Jack Delosa


Preparing for the end game

5:33PM | Tuesday, 17 May 2011 |  With the recent spate of tech acquisitions, budding start-ups have been given a timely reminder of what it takes to ready a business for the ultimate exit.

Fishburners start-up community launches

4:44AM | Friday, 1 April 2011 |  A new start-up community officially kicks off in Sydney today, with 22 emerging businesses selected to share a collaborative office space in the Sydney suburb of Ultimo.

Dean McEvoy recounts the rise of Spreets

3:09AM | Monday, 28 March 2011 |  Spreets founder Dean McEvoy tells The Entourage’s Jack Delosa how he started the group buying site, how he’s taken on a crowded market and his tips for budding start-ups.

How to build a business worth $100 million

3:02PM | Friday, 11 March 2011 |  Creel Price tells Jack Delosa the unusual tale of the start of his business, why over-planning is damaging and how he managed to sell up for $109 million.

Is talent overrated?

2:59PM | Monday, 14 February 2011 |  The likes of Richard Branson and Bill Gates are undeniably talented. But can hard work elevate other entrepreneurs to this level? BY JACK DELOSA

The Wolf of Wall Street

1:25PM | Friday, 28 January 2011 |  Jack Delosa, StartupSmart contributor and founder of The Entourage, speaks to Jordan Belfort (aka the Wolf of Wall Street), infamous white collar criminal turned bestselling author and motivational speaker.

How to lure a start-up investor in 2011

12:11PM | Friday, 17 December 2010 |  With business lending still not an option for many banks and financiers, the demand for private capital from angel investors will be high in 2011.

10 reasons investors don’t invest in start-ups

11:13PM | Monday, 22 November 2010 |  Learn why start-ups are failing the funding test and how to ensure your business is investor ready.

Getting big on brand partners

11:47PM | Tuesday, 9 November 2010 |  Size matters. Yet the majority of business owners have an ineffective strategy of getting big.