Richard White’s WiseTech snares trucking logistics software Envase for $326m

Richard White’s WiseTech snares trucking logistics software Envase for $326m

Australian logistics software developer WiseTech Global (ASX: WTC) has today announced the US$230 million (AUD$326 million) acquisition of US transport management system so...

Will philosophy and ‘counterfactuals’ help us unlock the mysteries of AI?

Will philosophy and ‘counterfactuals’ help us unlock the mysteries of AI?

Artificial intelligence is increasingly being rolled out all around...

ACCC launches probe into misleading social media influencer posts

ACCC launches probe into misleading social media influencer posts

Australia's consumer watchdog is cracking down on social media ...

Takeover talks reignited between Tyro and Potentia Capital

Takeover talks reignited between Tyro and Potentia Capital

Talks of a potential takeover are back on between Sydney-based Tyro...

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Electricity retailer Amber buys Powerpal for $9.5 million

Electricity retailer Amber buys Powerpal for $9.5 million

Within two months of completing a $13.4 million Series B extension ...

Woolworths sells $636m stake in Endeavour Group

Woolworths sells $636m stake in Endeavour Group

Woolworths (ASX: WOW) has announced today it is selling $636 m...

HB11 Energy sets sights on high intensity petawatt-class laser facility on Australian soil

HB11 Energy sets sights on high intensity petawatt-class laser facility on Australian soil

“Energy is the only universal currency: one of its many forms...

Gold Coast marketing agencies join forces as PeriscoPe acquires HYPE Group

Gold Coast marketing agencies join forces as PeriscoPe acquires HYPE Group

PeriscoPe, a digital accelerator that works with the likes of youth...

Pathzero raises $8.6m amid a rush by fund managers to measure financed emissions

Pathzero raises $8.6m amid a rush by fund managers to measure financed emissions

Investors have bolstered the coffers of Pathzero with an $8.6 milli...

The Star’s chair Heap, Bekier, O'Neill and more sued by ASIC for breaching directors’ duties

The Star’s chair Heap, Bekier, O'Neill and more sued by ASIC for breaching directors’ duties

Just days after The Star Entertainment Group (ASX: SGR) was hit wit...

Survey shows QLD businesses still reeling from flood impacts

Survey shows QLD businesses still reeling from flood impacts

Whether it's Eugowra, Forbes or Echuca, a recent survey fr...

CSL CEO Paul Perreault to retire next year, Paul McKenzie to step in

CSL CEO Paul Perreault to retire next year, Paul McKenzie to step in

After spending a decade as the top boss of biotechnology giant CSL ...

émotions joins roll of toilet paper companies giving a crap about social causes

émotions joins roll of toilet paper companies giving a crap about social causes

It has now been more than a decade since Melbourne-based Who Gives ...

Subpod, the Byron Bay compost scale-up digging into equity crowdfunding for expansion

Subpod, the Byron Bay compost scale-up digging into equity crowdfunding for expansion

After making big inroads into the US market over the past two years...

Venue management software company ROLLER rewards early investors after $28m funding round

Venue management software company ROLLER rewards early investors after $28m funding round

Melbourne-based venue management software platform ROLLER has close...

Tyro board rejects revised $875m takeover offer from Potentia Capital, Westpac exits talks

Tyro board rejects revised $875m takeover offer from Potentia Capital, Westpac exits talks

Tyro Payments (ASX: TYR) has today rejected a revised $875 million ...

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Entrepreneurship

Don’t be complacent: Modern slavery expert Dr Morse on boosting ESG practices

Don’t be complacent: Modern slavery expert Dr Morse on boosting ESG practices

As Australian regulators crack down on businesses making misleading environmental claims, stakeholders have begun to make ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)&nb...

Perfectly wrapped: Founders of e-gift card platform GroupTogether make headway in the US

Perfectly wrapped: Founders of e-gift card platform GroupTogether make headway in the US

Since launching in 2015, Sydney-based e-gift card platform GroupTog...

Kyrgios takes equity stake in Gen U Brands’ ‘no sugar’ soft drink start-up ALIVE

Kyrgios takes equity stake in Gen U Brands’ ‘no sugar’ soft drink start-up ALIVE

Aussie tennis star Nick Kyrgios has taken an equity interest in a n...

