Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Australia's top 20 cannabis companies

Let's not beat around the bush. The last 12 months have been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride for cannabis investors, as oversupply and quality problems in North America sent shares in the industry plunging and dragged ASX-listed stocks down with them. In this list, last year's number one Elixinol is now in 13th position. Cre...

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MooGoo continues UK expansion with Holland & Barrett deal

MooGoo continues UK expansion with Holland & Barrett deal

Gold Coast-based skincare brand MooGoo has launched into 550 Holland & Barrett stores in the UK as online sales rise during COVID-19 lockdowns. Holland & Barrett is a major multi-national operator of health food shops and has been performing well during the COVID-19 pandemic, with online sales reportedly up 300 to 400 per cent acr...

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P4 Group and Ruby Communications merge to form powerhouse agency

P4 Group and Ruby Communications merge to form powerhouse agency

Two of Queensland's award-winning communications consultancies have joined forces to become one of the State's largest privately owned integrated agencies. P4 Group has acquired Ruby Communications, bolstering the company's service offering across public relations, digital, creative, marketing, communications and stakeholder e...

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Remote working revolution sees Canva valuation hit US$6 billion

Remote working revolution sees Canva valuation hit US$6 billion

Australian online design platform Canva is now worth US$6 billion (AUD$8.7 billion) after completing a US$60 million funding raise. The valuation is up from US$3.2 billion, with the company attributing the lift to its growing prominence as a workplace collaboration platform and strong user growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. More tha...

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CitrusAd doubles revenue during COVID-19 online shopping boom

CitrusAd doubles revenue during COVID-19 online shopping boom

Australian digital ad platform CitrusAd has been turbocharged by the surge in online shopping resulting from COVID-19 restrictions, doubling its revenue and securing five new major international retail clients. The company, co-founded by entrepreneur and former AFL player Brad Moran (pictured), has signed five new international clients in...

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From zero to $3 million: Nicole Shiraz reflects on Boss Ladies sale

From zero to $3 million: Nicole Shiraz reflects on Boss Ladies sale

After founding her luxury handbag rental company Boss Ladies in January 2019, in a short space of time Nicole Shiraz's venture went from a prospective $500 per month side hustle to an international brand worth $3 million. That was the price Shiraz sold the business for earlier this month to luxury concierge and private air travel busi...

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iVvy co-founder James Greig launches Wildflower Gin distillery

iVvy co-founder James Greig launches Wildflower Gin distillery

What began as a passion project with a brief stint as a hand sanitiser is now a fully fledged gin distillery in production. Founded by Gold Coast-based serial entrepreneur James Greig (pictured), the distillery Wildflower Gin was unveiled this week to the delight of gin obsessives. On paper the decision by a tech entrepreneur to launc...

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Integrity Food Co to launch vegan range as sales skyrocket

Integrity Food Co to launch vegan range as sales skyrocket

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown many businesses out of whack. Disruption to supply chains, bricks-and-mortar retailers closing for weeks, and the implementation of COVIDSafe business practices have all been costly. But in this new economy there are some businesses that are not only surviving but thriving. Heading into the pandemi...

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Gilmour Space Technologies to develop rockets for the Defence Force

Gilmour Space Technologies to develop rockets for the Defence Force

Gold Coast space-tech company Gilmour Space Technologies has penned an R&D agreement with the Federal Government today. The new partnership between Defence Science and Technology and Gilmour Space will see the two research defence-related technologies including propulsion, materials and avionics technologies. The research will the...

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COVID-19 challenges fail to stifle success for Made With Plants

COVID-19 challenges fail to stifle success for Made With Plants

An Australian vegan brand has found success on the shelves of Woolworths despite having the odds stacked against it. Made From Plants took advantage of heightened demand for plant-based protein products during the COVID-19 pandemic, launching a new and improved range. It feels counterintuitive to launch a brand new line of products in...

