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Travello secures $1.26 million in funding from local investors

It was almost Christmas: the busiest travel season of the Southern Hemisphere, when Brisbane mates Ryan Hanly and Mark Cantoni, had their global travel app pulled from Apple’s app store. The timing couldn’t be worse. Not only did the Outbound ...

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The offbeat path to investment

About 12 months ago I was all about seeking investment. We had decided that the only way forward for our startup, The Perch Project, was to secure cash investment. That became my top priority. That’s not the offbeat part of ...

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First week at a startup: SafetyCulture

The following is an edited, first-hand account of Shirley Gwynn’s inaugural week as Head of Customer Experience at SafetyCulture. An earlier version can be found at the SafetyCulture Blog. Meet me – someone who has only worked in large organisations, with thousands of employees, ...

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