Tag: Melbourne

Aug 10 2018

Wiseworking: bespoke cloud workflows

WiseWorking products

Eschewing the ‘one-size-fits-all, but configurable’ approach of some SaaS vendors, WiseWorking has opted to create cloud-based mobile solutions which are partially customised to meet the exact business process needs of its customers. In August 2014, I met Justin Williams, visiting London from Australia, to talk about Wiseworking, a Melbourne-based customer-focused construction app developer avoiding a …

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Mar 14 2018

Aconex shareholders agree US$1.2bn Oracle deal

Melbourne, Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex today (14 March 2018) announced that shareholders have voted in favour of the proposed acquisition of Aconex by Oracle Corporation (through its wholly owned subsidiary Vantive Australia Pty Ltd). The December 2017 bid, which was recommended by directors, was for Au$7.80 (Au$5.96) per share in cash, a deal valuing Aconex at …

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Feb 20 2018

Aconex delivers ‘solid’ first half growth

Melbourne, Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider Aconex has had what it describes as a ‘solid’ half-year performance. The company has announced its results for the six months to 31 December 2017, showing revenues growing 13% to A$86.9m – c. £49.1m or US$68.6m or €55.6m – compared to A$77m for the corresponding period in 2016. Aconex …

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Nov 10 2017

Aconex promotes from within

Tim Olshansky (Aconex CTO)

Melbourne, Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex has announced the promotion of two employees to its executive team. Tim Olshansky has been appointed chief technology officer. He was most recently head of engineering, Americas, at Aconex. Previously he founded Worksite, provider of a SaaS project cost management solution that was acquired by Aconex in July …

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Jul 16 2015

4Projects facing Au$9m reseller claim

The UK-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects, now owned by Viewpoint, is was being sued in the Australian courts by Melbourne-based Project Collaboration, once the exclusive reseller of the 4Projects platform in Australasia. According to a statement of claim filed in the County Court of Victoria,* Project Collaboration Pty Ltd is was suing 4Projects Ltd for breach of …

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Nov 16 2014

Aconex resurrects IPO plans

Aconex IPO reportedly downsized but back on track for a December 2014 ASX listing. Just a couple of weeks after postponing a planned Au$230m initial public offering (IPO) just 24 hours before it was due to publish its prospectus, Melbourne-based Software-as-a-Software construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex is (according to a report by Sally Rose in The Age; …

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Oct 27 2014

Breaking news: Aconex cancels IPO

Just the day before it was due to publish its IPO prospectus, Melbourne-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex is reported to have cancelled the initial public offering planned for November. According to Bridget Carter in The Australian: “… Aconex has cancelled plans for its initial public offering, despite its book build being covered within its …

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Oct 21 2014

Aconex raises size of IPO

The Australian reports that Melbourne-based SaaS construction collaboration software company Aconex has boosted the size of its raising for its upcoming IPO on the back of strong investor demand. Aconex previously said its plans were to raise between Au$120m and $150m. But it will now raise between $232m and $264m. The company is expected to have a …

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Jul 22 2014

New chairman at Aconex

Adam Lewis (Aconex chair 2014)

Aconex, the Melbourne, Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider, has appointed a new chairman. Simon Yencken, who succeeded the then embattled Martin Hosking in June 2011, has stepped down (but will remain a director) and Adam Lewis (right), a non-executive director since November 2011, is the new chairman. Today’s boardroom reshuffle announcement has also seen Keith Geeslin, a …

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Jul 03 2014

EstimateOne to expand beyond Australasian e-tendering

Andrew Ritchie

Streamlining complex construction procurement in Australia could be platform for growth into other markets, EstimateOne’s founders believe. I have been writing about web-based tendering solutions for the construction industry for around 10 years, watching what has been a slow and still somewhat gradual expansion. By 2005, my then employer, BIW Technologies (now Conject) had launched an e-tendering solution that …

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