Whilst creating a skincare range for babies Nicky Jackson had an entrepreneurs light bulb moment – imagine if there was a place to upload her products online and quickly receive interest from category buyers nationally … then she would only have to focus her efforts on the buyers that were interested. And so RANGEme was born.
It has been an interesting path to market for the team of Netherlands based startup 7write. Originally from Canberra they took a massive risk a couple of years ago and flew over 16,000 km’s to Berlin and pitched to be part of one of Europe’s most prestigious accelerator programs.
We live in a culture of immediacy. The demand for instant results has seeped into every aspect of our lives – so much, that we don’t have the patience to wait for a sandwich or taxi, let alone business growth and profitability. Is it the same for late stage capital access in Australia? Sure we want it but do we need it yet?
We need to avoid the disaster US startups are facing when it comes to employment lawsuits; and the best way to do this is by not following their lead. Doing so is dangerous, and could end up costing you your dreams.
We all have the desire to create or build something as an entrepreneur, yet mustering up the motivation to execute is a different matter. The good news is, killing your procrastination is easy to do when you put your mind to it.
Eat an insect. Save the world.
A ridiculous concept, right? Well, over 2 billion people around the world who enjoy insects as part of their daily diet would disagree with you.
It was at the back end of that year when Vimily went through it’s first pivot and started to focus on the business space. The company saw considerable traction partnering up with events such as CeBit in 2013 to showcase their technology.
Like all good startup stories, Stylerunner started from a kitchen table and an internet connection, the initial set up was a little more than most ecommerce sites, with the Stevanja sisters deciding to back their gut instincts from the start paying a premium of around $2000 to secure the domain stylerunner.com – it was a strategic desicion that has paid off.