Tech Council urges merger reforms to consider Aussie startup dependence on acquisitions for exits

Tech Council urges merger reforms to consider Aussie startup dependence on acquisitions for exits

Amidst a significant funding gap in later-stage rounds for startups...

Ventures & Visionaries

Tamara Haddow, the "accidental" entrepreneur who founded event staffing leader Black Diamond Agency

Tamara Haddow, the "accidental" entrepreneur who founded event staffing leader Black Diamond Agency

From what began in 2010 as a modelling agency "undercutting ev...

‘Cheeky, sharp and charming’: Lula is the voice of a new rum rebellion

‘Cheeky, sharp and charming’: Lula is the voice of a new rum rebellion

Lula ‘speaks with a wink’ using dialogue that is &lsquo...

Outposter unlocks a global workforce to ethically tackle our skills shortage

Outposter unlocks a global workforce to ethically tackle our skills shortage

Brisbane-based entrepreneur Ben Pullen first delved into outsourcin...

How LoanOptions.ai founder built advanced tech to "democratise" lending

How LoanOptions.ai founder built advanced tech to "democratise" lending

"The client was on a lunchbreak, and before they finished the ...

Mergers and Acquisitions

Retail M&A volume drops 32pc as deals vary from high multiples to the discount bin

Retail M&A volume drops 32pc as deals vary from high multiples to the discount bin

The pharmacy and beauty sector accounted for nearly half the $13.35...

Just Wines acquires collapsed spirit subscription service Liquor Loot for $1.2m

Just Wines acquires collapsed spirit subscription service Liquor Loot for $1.2m

Only eight months since rescuing non-alcoholic specialty store Sans...

Nicholas Bolton's Keybridge becomes majority owner of Yowie

Nicholas Bolton's Keybridge becomes majority owner of Yowie

Despite a recommendation from the independent directors of confecti...

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Retail

Retail M&A volume drops 32pc as deals vary from high multiples to the discount bin

Retail M&A volume drops 32pc as deals vary from high multiples to the discount bin

The pharmacy and beauty sector accounted for nearly half the $13.35...

Banducci couldn’t give senators Woolworths’ return on equity. What does the figure say about profit?

Banducci couldn’t give senators Woolworths’ return on equity. What does the figure say about profit?

During yesterday’s senate inquiry into supermarket pricing, G...

Luxury online dropshipper Cettire sees 88pc sales growth, profit fails to keep pace

Luxury online dropshipper Cettire sees 88pc sales growth, profit fails to keep pace

Luxury online retail marketplace and dropshipping company Cettire (...

Loyalty programs may limit competition, and they could be pushing prices up for everyone

Loyalty programs may limit competition, and they could be pushing prices up for everyone

Loyalty programs enable firms to offer significantly lower prices t...

 

Opinion

AI is making smart devices easier to hack. Here’s how to stay safe

AI is making smart devices easier to hack. Here’s how to stay safe

From asking our smart speakers for the weather to receiving persona...

Banducci couldn’t give senators Woolworths’ return on equity. What does the figure say about profit?

Banducci couldn’t give senators Woolworths’ return on equity. What does the figure say about profit?

During yesterday’s senate inquiry into supermarket pricing, G...

China has removed tariffs on Aussie wine, but re-establishing ourselves in the market won't be easy

China has removed tariffs on Aussie wine, but re-establishing ourselves in the market won't be easy

China’s Ministry of Commerce has finally ended its tariffs on...

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Capital Raising & Finance

The “Uber Eats” of construction logistics: Veyor Digital raises $2.75 million in pre-series A

The “Uber Eats” of construction logistics: Veyor Digital raises $2.75 million in pre-series A

A Sydney-based logistics coordination software company being used b...

Melbourne renewable technology group RayGen raises $50m as global opportunities beckon

Melbourne renewable technology group RayGen raises $50m as global opportunities beckon

Melbourne-based solar-and-storage technology company RayGen has rai...

DroneShield lifts capital raise to $105m as investors flock to defence tech

DroneShield lifts capital raise to $105m as investors flock to defence tech

Counterdrone defence technology company DroneShield (ASX: DRO) has ...

DroneShield raising $75m as contract pipeline for anti-drone technology grows to $500m

DroneShield raising $75m as contract pipeline for anti-drone technology grows to $500m

Defence solutions group DroneShield (ASX: DRO) is seeking to raise ...

Property

Lifestyle Communities sheds $254m as shares plunge on home settlements downgrade

Lifestyle Communities sheds $254m as shares plunge on home settlements downgrade

Shares in Lifestyle Communities (ASX: LIC) have reached their lowes...

Housing disaster to "get quite a lot worse before it gets better", says Deloitte Access Economics

Housing disaster to "get quite a lot worse before it gets better", says Deloitte Access Economics

Deloitte Access Economics is forecasting a "more promising&quo...

The “Uber Eats” of construction logistics: Veyor Digital raises $2.75 million in pre-series A

The “Uber Eats” of construction logistics: Veyor Digital raises $2.75 million in pre-series A

A Sydney-based logistics coordination software company being used b...

Central Element lays plans for seniors living project after snaring North Shore site for $17m

Central Element lays plans for seniors living project after snaring North Shore site for $17m

Property developer Central Element is laying plans for a mixed-use ...

