Tech Scene Spotlight: Adelaide, Australia
You might not really have Adelaide so much on your radar. It’s considered colloquially to be the city of churches and home to the infamous pie floaters. It has a lot of the charms of a big country town with plenty of green spaces, coastal areas, and neighbourhoods where people get to know you on a first name basis.
Down Under Berlin Celebrates the Best of Aus/NZ Film
One thing you notice when you move countries from Australia/New Zealand is how different the cultural references can be back home compared to your new abode. This week marks the 7th annual Down Under Film Festival in Berlin, a festival that since 2011 has bought poetic, visually stunning images, a distinct quirkiness, dark humour and authentic storytelling to Germany.
THE RATTLE Offers a First of a Kind Incubator for Musos and Music Tech Entrepreneurs
What You Need to Know About Brexit
Brexit is a hot topic and there are lots of questions around what will be. How will we trade? Border control? Regulatory changes, how will we do business and more. As the latest Brexit papers are shared we will keep you updated.
Business Networking Can Be Business Suicide
I attended a networking event earlier this year where there were a number of small businesses interacting with their mentors. It was a spring party in celebration of the business owner’s progress and to give thanks to the volunteer mentors who gave up their time…
Is it Time to Stop Wasting Your Money on Tech Conferences?
Barely a week passes in Europe without a conference, expo, trade show, summit or talk. There are more than a few people who like, professional Hackathon competitors, spend a good part of each calendar year, carry a souvenir tote bag and wearing a lanyard at a convention centre.
This Is Why the Media Ignores Your Emails
Dealing with the media is a necessary evil if you want to get yourself noticed. I’m a tech journalist and freelance writer. I talk to hundreds of SMEs, start-ups, fortune 500 companies, investors and industry experts every year. I receive thousands of press releases and invitations to events. Unfortunately I find that many businesses, especially those just starting out, make the same mistakes again and again. Here are the most common mistakes and how to avoid them:
Tech Scene Spotlight: Wellington, New Zealand
When you think of New Zealand you might not think of a burgeoning tech scene. Historically the New Zealand has focused on agriculture and food exports to sustain its economy and more recently the film industry has put New Zealand on the map. But cities such as Wellington contain thriving tech scene which is characterised by startups that have as much to offer as those in larger cities.
Yes, You Need a Press Kit
Ok, so you’re a business with a product to sell and money to make. It’s inevitable that as you venture into new markets in new countries, there’s going to be a fair swag of marketing involved. As much as you’re keen to utilize social media, dealing with the press is to be expected, especially if you are launching a product, hosting an event or crowdfunding.
Can MUTE bring motor scooters to London at the click of an app?
Motor scooter business, MUTE (Multiple Urban Transport Evolution) is looking for crowdinvestors here in London. They offer a low cost, no ownership alternative to other forms of urban transport. Their all-electric scooters will be available through short or long term rental via a simple app. Unlike scooter ownership here’s…