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Ones to Watch: 50 Startups (and Scale ups) Making Waves in Australasia

SaaStock - Nov 13, 2019

Next month SaaStock is heading down under, bringing you SaaStock Australasia on December 3-4.

We’re seeing the SaaS community flourishing in Australasia, driven partly by the increased uptake of SaaS products for business use, and also by the breakout success of unicorn companies Canva and Atlassian who put Australasia on the global SaaS map.

Best Software Companies in Australia and New Zealand 2019

G2 Best Software Awards - Nov 12, 2019

Deputy was recently ranked 11th in a list of the Best Australian Software companies for 2019.

From burger flipper to flexible workers’ friend

AFR BOSS - Nov 08, 2019

When Ashik Ahmed talks about the business owners and hourly-paid labourers he wants to help with Deputy, the workplace management software company he co-founded, the empathy is not faked.

Who’s making all the money? The Signal

ABC Radio - Nov 01, 2019

Australia’s rich list is changing. In 1997, fresh out of military school, Ashik Ahmed moved here from Bangladesh. In 2019, he’s worth $148m and is one of the richest people in the country. He’s part of a new crop of tech millionaires in Australia, with easier access to finance than ever before. Today, we find out what it takes to get rich in Australia and where the money is going to be in ten years time.

Tech players dominate the Australian Young Rich List

ARNet - Oct 30, 2019

Campaign Monitor co-founder, Richardson, came in just behind Adams, in 13th place, with a value of $382 million, according to the list, while founder of rostering software maker Deputy, Ashik Ahmed, was ranked 25, with a net worth of $148 million.

Let’s Talk; New Tech

Dynamic Business - Oct 25, 2019

It’s 2019 and technology is always the talk of the town. Every business, and every person for that matter, uses technology in some way on a daily basis – whether dated or new, perhaps without even consciously realising.

Ashik was flipping burgers when he arrived from Bangladesh. Now, he’s worth $148 million

SBS News - Oct 25, 2019

Technology entrepreneurs feature heavily in this year’s Australian Financial Review Young Rich List, with many from humble beginnings.

Bangladeshi – worth $148 million – featured in Australia’s Young Rich list

The Business Standard - Oct 25, 2019

The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), an Australian public broadcasting portal featured a Bangladeshi boy Ashik Ahmed who moved to Australia at 17-year-old and began flipping burgers at a fast-food chain in Melbourne.

Bangladeshi on Australian Financial Review Young Rich List

Daily Sun - Oct 25, 2019

Ashik Ahmed moved to Australia from Bangladesh as a 17-year-old and soon began flipping burgers at a fast-food chain in Melbourne.

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