Ideas Boom: Is it working? Have your say…

You’ve probably heard about the Federal Government’s initiative, The Idea Boom. And you already know that innovation is essential to economic prosperity. But are the various programs available to support innovation the best for Australian business owners, right now? This is a question that the people behind LaunchPad Innovation Centres are asking, in partnership with…

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The Complex Case of Startups and Government Contracts

  Guest post by James Burbank, editor in chief at BizzMarkBlog Usually when we talk about startups and governments in the same conversation, it has to do with how the government can help startups and future startups get on their feet, or at least get a fair chance. Today, however, our topic will be something…

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Free Webinar: Ask Me Anything – Have Your Legal Questions Answered

Everyday LawPath receives a variety of questions from small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs about important aspects of their business. What’s the difference between an employee and a contractor? How do I reactivate my ABN? Do I need a shareholders agreement? To answer these questions and more, LawPath is running a FREE ‘Ask Me Anything’ webinar…

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Join Satya Nadella at an exclusive Australian Developer Event

Hear from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and leading local experts at an exclusive developer-only event in Sydney, to learn more about our latest technologies.   Satya Nadella will outline how Microsoft is empowering developers to shape the future with an intelligent cloud platform and artificial intelligence.   In addition, you will hear from some of…

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Discounted tickets to Microsoft Australia’s Ignite 2017 conference for BizSpark Members

Good news, we managed to secure discounted tickets for BizSpark members for another Microsoft Ignite in Australia, yay! Some of you might be asking, what is the Microsoft Ignite conference? We’re bringing together the best of all your favourite tech events – from small to large, including TechEd – into a single tech-fuelled event. Whether you’re a…

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Top Ten Tips to Make Your New Business Blossom

Guest post by Stacey Cooper, Business Consultant and contributor to www.bizzmarkblog.com   Most of those who have taken the plunge and started their own company are ready to admit they had so many fears before registering their companies. A similar number of them will also be happy to share the mistakes they made at the earliest…

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Why Startups Mustn’t Ignore HR

Guest post by James Burbank, editor in chief at BizzMarkBlog When one first starts considering the combination of startups and HR, it feels a bit off. On one side, you have these agile, tiny companies where there is very little hierarchy and structure and on the other, you have this crusty old practice where boring…

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Young Starters’ Competition Now Open

Young Queensland entrepreneurs aged 15 to 24 can learn how to be successful entrepreneurs or build on their existing business skills by joining the Young Starters’ Competition. The competition encourages participants to complete a number of entrepreneurial activities, helping them get their ideas investor ready, then tweet their involvement to earn competition points. Initial challenges…

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Springboard Enterprises Australia launch their 2017 program

After a successful 2016 program working with 10 promising female entrepreneurs, Springboard Enterprises (SBE) Australia are gearing up for a number of 2017 program launch events around the country. If you are yet to come across SBE Australia, you need to know what they do and how they can drive for the growth and success…

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3 Steps on How to Register a Trademark in Australia

Guest post by Anthony Lieu, Lawyer and Strategist at LegalVision   Whether you run an e-commerce marketplace or pure tech startup, every business creates intellectual property and has a brand to protect. A key part of protecting a business’ brand and goodwill is registering a trademark. From determining the trademark’s class to applying with IP Australia,…

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