Macquarie Bank slapped with $10m fine after failing to monitor fraudulent transactions

Macquarie Bank slapped with $10m fine after failing to monitor fraudulent transactions

Financial services giant Macquarie Group's (ASX: MQG) banking division has been ordered to pay a $10 million fine by the Federal Court after acknowledging it ...

Tritium charged down as administrators called in

Tritium charged down as administrators called in

Five months after attempting to turn its fortunes through jobs cuts...

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...

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...

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Founder-led Solution Underwriting acquired by UK insurance provider CFC

Founder-led Solution Underwriting acquired by UK insurance provider CFC

After 14 years in business and with 55 staff spread across four Aus...

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...

Billionaire pubs baron Mathieson boosts holding in The Star back to nearly 10pc

Billionaire pubs baron Mathieson boosts holding in The Star back to nearly 10pc

Pubs baron Bruce Mathieson has taken advantage of a slump in The St...

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...

IHG teams with Felix Capital for four-star Holiday Inn at Caloundra

IHG teams with Felix Capital for four-star Holiday Inn at Caloundra

IHG Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Sydney-based Felix Capi...

Construction and hospitality dominate insolvencies amid 36pc spike in administrator appointments

Construction and hospitality dominate insolvencies amid 36pc spike in administrator appointments

Whilst barely a fortnight goes by when a well-known Australian comp...

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 ...

Shakespeare swoops on Woolstore 1888 by Ovolo with plans for new hotel operator

Shakespeare swoops on Woolstore 1888 by Ovolo with plans for new hotel operator

Shakespeare Property Group, the property arm of boutique investment...

Visa Foundation backs First Australians Capital with $2m investment

Visa Foundation backs First Australians Capital with $2m investment

First Australians Capital's (FAC) Catalytic Capital Impact Fund...

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...

The ultimate ‘exit interview’ as Bell inquiry told of the human toll on staff at The Star

The ultimate ‘exit interview’ as Bell inquiry told of the human toll on staff at The Star

The former chief financial officer of The Star Entertainment Group ...

Ex-Creso, EverBlu director fined and disqualified over breaches including payments to 'ASX Wolf'

Ex-Creso, EverBlu director fined and disqualified over breaches including payments to 'ASX Wolf'

Adam Blumenthal, a former director of EverBlu Capital and Creso Pha...

Finexia’s Childcare Income Fund secures ‘very strong’ rating from Foresight Analytics & Ratings
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Entrepreneurship

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 some simple implementation of traditional machine learning, and you'll get so much more value. ...

"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...

‘Solving a massive problem’: Life admin app Eggy’s journey as a $7m startup

‘Solving a massive problem’: Life admin app Eggy’s journey as a $7m startup

Motivated to develop a reliable “life admin” app after ...

Mergers and Acquisitions

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...

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...

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Retail

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...

Sales downturn pushes Collette, The Daily Edited owner Marquee Retail Group into administration

Sales downturn pushes Collette, The Daily Edited owner Marquee Retail Group into administration

Marquee Retail Group (MRG), the owner of fashion accessories brands...

 

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

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 ...

Proptech Archistar teams up with Blackfort to deploy loans, kicks off with Simonds Group

Proptech Archistar teams up with Blackfort to deploy loans, kicks off with Simonds Group

Two Sydney-based companies that use artificial intelligence (AI) to...

Japanese investment in Australia hit record high of $133.8 billion in 2023

Japanese investment in Australia hit record high of $133.8 billion in 2023

Japanese finance has been described as one of the "great untol...

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...

Property

IHG teams with Felix Capital for four-star Holiday Inn at Caloundra

IHG teams with Felix Capital for four-star Holiday Inn at Caloundra

IHG Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Sydney-based Felix Capi...

Shakespeare swoops on Woolstore 1888 by Ovolo with plans for new hotel operator

Shakespeare swoops on Woolstore 1888 by Ovolo with plans for new hotel operator

Shakespeare Property Group, the property arm of boutique investment...

Proptech Archistar teams up with Blackfort to deploy loans, kicks off with Simonds Group

Proptech Archistar teams up with Blackfort to deploy loans, kicks off with Simonds Group

Two Sydney-based companies that use artificial intelligence (AI) to...

Sydney aims to pack more people in through build-to-rent incentives for developers

Sydney aims to pack more people in through build-to-rent incentives for developers

The City of Sydney is looking to fast-track the development of buil...

Leadership

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...

Former Mighty Kingdom CEO sells off shares, scopes out class action after "catastrophic failure"

Former Mighty Kingdom CEO sells off shares, scopes out class action after "catastrophic failure"

Correction (17 April 2024): An earlier version of this article desc...

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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

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...

Tasmanian sustainability accounting startup Sumday raises $5.3m

Tasmanian sustainability accounting startup Sumday raises $5.3m

"The future of accounting includes carbon" is the message...

MGA Thermal raises $5.7m despite minor setback for pilot energy storage program

MGA Thermal raises $5.7m despite minor setback for pilot energy storage program

Sydney-based clean energy company MGA Thermal has raised $5.7 milli...

 

Technology

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...

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 ...

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...

Proptech Archistar teams up with Blackfort to deploy loans, kicks off with Simonds Group

Proptech Archistar teams up with Blackfort to deploy loans, kicks off with Simonds Group

Two Sydney-based companies that use artificial intelligence (AI) to...

Legal

Macquarie Bank slapped with $10m fine after failing to monitor fraudulent transactions

Macquarie Bank slapped with $10m fine after failing to monitor fraudulent transactions

Financial services giant Macquarie Group's (ASX: MQG) bank...

Tritium charged down as administrators called in

Tritium charged down as administrators called in

Five months after attempting to turn its fortunes through jobs cuts...

Construction and hospitality dominate insolvencies amid 36pc spike in administrator appointments

Construction and hospitality dominate insolvencies amid 36pc spike in administrator appointments

Whilst barely a fortnight goes by when a well-known Australian comp...

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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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Finexia’s Childcare Income Fund secures ‘very strong’ rating from Foresight Analytics & Ratings
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Private credit specialist Finexia Financial Group (ASX: FNX) has secured a “very...
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Whitefox Recruitment founder Luke Hemmings making strides as a careers leader
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Unpacking equity: Finding your funding fit
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Brother targets printer data security amid digital revolution in the office
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