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Ten Australian startups to watch in 2018

Dominic Powell | SmartCompany Each year, thousands of talented Australian entrepreneurs come pouring out of the woodwork, starting fresh new startups with bold ideas, and seeking funding, customers, or just recognition. Those entrepreneurs are the backbone of Australia’s startup ecosystem, […]

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How lending startups like Afterpay make their money

The Conversation | SmartCompany By Saurav Dutta, Curtin University Startups like Afterpay that allow consumers to ‘instantly’ borrow money for purchases are using a business model that has been around for centuries. It’s called “factoring” of accounts receivables. This is […]

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The PR sins and wins of 2017

Nicole Reaney | SmartCompany It’s been a tumultuous year in brand image for some companies and personalities right round the world, while for others, 2017 has brought new-found fame and likeability. From the shameful to the opportunistic, gathered here are […]