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Invest in these 12 startup so that your business doesn’t join the 50 closing...

There are essentials like computer equipment, licenses, a web site, promotional material etc. but you don’t have to lease an office or employ staff straight away (you can outsource so cheaply these days top notch staff).

This successful online media businesswoman is helping other mums excel in business

The membership-based organisation provides mothers with rich online content and access to relevant services and benefits including business support, advice and services to help them grow their business.

How to attract the best senior talent when your business is just starting out

Hiring the best talent straight off the mark is not easy, not cheap and it can be risky. It may be tempting to take the ‘safer’ option of hiring less experienced staff at the start with the intention of attracting more experienced talent as the business grows.

When was the moment when you realised you could not work for anyone else?...

It's a common moment in the life of every entrepreneur. After holding down a job or, various jobs, you have a moment of realisation that...

Startup 101: Why do it alone when you can learn from the legends themselves!

Entrepreneurship, some say, is a lonely battle. Rejoice, it’s no longer the case! The stories of the founders of legendary companies such as Google, Dyson, Facebook, Paypal, LinkedIn, Twitter and Square are, literally, at hand – via podcasts in the voices of their legendary founders, or articles penned by them.

Do you really have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

Are you thinking about ditching the corporate cubicle to go work for yourself? The promise of freedom sure is enticing. Imagine it - no more...

Lean startup techniques: Can they be applied to B2B environments?

Can startups in the Business to Business (B2B) environment apply the Lean Startup approach? What differences are there to the Business to Consumer (B2C) world and how should it be handled?

FORUM VIDEO: How to get business funding with Jeremy Liddle

In our first Anthill Forum Video of the week, Jeremy Liddle, Chief Entrepreneur Officer at ENYA, explains the NAB Micro Enterprise loan. This loan is for all budding young entrepreneurs looking for seed funding, and business owners that want to grow their existing enterprise.

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5 Ways to get more out of your coffee shop meetings...

Far too much time is wasted in coffee shop meetings. More often than not, the conversation falls off topic, interruptions cause distractions and, before you know it, the meeting is over and you’ve achieved nothing. That’s what Antony Gaddie calls a Coffee and Doughnut meeting. You get a coffee and… zero. He’s the founder of Green Ant Marketing and he shared with us (over coffee) five things that you can do to help you make the most of your coffee shop meetings.

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Have something to sell but hate sales people? You have a...

Phil Anderson is an ex-bodybuilder who gave up the weights to pursue a career in property investment. So, what do these two seemingly distinct career...

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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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