The middle guys are dominating Australia’s startup scene

- March 17, 2014 3 MIN READ

Across Australia’s startup scene there are many middlemen and women that are dominating marketplaces not by taking complete market share and owning the space, but by acting as a go between or a connector by building peer to peer, business to business and business to consumer platforms.


Getting the Most out of Alibaba – Part 2

- March 27, 2013 2 MIN READ

As there are so many suppliers on Alibaba things can get overwhelming and in many cases you will find yourself going around in circles due to the sheer number of suppliers that can provide what you are looking for. As a general rule, I try to cull my supplier selection down to 3 to 5 suppliers. It is no good banking on one factory and it is good to get quotes from at least 3 suppliers so that you know the price you are being quoted is fair.