Monthly Archives: March 2018 Back

The Introvert’s Edge : How the Quiet and Shy Can Outsell Anyone (ebook)

Authors: Matthew Pollard and Derek Lewis An introvert? Great at sales? YesS. Sales is a skill anyone can learn and master – and introverts are especially good at it once they learn how to leverage their natural strengths. Introverts aren’t comfortable with traditional tactics like aggressively pushing a product or talking over a customer’s objections. … Read more

How Tinybeans tapped ‘mum and dad’ investors on journey from startup to listed company

Eddie Geller, Sarah-Jane Kurtini and Stephen O’Young started Tinybeans (ASX: TNY) with the goal of creating a scrapbook where parents could capture, share and save memories of their little ones through a secure online platform. Little did they know, off the back of Tinybeans’ landmark IPO in April 2017, the trio would also be reshaping … Read more

The Australian tech industry was just gifted a much more flexible visa for migrant workers

  457 visa scheme ended yesterday, cutting intake from 130,000 to 70,000. New scheme opens on a trial basis, largely targeted at tech industry. Enables companies to ‘import skills the government doesn’t know they need’.   The Australian tech industry has largely welcomed a new visa scheme which could give migrant workers permanent residency in … Read more

A startup that uses software to discover new drugs just raised $10 million

TwoXar, a startup that uses software to discover new experimental drugs, just raised $US10 million. The series A round was led by SoftBank Ventures, with Andreessen Horowitz and OS Fund joining in. The company hopes to identify new treatments that can be tested on animals, and then ideally with human trials, without using a traditional lab. TwoXar, … Read more

The Clean Money Revolution : Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism (book)

Authors: Joel Solomon with Tyee Bridge From Boomers to Millennials, the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history is underway and the ramifications will remake the world. The dirty money of “business as usual” is on the brink, wedged between catastrophic climate change and the demographic tidal wave of Millennials pounding the consumer table for real … Read more