When former Shark Tank investor Andrew Banks went hunting for cash for Plastiq.it, the cashback retail rewards startup he founded just over a year ago, the serial entrepreneur took a novel approach, turning to equity crowdfunding seeking $400,000. The idea has paid off in spades, with the offer closing after hitting its target 25… Read more »
Chartered Accountants ANZ (CA ANZ) has released a checklist to help small business facing financial difficulties in the wake of the devastating fires raging across Australia. “However other potential losses, like financial losses, can be managed and potentially prevented during bushfire season by remembering a few key steps. “Chartered Accountants are well placed to help… Read more »
The test cricket season is over, and you’ve tried to catch up on sleep with an afternoon nap on the lounge, but the holiday break is also a great chance to catch up on reading. As part of our summer series, Startup Daily asked founders and others in the startup sector about the three books… Read more »
Imagine yourself graduating from high school, with the world before you. But now you must decide what career you want to pursue. You hope for a job that will pay the bills, but also one you will enjoy. After all, you will spend a large portion of your waking hours at work. But how can… Read more »
Dr Jordan Nguyen, who helps people drive cars with their eyes, is talking ‘epic tech’ at Reimagination
Biomedical engineer Dr Jordan Nguyen is one of Australia’s most innovative entrepreneurs, and presenter of the ABC Science documentary Becoming Superhuman. Dr Nguyen (pictured) is a Top 100 Global Influencer on virtual reality and founded the social good startup Psykinetic, to create technologies to improve independence and quality of life for people in aged care… Read more »
Workplace HR startup Culture Amp is making the diversity and inclusion segment of its platform available for free in a push to make both goals more achievable for more companies and employees. The Diversity & Inclusion Starter Kit helps companies to collect feedback from employees, better understand the voices inside the organisation and empower a… Read more »
WiseTech is a Sydney-based logistics company that’s pushed hard into tech in recent years The company’s share price was up more than 1000% since its IPO in 2016 A China-based short-selling research firm has accused the company of inflating revenues and hiding performance WiseTech denies the allegations but its shares have fallen more than 20%… Read more »
One of the most challenging parts of an already nerve-wracking interview is thinking of your own questions. It’s a crucial part of any interview and often, candidates are so prepared to nail the rest that they’ve completely forget or ask questions with minimal relevance. “We’ve noticed that many people often have little to ask of… Read more »
The chance to meet senior recruiters at Australian tech unicorns, including Afterpay, is coming this Wednesday, October 23, at Career Hack: Australia’s Tech Careers Fair, in Sydney. The expo will feature dozens of leading Australian tech startups, and their recruiters, including for Canva, Airtasker, Safety Culture, Athena, Deputy, Employment Hero, Zip, Afterpay, Koala, Prospa, Morse Micro… Read more »
LinkedIn expert Lucy Bingle spent 20 years in the marketing industry before flying solo with her own business. She now runs a digital marketing agency, LucyBingle.com, that specialises in teaching people how to get the most from the LinkedIn platform “I have always had a strong interest in running my own business. My father was… Read more »
With apologies to America’s founders, “Give me digital, or give me death!” could be a catch cry for small business owners faced a rapidly changing and disrupted economy as they struggle to decide where to invest their limited resources to remain competitive. It’s hard to know which way to go, but there are some fundamentals… Read more »
Next time you cop a few paragraphs or earfuls of criticism from a client (constructive or otherwise) remember this nugget of truth from soloist and positive psychologist, Catherine Bell. “It’s the people out there doing things that receive the most criticism. Give yourself a pat on the back for continuing your journey and chalk up the… Read more »
We doubled down for five months, and I thought I’d share how we got our app live under our $5,000 budget and the lessons we learned along the way.
The classic saying “two heads are better than one” reflects the idea that collaboration is the key to success. In the software technology world, best-of-breed represents this approach, encouraging businesses to have several solutions working closely together to create a better experience for end-users and IT teams, rather than relying on a single-vendor solution.
Bill Gates once said that a company’s most unhappy customers are the greatest source of learning. As the dust settles on the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, many disgruntled and disillusioned Australians will be hoping this proves true, and that after a decade of scandal the banks might finally learn their lesson and play fairly with their customers.