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Denham Sadler
July 1, 2017
When 500 Startups founder Dave McClure visited Melbourne last month as a guest of the Victorian government he had already been stood down from the “day-t...


Michael Sainsbury
December 19, 2016
When Ben Hamilton moved to Singapore from Melbourne in 2009 to explore the Southeast Asian market for education software services, he didn’t realize that...

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Graeme Philipson
September 30, 2016
Melbourne based Yellowfin has become one of the Australian software industry’s great success stories. Its business intelligence products now have over a millio...


Stuart Kennedy
September 27, 2016
Down in the small business trenches these days the word is not so much ‘eat or be eaten’ as ‘disrupt or be disrupted’. Buzz phrase niceties aside, the effec...


Chris Baxter
September 27, 2016
What’s the big story in software patent applications in 2016? Does it by any chance involve a tamper-proof, virtual decentralised verification ledger? In other...

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Graeme Philipson
May 25, 2016
Amaysim was launched in 2010 as an Australian MVNO (mobile virtual network operator). Like all MVNOs, it does not have its own network, but resells capacity fr...

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Beverley Head
April 12, 2016
Plot the share price for digital property business REA Group and it’s a little like the Himalayas – ups and downs, but the general trend is ever higher. So wha...
Graeme Philipson
March 31, 2016
Brisbane-based Technology One is Australia’s biggest home-grown software company with close to $200 million in annual revenues and more than a thousand employe...
Graeme Philipson
March 22, 2016
8common is a small Australian software company with big plans. Since its IPO on the ASX in August 2014 it has more than doubled in size, and now has more than ...

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Graeme Philipson
March 7, 2016
Solar and other forms of renewable energy have been in the news recently. Much of the attention has been on the Government’s equivocation on Australia’s renewa...


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