2:18PM | Friday, 28 February 2014 | By StartupSmart Sir Richard Branson has predicted 2014 will be the year of the entrepreneur. In this video, Professor Alan Brown, from Surry University, explores what the year of the entrepreneur could mean.
2:21PM | Friday, 21 February 2014 | By Rose Powell Noah Kagan is the founder of AppSumo and a world-renowned growth hacker. After working with hundreds of start-ups, he’s identified the three common issues holding aspiring entrepreneurs back.
2:13PM | Monday, 3 February 2014 | By Rose Powell For serial start-up investor Jon Teo, start-ups that change how users engage with technology are the most exciting.
1:27PM | Wednesday, 22 January 2014 | By Rose Powell PDF technology company Nitro has moved beyond start-up stage, and is now turning over $25 million a year, with offices in Melbourne, San Francisco and Dublin.
1:19PM | Tuesday, 14 January 2014 | By Rose Powell Should you avoid committed advisory relationships from people who won’t financially back you? Ed Dowling, co-founder of App.io, discussed this question at the Startup Victoria Conference last year.
1:00AM | Monday, 6 January 2014 | By Rose Powell The founders of an app for seeking feedback on pitches are scrambling to rebrand after a deluge of interest from potential clients keen to use it but concerned about its cheeky name.
12:53PM | Friday, 13 December 2013 | By Rose Powell Canberra co-working space Entry29 hosted the city’s first commercially-focused hackathon recently, with over 50 entrepreneurs gathering for 32 hours to code and launch new online products or services.
11:31AM | Wednesday, 20 November 2013 | By Rose Powell The Thank You range of products stampeded onto the shelves of Coles and Woolworths recently, after overwhelming demonstrations of social media support from customers.
11:11PM | Wednesday, 13 November 2013 | By Rose Powell Canva co-founder Melanie Perkins and Blackbird Ventures managing director Rick Baker shared how their investment partnership emerged at a Silicon Dragon network event in Sydney last week.
11:23PM | Wednesday, 6 November 2013 | By Rose Powell It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week next week, and while there is a lot to celebrate about the local start-up community and the excellent businesses involved, many entrepreneurs may be feeling overwhelmed and burnt out.