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Tech start-up PlanDo, a new career management platform which encourages individuals to ‘self-direct’ their careers, has secured an investment of $916,000
Start-ups and SMEs in general have many enviable characteristics, among them being passion, ambition, risk taking and forward thinking. Unfortunately, healthy cash flow has never...
According to the OECD, Australian exports rose from 18 per cent of GDP to 21 per cent from 2004 to 2010, with a 23...
Australia’s bid to foster innovation and measure its progress is a laudable one. Its candour even more so, because rare is the government that shines a light on its darker areas. The Australian Innovation System Report – the second since the nation officially hitched its bandwagon to the one thing that is most likely to make a difference in how we live – is short on data, especially latest international numbers to compare progress. But what it lacks in numbers, it makes up with honesty on at least two critical areas of shortfall.
Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2011 takes a look at OECD countries entrepreneurial activity and finds that the number of startups in Australia is returning to its 2007 levels.