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“Women Like Men, Only Cheaper”

According to new research by Vivek Wadhwa from Stanford and Duke universities, and Lesa Mitchell, vice president at the Kauffman Foundation: “women-led private technology companies are more capital-efficient, achieve 35 percent higher return on investment, and, when venture-backed, bring in 12 percent higher revenue than male-owned tech companies”. Continue reading

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Hiring an apprentice: A start-up guide

Apprentices are no longer exclusive to big businesses in traditional industries. On the contrary, an apprentice can be a valuable asset to any business, particularly if you’re a start-up.

“Apprentices in the start-up context bring a lot of things to the business,” says Ned Dwyer Continue reading

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Is being dumb the new black?

By Orsi Parkanyi, published in Shoestring Startups on July 11, 2012 Since when being smart and educated have become something to be ashamed of, while dropping out of uni and being unable to solve basic maths have become something to be proud of? What … Continue reading

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Female entrepreneurs rely on networking, not governments: Report

Female entrepreneurs rely on networking events rather than government resources to grow their business, according to research Continue reading

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Female entrepreneurs fail to contribute to their super: Survey

By Michelle Hammond from StartupSmart.com.au 11 April 2012 Female entrepreneurs fail to contribute to their super: Survey More than 40% of Australian female entrepreneurs started their business with less than $5,000, a new survey reveals, but 51% now need capital to … Continue reading

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