For startups one of the first challenges to overcome is risk. Transforming an idea into a viable product or service involves weighing up financial and time management risks. From a very early stage founders must ask themselves whether they should drop everything and place all efforts into their new business endeavour. For some Aussie startups […]
When starting a business the first thing that needs to be considered is the structure, whether the business is a sole trader, company or partnership. The decision ultimately depends upon the type of business, where the business is headed, personal circumstances and whether it’s a small or large enterprise. Each business structure has pros and […]
When it comes to launching a business there are many tasks that need to be completed from getting your ABN from the ATO, to securing your business name from ASIC and getting a domain name from a web host provider. All these tasks are entangled in the process of launching a business and can be a major road block, wasting valuable time, money and resources.
If there is anything that is certain in this world it is that the world is changing at a pace we never have experienced before and that means that the approach we have towards work and the workplace is also changing, dramatically.
Grant Miller will be attending Pause Fest this year and in addition to doing the opening titles as well as the opening titles as a VR experience he will be speaking to the audience about production work flows for VR.
Car Next Door, founded by Will Davis is a peer-to-peer car sharing platform. It is based on the premise that there are millions of people that have cars they hardly use and there is equal the amount of people that don’t really want to own a car, but occasionally would like to use one.
When it comes to important community and company projects, people want to be involved when a decision that is going to affect them is made. From a commercial perspective, organisations running projects genuinely want these stakeholders involved, but struggle do make this happen in an effective and efficient manner. Social Pinpoint is looking to change that.
Each year, Startup Daily publishes a list of the most influential young Australians across various industries. The publication of this list usually coincides with other lists celebrating the achievements of individuals under the age of 40 like the BRW Young Rich List, which comes out later this week.
The live events sector is a $100 billion market globally, but what most people don’t realise is that 85 percent of these events don’t actually sell out. In fact, according to various surveys by ticketing companies, 40 percent of people say they would have actually gone to a particular event, but their reason for not going was because they never even knew it was on. For the majority of events, a less than desirable marketing strategy is usually responsible for empty seats and extra standing space.
The current education system is failing to foster the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators, according the most recent monthly MYOB Snapshot Survey. A staggering 58 percent of the businesses surveyed said the education system isn’t providing students with the skill sets that they need to be entrepreneurial and innovative for the future.
Starting to think now about the future and possible long-term influences of increased automation, artificial intelligence and business technology is the only way businesses can prepare now to not only be successful, but also remain relevant as the world changes.
The 2015 SydStart conference will be taking place at Sydney’s Town Hall on the 29th and 30th of October. It will be Australia’s largest startup event focused on growth and internet marketing, and will also see two founders of our region’s largest female-focused ecommerce stores take centre stage: Jane Lu, from well known Australian young women’s fashion site Showpo, and Diajeng Lestari, the founder of Muslim-focused fashion site Hijup.
At the recent Tedx Macquarie University event, Ben Ross, the UX Lead and Product Manager at MYOB, gave a talk on the rapid rise of technology and how it could perhaps present a very real challenge for humans as soon as the year 2060.
Organisations that receive government grants have an obligation to report back on the number of clients they see, volume of services they provide and other data. These organisations often have under-resourced areas – administration is one them. Adelaide-based scale-up business Community Data Solutions (CDS) helps to fill that resource gap – its platform creates CRM systems for non-for-profits.
Tina Clarke was a busy financial trader living in Hong Kong and had a collection of dresses that she needed to store, so she began searching for a nice box to put them in. After searching high and low, she could not find anything nice that she liked or to the quality that she was after. So she decided to do something about it herself.