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‘Innovate or perish’: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

‘We have to be bold and visionary’: Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams is the CEO of Cicada Innovations, one of Australia's leading deep tech incubators. Before joining Cicada, Sally-Ann was an Executive...

Let’s Talk: Learning

Running a business can often feel like an uphill battle. Business leaders will be faced with challenges for which there is often...

Let’s Talk: Workplace bullying

Conflict management is an often overlooked but crucial skill to business and entrepreneurship. The ability to cultivate and maintain good relations is...

Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

‘Rural empowerment a key focus’: how Zoho’s digital transformations benefit small and regional businesses

Zoho, a software solutions company, provides integrated tech solutions for businesses globally. They offer 45+ integrated apps, ranging from CRM to financial...

Let’s Talk: Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a form of software that can help businesses keep on top of their myriad management responsibilities. ERP...

New funding for Emesent takes drone company to new heights

Drone autonomy company, Emesent, has announced a new investment from In-Q-Tel (IQT), the investment arm of the US intelligence agency the CIA.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...

How to manage a rebrand in the midst of COVID-19

Rebranding can be difficult at the best of times. Companies fear losing recognition, customer retention and brand loyalty. With this in mind,...

Does your business have what it takes to go public?

Many entrepreneurs secretly dream of one day listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), but the IPO process is not for the faint-hearted. Brett...

6 out of 10 Australian SMEs report losses up to 75 per cent

Business Australia reported that 6 out of 10 Australian SMEs reported sales losses up to 75 per cent this year. Only 18 per cent...

How to be a real ‘disruptor’ in a traditional industry

'Disruption,' 'disruptors' and 'disruptive' are words that we hear a lot in the business and entrepreneur world, but how many founders and entrepreneurs actually...

The current economic downturn will create a new wave of entrepreneurship

Good entrepreneurs thrive amid uncertainty, and economic downturns are no exception. Some of the world’s most disruptive brands were founded during the GFC of...

Why solo entrepreneurs, like me, are returning to the office

I’m a solo entrepreneur and I've been a WeWork member since September 2019. It’s been the best decision both professionally and personally. Everyone likes...

How I went from a career in finance to launching a $1.7m beauty start-up

Founder Michelle Hu takes us through the how and why she dropped her successful career in finance to launch her beauty startup, Etoile Collective,...

A conversation with Bryony Cole: Falling into the sextech industry

Leading on from our previous conversation with Bryony Cole, we decided to chat to her about how she fell into what some may consider...

Business woman Jen McCloy on her newest COVID-19 cash flow initiative Vouch For You

Vouch For You is an online voucher marketplace, connecting businesses of all types with customers by offering prepaid discounted vouchers for goods and services....