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4 Tips to Help Your Startup Thrive

4 Tips to Help Your Startup Thrive

Building a startup is a time consuming and difficult slog, there is no denying it. You have to be a generalist and a specialist, wearing a thousand different hats simultaneously, managing people, contractors, investors, projects and even levels of toilet paper. All of these different priorities are important but are all competing for your most valuable resource, time.

There is no better time to be an entrepreneur: Twilio’s Patrick Malatack

There is no better time to be an entrepreneur: Twilio’s Patrick Malatack

Twilio’s product manager Patrick Malatack says there is no better time to be an entrepreneur than right now. The cost of failure is cheap, and that means new ideas, creativity, and new businesses are hitting the market with a never-seen-before pace.

8 Steps to Successful Capital Raising

8 Steps to Successful Capital Raising

How can you speed your way towards successful funding? Obviously write a pitch is the first step. What next? How do you get people to see the pitch? What is Due Diligence and why do you need to prepare for it? What questions could they ask? How do get that final cheque? Read on…

Silicon Valley Heavyweights at Pinterest and Twilio Announced as Speakers at StartCon 2016.

Silicon Valley Heavyweights at Pinterest and Twilio Announced as Speakers at StartCon 2016.

The Head of Growth (Casey Winters, Pinterest) and VP of Product Management (Patrick Malatack, Twilio) join a dozen Silicon Valley technology veterans arrive in Sydney to teach Australian startups how to grow to the next level on November 26 & 27.

What startups can learn from Telstra's win over the Olympic Committee

What startups can learn from Telstra's win over the Olympic Committee

As a tech start-up, you have probably thought about how you can raise your profile by partnering with relevant organisations through sponsorship and other commercial arrangements.  Forging a partnership with the perfect partner is often all that is required to springboard a start-up, whether by way of an “anchor client”, though becoming an “official partner” or otherwise...

Web Profits founder Sujan Patel shares everything he knows

Web Profits founder Sujan Patel shares everything he knows

He’s obsessed with growth, and when he makes a new discovery, finds a new way to grow, he’ll be spreading the word through every medium he can in a matter of days.

StartCon 2016 & The Dalidakis Double Deal

StartCon 2016 & The Dalidakis Double Deal

The reason StartCon didn’t go to Melbourne this year is because Philip Dalidakis and his team couldn’t deliver on what they agreed upon in a signed letter. The Minister and his team tried to re-trade on multiple points including marketing support, and his department was so comically incompetent that they couldn’t turn around a basic sponsorship agreement in five months despite repeated prodding, to the point of absurdity.

VIDEO: Co-Founders of Booking Boss discuss their journey & partnering with Expedia

VIDEO: Co-Founders of Booking Boss discuss their journey & partnering with Expedia

How a Sydney startup secured a partnership with one of the world’s biggest travel sites.

Check out these Startup Events in Sydney Next Week (May 9-13)

Check out these Startup Events in Sydney Next Week (May 9-13)

Here's our picks for the week! Don't miss Tuesday & Wednesday for sure!

StartCon Announces first look at 2016 Speakers!

StartCon Announces first look at 2016 Speakers!

StartCon (formerly SydStart) announces six of the world’s top growth marketers & entrepreneurs, tech industry aces, movers and shakers in the initial heavy hitter speaker lineup at Australia’s largest startup & growth conference to be held at Sydney's new $152 million dollar five-star grand-stand at Royal Randwick Racecourse on November 26 and 27, 2016.