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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...

Is this the world’s best social media expert? You be the judge of that...

Vooza, my favourite parody of a startup, have done it again. This time, the business is recruiting a social media expert. And, by crikey, the...

Digital detox Fridays? As bad an idea as casual dress day? You be the...

Apparently, some companies have tech free days - digital detox Fridays. Not just device-free meetings but, the entire day without phones, tablets, laptops, watches... Is...

Three little words I hate to hear: design by committee [VIDEO]

We've all been there. You've been working on something and, whether you want it or not, everyone feels compelled to add their two cents. I notice...

Do you need funding? Or advice? Or a TechCrunch announcement that you got funding?...

So, you're seeking growth capital? Well, whatever you do, try not to sound like these guys, from everyone's favourite satirical startup, Vooza. How to get...

The NDA. The non disclosure agreement. Awkward? Pointless? Essential? [VIDEO]

I'm going to be a tiny bit controversial. I hate NDAs. Generally, I refuse to sign them. Seriously. I know the business plans of many startups,...

If you had to redesign the chicken, how would you design it? [VIDEO]

This is the question you should ask every potential software developer wanting to join your team.
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It’s so hard to find good technical talent these days. [VIDEO]

Is a HTML wizard really who you want as a part of your tech team? How about a Javascript ninja or Ruby On Rails rockstar?

It’ll be done when it’s done! The mantra of every good code pig [VIDEO]

Without them, all digital startups are nothing. That's right, I'm talking about the techs. Ruby on Rails or PHP? Oh, it's the big questions that are not answered in this video.

This is either the best, or worst mission statement for a startup you’ll ever...

Whimsical? Unique? Driving innovation? Verge culture? Vooza, the online parody that is the most unbelievable startup, has done it again. This startup may sell your data...

A company by any other name would smell just as sweet. No, scrap that,...

Yes, I went all Shakespearean on the headline. I blame all the publicity about finding King Richard III in a Council car park in...

Are you always looking for ways to be more productive, rather than being productive?...

If you know what the acronym GTD stands for, you may be suffering from an acute addiction to entrepornography. Yes, you read that right.

What happens when the internet connection stops at a startup [VIDEO]

Once it was horrifying to lose your wallet. Now, it's horrifying if you lose your internet connection. If you're in a startup, and the connection fails, all we can recommend is to watch your back.

Why stand-up meetings suck [VIDEO]

While I am all for short, sharp meetings that actually achieve something, stand-up meetings tend to suck. Mainly because they tend not to be a comedic performance by all who attend. So, what can you do if your stand-up meetings suck? Here are a few helpful suggestions.

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The Gaddie Pitch in three simple sentences with Antony Gaddie and...

The personal elevator pitch is an essential tool in the entrepreneur’s utility belt. Your pitch is also essential for success on the web, for placement on landing pages, in emails and blogs. The medium might change but rarely will the structure of an effective pitch. Antony Gaddie is the creator of “the Gaddie Pitch,” an internationally-renowned set of tactics designed to help business owners deliver an effective elevator pitch, time and time again.

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Learn how to devise winning business ideas in four steps with...

It’s often said that everyone will have at least one big business idea in his or her lifetime. But how do you know if your next big idea is genuinely great or a genuine waste of time? This cheat sheet will help you formulate ideas, identify opportunities, evaluate their strengths and take your first big step forward. Learn how to get focus and clarity. Plus, score a bonus tip that will help you more than you might think!

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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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