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'We operate in a world of secrets': Cyber security firm opens up

'We operate in a world of secrets': Cyber security firm opens up

A key issue for Penten has been marketing a business when most of its work is top secret. 

  • by Cara Waters

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'The three-legged stool': McDonald's recipe for franchise success
Franchising

'The three-legged stool': McDonald's recipe for franchise success

McDonald's Australia boss Andrew Gregory has been "shocked" by some of the evidence that has emerged at a parliamentary inquiry into the scandal-plagued franchise industry.

  • by Cara Waters
Cybersecurity firm takes out top business awards
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Cybersecurity firm takes out top business awards

Canberra cyber security firm Penten was awarded the 2018 Telstra Australian Business of the Year at an awards ceremony in Melbourne on Thursday evening.

  • by Cara Waters
All about the nose: wine startup raises $2 million
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All about the nose: wine startup raises $2 million

The Wine Gallery has secured $2 million in funding to expand its wine and technology business.

  • by Cara Waters
Rise of tap and go slugs bottom lines
Finance

Rise of tap and go slugs bottom lines

Small businesses are bearing the brunt of consumers' appetites for contactless payment.

  • by Cara Waters
Inside Deliveroo's dark kitchens, the food delivery fight's new front
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Inside Deliveroo's dark kitchens, the food delivery fight's new front

Online delivery giants Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Foodora have had a major impact on both restaurants and consumers.

  • by Cara Waters
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'Business as usual': 7-Eleven defends witness settlements
Franchising

'Business as usual': 7-Eleven defends witness settlements

The convenience chain settled with key witnesses a day before they were contacted by the Senate inquiry into franchising.

  • by Cara Waters
'They will be like headless chooks': 7-Eleven to face inquiry over bribery claims
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'They will be like headless chooks': 7-Eleven to face inquiry over bribery claims

The convenience store giant will have to respond to allegations 7-Eleven bought witnesses.

  • by Cara Waters
'We could have done better' - Retail Food Group admits mistakes
Franchising

'We could have done better' - Retail Food Group admits mistakes

Embattled company put onus on franchisees to do their due diligence.

  • by Cara Waters
Atlassian co-founder funds gender equity startup's US expansion
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Atlassian co-founder funds gender equity startup's US expansion

WORK180 has raised another $1 million from investors including Scott Farquhar to fund its expansion to the United States.

  • by Cara Waters
Xero to hero: Accounting platform finds its feet as Rod Drury steps back
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Xero to hero: Accounting platform finds its feet as Rod Drury steps back

Founder Rod Drury has stepped back to ensure a smooth succession for chief executive Steve Vamos.

  • by Cara Waters