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A poor team with great selling skills and confidence is equally, if not more likely, to raise money than a great team with poor selling skills.Financing a business | Business advice and education
The series of networking events, which helps introduce startups to investors, is launching in Melbourne at long last.| Financing a business
Angel investor Renata Cooper has launched a new investment fund focusing on investing in and mentoring female-led tech startups.| Financing a business
As the rate at which large companies are replaced increases, firms like KPMG are increasingly looking for ways to engage with their disruptors.| Financing a business | Insurance | How to start a...
Melbourne-based off-the-plan property marketplace Investorist has raised $2.5 million at a $20 million valuation to accelerate growth.| Financing a business
Unicorns get rejected too: Brian Chesky reveals emails from investors who passed on Airbnb at a $1.5 million valuation7:53PM | Monday, 13 July 2015 | Kye White
The next time you get a rejection email from an investor, Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky wants you to think about this.| Financing a business
Startups should now start framing a philosophy around how they want to reward their employees when building employee share schemes| Planning | Financing a business | Leadership | How to start a...
Plenty of great Australian startups are desperate for $2-10 million in funding, but they’re underserved by investors, Starfish Ventures investment principal John Dyson says.| Venture Capital | How to start a...
The saga of employee share scheme reforms: six years, three prime ministers, seven small business ministers and it's finally happened6:07PM | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Kye White
The startup industry has been calling for reform since 2009 but the federal government has finally passed the employee share scheme reform legislation.| Tax
Blue Sky Venture Capital has closed its first deal for its new venture capital fund, securing more than $15 million in capital to invest in Australian startups.| Venture Capital
Amazon's announcement that it had started to pay tax on its sales in the UK rather than in Luxembourg is a development not just important for the UK, but also for Australia.| Tax
Uber has slashed prices for its UberX service by 10% in a bid to grow its user base prior to drivers having to pay the GST.| Growth | Cashflow | Technology
Digital technology is one of the fastest growing sectors in the Australian economy but the number of graduates with STEM skills is not keeping up with demand.| Tax | Technology | IT | Leadership
Anti-fuel theft startup Scancam has snapped up $500,000 in seed funding in order to roll out its technology across Australia.| Growth | Venture Capital
Any reforms to the Australian taxation system need to place entrepreneurship and innovation front and centre, according to the peak body for the venture capital industry.| Tax | Government and Regulation
Snapping up seed funding requires a strong team and track record, according to the founder of Tidy Me6:04PM | Monday, 1 June 2015 | Broede Carmody
Successfully scaling an on-demand technology startup requires a strong team and taking a lean approach, according to the co-founder of a platform that snapped up $750,000 in seed funding from AirTree Ventures last week.| Venture Capital
The opportunity to take part in River City Labs’ River Pitch competition has been extended, with applications for investment-hungry entrepreneurs now closing on Wednesday.| Venture Capital
Canberra’s Griffin Accelerator has named the seven teams in its 2015 program, with each startup in this year’s intake receiving $25,000 in funding in exchange for 10% equity.| Financing a business
The term “fintech” – the marriage of financial services with technology companies – has only recently come into vogue in Australia, with venture capital starting to flow into the sector.| Financing a business
For the co-founder of Silicon Valley-based startup Eventbrite, raising $200 million over six years all comes down to proving to investors that you can meet and exceed expectations.| Venture Capital