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Xero and NAB join forces to streamline bill payments

- December 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

Cloud accounting solution Xero has integrated accounts payable functions on its platform with Australia’s largest business bank in move the company is calling a game-changer. Australian businesses using Xero that have NAB internet banking will be able to instruct multiple bill payments at a time through Xero and approve their bill payments anytime, anywhere, directly in… Read more »

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RBA slashes cash rate to 0.75 per cent

- October 1, 2019 3 MIN READ

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has cut the official cash rate by 25 basis points to a record low of 0.75 per cent, signalling that it’s prepared to cut again if the insipid national economy fails to respond to the third rate cut in four months. Here’s the bank’s full statement following the decision:… Read more »

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Australian startup Stackla sues Facebook for blocking access to the social media giant’s public data

- September 24, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

The AFR reports that Stackla, co-founded in 2012 by Damien Mahoney and Peter Cassidy, lodged proceedings in the US District Court in San Francisco last week. Meanwhile, the US Congress wants to see Facebook documentation relating to the ban as part of a government investigation into anti-competitive behaviour. Stackla is an AI-powered user-generated content (UGC)… Read more »

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Come hear some of Australia’s best angel investors talk about how it’s done

- September 22, 2019 2 MIN READ

Startup ecosystem analysts Techboard will announce the winners of the Australian Angel Awards 2019 at the Sydney Startup Hub next Friday, September 27, and as part of the event, is holding a panel session featuring four of the country’s best angel investors. Investible’s Trevor Folsom, Jelix Ventures founder and CEO Andrea Gardiner, Follow [the] Seed founding partner… Read more »

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It’s Not Business as Usual for these startups today

- September 20, 2019 2 MIN READ

Tech unicorns Atlassian and Canva, along with leading startups Car Next Door, Future Super, Koala, Linktree and Sendle are among more than 2600 Australian businesses backing today’s student-led climate change strike under the Not Business As Usual coalition in a remarkable groundswell of business support. Millions of children worldwide are expected to take part in the global… Read more »

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9 things to help prevent your business being scammed

- August 13, 2019 3 MIN READ

More than half (53%) of small business owners are worried about being scammed  Yet only a third train staff in scam awareness and prevention  Australian SMBs lose an average of nearly $40,000 per scam Scams on small businesses are costing owners more than $20,000 a scam according to new research from Westpac. The Westpac State… Read more »