Steve Baxter reveals how he saved his first start-up, SE Net, $700k networking interstate

In my first business, SE Net, I balked at going to industry conferences interstate. They were expensive, there was no airline competition – Adelaide-Sydney on special was $700 return and you HAD to stay a Saturday night due to local tourist board subsidies! And in general, whilst I had a hand in helping the local Internet… Continue reading Steve Baxter reveals how he saved his first start-up, SE Net, $700k networking interstate

When pitching your start-up to Steve Baxter, don’t use the word ‘give’ or you’ll p*** him off

Steve Baxter and Rove McManus at Quickbooks Connect Sydney 2017

‘Give’. It’s the four-letter word that makes Steve Baxter’s blood boil when he’s being pitched to by a start-up in search of capital. The investor, tech entrepreneur and Shark Tank star discussed his pet peeve at Intuit QuickBooks Connect Sydney 2017, earlier this month, during an entertaining and candid interview with event MC Rove McManus.… Continue reading When pitching your start-up to Steve Baxter, don’t use the word ‘give’ or you’ll p*** him off