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Former newspaper exec Jack Matthews claims his tech startup Rewardle

7:39PM | Friday, 25 July 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Jack Matthews, the former head of Fairfax’s digital and metropolitan news divisions, has been named as the new chairman of loyalty card app Rewardle.

Growth  | Buy a business  | Leadership  | Management  | Managing people

Tin Alley beta winter internships set to begin for 2014

7:40PM | Friday, 25 July 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

The Tin Alley beta program has finished the selection process for its winter internship program, with benefits anticipated both for students and the startups they’ll work for.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Growth  | Managing people  | How to hire staff

Your business cannot say ‘No refund!’

7:31PM | Thursday, 24 July 2014 | Vanessa Emilio

Did you know it’s against the law to say you will not provide a refund under any circumstances?

 | Legal matters  | Sales  | Mentor  | Vanessa Emilio

From ‘GigaCat’ to ‘L1m3Monk3y’: Simple tips for naming your startup

7:28PM | Monday, 21 July 2014 | Taskmaster

The great news is that even if you are lazy or creatively bankrupt, you can still choose a great startup name. The Taskmaster shows you how.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Marketing  | Sales and marketing  | Advertising  | Leadership  | Management

Reverse Brain Drain: Searching the world to bring student entrepreneurs to Aussie shores

7:37PM | Monday, 21 July 2014 | Joshua Flannery

There has been endless talk of the problems and issues related to young Australian entrepreneurs leaving Australia. But what can Australia do to attract talent back to its startup ecosystem?

 | Leadership  | Management  | Managing people  | Government and Regulation

Kids these days! Entrepreneurship the key to addressing youth unemployment

7:23PM | Thursday, 17 July 2014 | Kye White

Implementing policies which encourage entrepreneurship would help raise the quality of jobs for youth in Australia, according to Ernst and Young global vice chair of strategic growth markets, Maria Pinelli.

 | Leadership  | Management

Testimonials and reviews: Keep it real

7:53PM | Thursday, 17 July 2014 | Vanessa Emilio

It’s hard to deny the power of online testimonials. However, there are three things you need to know before you start posting fake reviews.

 | Marketing  | Legal matters  | Sales and marketing  | Online and email marketing  | Leadership  | Mentor  | Vanessa Emilio

Surf gets a new meaning on the Gold Coast

7:39PM | Tuesday, 15 July 2014 | Kye White

Gold Coast-based startup incubator Silicon Lakes is set to launch a new startup accelerator.

 | Business planning  | Venture Capital  | Workspace

Can you trademark a store design? Apple wins the right in Europe

7:39PM | Monday, 14 July 2014 | Cara Waters

Apple has won the right to trademark its flagship store design in Europe in a landmark ruling.

 | Growth  | Legal matters

LOT network: How Google and friends aim to block patent trolls

7:34PM | Monday, 14 July 2014 | Bruce Baer Arnold

Google, Canon and other information technology corporations last week announced they’re banding together in an attempt to fix an allegedly broken patent system and squash the wave of patent trolls and privateers crippling innovation.

 | Legal matters  | Leadership

Four tips to push past the point of no inspiration

7:38PM | Tuesday, 8 July 2014 | Amanda Jesnoewski

We've all felt the frustration of staring at a blank computer screen or piece of paper when it needs to be full of ideas or content. Here are four tips to help you get started.

 | Planning  | Leadership  | Management  | Mentor  | Amanda Jesnoewski

ACCC cracks down on Spreets daily deals site for alleged false claims

7:26PM | Tuesday, 1 July 2014 | Eloise Keating

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has initiated Federal Court proceedings against daily deals site Spreets, which it alleges misled consumers in 2011 and 2012.

 | Legal matters

New accelerator seeks startups with a focus on Asia-Pacific

6:56PM | Thursday, 26 June 2014 | Kye White

A new accelerator program has launched which will tailor specifically to enterprise startups in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

 | Workspace

To backup or not to backup – there really is no question

6:21PM | Thursday, 26 June 2014 | Vanessa Emilio

You’re not backing up your website, emails or documents? Fail.

 | Legal matters  | Technology  | Mentor  | Amanda Jesnoewski

Myth-busting retailer guarantees: Everything has a consumer guarantee

6:54AM | Thursday, 19 June 2014 | Vanessa Emilio

Do you sell products? Did you know you have to honour a minimum guarantee – even if you did not manufacture it?

 | Legal matters  | Sales  | Mentor  | Vanessa Emilio

BlueChilli announces expansion to the US and Europe, with eyes on New York first

6:32PM | Tuesday, 17 June 2014 | Bronwen Clune

Startup incubator BlueChilli is set for global expansion with the announcement of plans to open offices in both the US and Europe led by industry veteran Bane Hunter, who takes on the role of president, global strategy and growth.

 | Workspace

Google partners with Fishburners to roll out its entrepreneurs program

6:52AM | Tuesday, 17 June 2014 | Bronwen Clune

Google has partnered with incubator Fishburners, in a six figure deal, to implement its startup outreach program Google for Entrepreneurs to help facilitate the growth of the startup community.

 | Venture Capital  | Workspace

The man who couldn’t cook

6:45PM | Friday, 13 June 2014 | Taskmaster

“I don’t know how to cook,” admitted the man sitting on a stool at the front bar of The Commercial Hotel in Parts Unknown.

 | Planning  | Leadership

Google’s not the only tech company with a diversity problem: LinkedIn says “we have some work to do”

6:02PM | Friday, 13 June 2014 | Eloise Keating

Social networking platform LinkedIn is the latest technology company to disclose statistics about the diversity of its workplace, and admit it has work to do.

 | Leadership

Best of the Web: Office introverts, Cantor’s Silicon Valley friends, and #weirdtwitter

6:51AM | Friday, 13 June 2014 | Eloise Keating

An office for introverts: When workplaces started adopting open plan offices in the 1960s, it was hoped scrapping employee cubicles would foster collaboration and make teams more efficient. But as Olga Khazan writes in The Atlantic, sharing your work space with others can be traumatic, especially for the introverts among us.

 | Planning  | How to hire staff
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