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I’m a firm believer that if you micro-manage or clock watch an employee, you’re setting them up to deliver the bare minimum. I’ve had it done to me. I’ve found myself sitting in front of a disgruntled manager, trying to explain why I was 10 minutes late back from lunch. They were not sympathetic to...
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It’s been two weeks since we announced we’re collecting updated data for the StartRail maps of the startup ecosystems in Australia so it’s time to drill down into what we’ve collected so far. It’s also time to remind you to submit your startup’s details, or if you’re an accelerator, incubator, investor, or university, encourage your...
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CurrencyVue – Matthew Tyrrell  Matt’s strong background in financial services and business systems proved handy when he was faced with a growing problem that wasn’t going anywhere. He decided it was time to take on the challenge and help bring international payments further into the 21st century. Read on for more insight into where he’s come...
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The federal government has just announced $1bn of initiatives to support an innovation culture in Australia and to drive ideas – under the hashtag #ideasboom.  Over 20 ideas designed to support entrepreneurship, ideas, investments and startups have been released.  Here are my thoughts on the good, the bad and the ugly. Firstly however, it’s important...
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Back in March this year we announced we’d be producing another version of the startup community map we call Startrail this year, our first since 2013. Sorry it’s been such a long project — we know startup founders, incubators, accelerators, investors and local and state governments are waiting eagerly to see it because you kept...
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Sydney and Melbourne both dropped places in the just released Global Startup Ecosystem Report by Startup Compass. Who cares how Australia ranks in a global study of tech startup ecosystems? You should. It’s an indicator Australia may be failing to transition our economy from primary industry to information and technology. We’re making progress, and viewed...
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