The dramatic downturn resulting from the pandemic has caused havoc in our economy. Businesses are struggling to survive. Sweeping cost cuts to stem bleeding cashflows has been an immediate reaction as evidenced by mounting unemployment and shuttered stores.
A continuation of this volatility means that it is imperative for businesses to...
26 Aug '20
The core plot of Groundhog Day revolves around Phil’s pursuit of Rita. He adopts multiple strategies to achieve his goal of seduction seemingly without success. However, Phil has the presence of mind to learn from his prior missteps, identify the drivers for success and accordingly, readjust his tactics. Once on the right path, he...
19 Aug '20
Building a company can be extraordinarily stressful.
Entrepreneurs face challenges for which they have had little preparation – constant demands on their attention, a plethora of new responsibilities across multiple roles, highly uncertain outcomes accompanied by little job security. The work of building a new enterprise is emotionally taxing...
19 Aug '20
Startup Victoria’s Growth Club gives scaleup founders access to real world experience on building a high-growth business, from successful founders, technology executives and investors.
This July founders heard from Brad Feld, prominent thought leader, investor, entrepreneur and author. Brad is co-founder of Foundry Group and two...
18 Aug '20
Anchored by tech leaders Lucidchart, Wrike, Lander & Rogers, Podium and YBF Ventures, the 2020 Melbourne Tech Foodbank Fundraiser welcomes the Melbourne tech and entrepreneurial community to help those experiencing food insecurity as a result of the pandemic.
Five of Melbourne’s largest tech and innovation-focused companies have joined...
13 Aug '20
Poor strategic management is a leading cause of business failure as highlighted over the past three years in the annual ASIC Report on Insolvencies. Irrespective of market conditions, an agile strategy has been proven time and again, as fundamental to success. I learnt this the hard way as a leader through the last three financial crises....
12 Aug '20
CALL FOR VOLUNTARY PARTICIPATION IN A RESEARCH PROJECT
Project Title: Opportunity discovery under COVID-19 crisis circumstances
You are invited to participate in a research project on ‘Opportunity discovery under COVID-19 crisis’ conducted by a team of researchers from Australian National University (ANU) and RMIT University to study how...
05 Aug '20
As part of its Open Innovation Program, the Kaspersky Innovation Hub (iHub) is announcing a new call for startups that are developing cybersecurity solutions with a special focus on small and medium-sized businesses. Winners will be offered to launch a pilot project with leading international cybersecurity company Kaspersky.
Kaspersky iHub is...
03 Aug '20
IS JOBKEEPER KEEPING YOUR BUSINESS ON LIFE SUPPORT?
With the Federal government’s recent announcement in relation to changes to the JobKeeper programme, we’ve had a number of businesses contact us with the ultimate realisation that JobKeeper is ultimately keeping their business alive and irrespective of the government’s potential...
30 Jul '20
Startup Vic Industry Partners William Buck have collated information and updates regarding JobKeeper, available Government stimulus and Federal Government Economic and Fiscal developments.
Recently, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that the Job Keeper Payment will be extended to 28 March 2021. From 28...
30 Jul '20