A two-sided marketplace is a marketplace where you have two distinct user groups: you have supply on one side and demand on the other, and generally in a hyperlocal area.
The global war for tech talent still rages, and it can lead companies to panic and grab candidates who aren’t a good fit. Startups in particular tend to make several key mistakes when hiring.
How Mandeep Sodhi went from a failed business to launching HashChing, a fintech that has received more than $12 billion in home loan applications.
We knew that in launching easyshare we would need to be tactical in our approach to engage with the 4 million Australians currently living in sharehouses.
Looking back at my journey, there are many things I wish my 31 year old self had known then – many sleepless nights, heated arguments with my cofounder, and wasted energy and resources on things that were not worth it could have been avoided.
Far too many startups approach their fundraising round in panic mode. They’re not ready, their businesses are not ready, and they don’t know what they need.
Arguably the most important facet of the experience was the collaboration and friendships that were made from working alongside other Aussie founders.
Securing sponsorship and advertising dollars for a business is completely different to your run of the mill sales processes it turns out, and so over the last couple of years, I have had to put myself through a crash course in learning how to bring in the bucks from the big guys – as a little guy, when compared to my competitors.
Sitting in an office thinking about sales will not generate revenue. You have to get up and get moving! So get out on the road and kick up a storm. Without taking action you are doomed to a fate of inaction and flat or declining revenue. The good news is that YOU don’t have to be the one that increases sales all the time! Look internally at your team. Do you have someone that you could delegate some responsibility to for this? If not, then look to your mentors. What can they do for you?