RISE OF STARTUP SUPPORT PROGRAMS NOT AS ROSY AT IT SEEMS

“ENTREPRENEURIAL cultivation companies in Australia are appearing quickly, but questions have been raised about whether the operators have the proven expertise and experience to genuinely help budding entrepreneurs. Jock Fairweather, director of co-working space Little Tokyo Two and accelerator program Thunder Lizards, claims that the recent trend towards innovation in Australia has also seen a substantial … Read more

StartupMuster 2016 Survey – make sure you’re counted! [survey]

“After two weeks, we’re half-way through our collection period for Startup Muster 2016. In this time we’ve collected 37,473 question responses, but we need your help to gather more. Every single response is vital for measuring and publishing the progress, challenges and opportunities in the Australian startup ecosystem, in order to demonstrate and accelerate impact. In the last week, … Read more

Project management in product development : leadership skills and management techniques to deliver great products (book)

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Author: George Ellis Project Management in Product Development: Leadership Skills and Management Techniques to Deliver Great Products is written for new and aspiring project managers in product development. Although texts on project management are common, the material presented here is unique, instead focusing on product development, a challenging segment of project management because of the … Read more

Fire Station 101 in Ipswich is regional Queensland’s newest innovation hub

“Ipswich has a new innovation hub, with Fire Station 101 opening earlier this month. Formerly known as the Ipswich Fire Station, the new hub will provide entrepreneurs with connections, tools and mentoring to help build the tech startup community in the regional area. Ipswich is one of Queensland’s fastest growing regions and has been recognised as … Read more

Making remote work and virtual teams effective for your startup

“Startups looking to raise capital and boost productivity are increasingly moving toward nontraditional models of work as they search for a streamlined approach to business. Methods like remote work and virtual teams provide myriad benefits for both startups and established businesses: they provide the freedom to work from anywhere, lower business costs, and assist geographically diverse … Read more

This new startup incubator has become a hub for female entrepreneurs

“It was a parliamentary presentation on the dire need for Australia to get on board the innovation bandwagon that motivated entrepreneur Zach Johnson to take action. What resulted was Spark Bureau, a not-for-profit co-working community at the heart of the Sunshine Coast that is fast becoming a thriving hub for female entrepreneurship.” Read more Dinushi Dias Startup Daily 2 Mar … Read more