Eight tech start-ups, the current intake of the Slingshot start-up accelerator program, have pitched their ideas to a packed out room of almost 300 people at its demo day.
Here are the steps you must immediately take if your creditors fail to pay.
Payment systems have changed rapidly over the past two years as the business environment has evolved into a global market.
Etsy now allows sellers to process payments through credit and debit cards in local currencies, rolling out its Direct Checkout offering to Australia and 14 other markets.
Start-ups need to recognise no matter what product or service they offer, they’re technology companies and the key to growth is automation, says Marc Lehmann, chief executive of Australian accounting platform Saasu.
Raising capital for your business can raise a whole host of legal issues for you to consider. Here are a few of the key decisions you will need to make before you look for finance.
Depending on your sector, there are potential benefits to purchasing your customers’ goods and services.
If the Rudd government is re-elected to another term this year, it will legislate a move from the carbon tax to an emissions trading scheme effective from July next year, the government announced on the weekend.
Consumers are increasingly relying on micro-transactions to make purchases instead of inputting their credit card details every time, which makes a new product from Visa all the more powerful, one expert says.
Start-ups are waiting 90 days or even longer for debtors to pay. Here’s how you can negotiate better terms.
Findings from the DFK start-up survey show the second hardest challenge for start-ups is – not surprisingly – funding.
Family businesses are anxious about their financial performance, with most believing the government is not doing enough to support them.
In business, whether you’re a start-up or a sole trader, there is always a temptation to pick up some market share by cutting prices. However, there are some good reasons why you should move in the opposite direction.
A new digital payment system has arrived in Australia as bankers fret about the impact the move towards “digital wallets” may have on their businesses.
Small business operators who used their accountant as a business advisor last year were 31% more likely to see an earning uplift, according to new research from the 2013 MYOB Business Monitor.
Especially if you’re a sole trader, getting paid on time is essential to your cashflow. Here are five key ways to get paid faster in the new financial year.
The founder and owner of Pie Face has hit back at reports the pie franchise is selling off several stores at a loss, saying the situation has been “totally blown…out of proportion”
A new generation of entrepreneurs are seeking new online sales payment systems, the founder of an Australian start-up says, as the Commonwealth Bank suggests regulators may have to examine the move by tech giants into financial services.
Small businesses need to consider how they manage their cashflows as surveys show it’s taking longer for them to get paid for their services, says business advisor Gary Green.
The only thing less efficient than a V8 Ford Falcon is a big government subsidy. Old Taskmaster explores the implications of the Ford Factory closure in Geelong for your business.