Stuart Cook on impact entrepreneurship: Making sustainable businesses...actually sustainable

Stuart Cook on impact entrepreneurship: Making sustainable businesses...actually sustainable

Having overseen the global expansion of Mexican food chain Zambrero...

Mergers and Acquisitions

Go1 acquires AI-powered ed-tech Anders Pink

Go1 acquires AI-powered ed-tech Anders Pink

Queensland-based Go1 has this week acquired a UK ed-tech partner fo...

Richard White’s WiseTech snares trucking logistics software Envase for $326m

Richard White’s WiseTech snares trucking logistics software Envase for $326m

Australian logistics software developer WiseTech Global (ASX: WTC) ...

Done deal: Perpetual completes $2.5 billion acquisition of Pendal

Done deal: Perpetual completes $2.5 billion acquisition of Pendal

Sydney-based investment firm Perpetual’s (ASX: PPT) $2.5 bill...

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Retail

Fashion retailers behind Glue Store, Hype, Millers, Noni B and more record healthy holiday sales

Fashion retailers behind Glue Store, Hype, Millers, Noni B and more record healthy holiday sales

The owners behind some of Australia’s largest fashion brands ...

Perfectly wrapped: Founders of e-gift card platform GroupTogether make headway in the US

Perfectly wrapped: Founders of e-gift card platform GroupTogether make headway in the US

Since launching in 2015, Sydney-based e-gift card platform GroupTog...

Myer shares hit six-year high as in-store buying boosts first-half sales to a record

Myer shares hit six-year high as in-store buying boosts first-half sales to a record

Myer Holdings (ASX: MYR) shares spiked to a six-year high this morn...

Thousands of Brosa customers to be left empty-handed despite Kogan acquisition

Thousands of Brosa customers to be left empty-handed despite Kogan acquisition

Roughly 2,500 customers who purchased from collapsed furniture bran...

 

Opinion

Will philosophy and ‘counterfactuals’ help us unlock the mysteries of AI?

Will philosophy and ‘counterfactuals’ help us unlock the mysteries of AI?

Artificial intelligence is increasingly being rolled out all around...

Seven steps to effective networking

Seven steps to effective networking

“Networking” can have negative ‘salesy’ con...

Five export markets in Asia every Aussie business should know about

Five export markets in Asia every Aussie business should know about

Australia’s National Centre for Asia Capability at the Univer...

Capital Raising & Finance

Digital Surge creditors agree to deal to keep crypto business afloat

Digital Surge creditors agree to deal to keep crypto business afloat

Customers and unsecured trade creditors of Brisbane-based cryptocur...

Zip reports record second quarter revenue as bad debt situation improves

Zip reports record second quarter revenue as bad debt situation improves

The share of bad debts as a percentage of total transaction volume ...

Biotech Ferronova secures $11m to tackle early-stage cancer detection

Biotech Ferronova secures $11m to tackle early-stage cancer detection

An Adelaide-based biotech company using magnetic and nanoparticle t...

Mad Paws revenue more than triples as marketplace strategy kicks into gear

Mad Paws revenue more than triples as marketplace strategy kicks into gear

Pet services platform Mad Paws’ (ASX: MPA) 'ecosystem'...

Property

Ritzy Sanctuary Cove patisserie Rise Bakery expanding into new-look Portside Wharf precinct

Ritzy Sanctuary Cove patisserie Rise Bakery expanding into new-look Portside Wharf precinct

Gold Coast-based French patisserie Rise Bakery is expanding into Br...

Lechte Corporation completes $87m West Melbourne residential precinct

Lechte Corporation completes $87m West Melbourne residential precinct

Construction of an eight-story mixed use precinct with 195 apartmen...

Proptech Bricks + Agent swoops on rival Maintenance Manager as RACV, IAG join share register

Proptech Bricks + Agent swoops on rival Maintenance Manager as RACV, IAG join share register

Australia’s biggest property maintenance group Bricks + Agent...

Building approvals and home values falling at a record pace, with more to come

Building approvals and home values falling at a record pace, with more to come

Australian building approvals fell for a third straight month at th...

Leadership

Seven steps to effective networking

Seven steps to effective networking

“Networking” can have negative ‘salesy’ con...

E2E Summit 2023: The answer to every entrepreneur’s biggest questions

E2E Summit 2023: The answer to every entrepreneur’s biggest questions

Business News Australia has a track record of bringing together ins...

