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Why trademarks matter to start-ups, and the secrets to getting them right

Trademarks do more than identify your brand, they provide several business and legal benefits at relatively low cost. Yet many start-ups make elementary mistakes,...

Why startups can’t afford to ignore design and branding when launching their product

Design is more than just a pretty font and it can’t be just an afterthought. Instead, it’s a quintessential element of product strategy, inextricably...

Aussie start up founders react to the budget

These Aussie start up founders share their thoughts on the Federal Budget reveal earlier this week, giving us an insight into how SMEs are...

Let’s Talk: The X Factor

Today we’re discussing customer retention and what businesses need to do to in order to achieve the so-called “X Factor” with their audiences. Customer experience...

Is outsourcing a positive or negative for businesses?

Jacqui Miller, founder of Dynamic Business Outsourcing Solutions (DBOS), believes that the right kind of outsourcing can be instrumental in accelerating business growth and...

Why start-ups and education providers should go hand-in-hand in Australia moving forward

Innovation and startups are set to be the future of the Australian, and possibly even global, employment landscape. However, educational institutions place a greater emphasis...

Four accelerators granted access to $9m fund to grow Queensland’s start-up ecosystem

The Queensland Government is granting four industry-focussed business accelerators access to a $9 million fund to create jobs and rapidly grow up to 120...

Why developing risk awareness within your small to medium business is an absolute must

Businesses must navigate a multitude of risks daily. While large companies tend to have dedicated "risk management" departments, which monitor threats to profitability, among SMBs, risk management often begins...

Five Things the Melbourne Cup Can Teach Us about investing in early stage businesses

Securing early-stage venture capital is easy for quality start-ups. What’s often neglected, however, is the other side of the equation – the difficulty for...

5 reasons businesses fail & how to avoid it

Too often we hear of businesses going bankrupt and startups closing their doors because times are tough. Over 50% of small businesses fail in...

‘Young people have been disproportionately affected’: Taj Pabari

Taj Pabari is the CEO of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship (ASE), was named the Australian Young Innovator of the Year in...

Let’s Talk: Success Secrets

Success looks different for each business. There is a huge variety in the business models that we hold up as success stories....

Unfair dismissal claim against Deliveroo may have widespread consequences for the gig economy

A former rider for Deliveroo has taken the food-delivery service to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) in an unfair dismissal case.

Buy now, pay later made easy for SMEs as Zip partners with Visa, Apple, Google

Zip has announced its partnership with Visa, Apple and Google to allow many more small businesses to accept buy now, pay later...

Meet the woman behind the digital support network for regional businesses

Jordana Edwards has lived in Pottsville in regional New South Wales for the last 15 years. The town of just 6000 people...

Helping Australian businesses through COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic, Export Finance Australia is supporting Australian businesses with access to finance.  Without a doubt, new...

‘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...