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Now that more capital is available to deep tech startups, they need better access to makerspace

Deep tech startups are addressing some of society’s biggest problems and creating the jobs of tomorrow but they’ve been neglected in the government’s love...

So, you’ve left your job to start a business… now what? What to know about the first year

The first year of a new business is critical, with repeated evidence that around one third of businesses fail during this phase. However, equipped...

How do you determine whether your idea is new? Free online patent tools are useful

When a person is struck with – and wants to commercialise –  a new idea, its constructive for them to first conduct an internet search to see...

To patent or not to patent – provisional patents for Australian SMEs and start-ups

Great ideas often come from startups and small to medium enterprises (SMEs), but the difficult question is what to do next, and at what...

Lessons from Silicon Valley for start-ups

On recent business trips to Silicon Valley, we’ve met with a number of investors, lawyers and other advisers who are active in the start-up community....

Overlooking IP protection, forgetting tax and other common legal mistakes start-ups make

Starting your own business is an exciting venture, but your entrepreneurial dreams can quickly turn into a nightmare if you fail to consider critical legal...

Creating a business website: key legal issues

When you’re designing your website, you have a ton of things to think about. You’re concerned with the way your business is presenting itself...

Is Samsung looking to reinvent the flip phone with flexible display?

Based on a patent published by the US Patent and Trademark Office in early July, Samsung could be looking to reinvent the flip phone. The...

IP protection for SMEs

In the current climate, it has never been more important for SMEs to protect their intellectual property. Unlike government departments and large corporations, there...

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Can the battle over the US Supreme Court influence businesses beyond US borders?

The world has watched US politics this year with a mixture of dismay, amusement and confusion. One of the most controversial political...

PM unveils blueprint for Australia’s economic recovery in pre-budget speech

Today the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered his pre-budget speech on “arguably one of the most important” budgets since the end of...

Will we see more Australian businesses transact with cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrencies have had a rocky road towards mainstream acceptance. In 2017, the CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon,...

Let’s Talk: Workplace bullying

Conflict management is an often overlooked but crucial skill to business and entrepreneurship. The ability to cultivate and maintain good relations is...

How DebtForce is helping businesses get paid on time, every time

Having customers adhere to your trading terms is a perennial challenge for business owners, and being paid on time can be the...

Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

Responsible lending law reforms to boost credit

The Federal Government has announced changes to responsible lending laws in the hopes of boosting Australia's flow of credit. Under the changes,...

Aussie Broadband prepares to list despite pandemic disruptions

Aussie Broadband, Australia’s fifth largest provider of NBN services, is set to list on the ASX this October. The ISP will list...