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'Don't Write Business Plans': Advice For Startups From One Of Silicon Valley's Top Seed Investors

“Don’t write business plans,” warns venture capitalist and angel investor, Dave McClure, of 500 Startups. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, McClure and many of his colleagues has a pedigree from Facebook and PayPal. His firm employs a “cast a wide net” approach, with a particular focus on emerging …

Why the first bank to partner with a fintech will dominate SME lending

by Neil Slonim<p>Small Business Minister Bruce Billson wants to push ahead with legislation to limit the ability of banks to use non-financial …

A guide for small business: legal changes for EOFY 2015

<b>It’s a superhuman job to be a small business owner at this time of year.</b><p>Not only are you contending with getting your taxes in order, your employee’s …

Small Business

Shorters needed

2015-06-22T09:27:49.000Z<p>Dedicated short sellers are a rare breed which has become even rarer in the last five years.<p>Prompted by a response to our …

It's not Greece being bailed out - it's the banks

<b>When it comes to the prospect of a bailout, it should be remembered that it is not Greece that is being bailed out - it's the institutions that</b> …

Surprisingly Healthy Teeth Write a New Chapter in Ancient History

Changing Planet<p><i>Haagen Klaus studies the ancient and mysterious remains of societies along Peru’s northern coastal areas. A recent project has seen him racing against the clock in the modern-day town of Olmos to rescue skeletons from a looming construction project and the scathing rains of El Niño.</i> …

Anthropology

How Chris Koch risked his life for a failed PR stunt to kick-start Pop!

Startup founders often talk about life or death moments for their company, but when Chris Koch risked his life in a failed marketing stunt for his …

Digestion

Market Commentary

Architizer

Roksanda's Resort 2016 fashion collection is patterned with Cubist shapes

Cubist-influenced shapes and contrasting colours pattern the garments in this collection by London fashion brand Roksanda.<p>Known for its bold use of …

Avant-garde