The UK is a natural contender for an Australian business looking to go global, but there are a couple of key things to think about before making the move.
Australia has a curse of complacency, which I believe is a function of its more “laid-back” business culture, and the cultural cringe associated with self-promotion.
Melbourne-headquartered video production marketplace Genero has raised $4 million in a funding round led by existing backer Ellerston Capital to pursue growth in the United States.
After spending its first few years in the Australian market getting a lay of the land, the local arm of global web domain registrar GoDaddy has launched a big marketing push taking aim at the 60 percent of small businesses that don’t have a website.
InsurTech has been pinned as a growing industry thanks to claim and drone startups, although it is faced with fundamental challenges, according to a report.
Affinity is a connecting app combining psychometrics with machine learning to generate an “Affinity Score” which is used to match users on the platform.
Startupbootcamp has launched ‘Energy Australia’, a Melbourne-based accelerator to support startups working in the energy space.
Australia is the top nation, alongside Brazil, facilitating the largest fintech deals outside the global core markets, according to a CB Insights report.
Through an app, US platform Boon Investments offers robo-advice to facilitate investments in the US market for Australian consumers.
Looking to further the development of the Victorian fintech sector, the state government has announced its plans to establish a fintech hub in Melbourne.
Entrepreneurs in Asia start a company with a global market in mind, whereas in the US, most startups are focused on the domestic market.
Avaz is a platform which looks to offer a cheaper, feature-packed project management alternative focused on helping SMBs complete service-based work.
KimKim connects customers looking to book a trip with a travel specialist either based, or well versed in, the country a customer wants to travel to.
Plus Eight has announced that former Dropbox advisor Tim Brewer will be joining the program as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence.
The MDEC has announced the development of new digital startup hubs and incentives that it hopes will attract Australian startups to Malaysia.