Revenue Models for Startups

Australian Venture Capitalists: Many Australian VCs are late-stage investors (Series A and beyond), decrease their investment risk by interrogating startups on a capital raising track these recurrent questions: a)  What is the pathway for increasing the current number...

Looking for Unicorns in the Tech Sector

Written by Andrew Mooney and Roland Kulen: Looking for Unicorns in the Tech Sector is the First Cousin to Looking for Elephants in the Mining Sector There is a saying in the mining industry that grizzled old prospectors like to trot out now and again.  A saying that...

Raising Capital and Dilution Hell

Written by Andrew Mooney and Roland Kulen: Why do so many Aussie Startups head Overseas? “The Australian tech startup scene has a lot of energy and optimism and has made tremendous strides in the last few years.  At the same time, it does face a number of challenges...

The Hot Dog Innovation that Failed

American’s like messy hot dogs! Commercialization of innovative ideas is no easy task.  We get so engrossed with the technology and tend to forget about the consumer behaviour specific to the target market. What are the right embers to light your fire? The general...

Sydney vs. Melbourne Startup Incubators

Sydney and Melbourne have been friendly rivals in all things – including business – through much of their history. As Australia’s two largest and most influential global cities, leaders in both cities have worked hard to foster a thriving startup community.  NSW and...

What Helps a Startup Stand Out to Investors?

Gaining the buy-in of a Business Incubator in Sydney can mean the difference between an unrealized idea and being at the helm of the next tech breakout success. However, it can be difficult to understand exactly what investors are looking for. Having a good idea is...