Friday 11 February

Oliver Milman


Silicon Valley, with its seemingly infinite riches and possibilities, is understandably a cherished destination for many Australian tech start-ups.

But how hard is it to actually decamp to California and gain funding? And should you really aspire to do this in the first place?

Today, StartupSmart speaks to the Aussie businesses that made it to Silicon Valley to lay bare the reality of living in the world’s largest tech bubble. Some of the insights may surprise you.

Elsewhere, mentor Martin Nally explains who should be responsible for hiring in your firm and Ms Manners outlines the importance of etiquette in the business world.

Not long now until entries for the 2011 StartupSmart Awards close. The winners will receive prizes, editorial coverage and mentorship. To enter, click here


Oliver Milman, editor


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