Tech Startups: It’s more than just a Good Product

Posted by Azure Group on 23-May-2019 09:07:02



You have a great idea, even a brilliant one. A new product or technology that hasn’t been seen before in your market, so it should be a done deal right?

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Topics: Startups, business advisory, strategic advisor, technology

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

Here's why being a Thought Leader gives back to Entrepreneurs of the future

Posted by Michael Derin on 04-Feb-2019 09:05:03


Are you a thought leader?
It seems to be the buzz word of this decade, but what is it?
Often when we are in business we are focused on the tasks at hand, where is the next product, sale, or income stream coming from. We are so deep into our business that we don’t always stop and think about the legacy we are leaving or the wisdom that we are imparting on others.

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Topics: Entrepreneur, strategy, leadership, business advisory, entrepreneurship, strategic advisor, thought leader

Challenges Foreign Companies face when Setting up Business in Australia

Posted by Michael Derin on 18-Jan-2019 08:49:54


Australia is an attractive market to set up a business. Ranked third in the Asia Pacific region for overall competitiveness, and world wide for countries with a population over 20 million, it comes second to the United States. However, there are a number of considerations when choosing how to enter the Australian market.

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Topics: international business, Starting business in Australia, strategic advisor, international tax, business strategy, Setting up in Australia

Strategies for improving Business Performance in 2019

Posted by Michael Derin on 07-Jan-2019 07:00:00


By now you’ve probably settled back in to the working week, feeling recharged from the Christmas break. Your team is well rested and motivated to get stuck into all that 2019 has install. With your optimistic outlook and the positive energy surrounding your business it makes 

January is the perfect month to reflect on the past twelve months and revise your strategies for the year ahead.

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Topics: Business Growth & Cashflow, Entrepreneur, SME, strategy, KPI, strategic advisor, business strategy

5 Simple New Years Resolutions to get your finances in shape

Posted by Kelly Morgan on 19-Dec-2018 07:46:55


It’s that time of year again. We know everyone is thinking about Christmas shopping and parties, but don’t forget it is almost the New Year. What better way to start the new year than with a few New Years Resolutions, particularly some financial ones!

Here are our top 5 new years resolutions to have you start the new year without a financial hangover.

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Topics: Budget, Financial advisor, goal setting, business advisory, strategic advisor, business forecast, budgeting, Accounting

5 Tips for Managing a Company from the other side of the World

Posted by Michael Derin on 17-Dec-2018 07:42:13


Running a business from the other side of the world can be kind of like a long distance relationship. There needs to be a great deal of trust and communication plus a lot of passion and commitment to keep it going.

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Topics: international business, Invest in Australia, strategic advisor, expanding globally

Tech Tools that make doing International Business easy

Posted by Michael Derin on 04-Dec-2018 07:48:59


Doing business internationally has never been easier. Technology has not only solved many problems, but it has made it so cheap that companies of any size can be competing on the international market.

Here are some tech tools that will make your life easier when doing international business:

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Topics: international business, strategic advisor, international tax, international tax specialist, expanding globally, business strategy

5 Areas of your Business to Review before the New Year

Posted by Azure Group on 30-Oct-2018 12:26:01


Entrepreneurs are more likely to plan for the future than evaluate the past. But how can you fix something when you don't know it's broken? How will you celebrate achievements when you don't realise how significant they are to the big picture? If you do not conduct a review mid way through the year, it's likely you'll begin January with the same troubled systems, processes, and problems.

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Topics: strategy, Business growth, Business success, business valuation, business advisory, strategic advisor, Accounting