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Why you shouldn’t worry about robots replacing the jobs of humans

Monday, 1 June
Why you shouldn’t worry about robots replacing the jobs of humans

Recently, Old Taskmaster has read a lot about how robots could mean the end of many careers – and frankly, I’m sick of the whinging! Here’s why the rise of the machines is less of a jobs threat than some claim.

Technology

Start-up TV

Seven pieces of startup advice from Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed

Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed says he didn’t realise venture capital was an option when looking at ways to grow the business in its early days.

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How good government policy with minimum financial outlay can boost the startup ecosystem

How good government policy with minimum financial outlay can boost the startup ecosystem

Thursday, 25 June 2015 05:42 | by Kye White

Early-stage venture capital limited partnerships (ESVCLP) are a great example of policy that can support startups with little investment from government

How I used LinkedIn to connect to CEOs and grow my business

How I used LinkedIn to connect to CEOs and grow my business

Thursday, 25 June 2015 04:13 | by Caroline Woodhouse

I'd sent email after email, called countless phones, only to hit a big brick wall at every single marketing manager.Then I decided to change tactic and joined LinkedIn.

Marketing

Carsales.com drags rival Carsguide.com.au to court over “grossly misleading” ad campaign

Carsales.com drags rival Carsguide.com.au to court over “grossly misleading” ad campaign

Monday, 29 June 2015 04:04 | by Eloise Keating

Carsales.com and Carsguide.com.au will go head-to-head in the Victorian Supreme Court next month, after Carsales.com initiated legal action over what it alleges is deceptive and misleading advertising.

How to use original content to help grow your business

How to use original content to help grow your business

Friday, 26 June 2015 05:41 | by Louisa Dahl

Every marketer knows that content is king, but how many organisations are truly placing content at the core of their strategy?

Technology

Miniaturisation will lead to 'smart spaces' and blur the line between on and offline

Miniaturisation will lead to 'smart spaces' and blur the line between on and offline

Monday, 29 June 2015 04:34 | by Ahmad Lotfi

Lenovo, the Chinese firm that has bought up IBM’s cast off PC business, has announced a miniaturised computer not much larger than a smartphone, which can be connected to any screen via an HDMI connection.

THE NEWS WRAP: Intuit sacks 399 employees in company restructure

THE NEWS WRAP: Intuit sacks 399 employees in company restructure

Sunday, 28 June 2015 22:38 | by StartupSmart

Tax and financial software company Intuit has laid off 399 people – or almost 5% of its employees – in a restructure.

Financing A Business

Startups should now start thinking about drawing up employee share schemes

Startups should now start thinking about drawing up employee share schemes

Friday, 26 June 2015 06:21 | by Kye White

Startups should now start framing a philosophy around how they want to reward their employees when building employee share schemes

Griffin Accelerator announces 2015 intake as Canberra startup scene blooms

Griffin Accelerator announces 2015 intake as Canberra startup scene blooms

Sunday, 31 May 2015 21:50 | by Andrew Sadauskas

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.

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