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Tammy Hembrow's latest clothing range for kids sells out in two minutes

Tammy Hembrow's latest clothing range for kids sells out in two minutes

Influencer, fitness guru, fashion designer and entrepreneur Tammy Hembrow (pictured right) is, by now, quite used to her fashion collections selling out. But surely even she was surprised to learn that her first children's clothing line called Saski Mini sold out in just two minutes when it launched yesterday. Hembrow's first ...

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Malcolm Turnbull joins Myriota's $28 million funding round

Malcolm Turnbull joins Myriota's $28 million funding round

Satellite connectivity innovators Myriota have completed a $28 million Series B funding round backed by high-profile investors including former Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull. The Adelaide-based Internet of Things (IoT) company has now raised more than $50 million from its Series A and B funding rounds collectively enabling ...

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The best entrepreneurial decision I ever made

The best entrepreneurial decision I ever made

The entrepreneurial journey can be a lonely road. In my own experience, I found that at times the entrepreneurial drive and commitment could be all encompassing. It's quite easy to get caught up in your own head or, worse yet, limited by your own (tunnel) vision.  As an ambitious business owner, I knew that I wanted to te...

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Brisbane entrepreneur's AI eyeball a sight to behold

Brisbane entrepreneur's AI eyeball a sight to behold

The human eye is a marvel of evolution. We can differentiate approximately 10 million different colours, we can see the light of a candle up to 22 kilometres away in the right conditions, and they are the most active muscles in our body. But like every other part of our build, the human eye has its limits. If there's anything ...

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Outland Denim is helping end modern slavery one thread at a time

Outland Denim is helping end modern slavery one thread at a time

For Outland Denim founder James Bartle (pictured), business is personal. While travelling in East Asia Bartle saw a young girl for sale, and it's a sight that has stuck with him ever since. His experience inspired him to establish his Gold Coast-based fashion business he hopes will make a difference to the estimated 40.3 mill...

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Could this startup's drone technology revive bushfire-ravaged Australia?

Could this startup's drone technology revive bushfire-ravaged Australia?

From creating hyper-detailed maps to delivering burritos and online shopping orders, companies are finding myriad ways to modify drone technology into commercial products. But this latest use of the tech could prove fruitful for bushfire affected communities and Australia's natural world as the country comes to terms with the destruct...

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Workout queen Ashy Bines launches activewear collection

Workout queen Ashy Bines launches activewear collection

Influencers and activewear fit together like quinoa and kale, but Ashy Bines promises that her new fashion line is different from the rest. Called 'BASELINE by Ashy Bines' the brand is set to go on sale on February 26, pushing the entrepreneur, personal trainer and influencer in a brand new direction. "I live in activewea...

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SA Chief Entrepreneur: New Adelaide innovation hub to lift business superstars

SA Chief Entrepreneur: New Adelaide innovation hub to lift business superstars

There's no shortage of ideas in the Festival State. While outsiders might perceive South Australia as the small, quiet, wine-sipping cousin of Victoria, the state's entrepreneurial scene is growing fast. Perhaps this is best represented by its new innovation hub Lot Fourteen, which once built will be one of the Southern Hemisp...

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Fashion brand LSKD partners with Google drone delivery service Wing

Fashion brand LSKD partners with Google drone delivery service Wing

In what is a first for Queensland, Australian lifestyle fashion brand LSKD has officially partnered with Google's drone delivery service Wing. From today, customers in Logan, Queensland, can receive orders from LSKD in as little as ten minutes via drone. LSKD is following in the footsteps of retailers like The Iconic and Drummond ...

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Freight forwarding startup Verus Global hits $24m in first year

Freight forwarding startup Verus Global hits $24m in first year

Just over a year ago Jackson Meyer was spruiking a new freight forwarding business model built on overhauling "outdated" processes and branding while cutting third-parties out of the picture. The budding entrepreneur claimed his business Verus Global would be able to reach turnover of $12 million in the first year of operation. ...

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