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Horse pants. It’s a startup pitch that you really should see [VIDEO]

Jimmy Kimmel is a U.S. talk show host. He first came to my attention when his then girlfriend, Sarah Silverman, sang a song about...

Don’t let long days and lots of tech destroy you [VIDEO]

We've been told that sitting is the new smoking. And, most of us realise that sitting, using technology is messing with our bodies and...

Five essential words of advice from billionaire Shutterstock founder, Jon Oringer [VIDEO]

Accept that you will fail. These are the words that stuck with Jon Oringer throughout his pathway to becoming a successful entrepreneur. In this short video,...

Mark Cuban’s top 12 rules for every entrepreneur building a startup [VIDEO]

Do I need to introduce Mark Cuban? I'm going to go with no. If you don't know who he is, you should. Not sure because...

Entrepreneurial parents… this 11 year-old is about to school you (and your kids) about...

Whitney Houston once said, "I believe the children are our future." It was a daft sentiment. (Of course the children are our future! Blimey.) But, then,...

Finally! Here’s episode one of That Startup Show [VIDEO]

What is a startup? This is the first episode of That Startup Show that was recorded live in Melbourne last month. This episode features Dan...

Stressed and depressed: The harsh realities of starting a business

You had a dream, you saw a gap, and you had the balls to go for it. But even though you’re working yourself silly,...

Why now is the perfect time to start a tech business: Mark Cuban [VIDEO]

Mark Cuban is a serial entrepreneur. He recently invested in one of Australia's most interesting tech businesses, Catapult Sports. In this video from Inc., he...

The number one asset in your business today

Running a business, whether you are a sole proprietor or own a large business, is not for the faint of heart. Given the numerous...

How to find the right investors for your startup

In the early days of starting up a business, it's common for entrepreneurs to accept any money that comes their way. Yet, this can backfire...

What’s drawing circles around your business and stopping your progress? [VIDEO]

You may have seen this video already. A guy, bored at work, messed with a bug trying to crawl across a piece of paper. The...

Expedia makes $700 million take over bid for Wotif

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...

Did you hear the one about the tortoise and the guinea pig? [VIDEO]

No, not the tortoise and the hare. That's all about being slow and steady to win the race. This one is about the tortoise and...

Six tips every startup founder needs to know before they actually start

You don’t have any clients, and all the potential clients out there don’t know who you are. You’ve got an office, a computer and...

Can you say revenue? Watch this uncomfortable earnings call from comedy team Vooza [VIDEO]

It's yet another cracking comedy video from my favourite startup parody, Vooza. I've just realised that Vooza rhymes with loser. I'm pretty sure I should...

Is this the worst analogy you could use to describe your startup? [VIDEO]

Every time one of the big dotcom players raises some mega bucks or gets bought for a zillion dollars, it becomes the analogy du...

Why culture is everything: Introducing Tristan White, Founder and CEO at The Physio Co...

I recently sat down with Tristan White, Founder and CEO of The Physio Co. Tristan describes himself as “A husband, a dad, a blogger...

Why we started a blog before we launched our start-up and, why you should...

Why did we start a blog long before we launched our startup? Well, it certainly wasn’t because we needed something to do until our...

Should you pivot or should you proceed? How do you decide? [VIDEO]

Every day entrepreneurs make decisions - big ones, small ones, ones that may not even seem to matter. But, there are often bigger decisions to...

Do you really need a cofounder or can you go it alone? [VIDEO]

Some of the most successful startups and tech companies have have two founders - Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak (Apple), Larry Page and Serge...

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Strategic Alliances with Simone Novello [FREE INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you heard the often touted claim that the average lifespan of a business is two years? Have you ever wondered why that is? Often, it’s because, in the rush and intensity of starting up, business owners get caught up in day-to-day op-erations and overlook fast growth opportunities, like strategic partnerships. In this FREE INFOGRAPHIC, Simone Novello helps to answer your three most common questions about how to harness the power of... FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS.

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Inbound Marketing Reloaded with James Tuckerman [FREE REPORT]

Leads always must come before sales. Then, it’s your job to build trust, educate, create rapport and demonstrate why your product and service is better than the alternatives. However, the tools at your disposal to achieve these outcomes -- to connect with strangers, to convert them to suspects, then prospects, then customers -- are constantly changing. That’s why we created this cheat sheet. To re-visit traditional inbound marketing strategies, and offer some helpful tactics to help ‘old school’ organisations embrace ‘new world’ tactics and strategies.

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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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