9:43PM | Thursday, 4 September 2014 | Seek, one of Australia’s most successful startups, disrupted the job search industry, but now it’s the incumbent, and a host of new Australian startups have it in their sights.
8:07PM | Tuesday, 13 August 2013 | Just as Australian recruitment upstart companies such as Seek sounded the death knell for newspaper employment classifieds, a new niche of recruitment start-ups are emerging to take a share of the jobs market.
8:00AM | Thursday, 8 August 2013 | Seven local start-up veterans behind two venture funds have combined forces and launched a merged fund to invest in Australian start-ups which will look to invest “several hundred million over the next few years”.
12:54PM | Friday, 14 December 2012 | 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.
10:48PM | Monday, 1 October 2012 | Seek co-founder Paul Bassat has flagged his intention to do private equity deals in the media and technology sectors, having already set up an early stage investment fund earlier this year.
6:10PM | Thursday, 9 June 2011 | ABS figures reveal the unemployment rate has remained steady at 4.9% despite 22,000 full-time jobs being lost in May.
3:58PM | Friday, 25 March 2011 | Mobile commerce is revolutionising the retail sector, a new report says, with 68% of Australian consumers planning to use mobile devices for transactions and payments in the future.
3:02PM | Thursday, 10 March 2011 | The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the unemployment rate remained at 5% in February, indicating the labour market is reaching full capacity.
11:12AM | Wednesday, 17 November 2010 | Yes, you are mad… but it shouldn't stop you. Some of Australia's best entrepreneurs start businesses in areas where they have no expertise.
10:17AM | Friday, 15 October 2010 | The Australian dollar is now within a whisker of parity with the Greenback, and is expected to rise further in the coming days.