Startup Tips

  • 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 »

  • The importance of corporate experience for start-up

    It’s generally understood that up to 90 per cent of all startups fail. That’s concerning news for anyone with a dream to make The Big Exit either as an investor in an early stage company or as an entrepreneur. But according to Doron Peleg, the CEO of startup RiskWise Property Research, there are ways to… Read more »

  • SAFE notes: Basics to a safe gateway to startup investment

    In the complex world of startup financing, Simple Agreement for Equity, better known as SAFE, is a tool to ease the process for both entrepreneurs as well as investors. Though it is a new investment instrument, in the recent years, it has gained a lot of popularity. What is SAFE exactly? SAFE is much like… Read more »

  • A Non-Techies Guide to Choosing Your Startup CTO

    As a non-technical founder, you’re going to need a Startup CTO in charge of the tech side of your startup. But how on earth do you find them and choose them?! Get some enlightenment on the CTO dilemma right here.

  • China’s clean energy pledge will open up opportunities for Aussie startups

    China, the country with many given titles like the fastest growing economy, the world’s manufacturing hub, the world’s largest economy by nominal GDP and purchasing power parity, its hard to not know about China. I’m sure you’ve heard about China’s involvement with the push for clean energy and turning the tide for making a change… Read more »

  • Convertible notes 101 to guide you on this funding option

    Startup financing is complicated, especially in the very early stage. To help the startups raise seed money, convertible notes were introduced. What are convertible notes? Convertible notes are basically short-term debt instruments which convert to equity after a specified period. However, the amount of equity of the firm to be received by the seed investor… Read more »

  • Bring video into your content strategy with tips from CEO of Visual Domain

    Any content creator would know that multimedia content is pretty important nowadays. Written words, images, videos, podcasts, there are so many ways we can share the content that we want to create. However, video is something that is multilayer with visuals and words and voices coming together to create an experience for us. And we… Read more »

  • Snapchat’s mistake spells a valuable lesson for us

    It is time to talk about it, that elephant in the room, the fact that we only use snapchat for geo-tag for 21st birthdays and replying that 20 friend that still uses it. We all know Snapchat is slowing ending up on the second or third page of our apps folder or home screen, and… Read more »

  • Sharesies ain’t shy about sharing their tips on building a successful startup

    If you haven’t heard of Sharesies yet, you’re missing out. Sharesies is changing the conversation around the word ‘investing’, making it go from a daunting and fixed definition of the word to something more relatedly and casual. ‘Investment made easy’ is their motto and their cute and fun design of colourful fruits and candy is… Read more »