Lifestyle

Australian billionaires have donated at least $54 million to wildfire relief efforts. Here’s how that stacks up to billionaires’ donations after the Notre Dame fire.

Australian billionaires have collectively pledged at least $US54 million to wildfire relief efforts, Business Insider estimates. The largest single private donation has been from Andrew Forrest, who donated $US48 million to the cause. To put that number into perspective, one social-media influencer said she was able to raise $US700,000 for […]
Australian billionaires have donated at least $54 million to wildfire relief efforts. Here’s how that stacks up to billionaires’ donations after the Notre Dame fire.
Tech

A potential investor lost interest in this Aussie entrepreneur’s Atlassian-backed jobs platform when she disclosed her pregnancy — now she’s raised $2.2 million

Australian jobs platform Work180 has raised $2.2 million to fund its expansion to the UK. The funding round was led by Skip Capital, the private investment fund of Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar and partner Kim Jackson, and saw venture capital players Investible and Giant Leap invest $500,000 each, Business Insider […]
A potential investor lost interest in this Aussie entrepreneur’s Atlassian-backed jobs platform when she disclosed her pregnancy — now she’s raised $2.2 million
Tech

Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar on how life has changed after the IPO

It’s been nearly three years since Australia’s most successful tech company, Atlassian, made its debut on the Nasdaq. For the most part, it’s been a stellar run to-date for its co-founders, Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes: Just yesterday, that run saw the pair took out the equal top two spots […]
Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar on how life has changed after the IPO
Markets

Surging share price springs Atlassian co-founders into the global rich list

Co-founders of Atlassian Michael Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar have joined the list of the world’s 500 richest people after their company’s stock soared on Friday. Having raised their fortunes by $A1.4 billion this year already, they’re both now worth $A5.2 billion each, making them the 499th and 500th richest people […]
Surging share price springs Atlassian co-founders into the global rich list