Cryptoassets : the innovative investor’s guide to bitcoin and beyond (book)

Authors: Chris Burniske & Jack Tatar With the rise of bitcoin and blockchain technology, investors can capitalize on the greatest investment opportunity since the Internet. Bitcoin was the first cryptoasset, but today there are over 800 and counting, including ether, ripple, litecoin, monero, and more. This clear, concise, and accessible guide from two industry insiders … Read more

Women face hostility in cryptocurrency spaces, but they’re fighting back

Several weeks ago, I wrote about how I began investing in cryptocurrency, and why it’s so attractive for women. The article explained that only five percent of cryptocurrency investors are women, and why this means women may be missing out on excellent financial opportunities. What I didn’t explain fully was why so few women are involved. Some … Read more

Surfers gets into the Spirit to lure the ‘super rich’

Nick Nichols – Business News Australia – 9 July 2018 IT’S the largest single residential tower ever undertaken on the Gold Coast, poised to add 479 premium-priced apartments to central Surfers Paradise, but the Chinese developer sees no issue in finding buyers with deep pockets. Beijing-based Foriseland has officially launched the $1.2 billion Spirit project, … Read more

How months of casual catchups led to suit tailoring startup Institchu acquiring its biggest competitor

Australian custom menswear startup Institchu has acquired its largest competitor in a move that will position the startup as the largest custom menswear retailer in the market. However, the acquisition didn’t come from aggressive offers or crafty moves from Institchu founders James Wakefield and Robin McGowan — rather a few months of casual catchups, and a realisation … Read more

Companion Brands acquired by outdoor adventures investor

Adventure Holdings Australia (AHA) have acquired Australian distributor of outdoor and industrial brands Companion Brands for an undisclosed amount. AHA will acquire 100 per cent of the Melbourne based Companion Brands, with the major investor behind the acquisition being private equity firm Odyssey Private Equity. The deal will certainly boost the portfolio of both Odyssey … Read more

Investors show thirst for South Australian startup’s PREPD sports drinks

A South Australian sports drink startup has raised more than $500,000 in seed capital from eight angel investors. Flinders University startup Preserve Health will use the seed round to fund the market launch of PREPD, its range of hydration-boosting drinks backed by more than 20 years of medical research originally focussed on treating severe dehydration in children … Read more

A dozen lessons for entrepreneurs (book)

Author: Tren Griffin; foreword by Scott Belsky. From profiles and interviews with the world’s leading venture capitalists and high-profile coaches of business founders, A Dozen Lessons distills a set of bedrock methods for approaching business questions and creating value. The veteran business writer Tren Griffin takes the reader through the investment philosophies of VC luminaries … Read more

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Members of the Business Studio now have access to the full version of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database! This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit … Read more