A significant portion of small business failures are caused by branding mistakes and owners who don't understand the importance of branding. Here are the common mistakes.
Investors will soon be able to invest A$10,000 in a start-up through a crowdfunding platform. But parts of the law are still too restrictive.
Thanks to foreign backing, social impact start-ups led by young entrepreneurs are flourishing in North Africa.
The demonetisation drive has made the banking sector healthier but failed to curb 'black money'.
Ordinary people, startups and even the economy in general are being held back by an arbitrary distinction – what does it mean to be a "sophisticated investor"? It doesn't need to be this way.
Better knowledge about the local market helps Indonesia's ridesharing startup Gojek beat Silicon Valley tech company Uber in Indonesia.
Cross-border tech deals are on the rise, meaning the usual expectations on acquisitions are changing.
New research shows how women are held back when it comes to starting and growing their own businesses.
Australia is still far too 'arms-length' from the process of starting and growing companies.
Business Briefing: we’re overusing and underestimating ‘disruption’
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Disruption might be a buzz word at the moment but it shouldn't be ignored. It may be impossible to predict but businesses can have stakes in creating it.
Globalisation still has the potential to deliver good – via entrepreneurship.
Business Briefing: trusting an algorithm with investment decisions.
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Financial advice was once the realm of bankers and brokers now startups are developing digital platforms to take advantage of how trusting we are of investment advice from computers.
Automation is likely to destroy many jobs, but create new ones in their stead. We must adapt to what those new jobs will be.
The message of an exciting future through innovation and high-tech start-ups has failed to engage the Australian community.
Innovation is not just about taking risks, but minimising and managing them.
Brexit's presents some problems for startups in labour, trade and regulation but its not all bad.
Policies for encouraging research, development and startups are good but both major parties need to move beyond this to help Australia innovate.
Using tax incentives to motivate innovation is more nuanced than governments sometimes assume.
The Italian government tried to limit the type of companies that could use crowd-sourced funding with poor results, Australia can learn from this.
The government should be encouraging informal investors to put their money into start-ups, not barring them from tax offsets that encourage them to do so.