Latest Stories - Page 24

  • Outsource or in-house, let’s discuss

    This can be the age-old question when you start a startup, should I have the whole team ready for every aspect of my company? That may be the dream, but in reality, it might be too costly to hire a full team. From a startup perspective, allocating funds is crucial in the early stages; a… Read more »

  • Female founders step up at Startup Vic’s pitch night

    Females took the stage this time at Startup Vic’s pitch night. This was a collaborative effort among the major supporters like MYOB, KPMG, LaunchVic, female-centric co-working space OneRoof and one of Melbourne’s OG coworking space, Inspire9. The pitch night was hailed as the largest one they ever held, just look at the picture below! Four… Read more »

  • Australian government invests $8 million in blockchain

    Blockchain is government approved. The Australian government is showing support for blockchain by pumping in over $8 million taxpayer-funded investment in a cryptocurrency-based company. The breakdown of this investment shows a grant of $2.57 million in direct funding into the Fremantle-based project, and additional $5.68 million funds provided by partners including blockchain firm Power Ledger… Read more »

  • Appen acquires Leapforce for $105 million

    Appen is taking over the world, this time acquiring their competitor, US-based Leapforce for $105.3 million. This will take the ASX-listed company to another level. According to The Australian Financial Review, the deal is made up of 80 percent cash and 20 percent equity and will be funded by a new debt facility of $72.6… Read more »

  • How Uber enters new markets

    Since it’s inception in 2000, Uber has been the tech company we all love to hate. Its rise has been rapid. In 2014, it was rolling out at a rate of one city per day. Now, it’s in more than 450 cities worldwide. So, this is how Uber does it. Scout Despite the speed of… Read more »

  • Jeff Bezos is the world’s only $100 billionaire

    Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos is worth more than $100 billion all thanks to Black Friday. Bezos is the newest guy to reach that net worth since 1999, which was previously achieved by Bill Gates. Although Australia does not participate actively during Black Friday, we are pretty much aware of the Internet image… Read more »

  • Bitcoin price hits $9000

    Well, the price of Bitcoin passed $9000, setting a new high for itself. The price has been increasing since yesterday, hitting $9000 and now it is well over $9000. According to CoinMarketCap, bitcoin has increased by 8.61percent in 24 hours, and 20.47 percent over the last seven days. The market capitalisation is around $161 billion…. Read more »