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Tough times for business as failures increase and startups flounder

Tough times for business as failures increase and startups flounder

Many small businesses and startups are struggling, with failures of Australian businesses increasing 12.7 per cent in the previous financial year.

  • by Cara Waters

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Uber knows everything about me except (apparently) my gender
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Uber

Uber knows everything about me except (apparently) my gender

Instead of tracking one-night stands, maybe Uber should try tracking gender discrimination.

  • by Cara Waters
Atlassian exec urges startups to 'dig deeper'
Innovation

Atlassian exec urges startups to 'dig deeper'

Oji Udezue wants to mentor businesses that offer things that fill a void in what's already available.

  • by Emma Koehn
Beers in half an hour? Buying into the on-demand booze delivery boom
Woolworths

Beers in half an hour? Buying into the on-demand booze delivery boom

Big corporates are snapping up alcohol-on-demand startups as convenience becomes key.

  • by Cara Waters
‘Nice girls’ and Uber: Why the rating system is a gender trap
Opinion
Opinion

‘Nice girls’ and Uber: Why the rating system is a gender trap

My crushingly low Uber rating might just be something to do with being a woman.

  • by Cara Waters
I like to think I'm a nice person but my Uber rating tells a different story
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Opinion

I like to think I'm a nice person but my Uber rating tells a different story

As trust becomes increasingly important in a digital economy my low Uber rating is starting to hurt.

  • by Cara Waters
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'They start with a fingernail and end with an arm': Restaurants farewell Foodora
Sharing economy

'They start with a fingernail and end with an arm': Restaurants farewell Foodora

The delivery giant's exit from the Australian market was seen as inevitable by some.

  • by Emma Koehn & Cara Waters
Got a subscription for your TV, your music, what about your car?
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Got a subscription for your TV, your music, what about your car?

Car subscription startup Carbar raises $5 million in bid to change the way Australians own cars.

  • by Cara Waters
'Idolised entrepreneurs': Hosing down the startup hype
Entrepreneur

'Idolised entrepreneurs': Hosing down the startup hype

A leading US expert has warned the hype around startup firms means that many people want to be an entrepreneur for no other reason than "it sounds good".

  • by Cara Waters
'We can't hire the right people': the five jobs in short supply
Managing

'We can't hire the right people': the five jobs in short supply

Anastasia Volkova is a trained rocket scientist but there's one problem that's beyond her: finding the right staff.

  • by Cara Waters
Movie ticket platform Choovie turns to equity crowdfunding

Movie ticket platform Choovie turns to equity crowdfunding

The homegrown dynamic pricing movie ticket platform is looking to grow - but it needs new investors to do so.

  • by Karl Quinn