Business strategy

Covid-19 has given us wicked problems to solve – and here’s how to get started on them

- October 30, 2020 3 MIN READ

Back in April, US venture capital veteran Marc Andreessen published a call-to-arms to the US economy titled ‘It’s Time to Build’. As the country watched the pandemic spiral out of control, Andreessen lamented the fact it was ill-equipped to respond, ultimately lacking the capacity to build the infrastructure and equipment required. America needed to re-learn… Read more »

Insights

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: MyDeal and Adore hit the ASX, the Future Fund takes a hit on Quibi

- October 25, 2020 4 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Weekly 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 every Saturday morning. Don’t forget that every Monday… Read more »

Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Twilio’s tear on Segment acquisition, JigSpace hits the big Apple, Canva adds 10m users

- October 18, 2020 7 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Weekly 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 every Saturday morning. Don’t forget that every Monday at… Read more »

Insights

Facebook boss Sheryl Sandberg’s advice for women to ‘lean in’ and be more confident doesn’t help – and the data shows it

- October 17, 2020 3 MIN READ

  “Just be more confident, be more ambitious, be more like a man.” These are the words of advice given over and over to women in a bid to close the career and earnings gaps between women and men. From self-help books to confidence coaching, the message to “lean in” and show confidence in the… Read more »

Insights

Troubling times lead to even bigger concerns about data privacy standards

- October 16, 2020 4 MIN READ

Whether it’s for personal or professional purposes, our reliance on technology has never been greater. From ordering groceries or joining a social media craze like TikTok, to running a business or simply safely visiting a restaurant, chances are you’ve become accustomed to uploading your personal information online over the past six months. While this reliance… Read more »

Future of work

6 things LivePreso co-founder Joel Thomson loves about working from home

- October 9, 2020 3 MIN READ

Every Friday, our new weekly column talk to CEOs, founders and tech leaders about the benefits they’ve discovered from WFH in 2020. This week it’s Joel Thomson. co-founder of presentation platform LivePreso (recently rebranded from SalesPreso). Thomson says he’s been working in tech (in one form or another) for almost 20 years. “That’s 20 years… Read more »

Future of work

6 things Spriggy co-founder Mario Hasanakos loves about working from home 

- October 2, 2020 3 MIN READ

Every Friday, our new weekly column talk to CEOs, founders and tech leaders about the benefits they’ve discovered from WFH in 2020. This week it’s Mario Hasanakos. co-founder of fintech Spriggy, the pocket money app and card that gives kids financial wisdom and independence, alongside parental oversight. “Covid-19 has put an enormous strain on so… Read more »