'No' is the new 'yes': Pareto rule for entrepreneurs

8:34PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Mark McDonald

Controlling your attention might be a mental ability, but it can also mean you choose your tasks wisely.

Business planning

FinTech Pitchfest an opportunity for five startups to impress investors

8:22PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Kye White

Innovation Bay and the FinTech Summit are partnering to expose five early fintech startups to investors next month.

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Five most popular Aussie startups on Product Hoist from July

8:00PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Steven Speldewinde

It’s always interesting to look at some of the underlying themes behind the five most popular Aussie startups posted on Product Hoist each month.

 | Business ideas

Medical startup HotDoc gets a healthy cash injection

8:42PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Melbourne-based medical management startup HotDoc has raised $2.2 million from a series A funding round, with AirTree Ventures being the lead investor.

 | Business ideas

THE NEWS WRAP: Leaked documents suggest Uber is a “money loser”

8:47AM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Gawker seems to have gotten its hands on Uber’s financial documents, showing that despite recently becoming the most highly valued private startup in the world, it’s still losing a lot of money.

 | Business planning

Tuned Global a $5.1 million sound investment

8:08PM | Wednesday, 5 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Australian business-to-business white label digital music provider Tuned Global has scored a $5.1 million investment from venture capital firm Exto Partners.

 | Business ideas

How to create diversity targets with teeth

8:44PM | Wednesday, 5 August 2015 | Leith Mitchell

Australian business leaders are very capable of strategy development, setting aspirational targets, and overcoming barriers. Except when it comes to gender diversity.

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“Paperwork is shit”: Why construction managers are going ape over app

8:04PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | Kye White

Perth-based startup APE Mobile has raised $2 million to develop and scale its paperless construction site management app.

 | Business ideas

Payment and instant feedback startup truRating makes Aussie debut

8:51PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

UK-based point-of-payment ratings system truRating has launched in Australia, as CEO and founder Georgina Nelson says the sector is “ripe for disruption”.

 | Business ideas

Stripe co-founder John Collison on competition, startup ideas and Donald Trump

8:03PM | Monday, 3 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Donald Trump is one of the few American presidential candidates not using Stripe, according to the startup’s co-founder John Collison.

 | Business ideas

Don’t be so disruptive: Benefits of partnering with a corporation

8:38PM | Monday, 3 August 2015 | Steve Glaveski

Today’s tech media loves to romanticise the notion of the startup challenger disrupting big cashed-up corporates.

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Business incubators and start-up accelerators: Valuable assets or a waste of time and money?

8:25PM | Monday, 3 August 2015 |  Tim Mazzarol

The evolution of business incubators took off during the 1980s, and major growth in this area has continued ever since.

 | How to start a...

Brisbane accelerator program to give help and $20,000 to five startups

7:48PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

River City Labs is partnering with muru-D to launch its first accelerator program, and there’s $20,000 on offer for five Brisbane startups.

 | How to start a...

The five most common mistakes a growing company makes - and how to fix them

7:25PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 |  Jana Matthews

There is an air of mysticism attached to breakthrough business growth, and many executives wonder if there is a secret formula behind scaling a business into a high-growth company.

 | How to start a...

TV bite night is back as Shark Tank returns

7:28PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Aspiring entrepreneurs will again have the chance to dive into the Shark Tank with some of Australia’s biggest investors as castings open for season two of the Channel Ten show.

 | How to start a...

Startup's tool helps entrepreneurs do business with bitcoin

7:22PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Kye White

Smartbit is a platform-as-a-service which makes it easier for startups and businesses to build and scale products that integrate with bitcoin.

 | Business ideas

Package deal has startup dreaming globally

7:06PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Australia parcel delivery startup Sendle has teamed up with Asia-Pacific transport and logistic provider Toll to help small businesses get things delivered quickly and cheaply.

 | Business ideas

Temptation and exercise: how apps can help you make commitments you can't refuse

7:36PM | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | David Glance

Economists have long proposed that the solution to our inability to look after ourselves is to use commitment devices.

 | Business ideas

ACT startup gives coffee subscription a shot

7:06PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Two young entrepreneurs are launching an unlimited coffee subscription service in Canberra, as a similar startup in Melbourne shuts down operations.

 | Business ideas

Call yourself an expert? Four reasons why you should

7:04PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Having the confidence to establish yourself as an expert doesn’t always come easy, particularly for the more humble among us. But to build your profile, and make the difference that most entrepreneurs want to in business, it’s what you need to do.

 | Planning