News and interviews on Simon Baker including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Friday, 06 August 2010
Realestateview.com.au has acquired troubled portal MyHome.com.au for an undisclosed sum.
Friday, 23 July 2010
Internet investor and former realestate.com.au chief Simon Baker launches new online property businesses.
Thursday, 18 March 2010
US Blockbuster on the brink of bankruptcy due to severe cashflow problem, but the owner of the Australian brand says he is unaware of the latest developments.
Wednesday, 24 February 2010
This morning’s maiden profit result from CarSales is yet more proof of the widening divide between new and old media.
With 14 different companies, widely successful web entrepreneur, Simon Baker explains why he only needs one of his investments to come off.
Friday, 18 December 2009
Destra founder Domenic Carosa has continued his latest acquisiton spree by buying another SMS services company.
Monday, 23 November 2009
Wednesday, 11 November 2009
Online classifieds guru Simon Baker announces new investment in car website CarAdvice, with plans to help steer the site’s new classified advertising venture.
Tuesday, 22 September 2009
Online DVD rental and subscription service Quickflix announces new board members - Simon Baker and Ross McCreath.
Thursday, 10 September 2009
Angel investors have been quiet of late, but with the economy on the recovery there are tentative signs they are starting to re-enter the market.
Monday, 27 July 2009
The fight between Google, and Fairfax and News Corp highlights its transformation from search engine to ad portal. What industry will Google target next?
Tuesday, 07 July 2009
To hear some more of my thoughts on Google and the Australian real estate market... (7 July).
Google delves into online real estate with Google Maps listing for sale properties, but industry experts say their work is cut out for them.
Monday, 29 June 2009
The growth of digital delivered video has seen a second investor in rental house Quickflix.
Friday, 17 April 2009
Classified Ad Ventures has paid $500,000 for a 4% stake in listed classifieds business IPGA.
Thursday, 26 February 2009
Information technology and internet companies continue to display resilience in the face of the looming recession
Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Synchronising your business needs (even your private life) is made all the more easier with a proper calendar. Here’s the best way to go... BRENDAN LEWIS
Wednesday, 22 October 2008
Two months ago entrepreneur Simon Baker was dumped as CEO of online real estate company REA Group. He tells AMANDA GOME why his sacking had a negative affect on the company, reveals his new born-global ventures, and throws in a few tips on how to sell yo
Thursday, 28 August 2008
REA Group, owner of the realestate.com.au classifieds site, has appointed Miscrosoft Asia executive Greg Ellis as its new chief executive.
Monday, 25 August 2008
Profit reporting season has turned ugly this morning, with several companies reporting big falls in profit for 2007-08 and predicting things are looking tough for 2008-09 too.