Yearly Archives: 2017 Back

Sydney startup Inamo draws global attention after helping Visa make pay-wave sunglasses

“A Sydney startup that is developing wearable payment technology has found itself at the centre of global attention after Visa asked it to collaborate in the development of pay-wave sunglasses. Inamo, a founding startup at Stone & Chalk, had just raised $1 million to launch a pay-and-go watch when Visa knocked on its door in … Read more

Reinvention Roadmap : Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Deserve (ebook)

Author: Liz Ryan Break the rules and take charge of your career! The traditional job-search approaches just don’t work anymore, and the days of trusting your career to your employer are long over. The new-millennium workplace requires all of us to rewrite the rules and start treating our careers like we’re running a business, which … Read more

Australian and New Zealand business franchise guide 2017 (book)

Author: CGB Publishing This guide gives an explanation of the basic fundamentals of franchising, the legal requirements under the Franchising Code of Conduct, financial and banking related information, taxation considerations and business ownership structures, operating an international based franchise, commercial property and site selection, ongoing financial concerns and developing a franchise to maturity. It is … Read more

Applications open for $4 million grants program to grow creative-tech maker spaces across Australia

“Applications for a $4 million federal government grants program to instill creative, tech and entrepreneurial skills in young students around Australia have opened. The four-year Maker Projects grants scheme opened applications on Thursday to help schools and community groups establish dedicated maker spaces for students to gain practical skills in design, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. … Read more

The 6 Australian tech startups selected for a major entrepreneur growth program in America

“Six Australian tech startups have been selected to take part in the 2017 elevate61 program in the US. This is the third year for elevate61, an alliance between KPMG and Advance Australia, a global network of high achieving Australians and alumni of Australian universities. It is targeted at later stage B2B startups, already with seed … Read more

Mission Control : How Nonprofits and Governments Can Focus, Achieve More, and Change the World (ebook)

Author: Liana Downey In the last ten years the number of nonprofits and social sector organizations has grown by almost 25 percent, while charitable giving declined 30 percent over the same period. As a result, many organizations are chasing grants, tweaking and adding to their core activities to match what they think funders are looking … Read more

Dotcom secrets : the underground playbook for growing your company online (book)

Author: Russell Brunson If you are currently struggling with getting traffic to your website, or converting that traffic when it shows up, you may think you’ve got a traffic or conversion problem. In Russell Brunson’s experience, after working with thousands of businesses, he has found that’s rarely the case. Low traffic and weak conversion numbers … Read more