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Franklyn Scholar, an Anthill Cool Company, honoured again for entrepreneurship

We so enjoy seeing winners of Anthill awards receive accolades elsewhere. Not that we're surprised, of course. It's simply gratifying to see other arbiters of business acumen rise to our level of discernment and taste. And so it is for Ernst & Young, which recently announced its Entrepreneur of the Year Southern region awards.

Australia's Master Innovators speak their minds

Last week, we posted the first in a series of video excerpts from a panel discussion at the 2009 Anthill Smart 100 Awards, held in April at Digital Harbour in Melbourne's docklands. We received lots of positive feedback about Liesl Capper's insights on innovation and commercialisation in Australia, but it turns out you are an impatient bunch. So here we're posting the introductory insights of all five members of our master innovator panel - Ryan Trainor, Campbell Rose, Janine Kirk, Liesl Capper and Tim Pethick. We'll post part two – a more free form discussion – next week.

Australia’s Master Innovators speak their minds

Last week, we posted the first in a series of video excerpts from a panel discussion at the 2009 Anthill Smart 100 Awards, held in April at Digital Harbour in Melbourne's docklands. We received lots of positive feedback about Liesl Capper's insights on innovation and commercialisation in Australia, but it turns out you are an impatient bunch. So here we're posting the introductory insights of all five members of our master innovator panel - Ryan Trainor, Campbell Rose, Janine Kirk, Liesl Capper and Tim Pethick. We'll post part two – a more free form discussion – next week.

Ankit Fadia: the ethical hacker

By the age of 16, Ankit Fadia was the author of several best selling books and a popular website on his pet subject: ethical hacking. Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the US Government hired him to decrypt a critical email intercepted from Al Qaeda. It was, as they say, a good career move.

Making a killing

Are you ready to rumble? These six young entrepreneurs have a net worth exceeding $100 million... and their average age is only 32! There is...

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5 Ways to get more out of your coffee shop meetings...

Far too much time is wasted in coffee shop meetings. More often than not, the conversation falls off topic, interruptions cause distractions and, before you know it, the meeting is over and you’ve achieved nothing. That’s what Antony Gaddie calls a Coffee and Doughnut meeting. You get a coffee and… zero. He’s the founder of Green Ant Marketing and he shared with us (over coffee) five things that you can do to help you make the most of your coffee shop meetings.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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