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Governance for Growth: Australia’s startup board opportunity

While boards are more often associated with corporate governance, when to comes to transitioning from startup to scale-up they can be an important lever for growth.

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How my personal struggle sparked our Startup Founder Research and Founder Program

I was in my early 30s when I experienced what can only be described as burnout. I hit a wall, both literally and figuratively, that wall was a hospital room in St Vincent’s.

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Fitness, fulfilment and foresight: what startup founders & entrepreneurs need to survive

There are few pursuits in which individual leadership plays as critical a role as building a high-growth venture. A founder’s vision, product development skills and ability to sell will literally…

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Looking for capital for your start-up? Australian family offices may be the answer

In a world which has woken to the need for investment in innovation and disruption, there is no shortage of wonderful ideas looking for the financial and non-financial skills and…

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#elevate61: planting the seeds of global growth for #startups

Recently, Google Co-founder Sergey Brin, speaking at the Global Entrepreneurial Summit, made a controversial statement. He said that, if you’re starting up a “scrappy” tech business, Silicon Valley was not…

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US Elevator Pitch Expert shares the secret formula to successful pitching with elevate61

As our elevate61 companies can attest, essential to selling your product/service is knowing how to pitch, and to pitch well.  Nathan Gold, (acknowledged as “the elevator pitch expert” by Wall…

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elevate61: building an entrepreneurial culture in Australia

Yesterday morning at approximately 4am AEST, at a United States Business Week in New York, the 11 high-growth tech startups participating in this year’s elevate61 program were revealed by Steve…

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