Here to stay: AGL appoints interim CEO Damien Nicks as permanent boss

Here to stay: AGL appoints interim CEO Damien Nicks as permanent boss

Almost eight months after a boardroom shake-up saw four AGL (ASX: A...

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Health

Biotech Ferronova secures $11m to tackle early-stage cancer detection

Biotech Ferronova secures $11m to tackle early-stage cancer detection

An Adelaide-based biotech company using magnetic and nanoparticle t...

OzKleen to manufacture breakthrough long-lasting anti-COVID spray developed by UQ researchers

OzKleen to manufacture breakthrough long-lasting anti-COVID spray developed by UQ researchers

Gold Coast company OzKleen is poised to tap into a multimillion-dol...

Covax Australia, now K&G Group, outlines bold new vision to address national staffing shortfalls

Covax Australia, now K&G Group, outlines bold new vision to address national staffing shortfalls

Having been at the forefront of Australia’s response to COVID...

Vet-tech Vedi vies for UK paw print after securing $3m investment

Vet-tech Vedi vies for UK paw print after securing $3m investment

Australian veterinary tech company Vedi has secured $3 million from...

SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Don’t be complacent: Modern slavery expert Dr Morse on boosting ESG practices

Don’t be complacent: Modern slavery expert Dr Morse on boosting ESG practices

As Australian regulators crack down on businesses making misle...

Fixed income fintech Blossom targets $50m in funds as client base grows beyond Millennials

Fixed income fintech Blossom targets $50m in funds as client base grows beyond Millennials

Blossom, a fintech startup barely two years old, is targeting $50 m...

How Anaita Sarkar shook up the world of packaging with an eco-friendly alternative

How Anaita Sarkar shook up the world of packaging with an eco-friendly alternative

When Hero Packaging co-founder Anaita Sarkar started her business w...

EV charger Tritium expects sales to double in 2023, receives record order from BP

EV charger Tritium expects sales to double in 2023, receives record order from BP

Electric vehicle (EV) fast charger manufacturer Tritium (NASDAQ: DC...

 

Technology

Space beer, crops and embryos: Saber unveils plans for International Space Station mission

Space beer, crops and embryos: Saber unveils plans for International Space Station mission

Australian space engineering company Saber Astronautics has today u...

Go1 acquires AI-powered ed-tech Anders Pink

Go1 acquires AI-powered ed-tech Anders Pink

Queensland-based Go1 has this week acquired a UK ed-tech partner fo...

Vection Technologies to build VR metaverse platform for NASA’s return to the Moon

Vection Technologies to build VR metaverse platform for NASA’s return to the Moon

Small-cap listed technology company Vection Technologies (ASX: VR1)...

Zip reports record second quarter revenue as bad debt situation improves

Zip reports record second quarter revenue as bad debt situation improves

The share of bad debts as a percentage of total transaction volume ...

Legal

Digital Surge creditors agree to deal to keep crypto business afloat

Digital Surge creditors agree to deal to keep crypto business afloat

Customers and unsecured trade creditors of Brisbane-based cryptocur...

Thousands of Brosa customers to be left empty-handed despite Kogan acquisition

Thousands of Brosa customers to be left empty-handed despite Kogan acquisition

Roughly 2,500 customers who purchased from collapsed furniture bran...

Fair Work takes Super Retail Group to court alleging $1m in staff underpayments

Fair Work takes Super Retail Group to court alleging $1m in staff underpayments

Australia’s Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has commenced legal act...

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Marketing

Trust your gut: Digital marketing entrepreneur Jade Spooner on finding her founder feet again

Trust your gut: Digital marketing entrepreneur Jade Spooner on finding her founder feet again

"Even though things on paper seemed great at Equalution, ...

Gold Coast marketing agencies join forces as PeriscoPe acquires HYPE Group

Gold Coast marketing agencies join forces as PeriscoPe acquires HYPE Group

PeriscoPe, a digital accelerator that works with the likes of youth...

Is attribution software killing our creativity?

Is attribution software killing our creativity?

As digital marketing continues to evolve at rapid speeds, businesse...

AI startup Nola secures backing of Skalata Ventures amid strong take-up by corporates

AI startup Nola secures backing of Skalata Ventures amid strong take-up by corporates

Melbourne-based AI startup Nola, a company likened to Google Analyt...

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