Editor's Note

Monday 7 May

By Oliver Milman
Monday, 07 May 2012

Today on StartupSmart, celebrity chef Luke Mangan explains how he belatedly got his business chops.




After the stunning initial success of his first restaurant, Mangan felt he didn’t need to closely consult his accountant on various aspects of his business, leaving him with a nasty shock when it came to issues such as GST.

Today, Mangan outlines the harsh business lessons he learned and how he’s managed to get back on track to grow his restaurant empire.

Elsewhere, sales expert Marcia Griffin has some tips on how to prepare your sales team with the information they need to do their job and we have news of a young Melbourne business that has just hit a $2 million investment jackpot.

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It won't take up much of your time and will help us provide an even better news and advice resource for your start-up business. To complete the survey, click here.

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