Why Krispy Kreme failed in Australia

Start Up Blog

No doubt you’ve heard the news about Krispy Kreme going into administration in Australia. It suggested that Kripsy Kreme had a strong novelty value in Australia. Australia had 50 stores serving a population of 21 million. (1

The truth about FMCG in Australia

Start Up Blog

But few are faced with challenges as deep and far reaching as the FMCG industry in Australia. Innovate radically to invent new ways to distribute consumer goods. Brands that have a share of voice in the new media landscape will be ready to participate in emerging distribution channels when they arrive. Because in the coming years technology will evolve to the point where promotion and distribution will merge into the one seamless process.

How to get distribution advantage on the iPhone

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Thursday, September 18, 2008 How to get distribution advantage on the iPhone I have had the opportunity to meet a lot of iPhone-related companies lately. There are other models, in other distribution channels. On Facebook, viral distribution has proved decisive. So far, I dont see any apps that have much in the way of viral distribution. We're leading the charge in enabling viral distribution for iPhone apps.

Born Global or Die Local – Building a Regional Startup Playbook

Steve Blank

I’m in Australia and just spent time with some great entrepreneurs in Melbourne. This group realized that Australia has a great reputation as one of the world’s best sporting nations. Get seed funding in Australia.

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Lessons Learned: The App Store after the gold rush

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Tuesday, October 7, 2008 The App Store after the gold rush I wrote earlier about the issue of distribution advantage on the iPhone. I think its helpful to think about two kinds of competition for distribution: acquisition competition and retention competition. Startup Visa update ► February (5) Kiwi lean startup + Australia next Why diversity matters (the meritocracy business) Beware of Vanity Metrics (for Harvard Business Rev.

Why Most Online Video Companies Will Fail

Both Sides of the Table

You have to build a large online tech company that distributes video.” Online technology company that distributes video. I saw a post from Upworthy about a video showing a dance troop in Australia for large-sized people. I live in LA and fund startups.

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Step One Lands $4M from Silverton and Live Oak

Austin Startup

StepOne, the adaptive self-service company, today announced the launch of their Contextual Care™ system in limited distribution. StepOne has deployments currently with two global communication service providers, Telstra (Australia''s largest telecomm, a $38B company) and a Tier 1 U.S. The company’s flagship product Contextual Care makes it easy for customers to resolve their own problems online by proactively delivering personalized support recommendations based on contextual data.

The Refrigeration Business Is Making Big Strides In 2019

YoungUpstarts

That’s right they are working with The Chemours Company, a global leader in fluorochemicals and refrigerant technology, to produce and distribute a new refrigerant to North America.

Video: Top 5 digital marketing trends and how they are changing in 2019

NZ Entrepreneur

Creating value-based content for your niche market and sub-niche markets and categories and then distributing this content effectively across social media and other channels.

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How NZ entrepreneurs can up their capital raising game

NZ Entrepreneur

I waited for the ‘casino-like’ world of startup investing until I was 28 years old, putting $10,000 into a friend’s software distribution company – a tidy sum for me at that age.

Mapping The Haystack Portfolio Across The United States

Haystack

Over the past year, and especially over the last few days, the Bay Area tech Twitter echo chamber has been tweeting about the advent of remote, or distributed, or satellite teams for their companies across the country and the world. Hello.

The best single example of how yesterday’s decisions can kill a business today

Start Up Blog

Fast forward to today, 2015, and the life expectancy in Australia is 84.2 If there is one simple example of how what was a good decision yesterday can kill a business today, then it is this.

Why utilities need to be back in public hands

Start Up Blog

After 30 years of infrastructure privatisation in Australia, it’s time we put critical utilities (Energy, Water, Telecoms, Rail, et al) back in the hands of the public.

Two Entrepreneurs Turn Selling Men’s Leggings into a Global Business Success

Hearpreneur

What started as an e-commerce hobby selling men’s leggings in 2015 quickly turned into a global business with a steady increase in sales and stockists in the US, UK, Australia and Germany. We are Ben & Jordan, two brothers from Sydney Australia with a background in global advertising, design and marketing. We’ve put a big focus on distribution and our vision is to have a network that can get killer meggings to our customers wherever they are in the world.

The Logistics Industry is Taking A Turn For The Electric

YoungUpstarts

Even wide-open areas, such as Australia, feel the burn of heavy duty carbon emissions. ” Regional distribution companies are taking the initiative in creating a greener, more sustainable world.

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PayPal Launches Online Small Business Resource, Passport

YoungUpstarts

Then there’s also Golden Week in Japan, as well as Click Frenzy in Australia.

24 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

First, we built relationships with 10+ colleges, getting distribution rights to their students. Following a stint in Australia, I came back to Ireland and noticed a gap in the market for actuarial recruitment within the Irish market. Each business has a story.

Regulatory Tips for Medical Tech Startups Regulated by the FDA

ReadWriteStart

The company distributed a neurovascular medical device called Onyx. Brazil, Canada, Japan, and Australia. Medical tech startups are regulated by the FDA and must abide by strict regulations at all times. For example, all medical devices must be approved by the FDA.

Why our small businesses are a BIG deal

NZ Entrepreneur

Following the GFC, worldwide protests brought the world’s increasingly skewed distribution of wealth into focus for a new generation and the disparity is only speeding up.

The Firewall Is Dead – What Can Businesses Do To Protect And Secure Their Brands?

YoungUpstarts

by David Nagrosst, head of sales for Cyxtera Technologies in Asia Pacific, Australia and Japan. Recent developments in applications have rendered the firewall outdated and incapable of deciphering the good and trusted from the bad traffic.

Choosing The Right Mobile Application Architecture

YoungUpstarts

What will you do to brand, distribute and support the app? By Nuno Pereira, Director APAC, OutSystems.

