Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, What's storytelling got to do with your brand [VIDEO] 1 week, 2 days ago
I tell stories for a living. And sometimes I get to tell great ones!
My kids laugh when I say I tell stories for a job. They laugh even more when I say I help other people tell their stories.
I get it, it’s […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Israel’s OurCrowd brings global smarts to Australia’s nascent equity crowdfunding 1 week, 5 days ago
Just as Australia’s own Artesian Venture Partners hit the ground with its VentureCrowd equity crowdfunding program this week, an Israeli firm has entered the local market, ensuring there won’t be a monopoly, even […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Crowdfunding? Now it’s Pozible to manage your own campaign 2 weeks, 2 days ago
You can have your cake and eat it, too. That is as far as crowdfunding is concerned, thanks to Pozible’s idea to let fund-raisers shape their own campaign on their own choice set of websites, instead of being tied […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, The entrepreneurial spirit is strong in this one ... in fact, in all Australian entrepreneurs! 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Call it the true Aussie spirit!
It’s the intangible thing readily seen in athletes and others, but not quite spotted in entrepreneurs.
A survey has found that Aussie entrepreneurs are quite the unstoppable […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, MYOB report on SMEs: Grass is greener across the Tasman! 1 month, 1 week ago
Often the grass on the other side seems greener. This time, the grass across the Tasman Sea doesn’t just seem greener. It’s going to be a lot greener, according to MYOB’s first Trans-Tasman business […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, When going global is the only way forward for your business 1 month, 2 weeks ago
It might have been in the coming, given the size of the Australian market and the enterprise of its people. But here is some more visibility on how Australia’s small and medium businesses (SMBs) are headed to […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, The life of Steve Jobs (No Bill Gates here) 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Even when he was alive, the mercurial Steve Jobs spawned several books. Since his premature demise last year due to cancer, the Apple visionary has been the subject of even more tomes.
Still, it may not quite […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, The new Australian dream: Less work, more pay, and more Facebook 2 months, 2 weeks ago
It’s Australia Day! So you got a day off for a little more surfing – the kind that can be done from the comfort of a couch in your high-rise apartment – and the opportunity to hunt down some bargains. Some of us […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Gift-giver’s dream? Wish Registry might be it in the festive season 2 months, 3 weeks ago
It’s that time of the year when you make the most wishes and buy the most gifts. But as any Christmas shopper would know, as much as there is no more joyous occasion, there is none more stressful, too.
To make […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Where Internet trumps word-of-mouth, and (pretty much) everything else 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Whoever doesn’t need help finding a good electrician, or plumber? But word-of-mouth – once the method of choice – is passé. People apparently turn to the Internet, instead, and trust it more, too.
A survey by <a […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, gText: A balm for texters with sore thumbs 3 months ago
Not all of us have dexterous eye-thumb coordination when it comes to texting. So, anything that promises to ease our sore fingers is worth a shot, or two. Something that allows group text recipients speak to each […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Global hacking is no rogue play. Think ‘digital quartermaster’ and ‘cyber arms dealers’ 3 months ago
Is there a global arms merchant serving smaller armies of online cyberterrorists?
An American company that analysed hacking incidents over a period of several years believes it may have zeroed in on one such […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Forrester report on ecommerce buoys eBay sellers ahead of conference on Gold Coast 3 months, 1 week ago
An upbeat Forrester report about ecommerce in the country is setting the background for the fifth annual Professional eBay & eCommerce Sellers Internet Conference, scheduled for 21-22 July on the Gold […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Move over Michael Clarke. Aussies rather fancy hairy Hugh Jackman! 3 months, 1 week ago
It’s Movember alright. But, guess what, Movember – the month to celebrate moustaches and facial hair – came a lot early to a lot many Aussies!
For a fifth year successive year, fewer Australian men bought […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Aussies bring home 18 Stevies from New York 3 months, 1 week ago
Aussie companies and entrepreneurs and executives bagged 18 awards at New York’s Stevie Awards for women in business last week.
Of them, three won the highest category Gold Stevies:
Genevieve Nelson, […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, IntelligenceBank taps $2 million round, plans online channels in bid to scale 3 months, 2 weeks ago
IntelligenceBank, a four-year-old startup that helps enterprises aggregate company-wide data in a central cloud in easy-to-access fashion, has closed a $2 million funding round led by the Melbourne venture firm <a […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Gartner’s 2014 Trends: Smart machines, personal cloud, 3-D printing et al 4 months ago
When Gartner talks, the IT world does lend an eager ear. What the think tank says is eagerly awaited at year's end.
In keeping with a recent tradition, the U.S. company presented its vision for 2014 and beyond […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Chris Von Wilpert’s snow cone business is not just a business. It’s about giving back as well 5 months, 1 week ago
Chris Von Wilpert says his business has operated under the radar most of the time. He couldn’t be more right when he says, “Our business is rarely ever featured in the press.”
But his snow cone business, called […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, iAccelerate alum CriticalArc raises $1 million to build campus security app 5 months, 1 week ago
CriticalArc, a Wollongong iAccelerate startup initially developing products to enhance safety on college campuses, has raised $1 million from Commercialisation Australia, Hunter Angels Trust and Sydney […]
Bala Murali Krishna wrote a new post, Innovate or perish? No longer a question but a fact of business 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Innovate or perish. For those that mistake the dictum for a dilemma, here’s proof.
A nationwide survey by American Express found that small business owners who innovated to overcome economic uncertainty reaped […]