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Why ‘manageerists’, not managers, are the scum of the Earth

Friday, 25 July
Why ‘manageerists’, not managers, are the scum of the Earth

Yours truly is a gentle soul. There is only a small handful of things that cause the Taskmaster any distress. (Of course, by “handful”, I’m assuming here you’re a giant.)

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Xero’s Rod Drury tells how to negotiate failure into success

Failure is not the first word that comes to mind when looking at the career of Rod Drury, co-founder of online accounting software company Xero. But like many entrepreneurs before him, failure led him to his success.

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Toowoomba hosting its first Startup Weekend: The challenges of building an ecosystem in regional Australia

Toowoomba hosting its first Startup Weekend: The challenges of building an ecosystem in regional Australia

Friday, 17 October 2014 04:10 | by Andrew Sadauskas

The regional city of Toowoomba, in Queensland’s Darling Downs region, is set to host its first Startup Weekend event as its local startup ecosystem gathers momentum.

She Makes event set to boost local maker community by getting more women involved

She Makes event set to boost local maker community by getting more women involved

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 01:31 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Girl Geek Academy is preparing for She Makes, Australia’s first maker faire specifically designed for women, following the success of Australia’s first all-female hackathon in March.

Marketing

Four tips to increase newsletter opens and clicks

Four tips to increase newsletter opens and clicks

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 03:22 | by Amanda Jesnoewski

It can be easy for your newsletter to become lost in a sea of your readers’ emails. Here are four tips to boost your opens and clicks.

Australian online fashion startup cottons on to global market with $1.1 million seed funding round

Australian online fashion startup cottons on to global market with $1.1 million seed funding round

Friday, 17 October 2014 06:21 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Australian online fashion brand GRANA has just closed a $1.1 million seed financing round from Bluebell Group and a group of respected strategic and angel investors in Australia and Hong Kong.

Technology

Australians love sports, it's time they love sports tech

Australians love sports, it's time they love sports tech

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 05:30 | by Kye White

Internationally Australia is recognised as a sports leader, and there's an opportunity to use that reputation to help create a thriving sports technology industry, according to the Australian Sports Technology Network executive director Craig Hill.

Data mining the new black box of self-driving cars

Data mining the new black box of self-driving cars

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 03:32 | by David Lindsay

Autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars, are likely to be seen more widely on roads in 2015.

Financing A Business

Aussie social network to spring onto ASX with reverse listing

Aussie social network to spring onto ASX with reverse listing

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 03:50 | by Kirsten Robb

Spring.me, an Australian question-and-answer-based social networking site with five million regular monthly visitors, is looking to raise up to $5 million and hopes to list on the Australian Securities Exchange by November.

The $100 million boost to the Australian startup economy

The $100 million boost to the Australian startup economy

Monday, 20 October 2014 03:02 | by Kye White

Venture capital firm OneVentures has announced the first close on its Innovation and Growth Fund II, which is set to inject $100 million into the Australian Series B and Series C venture capital landscape.

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