March 6, 2017

3 Surprising Things About Australia’s Startup Scene

The Startup Muster 2016 report is full of stats on Australia’s startup scene, but which were the most surprising to its Chief Executive, Monica Wulff? Last week Startup Muster released the report, looking at the state of play in startup land. The comprehensive report is full of great stats and lovely infographics, but some of the findings took Wulff by surprise. Here are three of them. ‘I just had to do it’ There was an increase in the number of people who selected ‘I had no other option’ when asked why they had gotten into the startup game. While Wulff said she had yet to crunch the data, she had a suspicion that this response largely came from female founders. […]
November 7, 2016

Finance Tips for Startups

“I don’t know about you, but finances aren’t really my strength. I’m an entrepreneur — a big picture guy. I like to tackle big problems and develop big visions. I don’t like to sit around staring at a financial spreadsheet while I spend hours upon hours entering expenses by hand.” Does this line of thinking sound all too familiar? The sad reality is, whether we like them or not, finances are a necessary part of running a small business. To get some insight on effective procedures that entrepreneurs can adopt to improve their own accounting practices: Avoid Procrastination One of the biggest mistakes Nobel Thomas Bookkeeper Melbourne see new entrepreneurs make is that they put off their bookkeeping needs. If […]