Tag

tax
Investors now have another reason to back startups with new tax deductions and capital gains tax exemptions through Australia’s leading accelerator program now that BlueChilli has been approved as Australia’s first Early Stage Investment Company (ESIC) eligible accelerator program by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) through a private ruling. Under the ATO rules, sophisticated investors...
Read More
About three years ago a group of people from the startup ecosystem met with then shadow minster Malcom Turnbull. After the meeting, I blogged about the five things government could do to help Australian startups which were presented and discussed in the 90 minute meeting. Let’s see how we’ve gone. Make it easier to give...
Read More
This morning I attended the Productivity Commission’s Roundtable on new business models and the digital economy. I left the session with a spring in my step, having been encouraged by the range of ideas and constructive discussion – and one or two new ‘business crushes’ to add to my list after watching some articulate, informed...
Read More