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Bunbury-based ecommerce platform Delpino’s helps consumers buy ‘ethical’ products based on their values

According to a report published by the ABC earlier this year, the retail sales value of Fairtrade products in Australia has increased by 70 percent over the last five years to reach more than $260 million, with consumers steadily becoming more aware of the impact their purchases can have. Of course, there is more to be done … Read more

Spotify may soon dominate music the way Google does search — this is why

While competition online starts the same way as that in offline markets, my research shows it often settles very differently online. Both have seen lots of competitors emerge in a new area underpinned by new technologies. But online, consolidation ends in a high-stakes winner-takes-most “title fight” between the two strongest players. In search this was AltaVista vs … Read more

Product management (book)

Authors: Brian Lawley and Pamela Schure Product management plays a pivotal role in organizations. In fact, it’s now considered the fourth most important title in the corporate world – yet only a tiny fraction of product managers have been trained for this vital position. If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people who … Read more

BEFORE THEY HAD GLOBAL REACH, QWILR’S FOUNDERS HAD TO ‘MURDER’ THEIR ONLINE DOCUMENT STARTUP

Since Qwilr launched in June 2014, co-founders Mark Tanner and Dylan Baskind have raised $2 million in funding for their SaaS web-document builder, which has been used by more than 40,000 businesses, world-wide, to create 200,000 webpages. The business partners spoke to Dynamic Business about having to ‘change gears’ and ‘murder darlings’ to get to where they are, … Read more

Gold Coast startup AutoGuru connects drivers to transparent quotes on car repairs and servicing

For the average driver, getting one’s car serviced means going to the local mechanic and simply having to accept what they say and pay up as you don’t know any better. To help better educate consumers around car servicing and repairs and make pricing more transparent is Gold Coast startup AutoGuru. Founder Eden Shirley said, “Australia … Read more

ASX-listed wearable tech startup Nuheara raises $9 million for its intelligent earphones

Wearable tech startup Nuheara has raised $9 million from institutional investors, just five months after the ASX-listed startup began distributing its intelligent earphones. The patented Nuheara earphone technology allows users to alter sound levels, amplifying conversations and suppressing background noise. It was developed by co-founders Justin Miller, formerly chief executive of global communication company Sensear, … Read more

“WE HAVE A HUGE WAY TO GO”: WHY SLEEPING DUCK DECLINED TO SHARE THEIR MATTRESS WITH A SHARK

The engineers behind rapid-growth mattress startup Sleeping Duck dived into the Shark Tank, this week, but surfaced without a deal, after knocking back offers, worth half a million, from both Andrew Banks and Steve Baxter. As they told Dynamic Business, the ‘deal breaker’ wasn’t the equity each shark demanded; rather, they weren’t convinced either could help take … Read more