TV bite night is back as Shark Tank returns

7:28PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 |  Aspiring entrepreneurs will again have the chance to dive into the Shark Tank with some of Australia’s biggest investors as castings open for season two of the Channel Ten show.

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia puts out call for creative startups

6:10AM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 |  QUT Creative Enterprise Australia is looking for creative startups to pitch to early-stage investors at its Creative3 Pitch event.

That Startup Show prepares pitching workshops

2:43PM | Friday, 20 February 2015 |  That Startup Show is set to go on the road across Australia with a series of PitchClub for Startups workshops designed to help founders hone their pitching skills.

Missed the CeBIT conference? The big three trends

5:08PM | Friday, 31 May 2013 |  With CeBIT Australia winding down for another year, the conversations sparked at the three-day tech fair will keep social media platforms buzzing for days and weeks to come.

How can I best work out my “elevator pitch”?

3:00AM | Tuesday, 19 March 2013 |  The keys to any elevator speech are immediacy of the business opportunity, clarity of what makes it a profitable venture and passion.

What do investors look for in a good pitch?

3:07PM | Tuesday, 5 March 2013 |  Based on personal experience, here are the seven main things your potential investors will want to see during your presentation.

Practice your pitch

6:00AM | Friday, 8 June 2012 |  From funding to clients, entrepreneurs are always pitching for something. And just as star athletes always keep training, you need to regularly practice your pitch.

Do investors keep an eye on ideas they’ve rejected?

3:27PM | Thursday, 1 March 2012 |  The crucial detail is whether they say “no”, “yes”, or “come back in a while” when you first pitch your idea.

How would you rank the importance of what an investor looks for?

11:58PM | Monday, 21 November 2011 |  This question belies a common myth: that all investors are somehow identical, and want the same things, in the same order. This is just not true.

Top 10 start-up meet-ups in Australia

11:57PM | Thursday, 10 November 2011 |  There are plenty of networking meet-ups that are aimed squarely at start-ups. We’ve compiled a list of 10 of the best.