Alex
Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Kiwi ‘funtech’, buying Maccas with BTC, Aussie exits, Twitter’s Facebook move

- September 13, 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 »

Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: the future of shopping, NFT mania and The Sage of Omaha at 91

- September 6, 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 »

Rebekah Campbell
Insights

Serial entrepreneur Rebekah Campbell reveals what it’s like talking to potential Silicon Valley VC investors

- September 3, 2021 9 MIN READ

Serial entrepreneur Rebekah Campbell seemed to be living her best life. She founded Posse.com. But the one project she hadn’t built to minimum viable product was a life partner and family. In fact, she hadn’t been on a date for 10 years.  So she decided to apply her experience in building startups to finding Mr… Read more »

Elon Musk
Insights

Giant Leap’s Small Steps: Elon Musk’s next frontier is your memories

- September 2, 2021 2 MIN READ

Welcome to Giant Leap’s Small Steps, a newsletter offering global insights and news on the impact startups landscape. We’ll be sharing 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… Read more »

Jaala Pulford
Future of work

Victoria has a $64 million plan to reskill 5000 workers for digital jobs

- August 31, 2021 2 MIN READ

A $64 million program to reskill around 5000 mid-career workers for roles in the digital economy has been launched by the Victorian government. The industry-backed Digital Jobs program has already signed on leading employers such as the ANZ bank, AWS, Carsales, MYOB, Salesforce, Siemens and Zendesk. The workers involved will complete 12 weeks of skills training… Read more »

Future of work

Canva’s offices will stay hybrid post-pandemic: here are 3 guiding principles the tech giant wants staff to follow

- August 31, 2021 3 MIN READ

Sydney-based global design giant Canva believes a traditional workplace will be “the exception” and will maintain a remote-hybrid model for the company’s staff when lockdowns and the pandemic ends. The company says it wants to balance flexibility and connection. While it expects many people will still want to head into the office it will create… Read more »

Business strategy

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: SPAC moonshots, on-demand snacking, OnlyFans flip

- August 30, 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 »

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Future of work

How to win startup talent without promising everyone a ping pong table and free food

- August 30, 2021 4 MIN READ

Canva has an in-house chef, Atlassian offers staff a $2000 bonus for referrals and many other Australian tech unicorns offer free food, fitness classes, extra time off and world-class Paid Parental Leave policies. While these benefits and initiatives should be celebrated, for early-stage startups that may not yet have the funding to implement such competitive… Read more »

Andrew Barnes
Business strategy

Go1’s Andrew Barnes says incubators are not the ‘silver bullet’ startup founders hope they’ll be

- August 25, 2021 4 MIN READ

Startup incubators have their value but they aren’t a “silver bullet”, the CEO and founder of recently anointed Australian unicorn Go1 has warned as the six-year-old company gets ready to invest its newly acquired $272m ($US200m) VC windfall. The success of the newly-minted unicorn wasn’t always assured, CEO and founder Andrew Barnes told a recent ‘Ask Me… Read more »

superman idea
Insights

Professor Founder: An academic shares 6 tips on making the leap from uni to startup

- August 24, 2021 3 MIN READ

Australia is a hotbed for start-up innovation, with investments of $3.4 billion over the past financial year, a new record according to figures from KPMG. More than four in five start-up founders in Australia are university graduates. Universities here have created and fostered an environment that encourages students to foray into the start-up economy, creating several programs to foster… Read more »