Australia Post and DocuSign provide one-step digital solution to ‘100 point’ ID verification

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Australia Post and DocuSign’s Digital iD solution will allow customers to prove their identity using a one-step online ID verification system.

Australians spend a record of $21.3 billion shopping online

Online purchases continue to grow with more Australians shopping online than ever before. New research from Australia Post indicates total purchases topping $21.3 billion for the first time, a 18.7% increase compared with 2016 with local retailers accounting for more than 80% of the total spend. Australia Post today released its annual Inside Australian Online… Continue reading Australians spend a record of $21.3 billion shopping online

Australia Post eliminates the gender pay gap

Australia Post has announced that it has achieved gender parity in pay, with an average 0% pay gap between men and women across the organisation. This marks an improvement on 2016, when Australia Post recorded a gender pay gap of 1.4%, below the national average of 16%. Acting Managing Director and Group CEO Christine Corbett… Continue reading Australia Post eliminates the gender pay gap

“Prank your parents, learn to code:” Teenaged innovator crowned regional pitchfest champ

Michael Nixon, founder of EduKits

Michael Nixon – a 14-year-old entrepreneur from Wagga Wagga, NSW – has out-pitched seven startups to be crowned the first-ever Australia Post Regional Pitchfest national champion. Impressing the judges with his innovation, The Amazing Annoyatron – an educational kit that introduces kids and teens to electronics and coding – the EduKits founder was awarded $7,500… Continue reading “Prank your parents, learn to code:” Teenaged innovator crowned regional pitchfest champ

Slingshot’s new platform to enable startups to collaborate with the biggest businesses

Slingshot: Craig lambert (founder), Karen Borger (CEO), Trent Bagnall (founder)

Thursday, 25 May 2017 Source: Slingshot   More than two dozen leading businesses including Westpac, Woolworths, Optus, Australia Post, EnergyAustralia, and Lendlease have signed on as founding members of CoVentured, a new platform created by Slingshot to connect corporate Australia with the growing community of Startups and Scaleups. Using strong search and filter functionalities, CoVentured will… Continue reading Slingshot’s new platform to enable startups to collaborate with the biggest businesses

Influencer marketing: the Kardashian #ad crackdown and disclosure laws in Australia

There’s no doubting that Influencer marketing presents a huge opportunity for businesses. With 96% of us trusting people over brands, Influencer marketing has the power to leverage word of mouth marketing at scale and sway the consumer decision process. But with such power also comes a high level of responsibility for the consumer. As Influencer… Continue reading Influencer marketing: the Kardashian #ad crackdown and disclosure laws in Australia

Catch of the Day and Beserk named shoppers’ favourite online retailers by StarTrack

Berserk won the People’s Choice Award for Small Business at the 2016 ORIAS gala

Deals website, Catch Of The Day and Brisbane’s Beserk Clothing received top honours at last night’s 2016 StarTrack Online Retail Industry Awards (ORIAS) gala, hosted at Dockside Pavilion in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. The StarTrack ORIAS People’s Choice Award was launched in 2015 to give online shoppers the opportunity to have their say on the online… Continue reading Catch of the Day and Beserk named shoppers’ favourite online retailers by StarTrack