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Elevator Pitch: Proxima

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Sebastian Pedavoli, co-founder of Proxima.


Remember To Try And Balance Work And Life, Especially If You Own a Small Business

Getting the right work-life balance is hard, but there’s also a school of thought that holds that work and life don’t actually need to be perfectly balanced all of the time.


Elevator Pitch: Microburbs

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Luke Metcalfe, founder of the househunting site Microburbs.


Being A Creative Doesn't Mean You're 'Bad At Business'

Every creative struggles when it comes time to sell their skills. At best, it feels like “selling out”, and at worst it seems like business is just a world you’ll never understand. Neither could be further from the truth.


Elevator Pitch: MakeSomeChange

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Michael Battle and Jesse Richardson from charity group MakeSomeChange.


How I Succeeded: Rome2rio's Rod Cuthbert

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Rod Cuthbert from Rome2rio.


Three E-Commerce Tips For SMBs

Online shopping is now the preferred way for many consumers to purchase goods. While major retailers are doubling down on efforts to cultivating a thriving online business, SMBs are lagging behind in this department. Here are three tips to help SMBs make the most of e-commerce opportunities.


Elevator Pitch: Loqules

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Jai Al-Attas, CEO of “tastemaker” marketplace Loqules.


Five Things You Need To Know About The Paris Climate Deal

The UN climate talks in Paris have ended with an agreement between 195 countries to tackle global warming. The climate deal is at once both historic, important – and inadequate. From whether it is enough to avoid dangerous climate change to unexpected wins for vulnerable nations, here are five things to help understand what was just agreed at COP21.


What Are The Busiest Days For Christmas Shopping?

CommBank has compiled transaction data from December 2014 to show the quietest and busiest shopping periods over the month. If you still haven’t done your Christmas shopping, this graph can help you to avoid the Christmas rush. And if you work in retail, use it to prepare for the storm…


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