How can I motivate my staff?

7:58PM | Tuesday, 26 July 2011 |  There are plenty of easy ways to acknowledge the contribution from your staff and boost morale – imperative for keeping a team ticking along happily.

Should I put together multiple versions of my business plan?

9:24PM | Tuesday, 13 September 2011 |  Writing one business plan is a big enough task within itself – there is no need for two.

How can I ensure that my business remains nimble as we grow?

7:00AM | Tuesday, 17 July 2012 |  You're quite right to be worried about remaining nimble. Procrastination is the enemy of any start-up.

Blog and backup to improve LinkedIn presence, expert says

1:56PM | Tuesday, 3 January 2012 |  Start-ups can improve their LinkedIn presence this year by integrating blog content, enhancing their company profile, using company updates and preserving their contacts, an expert says.

Forbes names Kaggle CEO among top techies

12:53PM | Thursday, 22 December 2011 |  Kaggle co-founder and chief executive Anthony Goldbloom has been named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 top tech entrepreneurs, one month after the Australian start-up secured $US11 million in funding.

Aussie duo launch Kickstarter-funded start-up from Argentina

12:21PM | Tuesday, 13 December 2011 |  Start-ups are being encouraged to consider South America as a place to do business, after two local entrepreneurs celebrated the launch of their luxury leather bag line in Argentina.

Getting a big helping hand

12:25PM | Monday, 5 December 2011 |  Telstra’s recent announcement it has launched a $40 million fund which will be to invest in early-stage ventures raises the question why large Australian businesses have been slow to invest in fledgling enterprises.

Sydney incubator ATP Innovations scoops award

12:01PM | Monday, 5 December 2011 |  Sydney-based ATP Innovations has won the Best Science Based Incubator Award at an international conference for incubators at the weekend, having helped start-ups including Marathon Targets, ingogo and StageBitz.

Small business or start-up?

12:12PM | Friday, 2 December 2011 |  In case you thought they were the same thing, Silicon Valley investor Steve Blank describes the difference between a start-up and a small business.

10 quick-fire start-ups

11:05PM | Thursday, 24 November 2011 |  Starting a business used to be a rather drawn out affair. With all the planning and fund raising involved, it would be unthinkable that you could launch a company within a week. That has all changed.