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Black Swallow will pay Showpo $60,000 after customer data ‘theft’ dispute

Rival online retailer Black Swallow has been ordered to pay Showpo $60,000 in instalments over the next several months. It comes after Showpo alleged former graphic designer Melissa Aroutunian downloaded the company’s customer database of 306,000 records and gave it to her new employer at Black Swallow. According to the […]
Black Swallow will pay Showpo $60,000 after customer data ‘theft’ dispute
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APRIL FOOLS: Showpo just pulled an elaborate prank launching ‘Showbro’

A former Showpo employee once described Showpo as a brand “by girls for girls”. So when the online retailer announced yesterday that it was launching a new range: “Showbro”, we couldn’t quite believe it. And we were right. Business Insider spoke to Showpo founder Jane Lu who revealed it was […]
APRIL FOOLS: Showpo just pulled an elaborate prank launching ‘Showbro’
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Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine is live!

Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine (LMBDW) is the network you need to know about if you’re a female entrepreneur looking for support from the startup community. It was started by Showpo founder Jane Lu and Oneshift founder Gen George, who were looking for support of their own. From there it […]
Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine is live!
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Showpo is killing it

Sydney-based online fashion retailer Showpo is killing it. And not just in Australia. The business has just hit a $25 million run rate with 35% of sales occurring internationally. Founder Jane Lu, who quit her corporate career – and spent six months hiding it from her family, says through more […]
Showpo is killing it
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5 Australian startups to watch in 2016

2015 saw Australia’s most successful technology startup, Atlassian, going public. The federal government introduced its “ideas boom”. There is a renewed sense that Aussie startups have a chance of making it big. The new year brings new challenges, but there is more excitement in the local startup scene than ever […]
5 Australian startups to watch in 2016