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Startup Victoria COVID-19 Policy

At Startup Vic, we take the safety and well-being of our team and community as our highest priority. In response to the recent updates on the risk of COVID-19, we have implemented a Coronavirus Policy. Within the Policy you will find general health and safety information; an update on our operations moving forward and a list of helpful...
startupvic 19 Mar '20

Australian startups sweep inaugural Online Startup & Innovation Awards

Australia’s leaders in innovation, YBF Ventures, announce the winners of the 2020 Online Startup and Innovation Awards. Leaders from California to Paris joined the City of Melbourne’s Lord Mayor, Sally Capp; Victoria’s Innovation Minister, the Hon. Jaala Pulford; the US Consul General, Michael Kleine and YBF Ventures’ CEO, Farley...
YBF Ventures 17 Sep '20

Remarkable Design-athon

Remarkable’s mission is to develop tech and innovation that drives the inclusion of people with disability, and this year they're inviting you to take part in their​ ​Design-athon​! This ​Design-athon is a 4 week immersive online challenge that invites budding entrepreneurs to solve problems identified by our community using an...
viv.mullan 17 Sep '20

The gathering storm of insolvencies

Insolvency firms were expected to have a stellar year. However, the Federal temporary debt and rent relief programs have put the kibosh on anticipated business failures. Ironically, the majority of insolvency firms are struggling to survive. Whilst grim satisfaction may be an initial reaction, such relief programs may actually worsen the health...
CornellTsiang 16 Sep '20

Making bold moves

The pandemic crisis is in its early days and yet the gap between companies has already begun to widen.  In terms of profitability, those companies that have consistently taken strategic initiatives are beginning to step away from the rest of the pack.  Even within those industries that have suffered a major demand slump such as...
CornellTsiang 09 Sep '20

Funding Your Startup

Capital raising can be a beneficial and often necessary step to allow startups to scale and grow. It can also be a daunting process, especially if it’s your first time doing it. Allied Legal sets out some preliminary issues you should consider when raising funds for your business. Equity raise An equity raise involves the sale of a...
Talt 09 Sep '20

How to Leverage Technology and Make Your Life Easier as a Solopreneur

The life of a solopreneur is nary an easy one. No doubt, you likely have your work cut out for you most of the time. After all, a business, no matter how small, needs to be nurtured so that it’s healthy and grows to its fullest potential. Chances are, you have your hands full, day in and day out, as you attend to your business’s whims...
wpengine 04 Sep '20

Metrics will keep you sane

Doomsurfing.  When the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading across the world, I was consumed by news of the inexorable downward trajectory in our health and economic wellbeing.  However, being morbid is an unhealthy state of mind. Consequently, as an act of self-preservation, I now solely focus on reviewing these metrics - daily new...
CornellTsiang 02 Sep '20

To Reimagine - Corporate Innovation Web Series by Startupbootcamp

Innovation is key to reimagining our future and creating new opportunities in times of unprecedented change. In this new Startupbootcamp series, we want to help and inspire leaders to imagine a new world filled with possibility - To Reimagine. In the first episode Chris Joannou spoke with Josephine Too from Sofos Advisory. Josephine is a...
phoebexellis 01 Sep '20

New owners for Australia’s dedicated creative industries job board

Melbourne based Five Bees Media has acquired and relaunched GrapevineJobs.com.au, which has been an active employment marketplace for the Australian screen production industry for many years.  Matthew Heyes, founder and CEO of Five Bees Media, said GrapevineJobs.com.au is Australia’s dedicated job board for the creative industries, and...
fivebeesmedia 01 Sep '20