Future of work

Futurist Steve Sammartino on the 5 tech trends shaping the future of work

- March 23, 2021 4 MIN READ

This past year forced incredible change on businesses in a short time, with organisations needing to adapt and pivot quickly to keep pace. This forced adaptation accelerated many current trends – some by three to five years, according to a global McKinsey executive study – while simultaneously causing new ones to emerge. In a recent nbn webinar ‘Digital Transformation in a… Read more »

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Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Airtasker lists, Culture Amp revenue jumps, Spotify’s $5bn payout, Andreessen Horowitz bets on NFT

- March 21, 2021 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 you can catch Gavin Appel… Read more »

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Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: the State of the Cloud, Belong’s multi-series, SPAC warnings and Roblox IPO delivers big

- March 14, 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 morning. Don’t forget you can catch Gavin Appel… Read more »

Capital Raising

Financial models for startups: more than just a spreadsheet

- March 9, 2021 3 MIN READ

When an investor asks a founder to reveal their financial model, they are looking for the best possible attempt to provide a consistent, financial representation of the expected performance of the startup. It consists of well thought out projections about the future of the business, and a properly structured, understandable, and dynamic spreadsheet with easy-to-read… Read more »

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5 female founders from the ACS innovation labs share their stories

- March 8, 2021 10 MIN READ

Today, 8 March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. In this special feature from Information Age, managing editor Roulla Yiacoumi, she speaks to five female founders across the ACS innovation labs in Sydney and Melbourne about the hurdles they’ve overcome, the best business advice they’ve been given, and the dumbest thing someone has said to them (you… Read more »

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Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Canva buys, Swoop drops drugs, Twitter cashes in, ASX tech reports, SpaceX raises

- February 28, 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 morning. Don’t forget you can catch Gavin… Read more »

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BUY THE TECH DIP: Thorney Technologies CEO Alex Waislitz on backing fintech

- February 26, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Thorney Technologies (TEK) saw H1 revenues and profits rise across both TEK and the long-only Thorney Opportunities Fund (TOP), with an 80 cent interim dividend announced by the latter. Speaking to ausbiz.com.au, CEO Alex Waislitz said Thorney invests in both listed and unlisted tech assets across Australia and North America. “Fintech… we’re in life sciences,… Read more »