From time to time, when journalists are doing a story on tech – be it in print, on TV or on the radio – they’ll wheel out a futurologist. The Taskmaster remains a sceptic.
Fifteen early-stage startups manned by students from four universities will pitch at the National Demo Day for the INCUBATE program during a Google for Entrepreneurs event today.
As a 13-year-old New Zealander, I wanted to become prime minister. Here's the lesson I learnt by meeting the PM.
When Jamie Druitt’s wife left him several years ago, he desperately wanted to speak to other people who had been through the same thing. From that moment of pain, an online platform for teenagers struggling with mental health challenges was born.
“Customer” and “consumer” often get muddled up and used interchangeably. However, if you’re about to launch a business, there are some crucial differences between the two terms you need to be aware of.
A report into cybercrime and stolen data has highlighted the risks for online companies saying that “the ability to stage cyber-attacks will likely outpace the ability to defend against them”.
There have been attempts at creating a snapshot of the Australian startup scene, but will a Startup Wiki do the job?
Internship program Tin Alley has introduced a new winter program that places 10 interns in brand new companies, the significant difference to its summer program being that these interns aren’t paid.
Every few years, a new management trend sweeps through MBA land. A recent example has been “net promoter scores”.
Quora is a treasure trove of great advice for entrepreneurs. Here are some of the top answers every founder should read.
Australian founders are emotionally stable. That was the finding of The Founder Institute’s psychometric tests that all candidates are required to complete, with Australia coming out on top for several qualities.
Entrepreneurs 40 years old and under are urged to apply for the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (YEA) Summit Australia 2014, before registrations close on March 31, 2014.
As long as your startup is in your mind and not in the world, it will stay a dream. This is an action plan to get your new business started.
The man who made the lean start-up approach a movement, Steve Blank, says asking if entrepreneurship can be taught is the wrong question, the question that matters is who can it be taught to.
How to scale a culture: Create organisational rhythms, remember silence is deadly and consider arguing drunk3:20AM | Monday, 17 March 2014 | Rose Powell
Growing a business may seem easy but screwing it up is even easier, especially if you don’t keep an eye on your company culture, says scaling expert Huggy Rao.
Most entrepreneurs love their staff. Don't they?
We tackled some big topics this week, from the worst red tape for start-ups to five myths about scaling a business to how Australia can overcome a fear of failure many believe is holding the start-up ecosystem back.
Are you holding off on building your dreams for the future because of a misguided idealism about the past? The Taskmaster says it’s time to take off those nostalgia goggles.
Are you trying to pick a name for your business? Looking for something really unique? Old Taskmaster suggests it’s time to buy a vowel.
By definition, every start-up plans to get global sooner or later. But scaling a business poorly is one of the fastest ways to kill it, according to two Stanford lecturers.