Wednesday 2 November
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Today on StartupSmart, we look at how Australia’s more traditional sources of start-up funding are scrambling to adapt to the changing way that ventures get off the ground.
Over the past year, various seed funds, incubators and start-up accelerators have launched, bringing a much-need dose of Silicon Valley thinking to Australia.
But where does that leave the existing players? Today, we talk to the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board about how it is looking to refresh its image, as well as profile three promising start-ups that are looking for a cash injection.
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Why 'Orwellian' performance monitoring is crucial to building an ethical company culture Michael Kodari Kodari Securities chief