Start-ups, Investment and Education in Australia: we need to do better

(This is a copy of a post I recently wrote on LinkedIN). I read Stuart McKeown’s post ‘Why Being an Australian Startup Sucks’ with interest. Especially in light of the recent failure of 99dresses and the in-depth exposé of the roller coaster Nicki Durkin went through. On the face of it Stuart’s article indicates that Read more about Start-ups, Investment and Education in Australia: we need to do better[…]

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Start-up News Roundup – 10th April

In a world first, Australian bank invests in peer-to-peer lending startup This article in Startup Smart covers the Westpac’s Reinventure Group recently announced a $5 million investment in Sydney-based  peer-to-peer lender SocietyOne. Australian VC calls on others to “write cheques” to encourage female entrepreneurs In this article in Smart Company, Adrian Stone challenges investors to Read more about Start-up News Roundup – 10th April[…]

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Wireless takes a step up…

According to a gizmag article is appears a possible step change in wireless transmissions speeds could be on the cards. Which is not too unexpected, as the wireless transmission speeds have been growing by significant leaps roughly every 5 to 10 years – the limiter has been the cost of change for both consumer devices Read more about Wireless takes a step up…[…]

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Guy Kawasaki – hints and tips for innovation and start-ups

I’ve recently been watching a few Guy Kawasaki videos of late. He has a wonderful delivery and is able to (largely) stick to his points and ensure the message is delivered. A few of his videos I’ve embedded below to save to having to hunt for them on the Internet. yes, its over 2 hours Read more about Guy Kawasaki – hints and tips for innovation and start-ups[…]

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