Digital greeting card startup Cardly raises $230,000 from QUT Creative Enterprise Australia

Having last year walked away from a $250,000 deal with Naomi Simson brokered on the set of Shark Tank, Melbourne-founded digital greeting card startup Cardly has raised $230,000 in a seed funding round led by QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA). The funding comes as the startup looks to invest in artificial intelligence (AI) to further … Read more

Finance Your Business : Secure Funding to Start, Run, and Grow Your Business (ebook)

Author: Staff of Entrepreneur Media Every business needs money. Whether you’re just starting out or are ready to expand, hunting for cash isn’t easy and you’ll need a game plan to be successful. The experts of Entrepreneur can help improve your odds of success by exploring the available options to guiding you from small business … Read more

AUSSIE CROWNED DUKE OF YORK’S GLOBAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

GOLD COAST surfing icon Nev Hyman believes there are two major problems facing the world today; plastic waste, and a desperate need for affordable shelter. Fortunately, the entrepreneur created Nev House, a company which turns recyclable plastics into low cost structures including homes, schools and clinics which can be clipped together in 2-3 days without … Read more

How location services startup Bluedot scored a deal to help $26 billion corporate Transurban track road tolls

Adelaide-based startup Bluedot has landed a partnership with $26 billion Australian corporate Transurban to launch an app that tracks drivers’ toll road use through advanced location services technology. Bluedot was founded in 2012 by Filip Eldic and Emil Davityan with an original vision to build the world’s first mobile tolling platform off the back of modern-day … Read more

SMOKE, LASERS & STORYTELLING: VANESSA STOYKOV ON HER BUSINESS SUCCESS IN THE FINANCE SECTOR

Over the past two decades, Vanessa Stoykov has carved out a successful career in the finance industry as a storyteller, TV host and entrepreneur. Her first business, Evolution Media Group, has become a multi-million-dollar production house off the back of demand for its educational video content about wealth. Meanwhile, No More Practice – Stoykov’s e-learning service … Read more

The Archangels’ Share : The Story of the World’s First Syndicate of Business Angels (ebook)

Author: Kenny Kemp, Graham Lironi, Peter Shakeshaft The remarkable inside story of Archangels, the oldest and one of the biggest business angel syndicates in the world. In 1992, angel investment was practically unheard of in Scotland… 25 years later, Archangels has invested more than £200m into some 80 early-stage companies, helping them grow into flourishing … Read more

SLINGSHOT ANNOUNCES A DOZEN STARTUPS FOR REGIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM ACCELERATOR

Twelve startups have been selected to participate in Horizons, a regional travel accelerator program being run by Slingshot in partnership with travel tech company Amadeus, Brisbane Airport corporation and Queensland Tourism Industry Council. According to Slingshot CEO, Karen Lawson, the Horizons cohort boasts some of the most experienced travel entrepreneurs in the industry, including Paul … Read more