How to make the most out of conferences and trade shows – effective tips for startups

Guest post by Elodie Castagna and Shane Murphy, FTI Consulting There are a number of big technology events being held every year as CES January, Mobile World Congress in February and Microsoft Ignite in February s.  It can be somewhat daunting attending these events, especially when you are a small fish in the sea and…

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Media-tech, Creative-Tech Meetup – Startup Stories

Startup stories from media-tech startups at different stages The next meetup is at Stone & Chalk, Wednesday 20 April. This is a free event and the subject for this month is: Startup stories from media-tech startups at different stages. http://www.meetup.com/Media-Tech/events/229753850/ The group brings together the media, entertainment, games and creative industries with the technology and startup sectors. The media-tech…

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First lot of startup meetups for 2016 – Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney

Hi everyone! I just wanted to let you all know our first meetups of 2016 are about to hit the road! These are the cities we’ll be visiting and the dates we’ll be there: ·         Wednesday 2nd March, 4.30pm-6.30pm – Perth ·         Thursday 3rd March, 4.00pm-6.00pm – Adelaide ·         Friday 11th March, 4.00pm-6.00pm – Brisbane…

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6 Employment tips for Startups

Guest post by Alex Tanglao, Legal Analyst, LawPath  As a startup, hiring your first employees in an exciting milestone for any founder. It is the cornerstone to growth and development. Taking on new employees is a very stressful and tentative time for any founder. After all, the first few employees on board will contribute to…

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

This is something that you guys have asked me about every year and I’m extremely happy to share the news – I’ve finally managed to secure discounted tickets to Microsoft Australia’s Ignite conference for BizSpark members, woohoo! Some of you might be asking, what is the Ignite conference?We’re bringing together the best of all your favourite tech…

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New program helping manufacturers capture business value from big data

News Release, Wednesday September 23, 2015, Government of South Australia The State Government has launched a $240,000 program to encourage local companies to explore opportunities for using ‘big data’ to improve productivity, competitiveness, and profitability.  The Big Data Connect Program will be delivered over a twelve-month period by the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre. …

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5 Things Startups Need to Know About the Changes to Employee Share Option Plans (ESOP)

Guest post by Tom Willis, Digital Marketing Manager, LawPath In a move that is being heralded as a win for the startup community, especially early stage startups, the Australian government have made significant changes to the way ESOPs are taxed. Effective from July 1 2015, employees who are offered equity by an employee under an…

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Startup Meetups – Countrywide!

We’re hitting the road again – woohoo! 🙂 I’ll add cities here as I confirm them, but to start us off I’ve confirmed: – Sydney, September 3 – http://www.meetup.com/BizSpark-Networking-Australia/events/224153672/ – Melbourne, September 4 – http://www.meetup.com/BizSpark-Networking-Australia/events/224242455/ – Brisbane, September 11 – http://www.meetup.com/BizSpark-Networking-Australia/events/224153597/ – Adelaide, October 15 – http://www.meetup.com/BizSpark-Networking-Australia/events/224552456/ – Canberra, October 22 – http://www.meetup.com/BizSpark-Networking-Australia/events/224552476/ We’ll be having guest…

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How Can Your Startup Benefit From the $20,000 Business Tax Break?

Guest post by Rob Chaloner, Founder and Managing Director of Stratton. Rob is passionate about developing smarter ways to buy and finance cars. With stratton, he’s working to help Australian buyers disrupt the traditional car buying, financing, and insurance markets through smarter products and online services. New and early stage startups are the types of businesses that…

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Great opportunity – BlueChilli’s expanding in Melbourne!

BlueChilli technology are expanding their operations in Melbourne and have a few limited spaces for you to join them. Get in on this opportunity early as the space in Sydney sold out in two weeks. We are looking for technology-based businesses that would benefit from working alongside other high growth tech startups in a fun…

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