As many businesses continue to struggle to navigate their way through the pandemic, we spoke with nine Australian startup leaders to understand what they’ve learned from the COVID-19 catastrophe and how they believe businesses can keep their heads above water in future crises. Here’s their advice Ben Thompson CEO and co-founder, Employment Hero Taking… Read more »
It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday, so we asked leading Australian startup founders and executives for the lessons their mums taught them and helped shape their way they take on the world. We promise to try and do better on the other 364 days of the year too. Here’s what they said. Have a wonderful… Read more »
The economic crisis brought on by COVID-19 is unlike anything the startup sector and broader business community experienced before. The economic rule book has been thrown out the window and Australian government’s response reflects gravity of the situation, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing a massive $130 billion stimulus package yesterday, worth 11% of annual… Read more »
Scott Millar was 14 and a year 9 high school student in Queensland when he launched his first company, BOP (Buy Our Product) Industries, in 2014, producing laser-cut hashtag keyrings he sold at local markets before going on to produce hologram displays. The teen entrepreneur recently spent 90 seconds sharing his advice to young… Read more »
Founders have traditionally tended to block out conversations about wellbeing and hide their struggles as they focus desperately on building their business.
Companies will need to place a stronger emphasis on building their voice technology presence, as it will soon become its own channel, with its own spend and tactics.
With venture capital funding hitting new records in Australia, it’s easy to forget that not all startups find funding.
Mention launching a business, and some might suggest your ideas belong in the pages of said fairy tale – not in the real world.
Challenging behaviours in the workplace come in many forms. If not managed correctly, they can become a workplace hazard and impact on productivity.
Thinking about international expansion can seem overwhelming and premature, but it could be crucial to the overall success of your startup.
Idea validation is a cyclical process. It’s never really done. It’s a lot like jumping rope with a group. You just need to jump in at some point and start trying.
Beyond opening a bank account, Melamed said the biggest challenge in setting Matchboard up in the UK was finding the right person to appoint as country manager.
As the finance sector deals with the fallout, fintech startups are taking note of both the lessons to be learned and the opportunities that have emerged.
Having grown their team by 230% in the last year, Vamp’s Aaron Brooks reflects on hard lessons learned from a year of recruitment.