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Next Address Founder and CEO Julie O’Donohue’s own experience as an ex-real estate agent led her to create a platform that is transparent, offers a more affordable way of buying and selling property, saves people time and puts the customer in complete control.

The issue of unpaid invoices is one that’s familiar to every business owner. While most businesses have a few late payers to deal with, having too much of your cash flow held up can have a lasting impact on the overall health of your business for years to come.

Founded by singer and professional musician Javier Trueba, The Hip Stars Band is a cooperative of national musicians – singers and instrumentalists.

Business owners often look to Amazon for inspiration to success. The commerce and cloud computing giant’s profits rise every year, with 2017 seeing net sales revenue of over 177 billion.

It feels to me like the so-called mentors, disingenuous startup advisors and pseudo entrepreneurs are cheating the guys who have actually been in the trenches - and charging a premium for their empty advice.

Known as Industry 4.0, the Predictive Maintenance market is expected to be a USD $5bn industry by 2021. With its disruptive FitMachine technology and uniquely customer-focused business model, MOVUS is poised to rapidly capture share in this growing market.

Start-ups, social entrepreneurs and charities can now submit their tech solutions to the Optus Future Makers program for their chance to secure a share of $300,000 in funding and the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s best talent to help bring their ideas to life.

The eight carefully selected founders lead successful businesses across different industries such as healthtech, agritech, real estate, wellness and fashion.

Vygo works as a mobile platform that helps university students improve grades with better access to affordable peer tutors, whilst also giving students a ‘business in a box’ to earn money on campus, tutoring classes they have recently aced.

The new platform has already successfully matched over 1,500 mentors to mentees and Art of Mentoring is looking to reach their first 10,000 matches by June 2018.

The capital will also be used to drive further global growth of the platform, which has seen its user base explode from 1.1 million to 3 million users over the last 12 months. The business plans to triple its headcount, growing to a team of 75 over the coming months.

Today turning your business into an ass-kickin’ data-driven company is quite easy, so it’s time to get rid of robot domination scenarios in your head and take a look at the benefits the future has to offer.

The overwhelming response among investors eager pay $50 to be among DC Power Co’s first 95,000 customers set a record for the world’s biggest equity crowdfunding launch.

Entrepreneurs have to be everything to everyone, we wear multiple hats every day and throughout the journey. As a lifelong entrepreneur, I have identified five key ingredients to launching a successful startup and staying the course.

Building COS over the years has been a rollercoaster of emotions, learning lessons, successes and losses, but I’m proud of what it has become. If you are a small business owner, don’t be afraid of the difficult periods in the lifecycle of your business.

Australia’s Girl Geek Academy has responded to market demand and launched Australia’s first all-woman game making hackathon, #SheHacksGames, aimed to increase the number of women working in game development and building tangible products.

DC Power Co has opened pre-registration for those interested in investing in the company, aiming to raise $4.75 million through equity investment to build an energy retailer promising better deals and financial savings for the nation’s 1.7 million solar panel households

Emerging Australian start-up, Lingmo recently launched Talk2You, a voice messaging translation service available exclusively on their new smartwatch, Time2Translate (T2T). The smartwatch can be purchased today with delivery in April to anywhere in the world.

With over ten years experience as The Champagne Dame, educating and presenting to over 10,000 people, including Kerry Packer and Elle Macpherson, Kyla Kirkpatrick has raised $1million to launch her new online venture, Emperor Champagne

Cashflow, balance sheets, suppliers, pricing, budgets, accountants, cloud accounting, GST, as well as debits and credits; they are a complex string of systems and it’s important to cut a clear path through the jungle.

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Liz Wald is Vice President of International for Indiegogo.com. She has been terrifically successful raising funds through the crowd model.  One of her successes...