With over 8000 people impacted, 100 events (50 of which are in November alone) and 30 partners around the country, Global Entrepreneurship Week Australia is set to be Australia’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship. GEW Australia has brought together government organisations like Australian Taxation Office, private sector organisations like Commonwealth Bank and grassroots organisations to support Australian entrepreneurship
I have written this post in response to this blog post that was a response to a conversation on a Sydney Startup facebook wall. The person and I know each other, and hang in the same space – but we obviously have very different opinions when it comes to those who choose a life of self employment and those that do not.
Parking in Sydney is a pain, it’s one of the few things that really detracts from our beautiful city. But it’s a problem to be expected especially since every year our population expands just that little bit more. Rather than just being annoyed by it, Daniel Battaglia had the idea that he could do something about it and so he came up with the website Parking Made Easy.
Being true to your past self is easy – you just require a sharp memory and the ability to do what you have always done. Simple, really – but remember: if noth-ing changes, nothing changes. However, if you are going to be true to your future self, you need something very few people possess
Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn frequently make updates and changes in order to improve the experience for both consumers and business users. If your business has a presence on these social media sites, it’s in your best interest to stay up-to-date with the changes in order to get the most from your social media profile and ensure you provide the most relevant content to your fans and followers.
The inaugural event for RiverPitch will be held in The Cellar of the Brisbane Polo Club on Tuesday October 30th. The event aims to change the way investing is done in Brisbane. The format provides the opportunity for four budding entrepreneurs to present their idea in a ‘pitch’ format to thirty pre-qualified investors.
There is nothing worse than getting to the end of the quarter and realising that you do not have your financial house in order. To be honest whilst we are still operating the business in a very lean way, a book keeper is a luxury that we do not have at the moment and so the administration side of things here currently is under my Job Description.
Does your business use Facebook groups in its social marketing strategy? If you are like most businesses using social media in Australia, and even globally, chances are you only use Facebook’s timeline to connect to your community of customers. I’m going to show you how Facebook groups can benefit your business and give you an edge on your competition.
Need to start marketing your startup but you have no budget for noodles let alone marketing? This class is for you, in it, you will learn several marketing tactics that will cost you little or no capital. Each tactic discussed will come with an applicable, real-world example of how it worked (or failed). At the end of the class, you will have workshopped several techniques to apply to your own business, and walk away with a clear set of to-do’s for applying them.
Ninefold®, the Australian public cloud computing and cloud storage company, today announced a partnership with Majoran Distillery, a not-for-profit co-working space for Adelaide’s tech community. It’s the latest example of Ninefold’s Cloud Booster Program, a nationwide strategy to foster innovation and accelerate the growth of Australian web based startups.
Getting started with social media can be really daunting. With so many social media platforms available it can be easy to spread yourself too thin, too fast and achieve nothing. I found a staged approached with the two biggest platforms worked best for me and started out with Facebook and then moved onto Twitter. I had to factor in a learning curve for each of them as well as get my head around what is social media marketing and all the while get on with the rest of running and growing my business.
Talking to media is actually pretty easy, once you stop being a selfish startup founder that just wants people to talk about you and how good you are for creating the next big thing – then you will probably start getting somewhere. In order to help you along I decided to make a picture book.
With the new year looming we can expect to introduce a number of new startups in 2013. With that, we need great concepts and and even better people to transform these into global web businesses. It sounds easy, but there is a lot more to it. Find out more about the mechanics of how Pollenizer builds startups from scratch.