Jen Storey wrote a new post, How an 11 year old inventor found a better way [VIDEO] 2 months, 1 week ago
It’s almost Summer in Australia. And, that means one of two things: either fires or floods. Or, maybe both.
Four years ago, my parents lost everything in the flooding in regional Queensland. This was the same […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, How to create an insanely successful viral video [VIDEO] 2 months, 3 weeks ago
They’ve done it again.
The band that began as a YouTube phenomenon with its one-take video of the band members dancing on treadmills are back.
And this time, they’ve used umbrellas, gyro-unicycles and yet […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, Imagine being able to see the unseen via your smart phone [VIDEO] 3 months, 4 weeks ago
A startup in the U.S. is doing just this – bringing thermal imagining to the smart phone.
For a neat US$199, you can get a small attachment for your iOS or Android device and see what your eyes […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, How to influence people to do what you need them to do [VIDEO] 4 months, 3 weeks ago
I’m all for hacking the behaviour of people and, of companies. Especially big companies.
There are some very simple ways to influence people to do what you need them to do. And, in all honesty, most of these […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, How a great video can sell almost anything, even a crappy car [VIDEO] 6 months ago
David Johns set out to sell his crappy 1999 Holden Barina.
He thought the best way to showcase this awesome vehicle was not to write a witty and entertaining Gumtree or eBay ad. That’s been done.
Johns went […]
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Jen Storey wrote a new post, Expedia makes $700 million take over bid made for Wotif 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Travel booking giant Expedia has made a $700 million take over offer for Expedia.
With Wotif’s falling revenues, the offer has been deemed attractive by its Board. The company announced a $43 million profit for […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, I am flummoxed by Ikea’s decision to force the closure of IkeaHackers 6 months, 3 weeks ago
To fill you in, IkeaHackers is a site that showcases how people have taken standard Ikea products, and hacked them into something else.
And, when I say hacked, I don’t always mean cut stuff up […]
Jen Storey and Cecile Ferre are now friends 7 months ago
Jen Storey wrote a new post, Behind the headlines, this is what it feels like when a startup fails 7 months ago
You’ll remember Nikki Durkin from 99Dresses. Every business and startup publication praised her success, her goals and guts as she built her business.
But, 99Dresses is no more.
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Jen Storey and Dominic Collins are now friends 7 months, 1 week ago
Jen Storey wrote a new post, WeTeachMe and ECAL tied winners in the first ever Big Pitch! 7 months, 1 week ago
Last night, Federation Square in Melbourne was host to five eager startups vying for the attention of the crowd of over 300 and, The Big Pitch judges.
The startups were competing to receive funding of up to $5 […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, This is quite possibly the best World Cup ad ever [VIDEO] 7 months, 1 week ago
First up, I will admit I don’t have a lot of interest in the World Cup.
I consider Moss from the IT Crowd to be my kindred spirit when it comes to the World Cup.
But, I know people travelling to Brazil for […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, Why does this bit of Coke advertising have the potential to change the world? [VIDEO] 7 months, 2 weeks ago
We’ve discussed Coke’s advertising many times on Anthill.
This ad comes from Leo Burnett in Columbia. And, it’s more than an ad.
I’ll say straight up that this invention is awesome but, that I also have a […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, I decided to leave: An animation about leaving your job to do something better [VIDEO] 8 months ago
I remember the exact moment I decided to leave my corporate career.
I was at my desk, about a month after returning from parental leave. I had, at first, been concerned about returning to work after six […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, We cannot choose the cards we are dealt but, it’s how you play the hand that matters [VIDEO] 8 months, 1 week ago
Carnegie Mellon University used to run a lecture series called “The Last Lecture”.
The premise was that, if this was your last lecture before you died, what would you say? It invited some of the great minds to […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, The 2014 Budget what does it mean for government grants? $5 Billion in cuts but $8 Billion in new programs 8 months, 2 weeks ago
In short, the 2014 Budget means there will be fewer grants but more money is available.
The grant experts at Grant Ready have created this handy cheat sheet of what the 2014 Budget means for government grants. […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, Will this 16 year old genius raise $10 million and be able to change the world? [VIDEO] 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Meet Jack Andraka. When he was 16 he set out to change the world.
He invented a way to detect early stage pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is one of those ‘no tomorrow’ types. There aren’t really […]
Jen Storey wrote a new post, What does the 2014 Budget really mean for startups? 8 months, 2 weeks ago
The 2014 Budget presents a mixed bag for startups and entrepreneurs. Despite the recent Crossroad report that outlined how Australia’s startup ecosystem needed support and investment from both government and big […]