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Jack Matthews, the former head of Fairfax’s digital and metropolitan news divisions, has been named as the new chairman of loyalty card app Rewardle.
Airtasker has acquired Melbourne-based odd jobs outsourcing business Occasional Butler, cementing its lead as Australia’s leading online platform for outsourcing local services.
Global travel booking giant Expedia has launched a $700 million takeover bid for Australia's Wotif.com.
Catapult Sports, a Melbourne-based provider of tracking devices for elite athletes, has announced it has purchased Canberra-based counterpart GPSport.
Bigcommerce has refused to confirm or deny a report that it has negotiated a deal to acquire the customers of eBay-owned competitor Magento’s Go service.
Outsourcing platform Freelancer has this week announced the acquisition of virtual content marketplace Fantero.
When Alex John fractured his back on a home-made waterslide, he thought his life as he knew it could well be over.
Jack Aldridge has been working with US enterprise uShip since it was a start-up and says he’s learned a lot as the company has taken off.
Coffee pre-ordering app Beat the Q has opened up access to 1600 cafes and 320,000 users through their acquisition of Australia’s largest mobile loyalty scheme eCoffeeCard.
Managing beta testers for iOS apps can be challenging. Serial entrepreneur Jeff Boones has launched Installr, a software platform designed to make this critical step for start-ups easier.
For many people, buying a business can be the perfect option. Before deciding to purchase an existing business, there are several factors to consider so that you can find the perfect business investment.
This part two of a series of 10 articles looking at the challenges start-ups face in 2013. Today, we examine the challenges business owners face when it’s time to sell.
We Are Hunted, the Brisbane-based music sharing start-up, has confirmed that it has been acquired by Twitter, with the microblogging site set to launch its own music app.
After weeks of speculation, travel publishing group Lonely Planet has finally confirmed it has been sold to a media group owned by reclusive Kentucky oil and land billionaire Brad Kelley.
Travel company Lonely Planet may be up for sale, with a reclusive tobacco billionaire from the United States who doesn't even have an email account cited as the potential buyer.
Are you contemplating selling or merging your business? If so, there are a few key details you should consider first. BY GREG HAYES.
Australian advertising agency VOLT Media has been acquired by San Francisco-based company Alphabird, less than six months after the two companies announced an exclusive partnership.
Australia had the sixth highest deal volume of any nation last year, according to a new report, which shows total acquisition value in the Asia-Pacific rose 258% from 2011 to 2012.
Sydney-based start-up Airtasker has made its first acquisition after launching just one year ago, picking up smaller competitor TaskBox, as it seeks to ramp up growth here and overseas.
Nationwide tile retailer Beaumont Tiles appears to be on a spending spree, after making its third major acquisition, purchasing Queensland-based business Majer Tiles for an undisclosed sum.