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‘The Buck Starts Here’ podcast

In the final days of September 2005, Anthill editor Paul Ryan caught up with five of Australia's leading early-stage venture capitalists. The meeting turned into a feature story. The feature story turned into a networking event, which we offered as a fly-on-the-wall audio CD. Now you can download/listen to it as a full podcast, which includes the previously unreleased Q&A session.

'The Buck Starts Here' podcast

In the final days of September 2005, Anthill editor Paul Ryan caught up with five of Australia's leading early-stage venture capitalists. The meeting turned into a feature story. The feature story turned into a networking event, which we offered as a fly-on-the-wall audio CD. Now you can download/listen to it as a full podcast, which includes the previously unreleased Q&A session.

Light bulb changer: US patent 6,829,983

How many people does it take to change a light bulb? At long last, NONE! Inconveniences pepper our domestic existence. Whether it’s lifting and lowering...

Singapore Inc.

We may no longer refer to the economies of Asia as ‘tigers’, but Singapore (literally ‘Lion City’) is roaring like never before. For Australian...

Mervyn Jacobson: The alchemist

Mervyn Jacobson is the richest man in Eden. He is the Executive Chairman of Melbourne-based biotech company, Genetic Technologies (GTG), which controls patents on 95 percent of your DNA. Once considered ‘junk’, because it lacks genetic coding, this vast area of the genome is now known to contain markers indicating our susceptibility to some of life’s most devastating diseases. GTG is cashing in on everyone else’s myopia and many in the calculating world of science are fast discovering their moral outrage.

Strategy: How creative is your business?

Entrepreneurs and scientists use the concepts of ‘creativity’ and ‘innovation’ interchangeably. This is not surprising, as both play an integral role in the new...

Quicker, cheaper and easier patent protection

Innovation Patents were introduced in Australia in May 2001 in response to demand, largely from SMEs, for a type of intellectual property that would...

Su-Ming Wong

What makes a venture capitalist tick? Su-Ming Wong knows. He should. Wong lives and breaths risk and reward. From his early days with the pioneering private equity...

All-terrain stroller: US patent 2,425,688

In these times of terror, you can never be too protected against the unexpected. But if your nerves are a little frayed these days, imagine...

Licensing

Remuneration and the inventor Whenever a party intends to commercially exploit technology invented by another party, the question arises as to the proper method of...

Ant Bytes — AA10

Bill Delves is a partner with Ernst & Young and head of the firms Emerging Growth Markets Group. He is also national leader of...

Success to dream about: ResMed’s Peter Farrel:

Peter Farrell’s authoritative baritone is at odds with his mission in life: to put people to sleep. From the embers of an idea, this...

Success to dream about: ResMed's Peter Farrel:

Peter Farrell’s authoritative baritone is at odds with his mission in life: to put people to sleep. From the embers of an idea, this...

Export: The point man

As Invest Australia’s Senior Investment Commissioner in the United States, Bob Hunt is responsible for selling Australian investment opportunities to Americans. This influential insider...

Ahoy! Finance for growth

For ambitious businesses seeking investment dollars for expansion, the high seas of capital raising are as turbulent as they are vast. With so many...

Cash killer

The man who brought us e-finance Belgians are famous for exporting delightful, frivolous products like beer and chocolate. However, leading Belgian entrepreneur Michel Akkermans is...

No parade for our returning IT expats

In the game of soccer, we sadly accept that for top players, furthering their careers means living overseas. When they come back, we welcome...

Strategy: Responding to stealthy market changes

It is a truism among seasoned entrepreneurs that the business you plan to launch is never the business you will be running in three...

Lend me your wings

Is there anywhere angels fear to tread? To be an angel investor, you need personal wealth, a sense of adventure, a pretty strong stomach,...

Ant Bytes — AA09

“Genghis Khan started with a tribe of seventeen people, including his mother. He conquered everything. It seems to me you don’t need much in...
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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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Need cash for your startup or innovation? Here’s the Ultimate Grant...

Have a new business? Are you developing something AWESOME! Well, you're going to need some funding. Here are 12 resources available to people like you, right now.

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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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