Rokt valuation soars to $3.6 billion, company eyes Nasdaq listing

Rokt valuation soars to $3.6 billion, company eyes Nasdaq listing

Almost a year after closing the largest single venture raise in Australian history, e-commerce marketing tech firm Rokt has bolstered its valuation to US$2.4 billion (AUD$3...

Butter Insurance raises $1.3m to roll out insurance-at-checkout vision

Butter Insurance raises $1.3m to roll out insurance-at-checkout vision

Sydney-based insurtech Butter Insurance is gearing up for its natio...

TMG Developments looks to sell Sydney's iconic Manly Wharf

TMG Developments looks to sell Sydney's iconic Manly Wharf

The family-owned company that redeveloped the Manly Wharf as a food...

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Brisbane-based rapid COVID-19 test maker Ellume has been plucked ou...

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Origin Energy receives $18.4 billion takeover offer from Brookfield-led consortium

Origin Energy receives $18.4 billion takeover offer from Brookfield-led consortium

Origin Energy (ASX: ORG) has today received a takeover offer from a...

Westfield retail partner sales jump $2.7 billion

Westfield retail partner sales jump $2.7 billion

In the absence of the lockdowns that plagued retail during the same...

Locako rides dietary trends as keto foods capture stomach share

Locako rides dietary trends as keto foods capture stomach share

Ally Mellor founded Locako five years ago hoping to become Aus...

Regional businesswoman Julia Spicer named Queensland’s new chief entrepreneur

Regional businesswoman Julia Spicer named Queensland’s new chief entrepreneur

Goondiwindi local Julia Spicer has been appointed as Queensland'...

Victory Offices appoints voluntary administrators but maintains company is solvent

Victory Offices appoints voluntary administrators but maintains company is solvent

Co-working and flexible workspace services provider Victory Offices...

Criminal starts releasing Medibank customer data

Criminal starts releasing Medibank customer data

Private health insurer Medibank (ASX: MPL) has today revealed that ...

Brisbane’s Vaxxas kicks off clinical trials for needle-free COVID vaccine technology

Brisbane’s Vaxxas kicks off clinical trials for needle-free COVID vaccine technology

Brisbane-based needle-free vaccine patch pioneer Vaxxas has today a...

Qantas sells off Helloworld stake for $33m

Qantas sells off Helloworld stake for $33m

Update (9 November, 2022): Helloworld shares fell 9.7 per cent to $...

Bannister, Centennial investigate class action against Medibank over data hack

Bannister, Centennial investigate class action against Medibank over data hack

Update (14 November): Since this story was published, another law f...

Former Courtenay House director pleads guilty to $180m Ponzi scheme

Former Courtenay House director pleads guilty to $180m Ponzi scheme

The former sole director of The Courtenay House companies has ...

Census data reveals full extent of interstate migration to QLD

Census data reveals full extent of interstate migration to QLD

Queensland has come out on top of all Australian states and territo...

Nexba to take sugar-free IP into new verticals after over-funded $4m raise

Nexba to take sugar-free IP into new verticals after over-funded $4m raise

Sugar-free soft drink pioneer Nexba is looking to grow beyond bever...

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Entrepreneurship

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Brisbane-based rapid COVID-19 test maker Ellume has been plucked out of administration by competitor Hough Consolidated in a USD$38 million (AUD$57 million) deal, which wil...

How Sourci made it: Meet the founders behind Australia’s new e-commerce wave

How Sourci made it: Meet the founders behind Australia’s new e-commerce wave

In just four short years the co-founders of product development con...

After taking Australia by storm, Rowformer fitness brand STRONG Pilates steers towards UK

After taking Australia by storm, Rowformer fitness brand STRONG Pilates steers towards UK

Following two successful years of scaling in Australia and New...

Winners are grinners: Dental Boutique founders named 2022 Australian Young Entrepreneurs of the Year

Winners are grinners: Dental Boutique founders named 2022 Australian Young Entrepreneurs of the Year

In a year marked by capital raises that will make your eyes water, ...

Mergers and Acquisitions

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Brisbane-based rapid COVID-19 test maker Ellume has been plucked ou...

Autosports Group to acquire string of QLD car dealerships for $60m

Autosports Group to acquire string of QLD car dealerships for $60m

In a move to bolster its footprint on Australia’s east coast,...

Sydney's Top Companies revealed

Sydney's Top Companies revealed

Rising interest rates, the ascent of large carbon emitters, sustain...

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Retail

Inflation set to drive pre-Christmas retail sales even higher to a record $66b

Inflation set to drive pre-Christmas retail sales even higher to a record $66b

Inflationary pressures are set to lift retail spending in the festi...

How Sourci made it: Meet the founders behind Australia’s new e-commerce wave

How Sourci made it: Meet the founders behind Australia’s new e-commerce wave

In just four short years the co-founders of product development con...

Domino’s raising $165m to buy out German partner after settling deal for two new Asian territories

Domino’s raising $165m to buy out German partner after settling deal for two new Asian territories

A day after wrapping up two new Asian territories as part of the bi...

Dose of caffeine for Retail Food Group shares on profit outlook

Dose of caffeine for Retail Food Group shares on profit outlook

Shares in Retail Food Group (ASX: RFG) perked up today as the Gold ...

 

Opinion

Is attribution software killing our creativity?

Is attribution software killing our creativity?

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

How foodtech could create a healthier, more sustainable planet

How foodtech could create a healthier, more sustainable planet

When I was growing up, my mother would say ‘let food be your ...

What can we expect from this latest COVID wave? And how long is it likely to last?

What can we expect from this latest COVID wave? And how long is it likely to last?

