free daily newsletter


Monday, 25 January 2016

Fast Lane: Australian small businesses lagging behind Asian neighbours when it comes to innovation

The proportion of Australian small businesses that say they will introduce an innovative product, service or process in the next 12 months is just 5%. by Eloise Keating

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Government invests a further $7.8 million to help startups “access the global marketplace”

Assistant minister for innovation Wyatt Roy says the grants will help to take Australian technologies global. by Denham Sadler

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Meet the US tailor that is making millions by allowing shoppers to order custom-made suits from the trunk of a car

Founded in 2012, the app-based business notched sails of $7 million in 2015. by Eloise Keating

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Innovation statement's significant insolvency changes are well overdue

Our restructuring laws have fallen behind world best practice. We need to ensure theyprovide appropriately flexible mechanisms to achieve good commercial outcomes from restructuring efforts. by Jason Harris and Michael Murray

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Wyatt Roy on the innovation statement: “This is still the beta test”

Roy singled out tax changes as having the most significant impact of the more than 20 policies. by Denham Sadler

Friday, 4 December 2015

It's not all about government, business managers can foster innovation too

We need to focus on innovation in all industries to make Australia a true innovation nation. by Anthony Arundel and Kieran O'Brien

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Five things about innovation Australia can learn from other countries

Australia has a history of poorly executing innovation policy, and now's the time to reverse that record. by Roy Green, John Hamilton-Howard

Friday, 27 November 2015

Innovation in Australia “lacks direction” and is “haphazard”: Report

The ACOLA study says without more government support, Australia risks falling further behind the world leaders in innovation. by Denham Sadler

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Why collaboration with universities is the key to SME innovation

As shadow minister for innovation, I believe some of the greatest assets available to Australian SMEs and large companies lie untapped. by David Southwick
Free Daily Newsletter
Invalid Input

Some know me as the
Business Bitch. Others just call
me Aunty B. I'm Smartcompany's
resident Agony Aunt.

t @IamAuntyB #AuntyB

Or you can email:


Want more helpful advice from Aunty B?

Read more now