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A deep dive into founders and their personalities reveals how important they are to a startup’s success

- October 18, 2023 4 MIN READ

You’ve heard VC investors say “we back founders” ahead on an idea and it seems that founders are key to the success of a startup, according to a new study into their personality types. The study, The impact of founder personalities on startup success, published today in Scientific Reports, shows founders of successful startups have personality traits… Read more »


There’s a boom in older entrepreneurs – and they’re beating younger counterparts to success

- April 30, 2021 3 MIN READ

Bill Gates was 21 when he and Paul Allen registered Microsoft. Steve Jobs was 22 when he and Steve Wozniak launched Apple. Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook in his Harvard dormitory. The biographies of these tech billionaires who achieved great success in their twenties has helped cement the perception that entrepreneurship is a young person’s game.… Read more »

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How debt consolidation can help startup founders save

- August 1, 2018 2 MIN READ

Startup founders and small business owners are a special breed, many taking on significant amounts of debt to bring their business to life: Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar famously began to build Atlassian off their personal credit cards, racking up $10,000 in debt. The reliance on debt, however, can continue long beyond the startup phase.… Read more »


Why Australia needs a startup salary guide

- June 19, 2018 3 MIN READ

Together with StartupAUS, Think & Grow are putting together a Founder’s Salary Guide which outlines suggested salary levels based on various factors, including their revenues/funding level, job function and level of seniority.