Entrepreneurs Should be Reading Anthill

If you are an entrepreneur of any age and any stage you should be reading Australian Anthill magazine. For 24 issues now,  this bi-monthly magazine has covered entrepreneurs, angels, VC’s  and the startup scene in Australia. They’ve grown readership and circulation and are entrepreneurs themselves. Business is a crazy rollercoaster ride and there is a […]

“Crazy John” Ilhan Dead at 42

Crazy John’s founder John Ilhan dead at 42. The Aussie mobile phone entrepreneur was estimated by BRW to be worth $310 million. I’m stunned at the moment, the news reports say he died of an apparent heart attack while walking this morning. Looking at his recent philanthropic efforts I think he died too soon. It […]

MBA Update Month 1

I’ve just finished my fourth week of my first subject, Accounting & Financial Management. I did Accounting 101 in my undergrad degree so I have an advantage that I have heard of this stuff (when Moses wore short pants). AGSM lectures are pretty fast, you’re expected to have done the work before the lecture. Jack […]

How to value a business startup

I met Richard Hayes at the Sydney OpenCoffee Meetup and he’s written an excellent article that he’s allowed me to reproduce below. All people working in the Startup / Early Stage consistently asked the same question, “How do you value business?” The correct answer is there is no correct answer Without trying to be facetious […]