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Here 5 lessons from an expert on why the best entrepreneurs always experiment
Now is not a good time to be in the prediction business. So many attempts to foretell the future go horribly wrong....
Looking to secure startup funding? Get more venture capital using these pitch deck tips
Getting venture capital and increasing the amount of investment for your startup is actually quite challenging at every stage. This needs a great pitch deck — pitch decks that are created well are one of the best ways to convey your story
These are the 10 startup finalists selected for CeBIT’s 2017 PitchFest competition
Congratulations and best of luck to these 10 ground-breaking Aussie companies which demonstrate the breadth and excellence of our start-up community.
SproutX is hosting an accelerator in Melbourne for startups in the agtech space
The SproutX Accelerator will run regular workshops from its co-working space in Melbourne, however startup participants will be able to work from anywhere in Australia, ensuring they are close to their existing and potential customers.
Queensland to take startup world out of its comfort zone with world-first initiative
The Venturer program will build skills and character traits that are fundamental to entrepreneurialism, such as resilience, problem-solving, resourcefulness, risk management, creative thinking and leadership.
Melbourne startup SalesTribe selected into the U.K.’s Global Entrepreneur Programme
The Programme -- which only selects 100 startups world-wide annually -- helps entrepreneurs and early-stage technology businesses and startups looking to relocate their business to the U.K.
The five creative startups at the forefront of fashion at Creative Enterprise Australia
With Australia’s fashion industry now worth $28.5 billion, QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s Fashion Accelerator covers a hole in the industry when it comes to fashion tech.
Techstars heads “down under” launching its first APAC based accelerator in Australia
Techstars Adelaide is designed to support early-stage companies advancing state-of-the-art applications in Internet of things (IoT), big data, sensors and robotics, with potential to developing and commercialising technologies connected to the defence and security sectors.
This Australian tech startup has used AI to break into the European market
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), has become the first government entity to integrate TrademarkVision’s new technology through the official launch of its eSearch platform this month.
One10’s accelerator programs are now open and offering $1 million in subsidies to find...
One10 are offering places for up to 12 startups to participate in Activate, and 5 scaleups in Amplify in each location, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and its first regional centre Geelong, Victoria.
Slingshot continues to drive disruption with Australia’s first HR-tech start-up accelerator
Human Capital represents a completely new venture for Slingshot, which typically partners with one corporate business to create a tailored, industry-specific accelerator program.
Is this one simple ritual the key to success? Branson, Mandela and Edison all...
Everyone, regardless of their career path, should journal. Whether it’s Branson’s hastily scrawled notebook memos, Oprah’s gratitude-filled memoirs or Kahlo's art-strewn diaries, journaling is the reoccurring trait many successful people share.
Need a helping hand? How entrepreneurs can find great mentors when starting out
For entrepreneurs just starting out on their start-up journey, it can at times be a lonely existence with little support. For this reason, it is important to find mentors who will help you find your direction and encourage you to reach your full potential.
A lesson from the 2016 Rio Olympics: The mindset of winners is failure and...
What entrepreneurs or would-be entrepreneurs need to remember is that while the risk is high, so too can be the rewards. Like an athlete, it is important to aim high, get into a winning mindset and treat failure as a learning experience.
Online loan marketplace HashChing has a new product designed just for start-ups
The home loan, from a leading Australian specialty lender, is available to start up business owners with no credit scoring. While there is a legal requirement to be able to service the loan and repay the debt – the loan’s terms and conditions are far more favourable to people with new or emerging businesses.
2 things you need to know if you want to improve your management skills...
Your organisation needs general managers with effective management skills, who can motivate and lead others and launch inventive business strategies.
This one simple idea from a billion dollar inventor could catapult your startup [VIDEO]
Key draws on his own experience as a billion dollar inventor to offer how-to's and other takeaways you can use to get off the ground and into the black. Case studies, tips, and advice from other successful entrepreneurs underscore key principles to make it easier than ever for you to achieve your business and life dreams.
Five book writing mistakes entrepreneurs always make… and how you can avoid them
So what can you do? Read on for how to avoid the top five book writing mistakes made by entrepreneurs, and what you should do instead.
Make the most of it! Here’s how start-up owners can maximise their tax returns
Tax savings are a big business. According to the ATO, businesses deducted $2.5 billion in expenses in the 2013-14 financial year. At the top of the list was cost of sales, and at the bottom were motor vehicle expenses, demonstrating the activities that were more or less likely to be considered as a deductible expense.
11 innovators scooped up $300k funding in under three minutes at this pitch event
The inaugural Optus Future Makers program, launched earlier this year, is designed to foster digital innovation that has the ability to change the social landscape.