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Cradlepoint unveils X10 5G router for swift, secure business internet
4 days ago
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Cradlepoint has launched the X10 5G router, aiming to provide rapid, secure business internet and enhance FWA for SMEs and remote workers.
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Australia's digital health sector yields record-breaking economic returns
Last week
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Australia's digital health investment yields $19.70 in capital, 56 jobs and AUD 4.2m in gross economic value for every AUD $1m invested, according to a landmark report.
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Ex-Hiscox exec Jodi Cartwright joins Tint Financial as CCO
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Former Hiscox executive, Jodi Cartwright, joins fintech firm Tint Financial Services as Chief Commercial Officer, aiming to enhance cross-border trading for SMEs.
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KreditBee expands service to include digital business loans in India
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credit management
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KreditBee expands online credit services in India, offering digital business loans to self-employed individuals and SME's, in a bid to enhance financial inclusion.
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ANNA Money offers £1,500 internship caring for AI-affiliated Terrapin
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Fintech firm ANNA Money provides a unique GBP £1,500 internship opportunity for a student to care for its AI-affiliated Terrapin whilst exploring the customer experience impact of AI technology.
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Prospa offers interest-free loans to New Zealand SMEs for EOFY
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Prospa, a fintech firm, unveils special EOFY offer providing business loans with no interest or repayments for four weeks, aimed at offering much-needed relief to SMEs facing ongoing supply chain and labour cost issues.
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Prism Infosec unveils Cyber Maturity Assessment service
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Prism Infosec launches Cyber Maturity Assessment service to aid companies identify their cyber defence strengths, weaknesses, and potential improvement areas.
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UK tech SMEs investing in young talent despite tough economy
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Despite financial challenges, 69% of UK tech SMEs invest in young talent via low-cost recruitment, showing optimism and resilience.
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Access Group acquires Australian software firm ChangeGPS
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The Access Group cements its commitment to Australia and New Zealand's SMEs, acquiring award-winning software firm, ChangeGPS, marking their fourth accounting-tech acquisition in ANZ in three years.
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SMEs remain bullish, planning growth despite economic challenges
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Despite high inflation and rising interest rates, 80% of SMEs plan strategies for growth in 2024, underpinned by a focus on innovation, investment, and staff training, says a CBA-YouGov study.
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Swoop releases revolutionary Voice product for Aussie SMEs
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Swoop Holdings revolutionises Australia's business communication with the launch of a ground-breaking Voice product, following its acquisition of Seventeen Services.
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SAS joins the National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
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SAS joins the UK's National Cyber Resilience Centre Group, bolstering its efforts to protect small and medium-sized enterprises from cybercrime damages.
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Crowdsourced funding in Australia holds steady in 2023
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software
Amidst overall funding decreases, crowdsourced funding in Australia remained steady in 2023, securing $71m for local businesses.
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iDenfy partners with StackGo to enhance SME compliance solutions
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Lithuania's iDenfy partners with StackGo to boost the Australian firm's SaaS solutions for SMEs in regulated sectors, employing Anti-Money Laundering screening for smarter compliance.
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Oceania privacy pros predict budget cuts, reveals 2024 ISACA survey
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Over half of Oceania's privacy sector professionals predict budget cuts in 2024, accentuating global fears over underfunding and widespread misunderstanding of compliance obligations.
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Introducing Aidge: Alibaba International’s multilingual AI-powered toolkits for SMEs’ global growth
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Alibaba International pilots 'Aidge', an AI-powered toolkit targeting SMEs' global expansion, tackling challenges of language, marketing costs, and access to talent.
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Tint Financial Services celebrates worldwide finance milestone
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Six months after its launch, London-based fintech firm Tint Financial Services has reached a major milestone by facilitating the global flow of goods worth USD $20 million, affirming its value for scaling SMEs.
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Alioth partners with Alibaba.com to boost European SMEs' global reach
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London-based consultancy, Alioth, has partnered with Alibaba.com to expand small and medium-sized European businesses' global footprints, leveraging online B2B marketplaces.
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Volopa and Yapily unite for seamless Open Banking finance experience
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digital banking
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open banking
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Volopa partners with Open Banking API provider, Yapily, aiming to simplify the payment process for finance teams through seamless connectivity using innovative open banking technology.
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Employment Hero and Sage partner to aid Australian SMEs growth
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payroll systems
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Employment Hero and Sage forge a strategic global partnership to harmonise payroll, HR, and financial management for Australia's SMEs, aiding compliance with employment law changes.
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SMEs leaning on remote work as a primary cost-saving measure
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79% of SMEs are adopting remote work for significant cost cuts, despite risks to cybersecurity and strain on funding, reveals a new study.
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Singapore's Qashier launches 'groundbreaking' QR payment terminal
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commerce systems
Singaporean fintech startup Qashier releases QashierPay Soundbox, a groundbreaking QR payment terminal that promises safer digital transactions and hastens the digitisation of payments.
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MYOB's CRM victorious at International Cloud Awards 2024
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accounting systems
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digital banking
MYOB's CRM claims top honours in the Best CRM in the Cloud category at the International Cloud Awards 2024, solidifying its position as a leader for SMEs.
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Quadient partners with Xero to enhance accounting process for SMEs
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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accounting systems
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Quadient partners with cloud-accounting software provider Xero to streamline and enhance accounting processes for SMEs in the UK and North America.