What friendships last longer? The ones you develop naturally over time, and through trust and shared experiences like getting busted for drinking in public or almost being trampled at an Iggy Pop concert? Or the ones where you pay someone fifty bucks to pretend they like you to make your frenemies jealous? Hint: It’s not the second one.
It’s easy to look around at the latest generation of young tech entrepreneurs, such as the founders of Facebook or Google, and wonder if those with a few more years under their belt are at a big disadvantage. But the truth is that in Australia and elsewhere, folks are getting older.
When it comes to hiring, a common area of confusion for startup founders is whether their new hire is in fact a contractor or an employee.
People always ask why I created Moodswing? I saw an opportunity too good to pass up; and seeing our user-base grow everyday has made us realise that the potential for Moodswing is greater than we’d imagined.
While word play can have a powerful rhetorical effect, do we really need so many versions of ‘entrepreneur’?
In a society where media is the most persuasive force shaping cultural norms, the collective message that our young women and men overwhelmingly receive is that a woman’s value and power lie in her youth, beauty, and sexuality, and not in her capacity as a leader. How and why should we change this? Last Tuesday ThinkActChange, tackled this question.
Recent occurrences involving Bitcoin have caused a stir across the media and political spectrum worldwide. Criminal activities such as money laundering have been linked to the technology, spreading scepticism and concern regarding national security. But is Bitcoin really as “dirty” as many think it is?
When you’re running a startup, the more tasks you accomplish throughout the week, the longer your weekend to-do list gets. Apparently, it’s something David Copperfield did the other day. I’ll enquire. In the meantime, here are quotes from entrepreneurs and prominent thinkers who know your pain all too well.
Australian businesses are waiting nearly 8 weeks to be paid by customers, with the average invoice payment time taking 54 days during 2Q, barely changed from 55 days in the previous quarter, according to Dun & Bradstreet’s latest Trade Payments Analysis (TPA)