Opinion

  • How the Oil Industry Can Benefit from IoT Technology

    The following is a guest post written by Kelly Potter of Transcendent In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil tragedy struck and took the nation’s attention for months. Two-hundred million gallons of oil spilt, 16,000 miles is the range it spread across the coastline from Florida to Texas, 8,000 animals were killed, and 11 workers were killed due to… Read more »

  • 28-year-old entrepreneur Mick Spencer releases Book for Budding Entrepreneurs

    Mick Spencer, 28-year-old CEO and founder of custom sportswear apparel provider, ONTHEGO, has today announced the release of his first book, Start Before You’re Ready(SBYR). Published by Wiley, SBYR offers entrepreneurs an inspiring new roadmap to success – one that runs against the traditional principles of running a business. The book will be available across all national… Read more »

  • Australian Businesses needs to start adding WeChat to Marketing Mix

    The following is a guest post written by David Thomas. China expert and founder and president of the Australia China SME Association. Australian businesses are still living in the dark ages by failing to include WeChat in their marketing mix.   Considered the ‘super app’, it is the largest social media app in the world and… Read more »

  • Advice on Choosing the Perfect App Name for your Startup

    The following is a guest post written by Anushka Bandara, Co-Founder of Elegant Media, a Melbourne based software company. What’s in a Name? For an App, a Lot Apps are everywhere nowadays. We use them for everything, and they’re a constant in almost everyone’s life with a variety of app names.  When they serve such essential functions,… Read more »

  • How to Build the Strongest Startup Culture within a Disruptive Ecosystem

    Strong Startup Culture 101 Startup culture has become recognised as a key element of success in a business. Having a good culture is just a start but how do you scale and drive your growth in the long-run? What exactly is a startup culture? In my experience, many millennials – particularly new graduates or other… Read more »

  • The Chinese Mantras that Changed the Way Chinese do Business

    We need to talk about China… More than fifty years ago, China was a war-torn economy, emerging from one of the most tumultuous periods in its history. Today, China is the world’s fastest developing nation, growing at rates and over the last 30 years, only second to the US as an economic superpower. China’s GDP has… Read more »

  • The Best 5 ways Companies can Boost Employee Engagement with Video.

    The following is a guest post written by Tim Moylan, CTO and Co-founder of Video tech startup, Shootsta.  The two biggest challenges facing HR this year are employee engagement (41%) and retention (35%). It’s not hard to see why, when some companies value profit over people. Low employee engagement often results from employees not feeling valued,… Read more »

  • Everyone hates tech people these days. Why?

    There has been countless of times where tech entrepreneurs have come under the spotlight, all for the wrong reasons. Mark Zuckerberg: complicit in everything from facilitating genocide to death for democracy. Jeff Bezos: exploiting warehouse employees while splashing money on space. Elon Musk: where to even begin? Let’s not kid ourselves: a lot of this… Read more »

  • What to do when you have no motivation

    I’ll start with an obvious statement. Business is hard. And finding the motivation to do it is even harder. So here’s some advice on what to do when you have no motivation From my experience and observing other startups for several years, I have noticed a few things that I have picked on. I think… Read more »