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  • Aussie startup scene ‘spaghetti-on-the-wall’: SBE chair Topaz Conway

    Calling the current state of the Australian startup and innovation scene the ‘flavour of the month,” veteran entrepreneur, director and angel investor, Topaz Conway, said business people - particularly women - need to be wary of the ‘fly-by-night’ atmosphere.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien31 Jan. 18 11:00
  • Labor promises tax breaks for startup investors

    The Federal Opposition has proposed new policies encouraging more investment in startups, and to spread innovation support across Australia and overseas.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner04 Dec. 15 15:48
  • ​EdTech startup to increase student engagement

    Sydney-based EdTech startup, Fluid Education, has created a new app to better engage students and improve how they communicate with their parents and teachers.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner04 Nov. 15 10:18
  • An inside look at the Qantas hackathon

    Qantas is set to benefit from a wealth of new ideas generated during its first ever hackathon last weekend.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner02 June 15 12:50
  • What VCs Look for in Big Data Startups

    Getting ready to pitch venture capitalists on your big data startup? Here's a hint: Don't call yourself a 'big data company' and don't pitch by analogy.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud21 March 14 15:46
  • Turning cool IT ideas into revenue

    "Follow the money" is classic advice for investigative journalists, auditors and entrepreneurs. But for CIOs? That doesn't quite compute. If anything, CIOs have a reputation for being risk-averse and hypercautious with corporate dollars-just ask any hot-eyed startup CEO who's ever pitched to one of you.

    Written by Maryfran Johnson27 May 11 04:13
  • CIOs face complexities in moving from a cost-cutting to an entrepreneurial mindset

    CIOs must balance operational management with an entrepreneurial focus if their organistions are to make the most of growth opportunites in 2010, according on analyst firm, Gartner. The challenge is hardly new; IT leaders are well aware of the need to move from the cost consolidation to revenue creation.

    Written by Georgina Swan12 May 10 07:00
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