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NSW set to pump $291,000 into four lucky projects

Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner today announced the latest round of funding from Screen NSW’s $3 million Interactive Media Fund (IMF) established to support the creation of new digital content in NSW.

Mike Boyd, 2011 Anthill 30under30 Up-and-Comer

Cupstart is a unique tweak on a pressing problem among java junkies: having to queue up and wait, and wait, just to get a decent cup of joe. The brainchild of Mike Boyd, the Cupstart app lets the user select a venue and order a brew online, then pick it up ready to go on arrival. Also included is a pre-paid option, so there's no need to fret over loose change.

Entrepreneurs Week Melbourne kicks off for 2010

In partnership with Melbourne's most entrepreneurial organisations, including Mobile Monday, The Hive, TEDxMelbourne and the Churchill Club, E-Week 2010 will give participants an opportunity to gain the right skills, meet the right people and build their confidence to just get out there and start their own entrepreneurial endeavour.

Five nuggets of entrepreneurial wisdom, courtesy of Steve Sammartino (and my not-so-lucid memory)

Sammartino has a way of making you understand that those entrepreneurial dreams are not so fanciful. That they are achievable, no matter who you are, and that life is too short to fly a desk all your life.

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Learn how to devise winning business ideas in four steps with...

It’s often said that everyone will have at least one big business idea in his or her lifetime. But how do you know if your next big idea is genuinely great or a genuine waste of time? This cheat sheet will help you formulate ideas, identify opportunities, evaluate their strengths and take your first big step forward. Learn how to get focus and clarity. Plus, score a bonus tip that will help you more than you might think!

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Inbound Marketing Reloaded with James Tuckerman [FREE REPORT]

Leads always must come before sales. Then, it’s your job to build trust, educate, create rapport and demonstrate why your product and service is better than the alternatives. However, the tools at your disposal to achieve these outcomes -- to connect with strangers, to convert them to suspects, then prospects, then customers -- are constantly changing. That’s why we created this cheat sheet. To re-visit traditional inbound marketing strategies, and offer some helpful tactics to help ‘old school’ organisations embrace ‘new world’ tactics and strategies.

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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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