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“Don’t let a good crisis go to waste” Essential tips for weathering shocks as...

While COVID-19 presents an unusually large challenge for everybody, including entrepreneurs, the reality is that over the life of a new venture, it is inevitable that founders will need to deal with crises.

Don’t let the fear stop you! Busting three common myths about small businesses

“It’s too financially unstable…”, “I don’t have any experience in running a business…” and “It’s too lonely..”, are just some of the reasons some may give for not making the leap.

Why start-ups should act like big brands and big brands should act like start-ups

Start-ups and big brands are like the Davids and Goliaths of the business world.
startup failure

Here are the 6 biggest reasons why startups fail and how you can avoid...

In fact, despite lofty ideals and best intentions, 90% of startups fail. That number shouldn’t scare you—it should alert you to the fact that there are many pitfalls and obstacles on the road to business success.

3 key business tips for startups down under looking to succeed in the new...

From fintech’s, to e-commerce, to blockchain, to other nascent tech firms, we are becoming a well-connected ecosystem of entrepreneurs that are helping the country become an innovations and inventions hub.

Startup failure rate and 80+ other startling statistics about startups [INFOGRAPHIC]

It takes guts, determination, and a healthy dose of wild optimism to attempt building a startup of your own. It also takes years of hard work. Despite all this, 70% won’t live to see their 10th birthday.

This Sydney-based business is expanding globally in a bid to link up corporates and...

CoVentured, the Sydney business connecting thousands of startups and scale ups to corporates, has broadened its footprint beyond Australia.

Digivizer and Investible are partnering to help startups accelerate growth using data-driven marketing

A new partnership between early-stage investment group Investible, and digital analytics platform Digivizer, will help startups harness the power of data-driven...

Why venture debt funding could save Aussie founders a motser and let them keep...

There’s no end to the long line of early stage startups looking for cash to grow. After burning through first round FFF (friends, families...

The University of Queensland’s ilab smashes $56 million investment in startups

The University of Queensland (UQ) has cemented its position as a leading launchpad for entrepreneurs and a magnet for major investors, with startups from its ilab programs attracting more than $57 million.

How strong is the Australia-Asia startup connection? What do we need to with it?

Looking beyond the sheer scale of China, or the crowded startup hubs of Hong Kong and Singapore, reveals a market that’s brimming with opportunity for Australia’s creatively minded entrepreneurs.

Here’s what you need to know about the Australia-Asia startup connection

Asia used to be a great stopover destination when flying to Europe to get some shopping done or head to the beach, but times...

Here’s how to perfect the art of innovation, from getting an idea to pitching...

Guy continues to point out all the areas that you should pay particular attention to so that your startup can rise up and be counted among those that have truly made it. From picking a mantra, jumping the curve to perfecting your pitch, Guy lays it bare.

Australia abolishes 457 visas – what is the impact on its startup and tech...

While a focus on training Australians to fill our own labour market needs is important, skilled migrants are often best positioned to be educating the next generation of Australian workers

From student to startup: how educators and industry need to collaborate today

With that said, a mandatory mentorship program between the universities and startups would be a valuable concept to instill these “real world’ insights into the students.

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia launches Australia’s first creative tech accelerator

CEA’s Collider Accelerator is the latest program to be launched with support from Advance Queensland, which is investing more than $400-million to position Queensland as a hub of innovation and growth.

These two Central Coast entrepreneurs are flying high with drone company StopRotor

StopRotor’s Deanne Watkins said its unique design allows the UAV to take off and hover like a helicopter and but also reach speeds of 110km/h for up to 10 hours.

More Australians are embracing micro-entrepreneurship, social media and digital pathways to success

One in four Aussies are now self-employed in their own business, and many more have indicated their intentions to launch a start-up in the future.

Aussie startups more quickly becoming global scale-ups thanks to this startup stack

Startups today are no longer reinventing the wheel. Given that they’re often nimble innovators themselves, startups are trusting other startups with handling some of the most fundamental parts of their business.

These leading business women told us why Australia needs more female founders and how...

It is important that Australia increases the number of women founders as it sets an example for females of all ages that they have the power and authority to establish enterprises that give rise to their dreams.

FREE BUSINESS TOOLS

How to price your product or service in 8 steps with...

The world is littered with products that do little more than cover their cost, and underpaid service industry professionals. But there are some entrepreneurs who set their own prices and receive what they ask with apparent ease. Steve Major teaches you how to become one of these entrepreneurs in this 8-step infographic.

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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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