Australian businesses set to benefit from new Alibaba agreement

Austrade – 6 September 2016 Chinese consumers will find it easier to buy fresh Australian produce and a wider range of other Australian goods and services following a ground-breaking agreement between Austrade and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. The new agreement will create a dedicated promotional channel for Australian companies on youku.com, a video sharing website…

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Why Startup Culture is a Global One

Guest post by James Burbank, editor in chief at BizzMarkBlog Ask an average person about which parts of the world they associate with startups and unless they are a part of the culture, they will have only two words to say to you – Silicon Valley. If you start doing a bit of research on…

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5 Legal Contracts Every Startup Should Have in Place

Guest post by Tom Willis, Digital Marketing Manager, LawPath Starting a new venture can be an exciting time, but without the right legal documents in place, your business may be exposed to avoidable risks. A common mistake made by startups is to overlook the legal needs of their business. No matter the size or nature…

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Information session on the RCL Accelerator and Startup Catalyst

Join us at the Microsoft Innovation Centre in Brisbane on Thursday 11th August for an event being run by River City Labs and Startup Catalyst. River City Labs are launching the next intake of their accelerator program in partnership with Telstra’s muru-D, and are currently looking for startups to apply. At the same time, Startup…

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What Startups Can Learn from Large Corporations

Guest post by James Burbank, editor in chief at BizzMarkBlog In many people’s minds there is this dichotomous image of startups and large corporations pitted against each other. For the majority, the story usually describes brave little companies trying to eke out an existence surrounded by the established big bad players in their industry. It…

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Brexit: Opportunities and Challenges for Australian Startups

Guest post by Anthony Lieu, Lawyer and Strategist at LegalVision Three weeks on from arguably one of the most destabilising economic events in recent history, the global economy is still grappling to evaluate the repercussions of Brexit. There will inevitably be flow-on effects from the UK/EU membership referendum on Australia’s economy, including on Australian startups….

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The Innovation Club moves to Brisbane!

Microsoft DX Presents: The Innovation Club Does size really matter, when it comes to Innovation? TUESDAY 19th JULY, 2016 Arrival from 5:30pm, Kick-Off 6pm TechnologyOne, The Village 540 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006 Register at The Innovation Club Exploring the debate on how to be innovative, how to stay innovative and how to encourage…

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How to manage a business – Game of Thrones style

Guest post by Ananya Singh, Legal Analyst at LawPath 1. Authoritative style management – Stannis Baratheon Autocratic management style involves management engaging in one-way communication. Making decisions for the team without any input or consultation with others. This could be essential in a work environment when input or team agreement isn’t necessary for a successful outcome….

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If you missed it… the BizSpark Australia legal webinar is live on Channel 9

If you missed the BizSpark Australia legal webinar last week, you can now tune in on-demand on Channel9. We also captured all the questions asked in the live Q&A and Daniel Szekely, Associate at Clamenz Lawyers, has answered them for you. Why should you have a shareholder agreement? “A shareholder agreement will often be 50+…

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Creative3 Pitch – Pitch your creative tech startup + win a trip to Copenhagen

Are you a budding creative entrepreneur ready to take your business global? Don’t miss out on your chance to enter this year’s Creative3 Pitch event – submissions close soon, 20 June, 2016.  As the only event of its kind in the country, Creative3 Pitch connects creative entrepreneurs with investors to take their idea to the…

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