Growing up in the UK in the late 70s and 80s when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister and leading the country, I thought it was quite normal for a woman to be in a leadership role. By the time I was 8 years old, my tech career was already being mapped out for me – I just had no idea at the time.
There are many myths and misconceptions regarding intellectual property law that seem to be fuelled by well-meaning amateurs – the backyard patent attorneys as we have called them. Relying on these myths and misconceptions can spell disaster for any business, but particularly for a new startup with limited capacity to pay for such mistakes.
The ATO, after much anticipation, has provided guidance on the tax treatment of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies.
Instead of categorising Bitcoin as an Australian or foreign currency, the ATO has classified bitcoin and similar crypto-currencies as barter transactions, bearing similar tax implications.
There is one Aussie startup that has been creating change on a global scale for more than a decade and its got the numbers to back it up – 17 million database, 246,000 fans on Facebook and 1 million uniques a month.
So much of marketing is communicating a narrative about how what you sell solves a problem, and why solving that problem matters to people.
The 2014 financial year is now over. This means (amongst many other things) that startups can submit their applications for the R&D Tax incentives. In this article, we chat with PwC partner, Scott Warnock about how startups can maximise their R&D tax incentive refund.
Education generally gears us towards providing answers to questions framed for expected knowledge, rather than equipping us to identify problems or opportunities and ask challenging questions that lead us on the path to meaningful answers and solutions.
Justice is buzzword around community groups at the moment, but it extends beyond them as operators. One of the major issues being talked about at the moment is that startups and entrepreneurs don’t have equal access to justice.