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IP Australia adopts image recognition tech to help SMEs better protect their trade marks

IP Australia adopts image recognition tech to help SMEs better protect their trade marks

The national intellectual property agency has introduced world-leading trade mark image recognition technology to make it easier for Australia’s small businesses and entrepreneurs to protect their logos and brands. The technology has been incorporated into IP Australia’s new Australian Trademark Search Tool to make the process of searching for similar logos simpler and faster for […]

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HR start-up Employment Hero lands third Series A investor and sees funding balloon to $4.5m

HR start-up Employment Hero lands third Series A investor and sees funding balloon to $4.5m

Cloud-based HR automation platform Employment Hero has added AirTree Ventures to team of Series A investors, bringing its total funding to $4.5 million.  The Series A round was already over-subscribed after the freemium Service attracted $3 million from OneVentures and AMP New Ventures in June to finance growth, including an expansion into the UK market. The additional […]

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The SuperStream deadline (28 Oct) won’t be pushed back again, small businesses warned

The SuperStream deadline (28 Oct) won’t be pushed back again, small businesses warned

Businesses with 19 or fewer employees have less than two weeks to transition to SuperStream – the new, mandatory electronic standard for paying superannuation contributions.    “The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is pleased that more than 75 per cent of small businesses are already SuperStream compliant however, there is still a way to go to ensure […]

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The Founder doing big business by selling simplicity secures $15 million funding

The Founder doing big business by selling simplicity secures $15 million funding

Since launching in regional NSW in 2002, the Australian fintech start-up, invoice2go, has gone from strength to strength. Now, the App store’s number one invoicing app which creates more than 1 million invoices each month has received another boost to its confidence with a further $15 million in series C funding from investors. CreditorWatch spoke to Invoice2go Founder, Chris […]

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An industry “slow to embrace technology” – until there’s a real need for a solution

An industry “slow to embrace technology” – until there’s a real need for a solution

“Universities will want to play a role, industries will want to play a role, start-ups will want to play a role.” These were the words of NSW Premier Mike Baird recently speaking to the ABC about plans to transform Sydney’s inner-west foreshore into a new tech hub. A development some say is long overdue – not least, one […]

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Tech leaders and start ups excited by Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister

Tech leaders and start ups excited by Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister

Tech leaders have expressed new found enthusiasm and excitement following Malcolm Turnbull’s appointment to Prime Minister this week. As a founding director of Australia’s first internet company, OzEmail, Mr Turnbull’s credentials and acumen are expected to deliver a boost to tech start ups across Australia. “He understands the challenges we face in regard to tech disruption […]

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Behaviours that save

Behaviours that save

I’d like to open by congratulating CreditorWatch on their nomination for Emerging Add-on of the Year Award at the Xerocon exhibition in Melbourne last week. Streamlining, efficiency, productivity – there are plenty of ‘buzzwords’ to choose from when speaking of business performance and how things can be done better. There’s no shortage of discussion and advice around these […]

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Xero announces strategic partnerships to benefit small business

Xero announces strategic partnerships to benefit small business

Xero has announced a number of strategic partnerships today at Australia’s largest accounting technology conference in Melbourne, Xerocon Australia. In a keynote speech to over 1600 attendees at Xerocon Australia today, Xero Australia Managing Director, Chris Ridd, also announced that this week Xero expects to reach more than 250,000 paying subscribers using the global accounting platform in […]

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