According to Ibisworld Australia, the market for courier pick-up and delivery services is worth $7 billion and growing. This is because more and more businesses use transportation intermediaries in an effort to supply a service to the customer as an extension of their brand. Using a courier service eliminates the need for businesses to hire extra staff and is a convenience for customers, as they don’t have to organise deliveries.
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Peter Moriarty was just 15 years old when he started what is now known as IT Genius Australia, he loved computers and would spend his lunchtimes skipping school occasionally to assist his ‘customers’ with their PC issues – back then, a cloud was a white fluffy thing in the sky and not even Moriarty quite grasped where this IT gig he performed for pocket money would eventually lead to just over a decade later.
The thing with dreams, or at least the dreams sold in the bulk of startup media is that everyone being written or talked about is doing great, numbers are never discussed and profitability is assumed. This startup founder fell for that trap hard.
The step up from running your startup in your own name to that of a company is not a small step. You take on extra responsibilities and all of a sudden, things are taken out of your name and are in the name of your company. So what happens when you put money into your company and want to take it out? Do you have any responsibilities there?
The age old conundrum, you really want to leave that well paid corporate gig and create something your own from scratch. Sadly these types of adventures cost money – sometimes lots of money.
Generally we think of Hackers as being uber high tech criminals from the likes of epic spy dramas such as James Bond. Whilst not denying the existence of such characters in the real world, hacking is something that is much more common than the everyday business owner may realise and unfortunately in most cases – are WAY closer to home than you think.