41% Of Attack Traffic Originates From China – Akamai

YoungUpstarts

Akamai maintains a distributed set of unadvertised agents deployed across the Internet that log connection attempts, which the company classifies as attack traffic.

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The 2018 State of Conversion Optimization Report

ConversionXL

Female CROs seem to be younger; they’re equally distributed in the age groups 20–30 and 30–40. In 2016, the United States had the highest average salary at $87,926; in 2017, Australia took the prize with an average salary of $88,676.

The Economics of Automation & You

Start Up Blog

Company must then decide where to distribute cost savings – options include; Increase profit margins. Reinvest funds for growth (New Product / Distribution / Promotion / R &D). Comparing the same General Motors model large sedan in Australia gives us the following cost in real terms: Price when new – 1998 = $25,077 (96% of average annual income)*. It’s true that many tasks people do in their work will be automated in the future.

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Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

The team created an elaborate map showing the transit and smuggling routes from dozens of African countries to the Mediterranean, and possible distribution points for such bracelets in hubs served by groups like Red Cross/Red Crescent.

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Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

The team created an elaborate map showing the transit and smuggling routes from dozens of African countries to the Mediterranean, and possible distribution points for such bracelets in hubs served by groups like Red Cross/Red Crescent.

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Understand the tricks Multinationals use to avoid paying tax

Start Up Blog

Some pay next to nothing in Australia, but you can bet all of them pay less than you and me. The local division (say in Australia) pays back money to this subsidiary to use the assets. This is exactly what happens to land holders in Australia.

Top 25+ Staffing Agencies to Help You Hire Fast

Transformify

To ease the selection process, we compiled a list of 25+ staffing agencies active globally or in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. Providing healthcare professionals in the UK and Australia, Pulse Jobs specializes in medical doctors, nurses, social workers, and midwives placements

6/16: What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

David Teten

Our session looks at the rise of socially enabled platforms that blend commerce with community, where reputations trump credit ratings, and where hyper-distributed service businesses outgrow traditional monolithic suppliers.

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SMB Predictions For 2016

YoungUpstarts

We see this trend increasing in 2016 with innovative platforms from organizations such as Seedrs in the UK and socially aware Chuffed, based in Australia. Greater availability has led to a dramatic reduction in prices as providers find innovative ways to distribute their offerings.

37 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Businesses

Hearpreneur

My parents did not wish to see me as struggling artists and thus I was enrolled in Bachelor of Business course in Australia. My long-term objective is to bring sales for jewellery back to Australia. Each business has a story.

Lessons Learned: What does a startup CTO actually do?

Startup Lessons Learned

Startup Visa update ► February (5) Kiwi lean startup + Australia next Why diversity matters (the meritocracy business) Beware of Vanity Metrics (for Harvard Business Rev. Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Tuesday, September 30, 2008 What does a startup CTO actually do?

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The 2017 State of Conversion Optimization Report

ConversionXL

Here’s the distribution of ages: Most of our survey responses came from the United States, but there was a long tail of countries that actually made up a large portion of our responses.

Rural Broadband Necessary for Rural Innovation

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

I agree, and… He didn’t go far enough with his article — he missed one key factor in developing a wide distribution of start-ups and entrepreneurial companies in the USA (and this hold true for other large countries).

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Blog Content 2.0: How To Create Pillar Articles In Today’s New Media Obsessed World

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

The way content is consumed and created has changed – mobile, itunes, youtube and the convergence of old media (TV, radio, newspapers, magazines) as vehicles to distribute new media, or simply replaced by new media, has everyone scrambling to become multi-disciplinary online media producers.

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10 Grammar and Proofreading Tools for Content Marketers

Duct Tape Marketing

In creating online content for your business, you want to ensure it has several essential ingredients checked off before distributing it to your readers. She studied in Australia and traveled the world.

7 Must Have Features If You Sell Products Online

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

You’re a crazy person if you have a product to sell and you don’t look at the World Wide Web as one of your top priority distribution channels. I’ve seen many retailers achieve same day delivery for cities where they have a distribution centre or storefront.

Maximizing Your Facebook Advertising

YoungUpstarts

“Being on Facebook should really be part of a performance marketing plan,” adds Franchet, “and retailers are building their distribution on Facebook in order to acquire, grow sales, retain and build loyalty.”

4 Super-Hot Fin Tech Trends To Watch Out For In 2016

YoungUpstarts

It is estimated that $12 billion was distributed through loans by marketplace lenders in the US. The big economies of US, UK, China and Australia together recorded about $20 billion in marketplace loan origination. by Kiara Medhurst, content strategist at My Gold Limited.

5 Ways to Keep Your Small Business Growing

Up and Running

To put the cost advantage of outsourcing in perspective, the minimum wage rate here in Australia is AUD$ 15.96. Then identify the goals and distribute them to the various departments in your company. Running a small business is a daunting challenge.

The 2017 State of Conversion Optimization Report

ConversionXL

Here’s the distribution of ages: Most of our survey responses came from the United States, but there was a long tail of countries that actually made up a large portion of our responses.

The cost of a bad hire – are you ready to pay it?

Transformify

Distributed and connected teams are the new reality. We have all been there – after a long series of interviews, and running understaffed for months, we extend a job offer and feel relieved.

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Why Foxtel is Doomed

Start Up Blog

Sure, their penetration in Australia might be growing, but we are on the precipice of disruptive change to Television, in a way that Foxtel must respond to if they want to survive. Web enabled TV has already penetrated 17% of homes in Australia. I think it is currently the worst media strategy in Australia by any company. The NBN will hurt their business: The imminent National Broad Band Network in Australia ( NBN ) is very bad news for Foxtel.