Budget 2016: Government reaffirms commitment to innovation agenda with a focus on fintech

The federal government has used the 2016 budget to reinforce its commitment to the national innovation agenda, with a particular focus on the role of fintech startups.

Budget 2016: Tax “discount” for unincorporated businesses increased from 5% to 8%

Unincorporated small businesses will receive an 8% tax “discount” from the start of July, up from 5% last year.

Mad Mex brings back The Big Burrito Challenge

The Mexican food chain announced that “The Big Burrito Challenge” will return for the month of May, inviting its fans to #unleashthebeast to conquer the one kilogram Big Burrito.

Some tips and inspiring stories of successful businesses you might want to consider

Six things all startups need to know about working with big businesses

While the disruptive capabilities of startups are often discussed, partnering with a big corporate instead of trying to destroy them can be game-changing for a little tech company.

The 32 tools this Aussie founder uses to build her Silicon Valley startup

Holly Cardew is the founder Pixc and was listed as a Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia emerging entrepreneur to watch in the ecommerce and retail space.

How to attract and sign that big business partner

Business development is probably the single important function of a startup CEO that determines whether your business will take off or not. It’s also an incredibly efficient growth channel.

What you need to know when choosing the right financing option for your business

Access to loan facilities and financing is critical to the ongoing success of any growing Australian business. Whether you’re buying raw materials ahead of a busy season, looking to hire new staff or expanding into a new territory, it will likely require some form of advance funding.

How a startup backed by Australia’s cricket captain turned over $1 million in less than three months

A Byron Bay startup says it has turned over more than $1 million in sales in just 79 days thanks to social media and video sharing.

Koala Mattress offers disruptive mattress technology for “zero-disturbance sleep” and co-founder Dany Milham says their social medial strategy was crafted very early on.

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