Pre-budget submissions show support for government-backed venture capital fund

In a series of pre-budget submissions, finance industry bodies have thrown their support behind a government-backed venture capital fund to further innovation in all industries while continuing to support Australian startups. The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has submitted a recommendation for the government to establish a VC fund, citing a declining or insufficient amount […]

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Blockchain marketplace startup CanYa raises $12 million in Australia’s second-largest initial coin offering

Blockchain-based services marketplace CanYa has completed Australia’s second-largest initial coin offering (ICO), raising $12 million in cryptocurrency Ethereum over a 30-day period via a crowdsale of its CAN tokens. During that period, the 2015-founded startup also completed the acquisition of a majority stake in online bug bounty platform BountySource for an undisclosed amount, taking the […]

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Blockchain marketplace startup CanYa raises $12 million in Australia’s second-largest initial coin offering

Blockchain-based services marketplace CanYa has completed Australia’s second-largest initial coin offering (ICO), raising $12 million in cryptocurrency Ethereum over a 30-day period via a crowdsale of its CAN tokens. During that period, the 2015-founded startup also completed the acquisition of a majority stake in online bug bounty platform BountySource for an undisclosed amount, taking the […]

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Blockchain marketplace startup CanYa raises $12 million in Australia’s second-largest initial coin offering

Blockchain-based services marketplace CanYa has completed Australia’s second-largest initial coin offering (ICO), raising $12 million in cryptocurrency Ethereum over a 30-day period via a crowdsale of its CAN tokens. During that period, the 2015-founded startup also completed the acquisition of a majority stake in online bug bounty platform BountySource for an undisclosed amount, taking the […]

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How Australian cocoa growers are future-proofing against a chocolate shortage

Climate change could crumble the global chocolate industry in 30 years, but Australian farmers are future-proofing their produce. More than half the world’s cocoa is grown in Côte d’Ivoire, known as Ivory Coast, and Ghana. But drying conditions and rising temperatures are making the West African countries less suitable for cocoa cultivation. “A small impact on those […]

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Meet the tech-savvy customer of the future

If you think we’re tech savvy now, wait until you meet the ‘future’ you. You’ll no longer carry any cash, won’t drive yourself around and will be able to work from literally anywhere because everyone will be connected through telephonics. And for the small business owner, that future is becoming reality – and fast. Most […]

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Meet the 18-year-old entrepreneur taking on the world with his digital development company, Teko

While most teens his age are still recovering from the aftermath of Schoolies Week, 18-year-old Nathan Testa is burning the midnight oil, running his own digital agency across multiple time zones. Having dropped out of high school in 2015, he started digital development company Teko in 2016, focusing on both website creation and digital branding […]

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