Last night, BRW revealed their annual Top 50 Best Places to Work list for the year. Call it a coincidence or call it the stars aligning, but there happens to be a little bit of crossover with our own list of emerging Australian leaders and some of the companies that were chosen by Fairfax. The message it sends is clear: there is a particular group of people breaking down barriers and building sustainable businesses and organisations. These people will no doubt serve as inspiration for the next generation of dreamers, creators and business builders, and that is something to be truly proud of. [Sponsored]
Founded in January 2014, local startup Grow My Team is a new technology platform that helps business owners recruit and manage staff while avoiding the financial risks that come with hiring full-time in-house staff. Essentially, it’s an innovative spin on the traditional temp or part-time staffing solutions business. [Sponsored]
Coworking seems to be becoming the new popular way to work these days and upstarts and corporates alike are jumping on the bandwagon.
Serviced office space company Servcorp recently launched their own coworking spaces across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart, Adelaide, Canberra and Perth.
The City of Sydney’s new 10-year action plan is all about creating an environment where entrepreneurs can start and grow successful global businesses. Authored by Charnelle Mondy, the plan reiterates exactly how vital tech startups are for Sydney’s future.
Talent International teams up again with Branson and Wozniak on the search for Australia’s technology superstars
Global IT&T recruitment company, Talent International, has again teamed up with Founder of Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, and Co-Founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak, in their search to find 2015’s biggest technology superstars for the Talent Unleashed Awards.
Meet Inspirational Leadership Winner, Grace Clapham
What’s holding you back? Australian business owners are not taking as many risks as our U.S. Counterparts
Data from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor shows us that when we compare Australian entrepreneurs with US-based United States, our American neighbours are outperforming us – especially those within the 18-to-24-year-old age group.
Education startup Literatu made its entry into the market at a time when primary and secondary school stakeholders across the globe began to notice that there was a need for change across the educational landscape
Sydney based HotelsCombined is a data-driven company that aggregates search results from hundreds of online travel and booking sites. Founded in 2005 by Yury Shar and Brendon McQueen, HotelsCombined is used by everyday consumers as well as larger companies to power their site hotel booking systems like RyanAir, Skyscanner and the official site of tourism for Abu Dhabi.
Venture Capital and Corporate Partnership firm Reinventure was founded by Danny Gilligan and Simon Cant; and it operates at a strict arm’s length from Westpac. One of the core investment strategies firm is to invest in technology companies that Westpac can provide a significant advantage to.
There are plenty of businesses being started across Australia every day. Most make it to revenue; many generate decent revenue; but an overwhelming majority hit significant growth pains.
According to a report from The Forum Corporation, employees / contractors aren’t as engaged in their work as they should be; in turn, employees aren’t holding themselves accountable to complete work to the best of their ability.
There is an interesting trend when it comes to the rise of private colleges in Australia and the flexibility and structure of the staff in these businesses. Many have started to systemise all of their enrolment and administrative needs turning to platforms like oDesk.com to create infrastructure that allows them to scale from a handful to hundreds of students in a very short amount of time.