Leadership

Vitura Health founder and Bali bombings hero Rodney Cocks resigns as CEO of cannabis group

Vitura Health founder and Bali bombings hero Rodney Cocks resigns as CEO of cannabis group

Rodney Cocks, the CEO and co-founder of digital health group Vitura...

The Star Gold Coast CEO resigns after just six months in the role

The Star Gold Coast CEO resigns after just six months in the role

The exodus of The Star Entertainment Group's (ASX: SGR) new bre...

Belle Lajoie promoted to co-CEO of Soda Infrastructure

Belle Lajoie promoted to co-CEO of Soda Infrastructure

After 16 years working with serial technology entrepreneur Bevan Sl...

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Health

LuminaX Healthtech Accelerator accepts record cohort of founders for 2024

LuminaX Healthtech Accelerator accepts record cohort of founders for 2024

The Gold Coast’s LuminaX HealthTech Accelerator has accepted ...

Zea Relief gets a healthy boost to its retail footprint through Woolworths distribution deal

Zea Relief gets a healthy boost to its retail footprint through Woolworths distribution deal

Zea Relief, a Tasmanian wellness scale-up that has developed a rang...

AI medtech Artrya secures first Australian commercial agreement with The Cardiac Centre NSW

AI medtech Artrya secures first Australian commercial agreement with The Cardiac Centre NSW

Perth-based medtech Artrya (ASX: AYA) has secured the first commerc...

Australia’s biggest chemist is merging with a giant wholesaler. Could we soon be paying more?

Australia’s biggest chemist is merging with a giant wholesaler. Could we soon be paying more?

Corporate Australia loves a big merger. And amid a growing flurry o...

SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Vastly bigger than the Black Summer: 84 million hectares of northern Australia burned in 2023

Vastly bigger than the Black Summer: 84 million hectares of northern Australia burned in 2023

It may come as a surprise to hear 2023 was Australia’s bigges...

Melbourne renewable technology group RayGen raises $50m as global opportunities beckon

Melbourne renewable technology group RayGen raises $50m as global opportunities beckon

Melbourne-based solar-and-storage technology company RayGen has rai...

UniSuper pumps $623m into Macquarie green energy and climate fund

UniSuper pumps $623m into Macquarie green energy and climate fund

One of the nation’s largest super funds, UniSuper, has commit...

Melbourne-based diversity data analytics platform raises $6 million

Melbourne-based diversity data analytics platform raises $6 million

In response to "unprecedented demand" for its propri...

 

Technology

The “Uber Eats” of construction logistics: Veyor Digital raises $2.75 million in pre-series A

The “Uber Eats” of construction logistics: Veyor Digital raises $2.75 million in pre-series A

A Sydney-based logistics coordination software company being used b...

Melbourne renewable technology group RayGen raises $50m as global opportunities beckon

Melbourne renewable technology group RayGen raises $50m as global opportunities beckon

Melbourne-based solar-and-storage technology company RayGen has rai...

DroneShield lifts capital raise to $105m as investors flock to defence tech

DroneShield lifts capital raise to $105m as investors flock to defence tech

Counterdrone defence technology company DroneShield (ASX: DRO) has ...

Don’t understand predictive algorithms? Xplainable bridges the “how and why” gap of machine learning

Don’t understand predictive algorithms? Xplainable bridges the “how and why” gap of machine learning

"There is so much hype around AI. Let's just focus on...

Legal

‘Heat of the moment’: The Star’s chair regrets inflammatory texts with CEO

‘Heat of the moment’: The Star’s chair regrets inflammatory texts with CEO

The Star Entertainment Group’s (ASX: SGR) executive chairman ...

Crown retains NSW casino licence after regaining trust of regulator

Crown retains NSW casino licence after regaining trust of regulator

Crown Resorts has regained the trust of the NSW regulator which tod...

Eneco Refresh co-founder Henry Heng sentenced for market manipulation

Eneco Refresh co-founder Henry Heng sentenced for market manipulation

The co-founder and former managing director of listed bottled ...

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Marketing

Owner of OPSM, Sunglass Hut and Oakley fined $1.5m for spamming

Owner of OPSM, Sunglass Hut and Oakley fined $1.5m for spamming

Luxottica, the eyewear retailer that owns the brands OPSM, Oak...

The Body Shop shouldn’t have failed when consumers want activism from their brands. What happened?

The Body Shop shouldn’t have failed when consumers want activism from their brands. What happened?

We are in an era of brand activism and conscious consumerism. More ...

Predictive intelligence marketing tech Prophet raises $5m in seed round backed by Catalano

Predictive intelligence marketing tech Prophet raises $5m in seed round backed by Catalano

In a move resembling the transformation of the investment world in ...

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...

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"Like Dubai 20 years ago": Trademark Group connects Aussie businesses to Saudi boom
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Australian businesses that missed out on the Dubai growth story of the past 20 years ha...
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Innovating for efficiency: How tech will empower business leaders in FY24
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C-Suite leaders understand that the right investments in technology will advance produc...
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StayCo to acquire new properties as its short-stay assets outperform Gold Coast market
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“We're trying to create change-makers”: Why SolarBuddy is joining the global fight against energy poverty
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