Tag: Business

  • The Future of Australian Car Ownership

    65.8 billion dollars is how much money ASIC recorded Australians spent on car ownership in 2016 alone. With the costs of petrol, insurance, car maintenance and most importantly space for parking rapidly rising, the traditional model of car ownership is evolving. More than ever we hear the term “sharing economy” and undoubtedly the car industry… Read more »

  • New cutting edge co-working space redefines Fitzroy as Australia’s business district

    United Co., set in the heart of buzzing Fitzroy, is offering luxury offices and collaborative working space designed to position Fitzroy as Australia’s leading business district.  Julia Ikonomou, community manager for United Co., says “United Co. is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs and small to medium-sized businesses and is attracting interest from all over Australia…. Read more »

  • Verrency signs long-term innovation services deal with volt bank

    Australian global payments innovation provider Verrency has signed a significant long-term deal with volt bank, Australia’s first independent 100% digital bank. The multi-year agreement enables volt bank to leverage Verrency’s cloud-based payments innovation platform and services marketplace to enable cost-effective delivery of a multitude of value-added services to its customers. The agreement comes on the… Read more »

  • New digital bank will provide first genuine alternative to Big Banks

    Australians will soon have a genuine alternative to the Big Four banks, with the launch of 86 400. Worked on under stealth for the past two years and announced publicly for the first time today, 86 400 has been investing heavily in proprietary technology to build a more efficient, digital bank. Among its 60-strong team, it boasts UK… Read more »

  • Taxes made easy for freelancers with this NZ based startup

    Hnry is the best friend you need if you’re a self-employed individual. Let’s be honest, invoices, taxes and compliance can be torturous to keep up with, and it can be the worst part about being self-employed. This is where Hnry swoops in and save your day like your desired superhero crush. Hnry is a ‘pay-as-you-earn’… Read more »

  • Bank of Queensland collaborating with River City Labs to drive innovation

    Bank of Queensland is collaborating with Brisbane premier startup hub, River City Labs. The two-year corporate partnership is done with a mission to grow and support the fintech and startup communities in Queensland. The collaboration will benefit both parties in various ways. There will be an open door approach to this collaboration, giving River City… Read more »

  • Amazon Vs Alibaba and Taobao

    It’s time to set eyes on the battleground since this e-commerce war is worth witnessing. Amazon and the Alibaba Group are battling against each other to win the crown for the leader of the global e-commerce market. Amazon laid the cornerstone in 1995 as an online bookstore whereas Alibaba came in 1999, nearly five years after… Read more »