When is the right time to engage an Advisor for my Startup?

Posted by Azure Group on 15-Apr-2019 07:47:21


Anytime, is the right time to engage an advisor in your startup. At some point in your business lifecycle you will hit a ceiling and realise that strategic advice from those that know their particular area of business exceptionally well can speed up your progress and success.

This might be something you realise when first starting out, or at any point in your startup journey.

So how do you get the most out of your advisors when you have a start up? Here are our top tips.

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Topics: Startups, strategy, Startup Australia, Financial advisor, business advisory, strategic advisor

What changes will Artificial Intelligence & Data Science bring in 2019?

Posted by Azure Group on 20-Mar-2019 13:01:49


Artificial Intelligence (AI) was a thing of science fiction fantasy in the not so distant past, but now it seems to be part of the business vernacular.

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Topics: Tech Business, Startups, Startup Australia, AI, technology, artificial intelligence

The life of an Entrepreneur – are you willing to pay the price?

Posted by Azure Group on 04-Mar-2019 07:58:13


Entrepreneur is a pretty cool term. It is certainly a buzz word at the moment, with many people choosing to leave behind the security of a job to start their own business. 

Every entrepreneur has a different story about why he or she decided to go on that road. But if you are considering starting your own business, here are a few truths about just what it takes to build a successful business and be an entrepreneur.

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Topics: Entrepreneur, Startups, strategy, Startup Australia, business advisory, entrepreneurship, technology

Budget ways to scale your Business as a Startup

Posted by Kelly Morgan on 14-Feb-2019 10:43:23


Starting a business can be a roller coaster of emotions. But there comes a day when the dust has settled where you have to start generating new business, but how do you grow your business when you haven’t got much revenue to work with?

Here are our top tips for scaling your startup when you need to stick to a tight budget.

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Topics: Budget, Startups, Startup Australia, startup accountant, technology, Accounting

Are Corporate Accelerators better for Startups than Traditional ones?

Posted by Michael Derin on 21-Dec-2018 08:59:04


You have a startup and it has great potential, might even be the next big thing. So how do you upscale for significant growth in the beginning? Why are some of these tech startups seeing what seems like overnight success going from $0 to millions in a couple of years? The answer is often through an accelerator program.

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Topics: Startups, Startup Australia, startup accountant, business accelerator, corporate accelerator, technology

5 Useful Tools for Startups to overcome their "journey difficulties"

Posted by Michael Derin on 29-Nov-2018 10:10:32


Despite accounting’s boring reputation, it can't be emphasized too much how essential it is that your business follows best practice accounting principles right from the start. No matter what size your startup is, there are some fundamentals that even the smallest self funded startup should be applying from the get go.  

To keep your people costs down it can be beneficial to automate as many of your processes as you can. 

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Topics: Startups, Startup Australia, Business accounting, startup accountant, accounting tools, technology, Accounting

How to Grow your Business in your Industry when you are New?

Posted by Michael Derin on 22-Oct-2018 07:45:27


You have just started in a new business and you want to make your mark, stand out from the crowd and make a good first impression in your industry and with clients. Here are 5 things you can do straight away to set yourself apart:

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Topics: Tech Business, Startups, Business growth, Startup Australia, startup accountant, Starting business in Australia, technology

Issues that commonly occur in Tech Startups

Posted by Michael Derin on 20-Sep-2018 12:36:36


Startups are difficult at the best of times, but there are some issues that are unique to the world of tech startups. We have broken these into two sections,
financial viability and strategic advice.

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Topics: Tech Business, Startups, strategy, Startup Australia, Accounting Firm Sydney, startup accountant, technology

What’s essential to Setting up properly in Australia?

Posted by Michael Derin on 23-Aug-2018 11:06:39


If you are looking to
operate your foreign owned business in Australia there are a few things you need to consider. Making sure that you get some of the key components right from the beginning can save you a lot of headaches and costs later on down the track. Here are some of the key things we think you need to consider before commencing your operations:

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Topics: international business, Startup Australia, Startup investors, Company Director, Sydney Accountants, Starting business in Australia, TFN

How to choose the right Accountant for your Startup?

Posted by Azure Group on 20-Aug-2018 08:42:08


Your relationship with your accountant should be a long term, trusting relationship. They should have a good understanding of you and your business in order to assist and advise you in the best possible ways. Not all accountants are the same, and it is therefore important that you choose an accountant that is right for you and your startup. Here are our tips on things to consider when choosing an accountant.

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Topics: Tech Business, Startups, Startup Australia, Startup investors, Investment, Accounting Firm Sydney, startup accountant, technology, Accounting

Top 4 Financial Tips for Startups

Posted by Michael Derin on 23-Jul-2018 08:37:39


The startup economy is booming in Australia. Driven by innovation it is tipped that by
2033 startups will play a huge role in our economy by contributing as much as $109bn or 4% of GDP and 540,000 jobs.

With this increase in numbers, the failure rate of startups is likely to soar.  A report by the International Business Times in May 2017, suggested the failure rate was 50%.  One of the reason for this was due to Capital Issues.  So can you ensure your startup doesn't fail due to financial reasons?

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Topics: Startups, Startup Australia, Startup investors, Financial advisory, Financial advisor, technology, tech industry

Don't let your Startup fail: 7 Financial habits of a Healthy Startup

Posted by Michael Derin on 09-Jul-2018 10:37:30


Finances are always an issue with
startups. In fact, good habits can often mean the difference between a start up that thrives and one that fails. So how do you give your start up the best chance at survival? Here are our top 7 tips for creating strong financial habits:

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Topics: Tech Business, Startups, Startup Australia, Startup investors, Sydney Accountants, technology