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Australian startup idea incubator GetViable has been acquired by Bigcolors, a Hong Kong-based site that invests in early stage startups through its crowdfunding platform, or directly through its seed fund.
Airtasker has acquired Melbourne-based odd jobs outsourcing business Occasional Butler, cementing its lead as Australia’s leading online platform for outsourcing local services.
The proposed $700 million acquisition of Wotif by Expedia is a sign of the Australian startup scene succeeding despite relatively low levels of funding and support, according to StartupAus board member Dr Jana Matthews.
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.
Australian DesignCrowd, a global crowdsourcing marketplace for design work, has acquired Worth1000, home to over 600,000 graphic designers and enthusiasts.
Melbourne software company Human Edge has been purchased by global education support service provider Tribal Group for $15 million.
Australian business solutions provider MYOB has announced the purchase of Dovetail, an innovative startup that provides online document collaboration solutions for accountants.
Sydney-based startup invitco has been purchased by online small business and accounting solution company Intuit Inc.
In the first of a two-part interview, Internode founder and pioneering Australian tech entrepreneur Simon Hackett discusses his experiences in launching, pivoting, growing and, eventually, selling a major tech business.
It took 10 years of running his email startup as a lifestyle business before Ben Duncan decided he was ready take his business to the next level, raising millions in external capital and replacing himself as CEO.
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.
One of Sydney’s leading start-ups, e-commerce platform Bigcommerce, has confirmed it will be leaving Australia to exit by listing on the tech-dominated Nasdaq market in the next two years.
Simple, a US-based online retail bank start-up co-founded by Australian-born Joshua Reich, has been sold to large Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) for $US117 million ($A130m).
Chris Koch and Chad Stephens, the co-founders of 1Form.com, just sold their business to one of Australia’s top real estate websites for $15 million. Here’s how they did it.
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.
The first question Slidefish founder Neil Smith received after pitching at a recent global pitching event was one of the oddest the organiser’s chief executive, Adeo Ressi, had heard.
There's some valuable lessons to be learnt from big time mergers and acquisitions, especially for start-ups.