Million dollar women : the essential guide for female entrepreneurs who want to go big (book)

Author: Julia Pimsleur Over the past twenty years, women in the US have started nearly twice as many businesses as men, but only three percent of all women business owners ever make revenues of one million dollars or more. Most are stuck running kitchen-table businesses, just getting by, or in many cases, running out of … Read more

Hello, startup : a programmer’s guide to building products, technologies, and teams (book)

Author: Yevgeniy Brikman This book is the “Hello, World” tutorial for building products, technologies, and teams in a startup environment. It’s based on the experiences of the author, Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman, as well as interviews with programmers from some of the most successful startups of the last decade, including Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, GitHub, Stripe, … Read more

‘Choking’ fears if home delivery left unregulated

“Everything we desire from the booming convenience economy is now just a swipe of our smartphones away. But according to Melbourne academic, Australia’s capitals face the same traffic-congested “choking” fate as central London if the burgeoning economy is left unregulated. Dr Ian Woodcock from RMIT’s School of Global, Urban and Social Science warns inner-city, ‘to-your-door’ services … Read more

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

From idea to start-up : how to turn your business dreams into reality : create your ultimate lifestyle, experience freedom and generate profit! (book)

Author: Jeremy Liddle Launching a business can be a daunting task, but From Idea to Start-Up will help you plan all the important aspects you need to get your business idea off the ground and ensure that you have a market-tested, viable enterprise. Packed with step-by-step advice, action plans and downloadable worksheets, From Idea to … Read more

Ten questions every entrepreneur must answer before they start a new business

“Whether you’re seeking world domination, freedom or simply a change, jumping out of your comfort zone to enter the wild jungle that’s entrepreneurship is tough. Many founders have spoken out about the darker moments of launching new businesses, the strain on relationships and personal life, the sweat-inducing struggle for cash flow, and the barrage of other … Read more