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Governance Leadership Centre
Strategies for managing supply chain disruption
1 April 2021 | Jessica Mudditt
Tiger Tribe founders Naomi and Anthony Green talk about growing their children's gift business from a garage to the global market.
Tips for transforming your business from startup to global player
1 February 2021 | Stuart Ridley
Fatima Said, managing director and founder of digital change agency eWave, shares insights on how to take your business to the next level.
Buy now, pay later – but at what cost?
1 February 2021
“Buy now, pay later” platforms may be a boon, but are these fintech disruptors laying a consumer credit trap? Adam Courtenay outlines the risks for boards and directors operating in this under-regulat...
How Telehealth company Coviu used the pandemic to boost their business
1 August 2020
Telehealth company Coviu skyrocketed to success when the lockdown hit Australia in March. CEO and co-founder Dr Silvia Pfeiffer shares how they quickly pivoted their business to benefit their patients...
Health and Community
Practera leads shake-up in online education
1 July 2020 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
Australian edutech startup Practera experienced a huge spike in demand as the COVID-19 lockdown hit. Co-CEOs Wes Sonnenreich and Beau Leese, and CFO Suzy Watson, outline how it has adapted.
COVID-19: the stand up moment for Australia's startups
1 May 2020 | Dominic Rolfe, Narelle Hooper MAICD
The economic shock from the pandemic has hit venture capitals and shaken the foundations of Australia's startup sector. Here's how organisations are responding.
Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar on Australia's future in tech
1 February 2020
Co-founder of software developer Atlassian Scott Farquhar explains why the company chose to base its global operation in Sydney instead of Silicon Valley.
6 pieces of advice for tech startups
1 February 2020 | Stuart Ridley
Peter Lilley and Doug Stuart, co-founders of Canberra-based data startup Instaclustr, outline why startups need guidance from experienced entrepreneurs.
Lessons from the founder of the world's largest B Corp
1 December 2019 | Dominic Rolfe
Darrell Wade, co-founder of Intrepid Travel, recounts his journey in becoming the world's largest certified travel B Corporation.
What boards can learn from the saga of WeWork
1 December 2019 | Shelley Dempsey
High-risk business plans and mismanaged corporate governance led to the devaluation of WeWork. There are important lessons for all boards from the failure of this startup's IPO.