Five key financial considerations for your startup
15 June 2017
When you are beginning your startup venture, knowing where and when to start with your finances can daunting in itself. Where will I get funding? How will I control my finances effectively? What should or shouldn’t I be spending money on? Below are five of the most important considerations you should have front of mind […]
What is Public Liability Insurance and why do I need it?
31 May 2017
Anyone seeking to operate a business of any kind, including a startup, should have the right level of Public Liability Insurance in place before opening their doors. Public Liability Insurance is an essential business cover; it was developed to protect business owners and operators from the financial consequences of certain events that can […]
I’m establishing a startup. What insurance do I need?
11 May 2017
The type of insurance you require will depend on what your startup is trying to achieve, as well as a range of other considerations. A key question you need to ask yourself is the value you place on transferring some risk to an insurer. Let’s give an example. Say you’re a financial consultant; you […]
Why you will love your broker
29 March 2017
Startups need great advice to help realise their potential. Here are three reasons why you will love your insurance broker: 1) It’s all about you A good broker knows how to “get personal”. Don’t worry, it’s all in the quest to get the best professional outcome. It’s about knowing the right questions to ask […]
Why insurance is important for Gen Y entrepreneurs who are reshaping Australian business through revolutionary startups
7 March 2017
Gen Y entrepreneurs are reshaping Australian business through revolutionary startups Entrepreneurs aged 25 to 34 have been leading the way in establishing revolutionary startups in Australia. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures amplify Gen Y’s eagerness to reshape business, showing that new company registrations from this age group have been booming since 2014. […]
Why do I need an insurance broker?
23 February 2017
An insurance broker can save you time, money and worry. Just like an accountant or lawyer who provides you with professional advice, a qualified broker can do the same with your insurance needs. We’ve all heard of the ‘fine print’, right? Insurance can sometimes be difficult to understand, and an insurance broker can help you […]
I just started up – Do I really need Insurance? I’m not even making money yet
9 February 2017
You need to protect yourself and your startup against the unexpected. That’s why it’s important to get the right insurance in place, even if your startup hasn’t made a cent yet! Some types of insurance are required by law; others may be required by contracts. But, on top of that, it’s a sensible business decision […]
What questions should I be asking my insurance broker?
15 December 2016
As you are beginning the life cycle of your startup, you want to be spending as much time as possible on developing strategies for its growth and development opportunities and not worrying about your ever important insurance needs. Two words to solve this concern… Insurance broker Your insurance broker effectively becomes the expert of all […]
Optimising your LinkedIn profile for startup success
25 November 2016
As a startup founder, you have most likely heard the saying that “Startups are a contact sport”. What better way to leverage your professional contacts and promote your startup brand (and personal brand) than on LinkedIn. With over 467 million members, LinkedIn provides the opportunity to build a powerful presence on the world’s most popular […]