Victoria's independent startup body announces its board, with women outnumbering men

1:54AM | Friday, 29 January 2016 |  The board includes a focus on big business, with representatives from Australia Post, Mirvac Group, ANZ and Cisco.

Straight-talking ANZ CTO Patrick Maes signals bank’s intent to partner with more Aussie fintech startups

7:55PM | Friday, 10 July 2015 |  ANZ wants to build relationships with Australian fintech startups, so they can partner to solve global problems in the financial services industry.

ANZ cuts don't extend as far for business customers

5:15PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 |  ANZ has won plaudits for going beyond the Reserve Bank's rate cut to slash 27 basis points from its variable mortgage rate, but businesses will not enjoy the same cut and ANZ will pass on just a 25 basis point cut.

The Big Four banks and start-ups: How they measure up

4:00AM | Thursday, 11 April 2013 |  While ANZ recently committed to lending $1 billion to new businesses, are its competitors doing or planning anything similar? We spoke to the other big four banks to find out.

ANZ to pour $1 billion into start-ups over next 12 months

4:35PM | Tuesday, 9 April 2013 |  ANZ is to pour $1 billion into new businesses over the next 12 months, in a bid to position itself as Australia’s most start-up-friendly bank.

Canadian start-up heads Down Under – and launches in Adelaide

4:52PM | Tuesday, 9 April 2013 |  Canadian start-up Agent Anything has launched in Australia after being accepted into ANZ Innovyz START, but has chosen Adelaide – rather than Sydney or Melbourne – as its local base.

ANZ Innovyz START rolls out fresh start-up funding program

4:57PM | Thursday, 4 April 2013 |  Applications are open for the third round of the 13-week ANZ Innovyz START accelerator program, which kicks off in August, as start-ups that previously went through the incubator prepare to pitch to investors.

Food and travel outshine “traditional” retail as sales rise 3.6%

11:34PM | Monday, 26 November 2012 |  Small business sales rose by 3.6% over the year to the three months to October, according to the latest ANZ report, as food and travel-related services continue to outshine “traditional” retailers.

Small business sales up almost 5% as household stimulus kicks in

8:11PM | Wednesday, 22 August 2012 |  Small business sales rose by almost 5% year-on-year in July and by 3.8% over the year to the three months to July, with assistance for households as part of the carbon tax package a main driver, according to a new report

Annual spending up 10% but businesses told not to lose focus

7:04PM | Friday, 20 July 2012 |  Spending is up more than 10% on a year ago, according to the Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator, which shows Queensland has marked its 12th straight month of trend BSI gains.