The cochlear implant. IVF. The Hills hoist.
Australia has been home to world-changing ideas. The problem is, our pipeline is running a little dry these days. It’s by no fault of our own, however. We’re well educated, full of creativity and have no lack of entrepreneurial spirit. We’re more capable than ever. So what's the problem?
Slipping through the cracks
Starting up isn't the problem. Neither is getting support when you’ve already proven yourself – when profitability’s assured and market share is growing. But right in the middle is a gap no one talks about – where great ideas are stalling, and our nation is literally poorer for it.
Thousands of fledgling companies are out there right now, but they’re operating without the guidance and experience of those who have come before them.