Diversity

Moving the needle on diversity in the startup sector is a work in progress: here’s how Statemate is tackling it

- November 25, 2020 4 MIN READ

Startmate Principal Lauren Capelin kicks off what will become a series of reflections on how her organisaiton can collectively move the needle on diversity. At midnight last night, we officially closed applications for our Summer21 cohort — the first fully-remote, location-agnostic cohort we are running across Australia and New Zealand, which will kick off in… Read more »

Insights

9 incredible women entrepreneurs making a difference in 2020

- November 19, 2020 3 MIN READ

November 19 is International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day so today we are celebrating fabulous women in business making a difference to the lives of everyday Australians. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) was founded by entrepreneur Wendy Diamond following a trip to Honduras where she witnessed extreme poverty. Diamond was inspired to pioneer a movement to empower women… Read more »

Insights

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Frenzied clicks, Hipages lists, Apple’s M1 chip and Seek turns 23

- November 16, 2020 8 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

KPMG’s High Growth Ventures wants to hear from startup founders about their mental and physical health as part of its annual checkup

- November 11, 2020 2 MIN READ

KPMG Australia’s High Growth Ventures is conducting its annual research into the physical and mental wellbeing of startup founders and is keen to hear from them as the sector prepares to gear up for 2021. Amanda Price, Head of High Growth Ventures, said the personal performance of founders is a major factor for the success… Read more »

Insights

How Australia can reap the benefits and avoid the pitfalls of the Internet of Things

- November 10, 2020 4 MIN READ

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already all around us. Online devices have become essential in industries from manufacturing and healthcare to agriculture and environmental management, not to mention our own homes. Digital consulting firm Ovum estimates that by 2022 Australian homes will host more than 47 million IoT devices, and the value of the… Read more »

Insights

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Cicada Innovations at 20, Ant float on hold, Nestle buys Freshly, Booktopia’s IPO

- November 9, 2020 8 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 »

Innovation

The 5 barriers the CSIRO found to innovation in Australia

- November 6, 2020 2 MIN READ

Australian companies face five key barriers to unlocking value in innovation in a new report from the CSIRO. Talking to private and public sector leaders, the Value of science and technology report by the CSIRO Futures team, identified a range of issues, including declining investment in innovation – despite the push into tackling Covid-19 in 2020… Read more »

Insights

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: A new type of unicorn, the rise of tech titans, the Southpark team seeks justice

- November 1, 2020 6 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 »

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 »

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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 »