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In tennis, 20-time grand slam champion Roger Federer has carved out a successful career as an ‘all-rounder’. By accounting for different surfaces, opponent playing styles and weather conditions, he’s performed consistently across two decades in the game. In much the same way, entrepreneurs in the tech space should seek to develop a broad, well-rounded repertoire […]
New Zealand native David Kirk has worn a variety of different hats throughout his career. At one time, during the 80s, he captained the All Blacks, leading the team to World Cup victory. Later, in the noughties, he served as the CEO of Fairfax Media. Today, he is a seasoned company chairman as well as […]
Colin Kinner doesn’t have much patience for the tall poppies of Australia or people who are intellectually dishonest in business. He does, however, have a great deal of time and respect for individuals who take the entrepreneurial plunge and attempt things “nobody else has tried before”. In fact, he’s coached hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs over […]
Any way you slice it, 2017 has been a blockbuster year for zipMoney. The Sydney-based fintech startup – a provider of point-of-sale credit and digital payment services – has been onboarding around 1200 new customers per day, with CEO Larry Diamond attributing this growth to traction with millennials. Significantly, Zip landed the two largest fintech deals […]
When it comes to building businesses, coming up with an idea is only half the battle. It is, however, a necessary key ingredient. Creativity is essential to entrepreneurship – so much so that the two terms are almost synonymous: an entrepreneur is by definition an agent of change. And for change to exist there must […]
The engineers behind rapid-growth mattress startup Sleeping Duck dived into the Shark Tank this week, but surfaced without a deal, after knocking back offers, worth half a million, from both Andrew Banks and Steve Baxter. As they told Dynamic Business, the ‘deal breaker’ wasn’t the equity each shark demanded; rather, they weren’t convinced either could […]
Women have ‘boundless potential’ to lead multi-million dollar businesses but many are being held back by a lack of financial literacy, says Tanya Titman, the founder of Acceler8 Academy, a growth program for female-led SMEs, and Consolid8, Xero’s 2016 Accounting Partner of the Year. Having assisted over 200 female founders to scale their businesses through […]
Having sold WME Group for $39 million, this week, serial entrepreneur Nick Bell caught up with Dynamic Business to discuss why it was time to leave the digital marketing agency he founded in 2008, the lessons he learned at its helm, and what he’ll do next. DB: How did the sale to Melbourne IT come […]
Mobile recruitment platform Found has closed its most recent funding round, bringing its total funding to $2.5 million. Red Bull Holden Supercars owner Roland Dane, Dimmi founder Stevan Premutico and MYOB CEO Tim Reed have come on board as investors, with the latter two joining Found’s advisory board. Established by Andrew Joyce and Peter Marchiori […]
Seventeen businesswomen were inducted into the Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame this week. Now in its 19th year, the initiative celebrates female business owners, including social entrepreneurs, who are not only trailblazers in their industries but role models for other women. The Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame was developed by Suzi Dafnis, the founder and CEO of HerBusiness […]
What is mojo and why should having it matter to you? Mojo is having passion, drive and a clear plan to get what you want in your business. Mojo makes everything run smoother and makes it that much easier for you to stay focused and determined. Mojo is the juice you need to achieve your goals. […]
Based on the global growth potential of her personalised video marketing start-up, Data Creative, Renece Brewster was recently selected to participate in EY’s 2017 Asia-Pacific Accelerating Entrepreneurs program. The program, which involved a strategic growth forum in Rome, earlier this month, provided the Melbourne businesswoman and 23 other entrepreneurs with support, expert guidance and network […]
If you have an entrepreneurial spark, with a focused passion and unwavering determination to start up your own business, you’re off to a good start. While the experience of setting up your first business can teach you invaluable lessons, many of those costly start-up mistakes can be avoided by investing in a Master of Business […]
Most people have a hard time admitting they are wrong, but it’s even harder when you’re the role model, the leader, the chief. Yet, admitting failure will position you and your company for success. Here are some strategies for checking your ego at the door and learning from failures in your company: 1. Fail […]
The internationally-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is taking place in Australia for the first time, next year. Three all-expenses paid scholarships are up for grabs – but interested Aussies must be quick: the application deadline is tomorrow (15 Dec). The boot camp is being held at QUT’s Gardens Point campus from […]