Tesla
Opinion

Ignition Lane’s Great Big Annual Wrap

- December 20, 2022 4 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Tech Wrap, where they cut through the noise to bring you their favourite insights from the technology and startup world.  Ignition Lane works with ambitious business leaders to apply the Startup Mindset to their technology, product and commercialisation problems.  This wrap goes out free to subscribers. Don’t forget you can catch Gavin Appel every… Read more »

Opinion

A new generation is killing off the 90s tech stereotypes

- July 26, 2022 3 MIN READ

In the eighties and nineties, Hollywood perpetrated perhaps one of the greatest disservices to the development of the global tech sector and in particular to the career development of generations of young people.   Still, at the time, I found myself laughing along with everyone else as the ‘computer geeks’ and ‘electro-nerds’ bumbled their way across… Read more »

Old unemployment queue
Advice

Australia’s tech talent bubble could be about to burst too – here’s what happens next

- July 5, 2022 5 MIN READ

Ask any founder their top three challenges, and talent is likely to feature amongst them. Record low unemployment, closed international borders, the great resignation, remote workers, soaring salaries and a global skills shortage have created the most complex talent crisis in the modern era. Business leaders plead with government and the education sector to solve… Read more »

Opinion

Here’s where to find the best paying jobs as an IT contractor in Australia

- May 19, 2022 3 MIN READ

Tight supply and increasing demand have pushed prices for IT contractors skyward, new figures have confirmed – yet while Sydney may be Australia’s largest city, it’s not the place where contractors can make the most money. That prestigious honour goes to Canberra – where, the newly released Hays Technology Contractor Rates Guide 2022 found, contractors across most… Read more »

Drone, farm, agriculture, agtech
Opinion

Why Australian agtech needs talent with a wide range of experience

- May 15, 2022 2 MIN READ

Australia is well-positioned to build and maintain a large and healthy agricultural industry ($81 billion of production in 2021/22). Australia also has a unique opportunity to leverage our higher-education infrastructure, skilled workforce and sophisticated capital markets to integrate modern technology into our agricultural industry for the purpose of vastly improving the volume of high-quality agricultural… Read more »

Advice

New Zealand tech exports are now worth more than $10 billion a year

- November 8, 2021 3 MIN READ

Tech exports from New Zealand generated NZ$10.4 billion in export revenue in FY2021, up 14.4% on the previous year, according to the annual Technology Investment Network (TIN) Report. The TIN Report, now in its 17th year, benchmarks the performance of New Zealand’s 200 largest globally-focused technology companies, categorised according to the primary sectors of biotech,… Read more »

Dr Kate Cornick
Opinion

Victorian startups created nearly 6000 new jobs in just 3 years

- July 21, 2021 3 MIN READ

A new report into Victoria’s startup sector reveals that any politician wanting to promise voters jobs should be looking to back startups.  The Startup Employment in Victoria report bydealroom.co, in collaboration with LaunchVic, found a 10.75% increase in startup jobs year-on-year between 2018 and 2020. Around 5,900 direct new local jobs were created by local… Read more »