Experts

Power List: Meet Christie Whitehill

- July 17, 2019 4 MIN READ

Growing up on a property in northern Queensland before moving to Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays, Tech Ready Women founder Christie Whitehill had something of an idyllic childhood. Days were spent riding horses and exploring nature. “At one stage I wanted to be a park ranger and idolised Ranger Stacey,” Whitehill tells KBB. Tech played… Read more »

Pymetrics
Features

How Pymetrics is removing bias from the recruitment process

- October 5, 2018 4 MIN READ

A range of organisations and initiatives have sought to tackle unconscious bias – or straight out bias – in recruitment over the last few years. The Victorian Government, for example, last year launched a pilot program called Recruit Smarter to trial different approaches, such as blind CVs, to address the issue. Approaching the problem with artificial intelligence… Read more »

News

City of Sydney launches Global Sydney Landing Pad program

- September 26, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

The City of Sydney is set to launch a new office space and support service for international companies and entrepreneurs from Asia and China looking to do business in Sydney. The Global Sydney Landing Pad Program will be developed and coordinated by Haymarket HQ, Australia’s only Asia innovation hub, supporting businesses looking to expand and… Read more »

Finance

Equity fundraising legislation a gamechanger for startups & small business

- September 12, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Funding opportunities for small businesses and startups have just got a whole lot bigger thanks to new legislation surrounding equity fundraising for proprietary limited companies. The legislation, which passed the House of Representatives today, will extend crowdfunding opportunities to proprietary companies. Crowd sourced funding (CSF) has become a popular form of funding amongst entrepreneurs. The… Read more »

Xero Learn
News

Xero unveils educational platform Xero Learn to help develop job-ready graduates

- September 5, 2018 2 MIN READ

Accounting software provider Xero has unveiled Xero Learn, an educational platform looking to help everyone from university students through to small business owners develop their financial literacy. The platform is populated with more than 100 courses taking students through core and advanced accounting and financial literacy skills. The platform allows users to set up dummy… Read more »

The Impact Suite
Features

The Impact Suite is bridging the “trust gap” in the charity and not-for-profit sector

- September 4, 2018 4 MIN READ

As the fuss over the Federal Government’s $443.8 million funding grant to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation has highlighted, the public is increasingly interested in where charities are spending their money and, in particular, how much is actually going to aiding their specified causes (think, perhaps, of the times you or someone you know has… Read more »