Governments around the world want to know a lot about who we are and what we’re doing online and they want communications companies to help them find it. We don’t know a lot about when companies hand over this data, but we do know that it’s becoming increasingly common.
Westpac Group, in conjunction with accelerator Blue Chilli, is offering $40,000 to the Australian startup that can create the most useful and disruptive business solution for its SME and commercial real estate customers.
Australia’s Senate Economics Committee is currently undergoing a review of the National Innovation System in light of the “challenges to Australian industries and jobs posed by increasing global competition in innovation, science, engineering, research and education”.
About me: I started my first business in 2004 with the brand Mocks, these are socks for mobile phones. I still have this business now, and have sold over 1,6million Mocks to date. For more info on Mocks visit www.MyMocks.com
In 2008 I wrote and published my book - Brand New Day - The Highs & Lows of Starting a Small Business. This has been really well received and has been cited as an inspiring read.
In 2010 I started Social Rabbit, which is a social media business that helps other businesses understand what social media is and how it can be used to engage customers.
A free and small business advice website with a variant online start-up business community, whether you are looking for a business mentor or business ideas, StartupSmart will help you in starting a business the smart way.