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Australia hopes fintech will be its golden ticket, but it's not that easy

Australia hopes fintech will be its golden ticket, but it's not that easy | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it

Australia's gone mad for fintech, but whether it will prove the country's golden ticket as the mining boom dries up is another question. The industry has certainly captured the Australian government's imagination, however. A speech can hardly go by without fintech being name-checked by politicians standing in warehouse-turned-startup hubs across the nation.

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The Melbourne start-up that’s challenging Facebook

The Melbourne start-up that’s challenging Facebook | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
A Melbourne based technology start-up that leverages the power of emotional reactions and interaction is experiencing explosive global growth. Vent, an online
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13 Mental Models Every Founder Should Know — Life Learning — Medium

13 Mental Models Every Founder Should Know - Life Learning - Medium
Mental models are to your brain as apps are to your smartphone. Just like apps, there are a ton of mental models. They help you make…
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4 Factors That Predict Startup Success, and One That Doesn’t

4 Factors That Predict Startup Success, and One That Doesn’t | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
What makes a venture capital investment successful? Some of the most interesting data on this question comes from an analysis published last year by the venture capital firm First Round Capital. The firm’s unique data set comprises information on over 300 companies and nearly 600 founders, including founder characteristics such as age, gender, education, firm location, and prior work and startup experience. The study found several correlates with success — some reassuring, some surprising.
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Learn from successes and failures | CaseWorthy

People often ask me 'how do you come up with ideas?' It's a tough question. Ideas just come to you, right? I disagree. Learn from our successes and failures…

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AleksBlumentals's curator insight, August 2, 2014 8:10 AM
 Mark Johnstone explains in a superb way how to produce better content ideas. This is perfectly applicable to creating or choosing ventures to back.