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Xero increases dominance of cloud accounting with 37 per cent growth

Xero increases dominance of cloud accounting with 37 per cent growth

The cloud-based accounting platform's growth continued, with 193,000 new subscribers added in the half. But it came at a cost, with net losses widening.

  • by Cara Waters

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Flow Hive pest free after parasite brand folds
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Flow Hive pest free after parasite brand folds

The Australian inventors of Flow Hive has won a battle against a copycat in a case that gives hope to other inventors.

  • by Nina Hendy
Swipe right on dating app Bumble for business at the races
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Swipe right on dating app Bumble for business at the races

Startup Bumble is using the Melbourne Cup carnival to push the platform as a hiring and networking tool.

  • by Cara Waters
Private equity giant KKR increases bid for MYOB
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Private equity giant KKR increases bid for MYOB

US private equity firm KKR has sweetened its bid for accounting software platform MYOB to $3.77 a share, valuing the company at $2.2 billion.

  • by Cara Waters
At 34, Akiko has jumped from job to job - now she has a company worth $313m
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At 34, Akiko has jumped from job to job - now she has a company worth $313m

By the age of 34, Akiko Naka has already experienced more career-wise than most people do in a lifetime.

  • by Keiko Ujikane & Shingo Kawamoto
'Loneliness is a health problem': neighbourhood social network launches in Australia

'Loneliness is a health problem': neighbourhood social network launches in Australia

The boss of Nextdoor says the neighbourhood social network will "invest what it takes" to dominate in Australia.

  • by Cara Waters
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Harnessing house hunters: Property startups say there's growth to come
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Harnessing house hunters: Property startups say there's growth to come

Property price slowdown? Real estate startups are finding ways to leverage it.

  • by Emma Koehn
Startups battle tall poppy syndrome
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Startups battle tall poppy syndrome

Research shows more than half of all Australians have thought seriously about starting a business but are yet to realise their ambition. 

  • by Cara Waters
Push for 'blind pitching' to stop investor gender bias
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Push for 'blind pitching' to stop investor gender bias

Gender information to be blocked from investment pitches, say these founders.

  • by Emma Koehn
Pitching? Here are ten numbers every angel investor needs to know
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Pitching? Here are ten numbers every angel investor needs to know

The most important figures to include in your next investor pitch.

  • by David Jackson
The Perth women making your life better with technology
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The Perth women making your life better with technology

Reducing home loan applications from 42 days to five and enabling a complete break-up with your power company, meet the Perth women using blockchain to improve your life.

  • by Hamish Hastie