WA’s only accelerator program that invests in growth-stage startups has had a big corporate boost, with Australia’s biggest oil and gas company coming on board as a partner.
It will take decades until the gender pay gap is likely to close but one major WA industry has made some big progress, according to new research released today.
The desire to give small to medium businesses a chance to succeed on their own is one of the top reasons a Perth millennial “put everything on the line” to launch a new venture.
Overwhelming community support and heavily boosting its online presence was critical to helping one WA family-run small business survive the height of COVID uncertainty.
Perth’s tech startups are increasingly making waves in the US — tapping into a lucrative market of 320 million diverse consumers — to spearhead broader expansion plans.
Two Perth women who were told their business would “never survive without a male company figurehead” have grown their operation to become a multi award winning health service.
New research has revealed the “tipping point” for starting your own business, with dissatisfaction at work among the biggest triggers
Western Australia’s success in keeping the State mostly COVID-19 free has been a win for bricks and mortar retail but experts predict the shift towards online spending is set to strengthen.
WA’s rising female tech stars want to see investment in professional development and innovation to avoid squandering unique opportunities presented by COVID-19.
The COVID pandemic has led many West Australians to rethink their careers with a recent survey showing more than half want to change jobs for better work-life balance.
An industry body that specialises in technology wants the next WA Government to appoint a digital industry minister to support the State’s COVID-19 recovery and to help diversify the economy.
Graphic design software platform Canva has made its first foray into the artificial intelligence space with the acquisition of two new companies to help grow its suite of visual design tools.
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As Apple and Samsung go to war with their latest smartphones, this is how each of them compares on value, features and price.
Beds, baths and even toilets will get smart as hi-tech home technology booms. But experts warn your privacy may be at risk.
Are you ready for a robot maid? Samsung has revealed three android assistants at the Consumer Electronics Show.
TVs are getting bigger, brighter, thinner and more colourful this year but there are a lot of new terms and technologies to know.
West Australians are increasingly turning to start-ups to launch a side hustle, with businesses inundated with people seeking a means to bring in extra money.
WA’s first Indigenous-owned company in the engineering and mining safety sector is intent on creating a legacy for future generations, and strengthening the state’s Aboriginal business sector.
There has never been a more important time to support WA enterprises, according to local business owners, who argue it will help drive the State’s economic recovery.
WA startups are making waves in mining and resources, health and fitness, climate change awareness and battery technology. Here’s who’s set to make it big this year ....
COVID-19 may have wreaked havoc on the oil and gas industry, but some WA companies specialising in subsea robotics technology are bucking the trend.
Fabian Le Gay Brereton and Pete Tickler secure $675,000 for their clean energy and tech play Gridcognition.
Stephen Cornish bet his Woodvale home on his internet start-up, internet provider Pentanet. The company is tapping shareholders for $22.5 million via an initial public offer.
WA’s peak industry body for start-ups has enlisted the help of leading entrepreneurs to shape the long-term strategy and attract more funding to the burgeoning sector.
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