Je ne sais quoi: Craig Blair of AirTree Ventures on what the Australian startup scene could learn from Europe

Having spent 10 years living in Europe in the 90s, Craig Blair, co-founder and managing partner of AirTree Ventures, has recently been back to check out the developments in the startup scene. London and Paris undoubtedly have older, more mature startup communities — so what can Australians, whether they’re in the VC space, the government or starting … Read more

Companies are buying these portable soundproof rooms like crazy to fix the worst thing about their open floor offices

Room is a new company that’s created private, semi-soundproof phone booths for noisy, crowded offices. Already, the company has snagged high profile clients like NASA, Salesforce, and Nike. Room says they’re on track to sell $US10 million worth of product in their first year of business. If you work in an open office, it’s likely … Read more

Post-capitalist entrepreneurship : startups for the 99% (book)

Author: Boyd Cohen This book details the implications of the post-capitalist society on entrepreneurship around the globe, and it challenges many of our underlying assumptions about how entrepreneurs form startups and the objectives and roles, or lack thereof, of startup investors in a post-capitalist society. The author explores real emerging stories about different forms of … Read more