Setting your out-of-office reply this Christmas? From the sensible to the emoji message, here’s five options to consider

With four days to Christmas and the smell of gravy in the air, many entrepreneurs and business owners may have already turned off for the year and embraced some rare time off. But if you haven’t yet, here are some ideas for an efficient, effective or funny out-of-office email reply. The out-of-office email has become […]

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Directors of failed music streaming startup Guvera plan re-launch as Dragonfly Music

Directors and investors of failed music streaming startup Guvera have revealed in court hearings that plans are in the works for a relaunch of the business as Dragonfly Music. Guvera was one of 2016’s biggest cautionary tales for startups after the company was rejected from listing on the Australian Stock Exchange. The company’s prospectus revealed […]

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‘Spotify for news’ startup Inkl lands partnership with The Wall Street Journal as media disruption continues

Australian “Spotify for news” startup Inkl has landed a long-pursued partnership with massive US-based publications The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s, which will see content from both publications offered on the Inkl platform. The partnership also implements one of Inkl’s next-stage goals for its platform to become a “universal account” for customers to use to […]

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Craig Laundy appointed new small business minister in cabinet reshuffle

A cabinet reshuffle has resulted in a new national small business minister, with former Assistant Minister for Innovation, Industry and Science, Craig Laundy, taking over the position from Nationals MP Michael McCormack. In a ministry update this afternoon, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull highlighted the importance of a team that would bring “new skills and energy […]

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Here are the 10 most complained about ads of 2017

Swearing, doping and religious figures sitting down to dinner: the Advertising Standards Board (ASB) received more than 6000 advertising complaints this year, with some of the most controversial ads of the year prompting outrage from audiences about vilification and public decency. The standards board’s chief executive Fiona Jolly says 2017 saw the bureau process more […]

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Is an organic growth strategy a better way to go?

How do I grow my business? How do I get a better return on investment? How do I get more profitable sales? How do I attract and convert more customers? These are some questions entrepreneurs, business owners, chief executives and sales leaders ask on a daily basis — and rightly so. We need to ask questions […]

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Sydney Angels reveals investment data: 54 startups have received $193 million since 2008

Faced with a lack of data on angel investors in Australia, the country’s largest group of angel investors Sydney Angels has taken matters into its own hands, digging into its data and revealing just how much money the group has invested during its nearly 10 years of existence. StartupAus’ Crossroads report released earlier this month […]

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