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, Startup Australia, business advisory, entrepreneurship

How can you UP your Entrepreneurial Game?

Posted by Michael Derin on 18-Feb-2019 08:01:08



Entrepreneurs are more than just business owners. They are visionaries and risk takers. They have a passion and insatiable drive to develop a business, taking on risk in the hope of financial gain. They are often the people that disrupt an industry and provide change and new and innovative products to the market.

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Topics: Azure Group News, Entrepreneur, Startups, Startup Australia, Startup investors, entrepreneurship, Landing pad, startup incubator, startup accelarators

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: Azure Group News, Budget, Startups, Startup Australia, startup accountant, budgeting

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: Azure Group News, Startups, Startup Australia, startup accountant, business accelerator, corporate accelerator, traditional accelerator

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, Sydney Accountants, Business accounting, startup accountant, startup problems, accounting tools

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: Azure Group News, Tech Business, Startups, Business growth, Startup Australia, Technology Business, startup accountant, Starting business in Australia

Virtual Reality is one of the high-growth industries for entrepreneurs in 2018

Posted by Azure Group on 09-Oct-2018 08:42:53



In a few years it will be hard to find a business or person that isn’t touched by Virtual Reality ("VR"). In fact, if you are using Siri on your phone or have Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa then you already have virtual reality in your life.

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Topics: Azure Group News, Entrepreneur, Tech Business, Startups, Technology Business, enterpreneurship, virtual reality, real estate, plan property, VR

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: Azure Group News, Tech Business, Startups, Startup Australia, Accounting Firm Sydney, Technology Business, startup accountant

Can you succeed as an Entrepreneur if you treat your Business like a Hobby?

Posted by Michael Derin on 01-Sep-2018 09:12:00

Whether you need motivation to transform your idea into a functioning business or you just need a little boost when you’re down, it’s always good to seek wisdom from bright and successful minds who have experienced it all before. 

Recently, I heard one successful entrepreneur say “If you don’t want to work ON YOUR startup for at least 10 years, don’t startup at all”.  This was meaningful to me because, as a business owner myself with more than 25 years experience in entrepreneurship I can easily relate with that sentiment.

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Topics: Business Growth & Cashflow, Entrepreneur, Startups, Business growth, Startup investors, Business success, enterpreneurship

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: Azure Group News, Tech Business, Startups, Startup Australia, Startup investors, Investment, Accounting Firm Sydney, Technology Business, startup accountant