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“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.
Start-ups and big brands are like the Davids and Goliaths of the business world.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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 (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.
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.
Asia used to be a great stopover destination when flying to Europe to get some shopping done or head to the beach, but times...
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In fact, Australia’s fintech space is booming. It has been predicted that our fintech sector will reach $4.2 billion by 2020 (up from just under $250 million in 2015).