Australian Business Leaders – Be Like Jack

Australian Business Leaders – Be Like Jack

A few weeks ago I watched this YouTube video of a younger, Jack Ma, presenting in a non-descript room to a few colleagues. The presentation was from a time before Alibaba became the global ecommerce powerhouse that it is today. It was 1999 and Ma was setting a vision...
Technology Reshaping the Financial Services Industry

Technology Reshaping the Financial Services Industry

From the outside, financial services can appear to be a behemoth – enormously slow to change direction and cumbersome when it tries to do so. But over the last decade financial services firms have come under fire from fast moving, disruptive players – the “FinTechs”...
Start Fast with Must Have Apps and the Startup Stack

Start Fast with Must Have Apps and the Startup Stack

When I first started building businesses for companies, it was an expensive and time consuming enterprise. We’d need to think through and plan for every aspect of a creating a large scale business even though we’d always start small. After all, this was an investment...
Startup Statistics and the Importance of Startup Muster

Startup Statistics and the Importance of Startup Muster

Any startup founder will tell you that statistics are important. They will know the exact metrics that make their business successful. Or not. But the plain truth is that statistics are hard work. You need to know what to measure and when. You need to understand why...