Brand Strategy: Trade Marks, Business Names and Domain Names

Guest post by Sophie Glover,  Lawyer at LegalVision  Launching a new website for a business opens up an online communication channel to engage with customers. Every website has a domain name, allowing visitors to identify with the business’ name and brand easily. As such, domain names are an important component of brand protection and building…

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Are you in or are you out? Closing the TSS Gap, Interim 457 Changes

Guest post by Raphael Grossman – Solicitor at Lehman Walsh Lawyers The abolition and replacement of the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa, also known as the 457 visa, will be painful for start-ups who rely on the 457 visa to procure talent overseas. The new visa, the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa, is a lot less…

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Top 10 resources I use to keep up to date with new innovations on the Azure Platform

Guest post by Rachel Peck, Partner Business Evangelist, Microsoft Australia On average, new functionality and innovations are released on the Microsoft Azure platform every 36 hours. Trying to keep abreast of all these new innovations is hard, and when you add to that the complexity of everyone’s individual learning preferences, there isn’t a “one size…

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3 Legal Decisions Every Founder Must Face

Guest post by Nick McNamara – Paralegal at Lehman Walsh Lawyers The recent example of Snapchat, along with countless others, demonstrate why professional legal advice is imperative for all startups. All founders are faced with crucial legal decisions that can be implemented with the assistance of a legal profession. Some of the decisions include when…

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Most Common Mistakes Growing Startups Make

Guest post by James Burbank, editor in chief at BizzMarkBlog Trying to put all of the growing startups in a single bag is probably a big mistake since startups grow in size, workload and revenue for all kinds of reasons and under all kinds of circumstances. Still, the mistakes these growing startups make tend to…

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SourceLink - creating exciting new mixed-reality shopping experience with information about the producers behind the food we buy

Ever wondered who grows the food you buy in your local supermarket, delicatessen or farm market outlet?  Ever wanted to support local producers, and share their experiences? Ever wanted to visit their farm without ever having to leave the store? All of this may soon be possible. SourceLink, a team of graduate and undergraduate computer…

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Pin Payments partners with BizSpark Australia

Accept card payments online in the way that suits your business With just a few business details you can start accepting payments for your business – no need to speak to any banks and no lengthy or costly application process. Pin Payments offers a secure and fully compliant all-in-one payment service to process online payments….

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R&D Tax Incentives in August with a cashflow friendly ‘Advanced Finding’

Guest post by entrepreneur accountant Stuart Reynolds. Stuart spends his time working with Australian founders to fast-track their growth through better cashflow at Fullstack Advisory. Having worked with likes of projects from Shark Tank, A-Listers and listed corporates he shares the best industry insights to increase the birth rate of more unicorns. So you’ve spent…

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Announcing Microsoft Build Tour Sydney

Microsoft Build Tour 2017 will be heading to Sydney on 29 – 30 June 2017.  Join us to see the best of Microsoft Build 2017 to hear the future of Microsoft’s Cloud, AI and Windows technologies plus insights on the newest PC and mixed reality devices. The first day is full of fast-paced, demo-driven sessions, focusing primarily on new technology…

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Slingshot launches CoVentured: An online platform connecting Startups with corporates. Startups register FREE!

Using strong search and filter functionality, CoVentured will help Startups and corporates identify, track, and engage with each other, unlocking opportunities from pilots and proof of concepts to investments, co-creation and vendor relationships.   CoVentured has already secured 25 of Australia’s leading businesses as it’s founding corporate members including Woolworths, Australia Post, Westpac, Energy Australia,…

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