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This Fitzroy business says it’s breaking up with Uber Eats after the platform said “the weather” could be limiting its deliveries

A Fitzroy bourbon bar is the latest hospitality business to publicly announce its breakup with Uber Eats, with the owner saying he was told by the platform algorithm issues and “the weather” had limited his business to a smaller delivery radius than its competitors. The Kodiak Club told its Facebook followers it was leaving the … Read more

Financial management for technology start-ups : a handbook for growth (book)

Author: Alnoor Bhimani All start-up businesses must be founded on product expertise, a grasp of digitisation, and being aware of market forces. Tech start-ups also need a unique understanding of accounting to succeed, knowledge which is required to power their more innovative business models, and the ways of working that drive technology-based businesses. Unlike traditional … Read more

Small Business Digital Taskforce recommends establishment of central point of advice on digital for SMB

Gina Baldassarre – Startup Daily – 11 May 2018 The Small Business Digital Taskforce has delivered its recommendations to the Federal Government, with the establishment of an independent body to be a central point for information and advice on digital options for small businesses (SMBs) its key proposition. Chaired by Mark Bouris, the taskforce was … Read more

For the mum who has everything: a $60 an hour maternity concierge

Kate Jones – Brisbane Times – 11 May 2018 Maternity concierges have emerged as the latest new mum must-have as outsourcing businesses for busy parents continue to flourish. From organising Pinterest-worthy baby showers to researching the best value prams, maternity concierges aim to take the load off time-poor pregnant women and mums. Although the concept is little … Read more

FEDERAL BUDGET: STARTUP WISH LIST, PART THREE

James Harkness – Dynamic Business – 8 May 2018 Ahead of tonight’s Federal Budget announcement, startups have urged the Turnbull Government to facilitate better access to finance for small businesses, extend the instant asset tax write-off scheme, better support startups with global ambitions, implement sharing economy regulations, expand the R&D tax incentive and incentivise early … Read more