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Australian start-up RecruitLoop recently closed a $500,000 seed round, all part of their efforts to stake their banner firmly in the sands of the...
I'm often the recipient of emails and phone calls from readers asking whether we can help promote a new product or service. It's all part and parcel of the job. But it creates a dilemma. Who do I help and who do I dismiss? (Because we obviously can't help everyone.)
Presentation skills are among the most important assets in a consultant’s communication toolkit, whether it’s pitching for new business, brainstorming ideas with a client or reviewing project results.
Bardia Housman is an Australian entrepreneur who recently completed his second successful exit, selling Business Catalyst (makers of e-commerce software suite GoodBarry) to Adobe Systems. Australian specialist recruitment and M&A outfit MitchellLake captured this candid interview at the South Food+Wine Bar in San Francisco last month.
Cloudsafe365, a simple-to-use WordPress plugin that provides real-time backs and defence from malware, hacking and content theft, found a way to reduce development costs by 50%. In to the bargain, its product roadmap is being delivered faster than expected. But how, I hear you ask!
A seasoned academic and scientist, 28-year-old Lachlan Blackhall is also the linchpin of the startup business community in the ACT. And he has the CV to show for it. His current project, 17Dynamics, is a boutique consultancy firm providing growth and innovation solutions for institutions in government, education, technology, energy and engineering.
Kym Huynh believes firmly in the idea of the Renaissance Man. He's a lawyer and a professional singer. He hosts three podcasts and manages several more. He's also behind a chain of humourous photo blogs. Of course, that's when he isn't promoting his startup ventures. For all of his accomplishments, he's taken to knocking himself: "I lead goofily and still appear to be legit."
New research has revealed that 78% of Australia’s small business owners (SBOs) don’t fully understand the $20K tax break, with 67% of them not making the most of the opportunity in the lead up to June 30.
Every day, thousands of children in Australian hospitals undergo scary procedures. TLC for Kids acts as a relief agency to give these kids immediate attention. Distraction, to them, is a noble goal.
It takes a lot of guts for an entrepreneur to turn down an offer from a US venture capital investor, particularly when the alternative means staying put when you have just two months cash left. Brad Howarth follows the plight of innovative start-ups down the road to commercialisation.
Asia’s largest fintech innovation hub, Stone & Chalk, is partnering with the South Australian Government to establish a start-up hub at...
Innovation Series Sydney Luncheon: 4 June 2009 'Medical Research Discoveries: Taking Health into the Next Century' When: 4th June 2009 Where: Sydney (Sofitel Wentworth Hotel) The...
Marketing podcast, PreneurCast, is for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. Each week, author and marketer Pete Williams and digital media producer Dom Goucher discuss entrepreneurship, business,...
Seventy per cent of small businesses that receive mentoring survive for five years or more, which is more then double the rate compared with...
The apathy toward online retailing by Australia’s incumbent ‘bricks and mortar’ retailers has allowed some notable upstarts to gain a foothold in the digital shopping space. Kim Wingerei examines opportunities lost and seized.
Proptech startup Property HQ launched its new branding and a beta launch of its website this week with a renewed desire to disrupt and shake up the “status-quo.”
I was reading someone’s blog the other day and they were talking about determining what information products are best for your clients… and therein I read the offending sentence: “The best way to find out is to ask them.” What a load of crap.
The main benefit of a private cloud is the provision of shared IT resources across multiple applications and/or locations, which contribute directly to increased productivity and bottom line cost benefits.
Later in the evening, perhaps after a second or third round of cocktails (all the pubs were closed), Cummings shared his views that raising capital is a time consuming process and that, in particular, he would be seeking a strategic partner. That's why I was particularly pleased to receive news yesterday that Travellr.com has secured growth capital from none other than the travel insurance and travel services company The Worlds Normad Group.