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Crowdfunding available for startups

UPDATED: Australian startups will now be able to raise capital via crowdfunding sources after the corporate watchdog today approved the first batch of licences allowing companies to act as intermediaries in the process.

Local business at Yagan Square

The state government has announced six more local businesses that will operate at the new $75 million Yagan Square development, set to be opened next month.

Quintis opposes requisition

Troubled sandalwood producer Quintis says its board intends to advise shareholders to vote against a series of resolutions to spill the board, while also announcing a one week extension on its forbearance agreement.

Time to appoint a chief entrepreneur

The right kind of government assistance could provide a timely fillip for WA’s startup and innovation community.

Power Ledger makes tech final

Local tech company Power Ledger has been selected as one of three finalists in the 2018 Extreme Tech Challenge at CES in Las Vegas.

Spill move for Quintis

A group of Quintis shareholders has requisitioned a general meeting to spill three directors, including chairman Dalton Gooding, with avocado grower Craig Duncan, Kimberley Development Commission director Robert Boshammer and property developer John Allen nominating for roles.

Building approvals jump 11.7%

Approvals for the construction of new homes have jumped by 11.7 per cent in November, boosted by a spike in apartment and townhouse construction activity in Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania.

Are we going with the flow on high rise?

Has Perth reached a turning point when it comes to high-rise?

Cometti honoured at Optus Stadium

The state government has unveiled the Dennis Cometti Media Centre at Optus Stadium, honouring the famous Western Australian sports broadcaster with a state-of-the-art media facility.

Business News marks 25 years delivering for its readership

Business News has successfully negotiated the strategic shifts and technology revolutions that have reshaped the publishing industry over the past quarter of a century.

Quintis growers call meeting

Critics of sandalwood company Quintis, who are already calling for a spill of current directors, are now pushing to replace the responsible entity overseeing its 2002 project.