Advice

Contractors and Tax: What is the 80/20 Rule?

- September 11, 2014 2 MIN READ

So you’ve decided to go out on your own. You may be a marketing / IT / Events / PR / Human Resources consultant. You’ve just landed your first client – check! It’s a big client too – even better. This means that most of your company income will come from the one customer. Makes no difference for tax, right? Wrong.

Advice

Melbourne-based startup Liven strives to be ‘the sexiest discount app’ in a highly competitive marketplace

- September 2, 2014 7 MIN READ

We’ve seen a number of startups emerge in our ecosystem that focus on coupons, discount deals, rewards and vouchers – examples include Aston Club, BigDeal, Buzzingaa, Coupay, OzSale, Rewardle and Swoop. Each has its unique point-of-differentiation, but not all have maintained strong momentum. The latest to enter this highly competitive space is Melbourne-based startup Liven.

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7 ways to use Campaign Monitor as a Lead Generation tool

- August 29, 2014 4 MIN READ

The bootstrapped beachside startup that received $250 million in late stage funding just this year boasts over 800,000 customers; and these customers are using Campaign Monitor to send over 1.3 billion communications to their clients per month. But communications is just the basic stuff. Campaign Monitor has at least 7 ways you can use the platform to generate sales leads for your business.

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Alex Turnbull partaking in the launch of a hedge fund startup in Singapore?

- July 31, 2014 3 MIN READ

Alex Turnbull, son of Federal Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull, may be setting an example of how Australians can work with their Asian counterparts. The Sydney Morning Herald reported today that Alex Turnbull is planning to launch a Singapore-based hedge fund, Keshik Capital, which will be “focused on Asia with the flexibility to invest globally”.