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Woolies forks out $150m for targeted ad company Shopper Media

Woolies forks out $150m for targeted ad company Shopper Media

The co-founder of targeted advertising company Shopper Media says the deal is ‘bittersweet’ after losing his co-founder at the start of 2022.

  • by Emma Koehn

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Here’s proof that venture capitalists don’t really know what they’re doing

Here’s proof that venture capitalists don’t really know what they’re doing

It turns out that venture capital has no idea what it is doing - and billions of dollars of investment are being burned up by the industry.

  • by Matthew Lynn
Beauty and the beast: Why Zoe Foster Blake is the least of BWX’s problems

Beauty and the beast: Why Zoe Foster Blake is the least of BWX’s problems

The part owner of Zoe Foster Blake’s Go-To business, BWX, is in financial strife, but that’s not the fault of its deal to acquire the rest of her business for close to what the entire company was worth.

  • by Colin Kruger
Meet the chief executive of an ASX-listed company who receives 5% of her salary in bitcoin

Meet the chief executive of an ASX-listed company who receives 5% of her salary in bitcoin

Alongside the usual tranches of cash, property, and intangible assets, the balance sheet of ASX-listed DigitalX features one highly unusual addition: 216 bitcoin.

  • by Dominic Powell
The era of the ‘Millennial lifestyle subsidy’ is ending

The era of the ‘Millennial lifestyle subsidy’ is ending

Born too late for affordable housing and just in time for stagnant real wages, the generation could at least take advantage of cut-price convenience. But not any more.

  • by Nick Bonyhady
The war engulfing Ben and Jerry’s ice cream

The war engulfing Ben and Jerry’s ice cream

The relationship between Ben & Jerry’s and its owner is now in a serious mess.

  • by Lucy Burton and Hannah Boland
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Despite a few ‘Ponzi schemes’, this fundie thinks crypto will bounce back stronger

Despite a few ‘Ponzi schemes’, this fundie thinks crypto will bounce back stronger

As a fund manager with a passion for crypto, Heath Behncke admits the Web3 portion of his portfolio isn’t looking too hot right now.

  • by Dominic Powell
Twiggy-backed accelerator aims to give Indigenous entrepreneurs a dream start

Twiggy-backed accelerator aims to give Indigenous entrepreneurs a dream start

Corporate Australia has rallied behind Dream Venture Masterclass, a start-up accelerator program tailored for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entrepreneurs.

  • by Jessica Yun
Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest lifts stake in Zoe Foster Blake linked beauty business BWX

Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest lifts stake in Zoe Foster Blake linked beauty business BWX

Billionaire Andrew Forrest is positioned for a potential takeover of struggling beauty group BWX, which owns half of celebrity Zoe Foster Blake’s skincare brand.

  • by Colin Kruger
Warren Buffett-backed Chinese company topples Tesla

Warren Buffett-backed Chinese company topples Tesla

A Chinese firm backed by Warren Buffett has stolen Tesla’s crown after selling more electric cars in the first half of this year than Elon Musk’s company.

  • by Gareth Corfield and Howard Mustoe
Tesla’s sales drop amid supply chain, pandemic problems

Tesla’s sales drop amid supply chain, pandemic problems

Tesla founder Elon Musk has described his company’s US and Europe factories as “money furnaces” while pandemic restrictions in China also curbed sales over the three months to June.

  • by TOM KRISHER