The three bits of feedback that shook my faith in Aussie investors

8:09PM | Thursday, 20 August 2015 |  I’ve been lucky in my time as a 21-year-old entrepreneur in Sydney in that I’ve mostly been shielded from the more negative Australian investor sentiment.

Pitch night gives chance to listen in on judges

8:44PM | Thursday, 20 August 2015 |  Startup Victoria is adding a layer of transparency to its latest pitch night with judges airing their thoughts then and there, live on stage.

Aussie startups can be the world’s best and it’s time for investors to believe it

8:26PM | Tuesday, 18 August 2015 |  It’s hard growing a tech startup industry in this country; even harder when the people hoping to profit from it don’t believe we might be capable of competing with the best of Silicon Valley.

Six tips on how to sell your startup to investors

7:06PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 |  A poor team with great selling skills and confidence is equally, if not more likely, to raise money than a great team with poor selling skills.

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.