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QLD govt bringing in Slingshot for tourism, travel and entertainment accelerator

The accelerator program provides our startup entrepreneurs and business innovators with first-class mentoring assistance while connecting them with investors and potential business partners.

Capital, culture and talent are key to a competitive Aussie startup ecosystem, says latest...

Australia is well-placed to capitalise on the strong growth seen in its fledgling startup sector, but some significant barriers remain to enjoying a truly world class startup ecosystem according to StartupAUS.

This VC fund has $500,000 worth of seed funding for up to six creative...

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has revealed its initiative to invest $500,000 in five to six seed-stage creative start-ups from around Australia

River City Labs announces plans to double in size in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley

Brisbane's top co-working community and start-up hub, River City Labs, has announced its imminent plans to double in size within the next, six months.

Adelaide startup takes out UQ Business School’s $100,000 Enterprize competition

On World Sight Day, judges of the University of Queensland (UQ) Business School’s $100,000 Enterprize competition finals voted resoundingly for an innovation that could control the world’s single largest cause of blindness – cataract, a clouding of the eye’s lens among older populations. Calpain Therapeutics, an Adelaide startup that has developed a drug that can slow the onset of cataract, won the nation’s richest business plan competition, ahead of four others shortlisted.

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How Master the Art of Sales Even if it Makes You...

The art of selling is a social minefield. Have you ever been on the wrong end of a ham-fisted, awkward or just plain obnoxious sales conversation? Of course you have! Why is it that some sales conversations magically delight, while others make us want to manically bolt for the door? This Phil Anderson FREE CHEAT SHEET will help you to master the art of sales!

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How to zig when everyone else is zagging, with Julio De...

Why is it that some business owners appear impervious to business obstacles and upsets? In some cases, it seems that it’s the obstacles that drive certain personality types to success. In this CHEAT SHEET, we share five ways of thinking to respond to INDUSTRY, ECONOMIC, BRAND, SOCIETAL and PERSONAL shifts.

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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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