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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Spenceley’s teclo Swoop and WA’s NodeOne will combine in a $60m tie-up through a reverse takeover of ASX shell company, Stemify.
The founder of dating app Bumble watched her wealth soar as the firm celebrated a stellar first-day trading performance on Wall Street, with shares soaring nearly 80 per cent in their debut.
A WA-based entrepreneur behind a growing national fitness empire is adamant that aspiring businessmen and women don’t need to move to Australia’s East Coast to be successful.
An airline in the US will buy up to 200 small electric air taxis to help customers in urban areas get to the airport.
The Perth gamer who sold his house to start a high-speed Internet provider has been vindicated by a stunning share market debut that has catapulted him into the ranks of WA’s multi-millionaires.
A WA-based company servicing the energy industry has acquired a majority stake in a Victorian firm in a bid to capitalise on the booming east coast infrastructure market.
An online platform is being rolled out to WA doctors to simplify the recruitment process for clinical trials.
Douugh has blamed the sales to director Bert Mondello’s parents on “an administrative error”
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.
The head of WA’s biggest venture capital fund had to adjust his investment model when the world was hit by the coronavirus pandemic but he says it didn’t stop him committing to new projects.
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Gina Rinehart’s empire could one day be challenged by the Perth-born Canva co-founder if the NASDAQ market and US venture capitalists continue to place high valuations on tech unicorns
Fabian Le Gay Brereton and Pete Tickler secure $675,000 for their clean energy and tech play Gridcognition.
WA has the highest use of gig economy services in the country, but a new report suggests workers in the sector could face long-term financial disadvantages.
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.
Perth-based internet services provider Pentanet is rattling the tin for $22.5 million to expand the footprint of its fixed-wireless network.
The strength of WA’s remote mining operations has positioned the State to tap the global space tech sector, but experts warn communication between the two industries needs to improve.
The number of WA investors in equity crowdfunding is on track to double this year, while the volume of funds raised since 2019 has jumped by over a third amid growing awareness of the market.
WA-based fintech WeMoney is one of the sector’s newest players but is already making strides to separate itself from the industry giants.
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.
WA startup founders are divided on what support is needed to help give budding tech companies the best chance of success.
Zak Kirkup and Dean Nalder are telephoning Liberal MPs to win support to be the next Opposition Leader after Liza Harvey’s surprise resignation.
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