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16 early stage startup commandments

  • 22 June 2018
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A 'to the point' list of 16 startup commandments all early stage founders should take to heart ...

Launching Future Home

  • 08 September 2017
  • Word count: 232

Introducing Future Home - read about the best and latest startups, products and ideas about homes of the future ...

Do you think my startup idea is good?

  • 17 August 2017
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It’s ok if others don’t believe in your startup idea. Some of the most successful people in startups thought the ideas behind Twitter, Airbnb, Zynga and Facebook were flawed ...

What early stage startups need to know about raising investment in Australia

  • 16 June 2017
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Have a great idea? Need money to get your startup started? What you need to know about raising capital in Australia ...

How to determine if your startup idea is unique

  • 29 March 2017
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Is that startup idea you've been bouncing around in your head really unique? A guide on how to find who your competitors are and what they're working on ...

Founder doggedness and the will to win

  • 14 March 2017
  • Word count: 723

Startups are very rarely a smooth ride. Do you have what it takes to keep going when things get tough ...

Quick and cheap ways to design a great looking logo for your startup

  • 07 March 2017
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Designing a logo for your startup can be an expensive undertaking. Here are quick and cheap ways to design a great looking logo ...

We’re going to build a wall - defending your startup

  • 03 March 2017
  • Word count: 827

Competitive advantage and making your startup defensible. The how and when that all founders should know ...

The importance of focussing on your startups killer feature

  • 20 February 2017
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Stop! You don't need all of those features. When starting out focus on one killer feature. The feature that defines you. The feature that solves a big problem ...

Sipping beer with your startups customers

  • 20 January 2017
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Enlightened empathy is the most powerful thing for startups. It's about understanding the world from your customers point of view ...

Evaluate your startup ideas like the experts do

  • 05 September 2016
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Make sure you are working on the right idea. Evaluate your startup idea like the experts do before you get started ...

How Startups Can Best Utilise Data Scientists

  • 09 August 2016
  • Word count: 816

The potential benefits from data science are immense for startups. Find out why data scientists are important ...

Must-have digital marketing resources for first time startup founders

  • 21 July 2016
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If you are the founder of a startup and haven't been involved in digital marketing before, these must-read digital marketing resources will give you the perfect foundation to grow from ...

Apps without their own user interface - The rise of 'No UI’ bots and conversational apps

  • 07 June 2016
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Does your next app need a graphical user interface? Read more about the rise of bots and conversational apps ...

Startup Lawyers and the legal requirements startups face

  • 21 April 2016
  • Word count: 316

Launch Lab clients get 10% off all startup legal services required throughout the businesses lifecycle. Find out more ...

How long does it take to develop a startup?

  • 20 April 2016
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How long does it really take to develop a tech startup? Find out ...

How much does it really cost to build a tech startup?

  • 07 April 2016
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Find out how much it really costs to design and develop a tech startup.

Old marketing hacks for new startup founders that are free

  • 12 November 2015
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Drive traffic, for free, to your startup website with these old school marketing hacks that still work.

Make millions in 2016, 10 things to do right now to prepare your startup empire

  • 04 November 2015
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Want to make millions in 2016? Here are 10 things you can do in the last 2 months of 2015 to prepare your startup for success in 2016.

Charles Dickens, Startup Ideas and the Importance of Focussing Your Energy

  • 23 October 2015
  • Word count: 847

Don't waste time and money working on the wrong startup. Evaluate and validate your ideas early. Read how we're validating an idea before we start development ...

Staring down the barrel. The Problem with Lean Corporate Startup Strategy

  • 20 October 2015
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Big companies have jumped on the startup freight train but how can they nurture innovation from within and adopt lean startup methodology in order to shoot first and fire long range missiles ...

Finding the right technical co-founder for your startup is hard

  • 16 September 2015
  • Word count: 989

Finding the right technical co-founder, when you are non-technical, is hard. In fact it is very hard but you do have other choices ...

10 steps all startup Founders should take when the BIG idea hits

  • 29 August 2015
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The greatest startup idea just popped in to your head. Now what? The 10 steps you need to take right now.

SEM vs SEO the most important thing you need to know when launching a website or startup

  • 27 March 2015
  • Word count: 701

You've probably heard of SEO and SEM, but if you're launching a website or a startup do you know when to use them? In this post we discuss the long term and short term strategies of both channels.

How to validate your startup concept using smoke tests

  • 25 March 2015
  • Word count: 1163

Developing a startup costs a lot of money. Validate your startup concept, and potential marketing channels, with these quick and clever startup smoke tests

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