News & Analysis

Senate passes tax incentives for early stage investors and VCs

- May 4, 2016 3 MIN READ

Today the Senate has passed a new tax incentives for early stage investors and a scheme to improve access to capital for VCs. These two initiatives are designed to make investment for Australian startups more attractive and were measures first announced in December last year as part of the Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA).

News & Analysis

Fintech sector among the winners in 2016 Budget

- May 3, 2016 5 MIN READ

As far as the startup landscape goes, the fintech sector has emerged as the real winner of Treasurer Scott Morrison’s 2016 Budget. A key focus has been made on supporting innovative ideas to ensure Australia is a leading destination for fintech companies and global disruptors.


The most common mistakes of startup budgets

- April 30, 2014 2 MIN READ

In order to bring revenue, every startup needs to have a solid financial backup provided by investors. Before planning your budget and handing it down to people that might be interested in financing your idea, it’s worth taking a moment to rethink your strategy to ensure your prospective funds are used as efficiently as possible.


The New Startup Airline in Town!

- June 5, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

Let’s face it, when we are just starting our New Business journey and it requires us to travel, be it interstate or overseas, we can’t afford to exactly be indulgent and spend our own or investors money on business class seats or 5 star upgrades. We need to be sensible about our decisions and spend as little as possible. That is why services such as Scoot Air are a very welcome addition to the travel industry for our community.