National Innovation Review – Cutler Report Released – Venturous Australia

09 September 2008. Further to the exhaustive independent review of Australia’s innovation system, chaired by Terry Cutler, which included 800 submissions, the final report, Venturous Australia has now been released. Click here to download the report. According to the report, the architecture of Australia’s existing national innovation system is now a generation old and requires […]

2008 Innovation Review – AVCAL Submissions Apr & Jun 2008

Report :   2008 Innovation Review – AVCAL Submissions Apr & Jun 2008 A “pdf package” containing the 2 submissions made by the Australian Venture Capital Association to the National Innovation Review chaired by Dr Terry Cutler – The first deals directly with the Governments amazing/appalling scrapping of Commercial Ready – the second covers the role […]

Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers

The market for products to improve the delivery of application software over networks remains dynamic and innovative. Vendors focused on solving enterprises’ most-pressing application problems have become the top players. Click here to download the report: Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers. The market for network-based solutions to optimize the delivery of applications across the […]

2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review Australia Draft Report July 2008

Report :   2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review Australia Draft Report July 2008 The Garnaut Climate Change Review was initiated by the then Leader of the Opposition, the Hon Kevin Rudd, and by the First Ministers of the eight states and territories of Australia. It was commissioned by the First Ministers on 30 April 2007. The […]

2008 Observations of Entrepreneurial Emergence – CAUSEE QUT May 2008

Report :     2008-observations-of-entrepreneurial-emergence-causee-qut-may-2008 The Comprehensive Australian Study of Entrepreneurial Emergence (CAUSEE) is the largest study of new firm formations ever undertaken in Australia1. In a nutshell, CAUSEE aims to uncover the factors that initiate, hinder and facilitate the process of emergence and development of new, independent firms. Through contacts with a random sample of […]

2008 New Financing Environment – Private Equity E&Y May 2008

Report :    2008 New Financing Environment – Private Equity E&Y May 2008 The market for funding private equity-led leveraged buyouts has changed beyond all recognition in the last 12 months. Just 12 months ago, Allco was leading its $11 billion buyout of Qantas, KKR was bidding $18.2 billion for Coles, and Perpetual knocked back […]

2008 2020 Summit Final Report May 2008

Report : 2008 2020 Summit Final Report May 2008 In April 2008 more than 1000 Australians responded to an invitation from the Prime Minister, the Hon. Kevin Rudd MP, and came to Parliament House in Canberra for the 2020 Summit, a gathering with the purpose of discussing the agenda for the nation. The challenge was […]