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Upcoming event encourages the next generation of female tech leaders

8:19PM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Go Girl Go for IT, a free upcoming event for high school girls from years 8 to 11 organised by the Victorian ICT for Women Network, aims to encourage girls to consider a career in the tech industry.

Planning  | Business planning  | Leadership  | Business advice and education

The Great Fragmentation

8:32AM | Thursday, 7 August 2014 | Steve Sammartino

It used to be that you’d get a job and stay with your employer your whole working life. Smart employers, and certainly startups, are now beginning to look for people with wide experience, otherwise known as ‘horizontal personnel’.

 | IT  | Managing people

Battle of the apps: Yo drops copyright infringement complaint against Oi!

8:22PM | Tuesday, 5 August 2014 | Eloise Keating

A copyright battle between two single-word messaging apps appears to be over before it even got started.

 | Legal matters

How to give people a “good feeling” about you

8:05PM | Tuesday, 5 August 2014 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Like it or loathe it intuition and having a “good feeling” about someone or something can greatly impact our business decisions and the purchase decisions of our customers and potential customers.

 | Management  | Mentor  | Amanda Jesnoewski

Lack of dedicated incubators and accelerators holds back booming Australian health startup sector

8:21PM | Monday, 4 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Australia’s health tech startup scene is booming, both in terms of interest and innovation, but funding remains a major issue for startups, according to a leading figure in the sector.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Cashflow  | Leadership  | Management

The bad bits: Entrepreneurs spill the beans

8:56PM | Monday, 4 August 2014 | Nina Hendy

Late nights, loneliness, the banks refusing to back you, 80-hour weeks, lost friendships. Here’s a look at what it’s really like to be an entrepreneur.

 | Leadership  | Management

Startup leaders respond with caution to possible ESOP changes

8:39PM | Friday, 1 August 2014 | Bronwen Clune

Australian startup industry leaders react to the federal government’s indication that it will move to relax tax arrangements around employee share programs.

 | Leadership

Novelty app Yo! accuses Aussie nanosocial API of copyright infringement

8:03PM | Friday, 1 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Novelty nanosocial app Yo! has allegedly accused Australian-based push notification API Oi! of copyright infringement.

 | Legal matters  | Technology

EU push for worldwide ‘right to be forgotten’ laws tests internet freedom

7:48PM | Thursday, 31 July 2014 | Vanessa Emilio

EU regulators are pushing for the EU court ruling on the ‘right to be forgotten’ to be extended worldwide. Here's the legal implications for your startup.

 | Legal matters  | Leadership  | Government and Regulation  | Vanessa Emilio

Stripe founder John Collison: Why you need to hire the right people, and much more

7:53PM | Thursday, 31 July 2014 | StartupSmart

Last week Stripe co-founder John Collision sat down with SEEK co-founder Paul Bassat and chatted about a wide range of topics including the importance of co-founder relationships, hiring the right people, the future of e-commerce, and much more.

 | Leadership  | Management  | Managing people

Australian startup to coach office workers on how to improve efficiency by writing better

7:56PM | Wednesday, 30 July 2014 | Broede Carmody

An Australian startup is looking to help office workers write cleaner, sharper documents in order to boost productivity.

 | Managing people

Tracking your digital fingerprint online raises privacy issues

7:21AM | Monday, 28 July 2014 | Robert Merkel

Just how much information we give away about ourselves as we browse the web has been raised again by a tracking device used in thousands of websites.

 | Marketing  | Legal matters

Could a brainstorming session lead to intellectual property issues?

7:09AM | Monday, 28 July 2014 | Vanessa Emilio

There are a few potential issues associated with this scenario you need to consider.

 | Innovation  | Legal matters  | Leadership  | Management  | Mentor  | Vanessa Emilio

Startmate opens applications for 2015 intake

7:32PM | Friday, 25 July 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Sydney-based mentor-driven seed funding program Startmate has opened applications for its 2015 intake, with the iconic program now entering into its fifth year.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Workspace

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
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