Book Review: The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau

This is a great book. It’s my second most favourite book behind the 4 hour work week by Timothy Ferriss. About the book Before writing the book, the author interviewed 50¬†entrepreneurs who have built businesses (earning US$50k or more) from a modest investment, in many cases less than $100.¬†The book uses the interview findings to […]

How to evaluate your business idea

2 weeks ago I came up with a business idea. I had been thinking a lot about coffee. More specifically, I’d been thinking about my love for it, how finding a good one is awesome and how receiving a bad one sucks! Then the idea hit me. I know, I’ll make a mobile app where […]

5 reasons why you should start a business in Tauranga

This article is based on a recent presentation by Brett Roberts, CEO of Wharf 42.¬† Tauranga has been called many things. It’s been called ‘god’s waiting room’ thanks to it’s older population. It’s also been referred to as ‘$10 Tauranga’, a reflection of the low wage rate. But dispite the criticism, there’s something you might […]