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5 Ways to Thrive: Future-Proofing Your Small Business

5 Ways to Thrive: Future-Proofing Your Small Business

Only half of Australian small businesses survive beyond their fourth birthday. While there’s no magic formula for success, there are several things that nearly all growing businesses have in common. Here are five ways to future-proof your business when starting out: Calculate cash flow for forecasting One of the biggest challenges for small businesses is […]

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5 Benefits of Our Newest Product: Bankruptcy Plus

5 Benefits of Our Newest Product: Bankruptcy Plus

CREDITORWATCH | 3 MIN READ CreditorWatch has recently introduced a new product, Bankruptcy Plus, in light of customer feedback. Just how valuable is this new tool and is it worth adding on to your subscription?    Over two years in the making, Colin Porter, founder of CreditorWatch, has been lobbying Australian Financial Securities Authority (AFSA) to […]

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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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