Great “BBG Knowledge Share” on Outsourcing by Martin Conboy
28Aug

Great “BBG Knowledge Share” on Outsourcing by Martin Conboy

Working with a virtual assistant. When people say “virtual assistant,” (VA) they might mean different things. For the purpose of this paper we’re talking about remote administrative help, and assume the following three things: 1. They work remotely. Your VA will not be sitting next to you in your office or someplace near. All your communication will be […]

7 Simple and Powerful Tips for New Entrepreneurs
28Aug

7 Simple and Powerful Tips for New Entrepreneurs

Find a niche In the beginning, every young entrepreneur gets awfully frustrated thinking they need to invent something new and revolutionary that will take the whole world by storm. In reality, this is far from true. However small your idea may be, you should focus on your target audience because they will be your niche. Others will come […]

Blockchain is revolutionising Finance and Banking
28Aug

Blockchain is revolutionising Finance and Banking

The shift from a centralized digital infrastructure to a decentralized digital infrastructure enabling an ecosystem of an immutable, secure, real time, distributed network has witnessed a rapid uptake from leading banks across the globe. Financial players are among the first movers to capitalize on this technology even though it is still at a relatively early […]

Lachlan Murdoch gets Gazumped By CBS
28Aug

Lachlan Murdoch gets Gazumped By CBS

US network CBS will purchase the Ten Network (ASX: TEN), gazumping Lachlan CBS is a key content provider to Ten and the deal has gazumped Murdoch and Gordon who were believed to be close to buying 10 over the weekend. “As part of the agreement to purchase the Network Ten business, CBS will provide immediate […]

Developing you Personal Brand
24Aug

Developing you Personal Brand

The Bob Pritchard Column  Branding is usually associated with companies, products and organizations, but today it is more and more important for individuals to establish a personal brand. In my line of work, my personal brand is critical to my success, so we actively cultivate the Bob Pritchard brand. According to an AVG study, 92 […]

Interesting stats on the Victorian Startup Landscape
23Aug

Interesting stats on the Victorian Startup Landscape

Great article sourced from startupdaily http://ift.tt/2w1uMyf Are women adequately represented in the startup scene? 75.4 percent of founders are male;  A report, Mapping Victoria’s Ecosystem, is a result of a survey produced by LaunchVic in collaboration with Startup Victoria and dandolopartners, which polled over 1600 companies across the state. The report had some great insights:- 1. The three biggest […]

Are most Successful Founders College Dropouts?
23Aug

Are most Successful Founders College Dropouts?

The Bob Pritchard Column  Zuckerberg, Gates and Jobs are white, male, American, college dropouts, so college dropouts make successful entrepreneurs… well that’s the leap many people make.    However, when you add Mason, Parsons, Brin, Page, Hurley, Yang, Cuban, Omidyar, Hastings, Wang and Bezos, now we are down around 20% and a lot less homogeneous.   […]

Outcome Health – tablets for Doctors – $5b valuation
23Aug

Outcome Health – tablets for Doctors – $5b valuation

A notable newcomer to the Forbes Rich list is 31 year-old Rishi Shah whose startup, Outcome Health, puts tablets and large-format touch screens into doctor’s waiting rooms and offices. The purpose of these devices range from allowing doctors to show medical products to patients, to providing a marketing platform for drug companies. In their Series […]