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Honeywell and YBF launch the PropTech Showcase

Honeywell, a global leader in connected buildings, and YBF, Australia's leading teach and innovation hub, are seeking to hear from Australian innovators to enable safer, healthier environments. The world as we know it has changed drastically. Change also creates a need for innovative solutions to help us adjust to, as well as define the ‘new...
YBF Ventures 15 Nov '20

Gaining financial flexibility

Many corporates have managed the initial months of the pandemic crisis and are now settling into a period I call “limbo land”. It is a peculiar period of fluctuating activity.  Nations are either entering or exiting various forms of lockdowns.  This cycle will probably continue until a vaccine has been successfully...
CornellTsiang 02 Nov '20

XBRL Advance brings the lowest LEI registration fee to Australia

XBRL Advance has partnered with LEI Register to bring the lowest LEI registration cost to Australian legal entities that need a LEI to participate in international financial transactions. Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) increase trust and transparency in any business transaction by enabling business partners to... 27 Oct '20

Untapped entrepreneurs learn to innovate, rebuilding Victorian economy

YBF and the Victorian Government partner to launch the YBF Startup Immersion Program – a pilot program focused on reskilling corporate talent for Victoria’s economic recovery. 2020 has seen immense changes to society, health, and the economy – more than most Victorians have seen in their lifetimes. Over 500,000 people have been...
YBF Ventures 27 Oct '20

Why your gut is failing you

Digital transformation has been a buzz phrase for years now. While the pandemic has stuck a rocket under this change initiative, there is one area which has lagged behind: executive decision making.  It is tempting to accuse senior executives as being digital Luddites causing this inertia. That is a fair accusation. Having said that,...
CornellTsiang 22 Oct '20

#OSW Melbourne - Why this is the best startup event to attend in 2020!

We're very excited to be hosting Techstars Online Startup Weekend Melbourne November 6th - 8th! This is the first-ever Online Startup Weekend in Melbourne. We believe our world-class startup ecosystem is packed to the brim with creative and world-leading founders and entrepreneurs. That's why we are thrilled to offer every designer, coder,...
startupvic 19 Oct '20

How to kick off your startup while keeping your day job

Starting your own business is never easy. I can certainly attest to that after a failed business venture I tried to get off the ground eight years ago. No one likes the feeling of failing, but just because you fail, doesn’t make you a failure. It’s what you learn from your mistakes so that you can do it better the next time around. Besides,...
Masoud 19 Oct '20

Bring back a bit of normal!

In normal times, businesses would have a vision. Resources and time would have been spent devising a set of goals along a road map to achieving this vision. In normal times, leaders would imagine stretch goals, which seemed impossible, for teams and staff to aspire to. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many of these practices. In the...
CornellTsiang 19 Oct '20

Why do companies get stuck

During this pandemic, key lessons to be learnt from prior economic crises have been proselytized by every consultant and his dog - including me.  The fundamental message, which is essentially the same, revolves around impetus and change. Such advice has been extensively discussed for over a decade. Specifically, these are to quickly...
startupvic 08 Oct '20