AngelPad is a mentorship program founded by Thomas Korte with a team of ex-Google employees to help technology startups build better products, attract seed funding and grow more successful businesses. AngelPad provides founders with funding, mentorship and the chance to work alongside other great founders at the AngelPad office in San Francisco.
Late in 2011, Google rolled out ‘pages’ for its Google+ social network. Your business can now have its own brand page on Google+ ‘page’ just as it does on Facebook. Why are Google+ pages good for your business? We’ve pulled together three of the best articles just for you.
Kogan.com today announced that, following the collapse of electronics warranty provider U-NITED Warranties, Kogan will offer assistance to thousands of Australian consumers caught by the fallout.
It is the dream of every brand owner to collaborate with celebrities and business leaders. One of the marks of success in brand marketing is having a celebrity endorser. When you have a celebrity to endorse your product, it is a huge stamp of approval in the eyes of the public. Getting celebrities and business leaders to collaborate with you may not be the easiest thing, but if you have the right attitude and method, you’ll be on the right track, so work it baby!
A pitch is a powerful set of words that you send out to the world again and again. Eventually, if you stick at it and really get the pitch perfect, you will get what you pitch for. In business, if you get it right you can raise money, attract a team, engage partners and inspire clients to take you on. If you are a change maker, you will eventually attract a following, upset the status quo and see a shift in your cause.
On Tuesday this week, Microsoft Australia played host to the Bizspark APAC Entrepreneurs Summit. It was great to see a wide range of speakers on the day ranging from the Deputy Premier of NSW to some of Australia’s best thinkers and doers in the technology space.
Findation.com officially launched yesterday in public beta, while collecting sufficient data to provide accurate shade recommendations between the hundreds of foundations on the global market (there are 192 brands, 988 products and 8256 shades in Findation.com’s database so far).
Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace, today announced that it had acquired Scriptlance, Canada’s largest freelance marketplace and the fifth largest in the world.
I am seeing a change in the entrepreneurial space lately that is far from appealing. As much as I can appreciate the struggles universities go through to keep up with the strain of fast progressing technology – and many fail – I disagree with those who advocate that getting a university degree is useless and unnecessary. And there seem to be a growing number of them!
I recently got the chance to go along to the AusMumpreneur event held here in Melbourne, hosted by Connect2Mums. The Connect2Mums community is growing daily across the country, as is the support they are able to provide to mothers thinking about taking the plunge and starting their own business. I was able to catchup after […]
Uber, Kaggle, Pinterest, Branchout – just these four companies alone have gone on to raise big rounds of funding after meeting investors on Angel List – $168 million just between the four of them. Over 1000 Startups to date have received funding for their businesses after meeting investors via Angel List.
One question that most business owners fight with is if they should or should not outsource their social media needs. There are a lot of business owners that are hesitant to hand over the task of making their business visible through social media outlets, to a company or individual that does not know everything about the company. Fair Call! The good news is outsourcing your social media needs is not only affordable, it may be the best thing to do for your business if you can find a trusted adviser.
Let’s be honest ever since mobile phones started having good quality cameras, everyone has loved to have a bit of a photo shoot with their friends, our group of mates have been going strong since 2008, back then we just said “photo shoot” but now you “Instagram” everything, and of course add a hashtag.