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Business strategy

How automation will give startups an edge in 2022

- November 13, 2021 2 MIN READ

Startups are leveraging the power of automation and the pace of adoption will increase in 2022 and beyond, as more startups use automation to increase their productivity and punch above their weight in the post-pandemic rebuild phase. Automation this year moved beyond being just for big businesses with deep pockets. It is the currency that… Read more »

Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: CBA goes crypto, $10k is the new thanks benchmark, Giant Leap’s gender balance tips, Finder looks for $120 million

- November 8, 2021 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. Here’s their review of the week. … Read more »

Business strategy

Giant Leap’s Small Steps: Trillion-dollar commitments and ‘blah blah blah’ from the COP26 climate conference

- November 4, 2021 4 MIN READ

Welcome to Giant Leap’s Small Steps, a newsletter offering global insights and news on the impact startups landscape. We share an edited version with Startup Daily readers every fortnight. Giant Leap is Australia’s first impact venture fund, and they use this newsletter to surface the ideas and businesses that intrigue and inspire them and broaden… Read more »

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Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: New Zealand’s investment boom, supermarketplace wars, Big Tech’s top dog

- November 1, 2021 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. Here’s their review of the week.  Flourishing startups… Read more »

Business strategy

Early stage startup founders can get free tickets to Sydney’s Impact X Summit, where Mike Cannon-Brookes & Sir Richard Branson debate how technology will get the world to net zero

- October 29, 2021 3 MIN READ

As world leaders gather in Glasgow for United Nations COP26 conference, prominent business leaders, and others will be part of the Impact X Summit Sydney on November 2-3. The two-day virtual conference will feature Atlassian co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes, Fortescue Metals Group founder, Dr Andrew Forrest, NSW Treasurer Matt Kean, Australian Ethical CEO John McMurdo, President… Read more »

Business strategy

Why marketplace startup founders need to learn the simple rule that a butcher’s customer is not the cow

- October 27, 2021 3 MIN READ

I was reminded of an important analogy in a first mentoring session with prototype-stage startup. They’re building a two-sided marketplace in a smartphone app. They couldn’t wait to show me the app and were surprised and initially a little miffed that I wasn’t interested in seeing a demo. From my background notes I could guess… Read more »

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Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Crypto moves, the future of Facebook, VC moat gloats, Zero Co’s record week

- October 25, 2021 5 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. Here’s their review of the week.  One… Read more »

Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: E-I-E-IPO, Pause Fest goes on permanent pause, New Zealand raises ramp up

- October 18, 2021 5 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. Here’s their review of the week.  It’s… Read more »

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Business strategy

Product-market: How to read the right signals to ensure what you’re selling is what customers really want

- October 12, 2021 4 MIN READ

Last week I was chatting with a founder who claimed they had achieved product-market fit with their novel technology business. She and her co-founder had been working hard on the product for months. Their solution was in beta, it already had several users, and was generating valuable feedback from these users. She proudly explained that… Read more »

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Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Big tech’s shocker, merger mania, a big week of firsts and the VC Tidal wave

- October 11, 2021 5 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.  Here’s their review of the week. … Read more »