Australia is now mid-way into its fourth wave of COVID in the Omicr...

Capital Raising & Finance

Butter Insurance raises $1.3m to roll out insurance-at-checkout vision

Butter Insurance raises $1.3m to roll out insurance-at-checkout vision

Sydney-based insurtech Butter Insurance is gearing up for its natio...

Rokt valuation soars to $3.6 billion, company eyes Nasdaq listing

Rokt valuation soars to $3.6 billion, company eyes Nasdaq listing

Almost a year after closing the largest single venture raise in Aus...

US giant Salesforce partners with software startup Apromore after $15.3m capital raise

US giant Salesforce partners with software startup Apromore after $15.3m capital raise

Melbourne-based software startup Apromore has teamed up with Salesf...

Operative Intelligence secures $5m to tackle customer pain points with AI

Operative Intelligence secures $5m to tackle customer pain points with AI

A Melbourne-based software company using artificial intelligence (A...

Property

Balmain Leagues Club $500m redevelopment with Rozelle Village planned to start by mid-2023

Balmain Leagues Club $500m redevelopment with Rozelle Village planned to start by mid-2023

Chinese developer Heworth has rejigged its plans for the redevelopm...

TMG Developments looks to sell Sydney's iconic Manly Wharf

TMG Developments looks to sell Sydney's iconic Manly Wharf

The family-owned company that redeveloped the Manly Wharf as a food...

CEFC slates $70m for Melbourne timber high-rise T3 Collingwood

CEFC slates $70m for Melbourne timber high-rise T3 Collingwood

A development led by global real estate group Hines that is set to ...

AMP Bank teams up with Bricklet to help property buyers overcome the deposit barrier

AMP Bank teams up with Bricklet to help property buyers overcome the deposit barrier

AMP (ASX: AMP) has teamed up with Australian fractional property ow...

Leadership

Sydney's Top Companies revealed

Sydney's Top Companies revealed

Rising interest rates, the ascent of large carbon emitters, sustain...

Sydney Top Companies 1-10

Sydney Top Companies 1-10

With Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA) and Westpac (ASX: WBC) alone acco...

Sydney Top Companies 11-20

Sydney Top Companies 11-20

Health, energy, alcohol and air travel were four of the sector...

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Health

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Brisbane-based rapid COVID-19 test maker Ellume has been plucked ou...

Vaxxas receives $34m capital injection to advance manufacturing of needle-free vaccine

Vaxxas receives $34m capital injection to advance manufacturing of needle-free vaccine

Brisbane-based medtech Vaxxas has today announced the completion of...

QLD government seals $280m partnership to establish mRNA vaccine research hub

QLD government seals $280m partnership to establish mRNA vaccine research hub

The Queensland Government, one of the world's largest vaccine i...

Competition watchdog sniffs at Cochlear-Oticon acquisition

Competition watchdog sniffs at Cochlear-Oticon acquisition

The management at Cochlear (ASX: COH) are hoping to add an extra 75...

SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Forrest snaps up renewable energy operator CWP Renewables

Forrest snaps up renewable energy operator CWP Renewables

Australian billionaire Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest’s ...

OzHarvest Ventures to lead $18m raise for food recycling facility

OzHarvest Ventures to lead $18m raise for food recycling facility

Recognising the need to reduce dependency on philanthropy to suppor...

CEFC slates $70m for Melbourne timber high-rise T3 Collingwood

CEFC slates $70m for Melbourne timber high-rise T3 Collingwood

A development led by global real estate group Hines that is set to ...

AGL to close Torrens Island gas power station in 2026 as renewables come on stream

AGL to close Torrens Island gas power station in 2026 as renewables come on stream

AGL Energy (ASX: AGL) has announced the closure of its ageing Torre...

 

Technology

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Ellume plucked out of administration by rapid test competitor for $57m

Brisbane-based rapid COVID-19 test maker Ellume has been plucked ou...

US giant Salesforce partners with software startup Apromore after $15.3m capital raise

US giant Salesforce partners with software startup Apromore after $15.3m capital raise

Melbourne-based software startup Apromore has teamed up with Salesf...

Sales software group Bigtincan receives $442m takeover offer from SQN

Sales software group Bigtincan receives $442m takeover offer from SQN

Sales performance software company Bigtincan (ASX: BTH) has been on...

Competition watchdog sniffs at Cochlear-Oticon acquisition

Competition watchdog sniffs at Cochlear-Oticon acquisition

The management at Cochlear (ASX: COH) are hoping to add an extra 75...

Legal

Rideshare giant Uber books $21m penalty for misleading customers

Rideshare giant Uber books $21m penalty for misleading customers

US rideshare operator Uber has been slogged with $21 million in pec...

AUSTRAC takes aim at SkyCity Adelaide with Federal Court proceedings

AUSTRAC takes aim at SkyCity Adelaide with Federal Court proceedings

Australia’s financial crime watchdog AUSTRAC has commenced ci...

Pharma company Alkaloids of Australia fined $2m for decade-old cartel behaviour

Pharma company Alkaloids of Australia fined $2m for decade-old cartel behaviour

The Federal Court has handed a $2 million fine to Queensland pharma...

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Marketing

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...

Smart bag ad-tech Lumos joins forces with e-bike innovator Zoomo

Smart bag ad-tech Lumos joins forces with e-bike innovator Zoomo

Two Sydney-based companies transforming the delivery economy have t...

Delivery rider smart bag advertising startup LUMOS raises $800,000

Delivery rider smart bag advertising startup LUMOS raises $800,000

A Sydney-based startup that has tapped into the gig economy with ad...

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