Spriggy
Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Hatches, matches & startup dispatches; all the raises; big tech’s reporting season

- August 2, 2021 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. Don’t forget you can catch Gavin Appel discussing… Read more »

London
Business strategy

How to make your tech startup global

- July 12, 2021 3 MIN READ

Wondering whether there’s a much bigger market for your solution or services outside of Australia? Once upon a time, setting up a foreign outpost was a very big deal for software startups from our part of the world. Risky, expensive and difficult to superintend from thousands of kilometres away. No longer.  We set up shop… Read more »

Xero, Rod Drury
Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Xero turns 15, local space race takes off, Hotmail turns 25

- July 12, 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. Don’t forget you can catch Gavin Appel discussing… Read more »

Business strategy

4 lessons from a founder who bootstrapped until his startup’s $2.9 billion sale to a global tech giant

- April 26, 2021 3 MIN READ

2020 has been a big year for the start-up industry in Australia. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported more than 340,000 new business entries in Australia between 2019-20, and KPMG reported startup investment rising despite COVID. Generally, companies take two different routes when kicking off a new business – seeking external investment or bootstrapping. I… Read more »

Business strategy

Clubhouse is mostly a distraction if you’re a startup founder or product builder

- March 30, 2021 3 MIN READ

In all my years building and operating startups, the most important lesson I’ve learned is this… Those that build the right product and broadly market it most effectively, win. This might seem obvious to some. But in my experience, too many founders spend too little time building and too much time hesitating, philosophising, pontificating, and/or… Read more »