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Why female entrepreneurs struggle to access capital

Women entrepreneurs are disadvantaged by a gender bias when it comes to money, or access to it – and here are four key reasons why. by Topaz Conway

Monday, 30 March 2015

Shark Tank recap: Viewers weigh in on “greedy” spaghetti deal while education marketplace WeTeachMe gets grilled

Drama was high on last night’s episode of Shark Tank, spilling out on to social media as viewers debated if one shark’s deal was too “greedy”. by Kirsten Robb

Mosman four-bedroom home sold $320,000 above reserve as Sydney buyers flock to auctions despite election day distraction

The NSW election on Saturday wasn’t enough to deter the thousands of buyers and spectators who turned out to the 1330 auctions held across Sydney on another strong auction weekend. by Kirsten Robb

What you need to know about peer-to-peer lending

Peer-to-peer lending promises to revolutionise small business finance. But there are also risks, both for lenders and borrowers. by Kevin Davis

Monday, 30 March 2015

Nitro’s Sam Chandler explains why it no longer makes sense for Australian startups to move to Silicon Valley

Sam Chandler says there are two key reasons why it no longer necessarily makes sense for early-stage Australian startups to relocate their headquarters to Silicon Valley, as it did after he launched Nitro a decade ago. by Andrew Sadauskas

Friday, 27 March 2015

Is it time to get nervous about the inner city apartment glut?

The inner city property markets of Melbourne and Sydney have taken quite divergent paths in the past few years. by Michael Yardney

Rich Lister Zhenya Tsvetnenko attempts backdoor listing on ASX for online marketing firm Mpire Media

Mpire Media, the online marketing business founded by technology entrepreneur Zhenya Tsvetnenko, will spring on to the ASX by June through a backdoor listing. by Eloise Keating

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Naomi Simson: Has Shark Tank made pitching the new Aussie national sport?

Forget about the AFL, NRL, A-League or cricket – Australians have discovered a new (and far more lucrative) national pastime. by Naomi Simson

Employee share scheme rules improved, but still behind the US and UK

Australia’s startup community has welcomed improvements to the employee share scheme legislation, but raised concerns about exemptions for ASX-listed businesses and employees with more than a 10% stake in the company. by Broede Carmody
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