Future of work

Why online collaboration is the future of work

- December 4, 2020 3 MIN READ

Breaking news this week is Salesforce’s US$27.7 billion mega-offer to buy Slack.   It’s a strong signal about the future of work where enterprise software powers all-digital, work-from-anywhere teams to co-create and collaborate.  At Mindhive, we share this vision of collaborative intelligence, reduced complexity, increased power and flexibility, and ultimately a greater degree of organisational agency… Read more »

Capital Raising

How to land your first capital raise: 10 lessons for founders from someone who’s just done it

- December 2, 2020 4 MIN READ

Inventory forecasting software StockTrim achieved international sales in the UK, Australia and US immediately after launching in 2017. It’s been growth ever since, and in 2020 the Kiwi company pitched for seed funding to scale up. StockTrim came out successful – oversubscribed, in fact. The fund raise required three in-person pitches, seven Zoom pitches and… Read more »

Insights

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Doom dressed as Zoom, black(out) Thursday for AWS, Stripe’s valuation and the Eureka Awards winners

- November 29, 2020 8 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 that every Monday at… Read more »

Diversity

Moving the needle on diversity in the startup sector is a work in progress: here’s how Statemate is tackling it

- November 25, 2020 4 MIN READ

Startmate Principal Lauren Capelin kicks off what will become a series of reflections on how her organisaiton can collectively move the needle on diversity. At midnight last night, we officially closed applications for our Summer21 cohort — the first fully-remote, location-agnostic cohort we are running across Australia and New Zealand, which will kick off in… Read more »

Insights

9 incredible women entrepreneurs making a difference in 2020

- November 19, 2020 3 MIN READ

November 19 is International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day so today we are celebrating fabulous women in business making a difference to the lives of everyday Australians. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) was founded by entrepreneur Wendy Diamond following a trip to Honduras where she witnessed extreme poverty. Diamond was inspired to pioneer a movement to empower women… Read more »

Insights

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Frenzied clicks, Hipages lists, Apple’s M1 chip and Seek turns 23

- November 16, 2020 8 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 that every Monday at… Read more »

Insights

KPMG’s High Growth Ventures wants to hear from startup founders about their mental and physical health as part of its annual checkup

- November 11, 2020 2 MIN READ

KPMG Australia’s High Growth Ventures is conducting its annual research into the physical and mental wellbeing of startup founders and is keen to hear from them as the sector prepares to gear up for 2021. Amanda Price, Head of High Growth Ventures, said the personal performance of founders is a major factor for the success… Read more »