Queensland businesswoman Yvette Adams will take part in a study tour in Silicon Valley along with nine other women, two years after appearing in the 2011 StartupSmart Awards Top 50.
Long after many in the tech industry believed contactless payments in phones would be the norm, a new partnership between technology giant Samsung and payment group Visa may lead to more widespread adoption of using phones as wallets.
Economic news has been largely doom and gloom over the past few years, but there are five reasons the Australian economy is moving toward happier days.
The founder of collapsed childcare operator ABC Learning, Eddy Groves, was declared bankrupt by a court in Adelaide yesterday.
Independent mortgage lender Yellow Brick Road has raised $7 million to fast-track its growth strategy, including a new range of YBR-branded mortgage products through the franchise.
“Aussie” John Symond has netted tens of millions of dollars by selling a bigger stake of his Aussie Home Loans business to the Commonwealth Bank.
Gumtree was the most searched for local brand in Australia this year, Google’s Brand Zeitgeist reveals, while Coles’ “Down, down” campaign was the most searched for advertisement.
Sunday December 9 will be the busiest online shopping day ever, according to new figures from eBay, with an industry expert insisting it’s not too late for start-ups to get it on the action.
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Online retailers will experience their highest volume of Christmas sales from December 7-10, according to a new survey, while sales for offline retailers will peak closer to Christmas Day.
Australia Post will invest more than $2 billion to digitise its current operations, with plans to expand its parcel locker system to 80% of the population by 2014 and create a digital mail service similar to one already announced by other companies earlier this year.
Government regulations need to change if Australia is to create a 'Silicon Beach' that will compete with the world's leading digital economies, a gathering of tech giants and start-ups has told Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
More than one billion people now use Facebook every month, the company has revealed, with particularly strong take up of the social networking site in Australia.
Australia’s top 10 business bosses earned almost $90 million last year, although the growth in executive pay is slowing, according to a new report.
Budding entrepreneurs with the perception that running a franchise is easier than running your own business could be in for an unwelcome shock, judging by recent developments.
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Compliance with government regulation continues to stifle business operations, according to a new report, which shows more than 80% of the businesses surveyed are struggling with red tape.
The National Australia Bank raised its business lending loans rate by 20 basis points yesterday but the other major lenders are reluctant to reveal whether they will also bump up loan rates.
Westpac is the latest of the big four banks to launch a mobile payments app, Westpac Mobile PayWay, for small businesses. But how does it measure up to its rivals?