Building our Future – Nurturing our Innovators
1n 2002 BSI identified a need to support innovators…. 13 years on, with innovation squarely on the agenda, and 13 years of blood , sweat and tears, helping entrepreneurs and innovators grow, we are looking forward, together with the Superannuation and Investment community, being a contributor to Australia’s future, supporting and nurturing innovation!
- spectacles (Warby Parker)
- finance (Symphony and XERO).
- fashion (BCNU adn Lulu Lemon)
- Airbnb put up nearly 17m guests over the summer
- Uber drives millions of people every day.
- WeWork, an American outfit that provides accommodation for startups, has 8,000 companies with 30,000 workers in 56 locations in 17 cities.
and the list goes on
- Startups exploit new technology, enabling them to go global without being big themselves. They expand fast and efficiently by outsourcing.
- They can incorporate online for a few hundred dollars,
- raise money from crowdsourcing sites such as Kickstarter,
- hire programmers from Upwork,
- rent computer-processing power from Amazon,
- find manufacturers on Alibaba,
- find designers on 99 designs,
- arrange payments systems at Square,
- build their CRms on Zoho and
- manage their accounting on the phone with Xero,
and immediately set about conquering the world.
There are organisations who invest in startups such as SeedInvest .
The Australian Government is putting out a paper in December to encourage this type of investment. WIll let you know… watch this space!
- Is Crowdsourcing sourcing the future?
- SMSF Investment?
- The ASX and public company can be a brilliant efficient way for startups to scale and give public a chance to share ….. But they will be investing in the people not the machine.