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Now that more capital is available to deep tech startups, they need better access to makerspace

Deep tech startups are addressing some of society’s biggest problems and creating the jobs of tomorrow but they’ve been neglected in the government’s love...

Opportunities abound in China for Aussie SMEs but on-the-ground relationships are essential

China’s booming economy and rapidly growing middle-class present a wealth of opportunities for Australian businesses, particularly those companies able to tap into the rising...

So, you’ve left your job to start a business… now what? What to know about the first year

The first year of a new business is critical, with repeated evidence that around one third of businesses fail during this phase. However, equipped...

Let’s Talk: Overseas expansion

Due to Australia’s relatively small population and the country’s remoteness from global markets, some businesses will need to expand overseas in order to reach...

What’s in a (Domain) Name? Nailing the basics

In today’s ever increasing online world, domain names have become one of the most important business assets for sales to consumers, contact with and...

From zero to entrepreneur hero in six steps 

As I started building my new cybersecurity company, through staff hires and client and vendor engagement, there was one question I was asked repeatedly: “Carlo,...

How do you determine whether your idea is new? Free online patent tools are useful

When a person is struck with – and wants to commercialise –  a new idea, its constructive for them to first conduct an internet search to see...

To patent or not to patent – provisional patents for Australian SMEs and start-ups

Great ideas often come from startups and small to medium enterprises (SMEs), but the difficult question is what to do next, and at what...

Lessons from Silicon Valley for start-ups

On recent business trips to Silicon Valley, we’ve met with a number of investors, lawyers and other advisers who are active in the start-up community....

Why your database is your most valuable IP

I've been a business mentor for a while now and yet it never ceases to amaze me how often company's either ignore or underrate their...

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Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered to Victorian workers living in NSW or SA

People who live in New South Wales and South Australia but work in Victoria are now eligible for a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...