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New Requirements for Directors in Australia – Director ID

From 1 November 2021 new rules will require directors to apply for a ‘Director ID’ if they are the director of: a company, a registered Australian body or a registered foreign company under the Corporations Act 2001 (Corporations Act); or an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation registered under...
Talt 19 Nov '21

Key Commercial Law Issues Founders Need to Know

Getting a startup off the ground is an exciting feat so it’s no wonder founders focus a large portion of time marketing their product, hiring a team, and working to secure sufficient investment. In their efforts founders can often overlook one of the most essential components involved in launching a startup...
Talt 19 Nov '21

Top 10 Ways Your Startup Can Drive Consumer Behaviour

Marketers have long analysed the many influences driving consumer behaviour to assist in the creation of effective marketing strategies. Consumer behaviour refers to the study of an individual or group’s purchasing behaviour. Understanding consumer psychology or the “why” behind buying behaviour allows ventures to create strategies that...
Talt 19 Nov '21

What Is Cryptocurrency & How Is It Regulated in Australia?

At Allied Legal, we have observed the ascension and popularity of cryptocurrency. Gradually cryptocurrencies are becoming recognised in the mainstream, with the Australian government legalising digital currencies in 2017. However, due to its’ relative newness, the cryptocurrency landscape is evolving faster than its’ regulatory...
Talt 19 Nov '21

Duct Tape Podcast Out Now!

When things go wrong, duct tape can hold just about anything together. And when you're starting and growing a business, a lot of things can go wrong. Founders know this more than anyone - we've all been there. In fact, some of the most successful founders have had their very own Duct Tape moments! That's why for the second edition of Duct...
startupvic 07 Oct '21

Ballarat Export-ready Incubator - Cohort Announced

We've started!  We're excited t​o announce the 15 businesses and 18 business owners who are part of the Ballarat Export-ready Incubator.  Participating business owners receive: 5 x 1 day export and business model workshops6 x 1.5 hour coaching sessionsintroduction to Australian-based and international market networkslifetime...
startupvic 07 Oct '21

Calling Startup Founders!

My name is Mirko, I’m part of the team at Vonto, an intelligent analytics tool designed specifically for tech startup founders to answer the critical questions that will help you find product-market fit and be ready for scale. Questions like: are we targeting the right customers? Is our pricing too high or too low? When do we need to raise...
Vonto 01 Oct '21

Startup Central Victoria: Opportunities for emerging regional businesses

La Trobe Innovation and Entrepreneurship is supporting the delivery the newly created Startup Central Victoria program, led by the City of Greater Bendigo, which aims to accelerate and scale startup businesses in Central Victoria. The suite of program activities will connect new entrepreneurs and businesses looking to expand, with established...
La Trobe Accelerator 28 Sep '21

How Start-Up & Scale-Up Founders can Address Proximity Bias

The global pandemic has had an immense impact on nearly every aspect of our lives, but arguably none more so than our work lives. Whether COVID-19 has caused you to lose your job, prompted you to change industries or simply helped you take stock of what it is you really want out of your career, there are few people who haven’t had to deal...
hao-nguyen 28 Sep '21

Duct Tape Issue Two Coming Soon

When things go wrong, duct tape can hold just about anything together. And when you're starting and growing a business, a lot of things can go wrong. Duct Tape is coming back in a slick new audio format! A collaboration between Startup Victoria and Victoria University, Issue One took the form of a printed magazine. Now...
startupvic 13 Sep '21