Marc Peskett


The seven key considerations for tech start-ups choosing a business structure

7:59PM | Tuesday, 9 July 2013 |  Getting the structure of your company right might be at the back of your mind when you start-up, but it's important to give it some serious thought.

R&D Tax Incentive deadline looms: What you need to know

3:08PM | Tuesday, 12 March 2013 |  A tax expert has issued start-ups some advice about the R&D Tax Incentive, namely in relation to the eligibility criteria and recordkeeping requirements, as the April 30 deadline draws closer.

Three ways to encourage the banks to lend to start-ups

9:50PM | Monday, 17 September 2012 |  Since the global financial downturn, the big banks have been reluctant to lend to entrepreneurs. Here are three practical ways to get lending flowing to deserving start-ups again. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Five little-known costs that can sting your start-up

5:06PM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 |  Hidden fees and charges can destroy your small business. Here are the five big bills that are about to hit your mailbox. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

Five key debt questions you need to ask yourself

12:43PM | Wednesday, 14 December 2011 |  Debt often has negative connotations, but it’s also an important source of finance for growing businesses. BY MARC PESKETT.

Positioning your business for venture capital

11:02PM | Wednesday, 30 November 2011 |  The unfortunate fact is we have a limited available and active venture capital pool in Australia. However, that pool is still an important source of funds for enterprises that tick a number of boxes.

Four ways to get a cashed up start-up

11:40PM | Wednesday, 16 November 2011 |  There are multiple sources of cash available and most SMEs could do more to take maximum advantage of them.

Benchmark your way to success

11:57PM | Wednesday, 2 November 2011 |  Call it curiosity or just plain competiveness, most business owners want to know how their business compares to others in the industry, but don’t know how to go about it. Try benchmarking.

Five steps to creating a blockbuster start-up sequel

10:07PM | Wednesday, 19 October 2011 |  Once your start-up has been established, business is humming and the primary offering you launched with has become a success, the challenge is to find the next big thing.

What’s your half time strategy?

10:09PM | Wednesday, 5 October 2011 |  The siren has sounded on the first quarter of financial year 2011/12 and it’s time to pick up the game leading up to the half time break.