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Oneflare is looking to give three students a taste of the start-up world they...

Oneflare, the Aussie local services marketplace, is the newest sponsor of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) co-op scholarship program, aiming to help...

Five reasons why start-ups fail and how yours can avoid them

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 40 per cent of new businesses in Australia fail within four years. No-one ever plans to fail,...

10 tips for successfully getting your new business off the ground

Successfully running your own business is a very rewarding journey, both financially and personally. However, any experienced entrepreneur will tell you that successfully getting a...

20 years ago, the first ever online sale was made. Next year, B2C e-commerce...

Just 20 years ago, the first ever documented e-commerce transaction was made - someone in the US bought a Sting Ten Summoner’s Tales CD...

Who said big businesses and start-ups can’t successfully work together? [VIDEO]

Entrepreneurs and global brands may seem like polar opposites, but as we at Mondelez are coming to discover, they can actually both benefit from...

This start-up was born, re-born and won $5 million in funding [VIDEO]

Startup Nation is funproject’s latest documentary series that takes a sneak peek into the emerging start-up scene in Melbourne. In this first episode, we delve...

So you’re waiting to start marketing after launching your start-up? Get ready for failure

Too many start-ups address their marketing needs too late in their business journeys. Marketing should be there from the outset – as soon as you...

Governments world over are finally walking the talk when it comes to supporting start-ups

Start-ups and SMEs in general have many enviable characteristics, among them being passion, ambition, risk taking and forward thinking. Unfortunately, healthy cash flow has never...

Australian crowdsourcing start-up DesignCrowd has hit $20 million in sales and is expanding to...

Sydney-based crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd recently hit a remarkable milestone of $20 million worth of payments to its designers. Now the most astonishing bit is that...

Events start-up Venuemob has secured $530,000 from Sydney Angels in a second funding round

Aussie event-meets-tech start-up, Venuemob, recently announced additional funding from investment group Sydney Angels, raising $530,000 in this second round of raising capital. This comes after...

Everyone deserves a second chance. This Sydney start-up is looking to give one to...

70 years ago, as a 10-year-old boy, Josh Wermut’s grandfather was forced to endure the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps. Somehow, some way, he...

Australian real estate start-up OpenAgent has raised $1 million in funding from notable investors

Local real estate start-up OpenAgent has closed a $1 million funding round with prominent investors including Pete Flint, the co-founder of US online real...

DesignCrowd’s Alec Lynch is the 2014 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year in the Eastern...

Alec Lynch, the founder and CEO of DesignCrowd, was recently named Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year in the Eastern Region by Ernst & Young. While working as a...

From starting on just $400 to franchising Australia-wide. How did this Gold Coast start-up...

Scott Hunt started his personal training company, Fitness Enhancement in Gold Coast back in 1999 when he was just 19 years old, with only...

Aussie start-up Tablo, which is shaking up the publishing industry, secures $400,000 seed funding

Australian start-up Tablo, a cloud based e-book publishing platform and writing community, recently secured a $400,000 seed funding round from investors. Lead investor Paul Reining, former...

She left a successful 10 year career in corporate communications to start her own...

After 10 years in communications roles, Melina Walton was successfully climbing the corporate ladder. However, she found she had a deep longing to do...

This venture capital fund is out to make sure Aussie tech start-ups never have...

These days, there are quite a number of grants and schemes to encourage Australians to create start-ups. There is no shortage of seed stage...

Are you a student with dreams of entrepreneurship? These two Aussie start-ups have put...

The coming of the Internet age has made starting a business way easier than ever before in all aspects: raising capital, marketing, hiring, you...

How did one entrepreneur go from teaching design to being the CEO of a...

While teaching design programs such as Photoshop and InDesign at the University of Western Australia, Melanie Perkins realised how difficult it was for students...

Pssstt… Hey, got any start-up plans for 2014? You are more likely to succeed...

Succeeding in business in 2014 will take more than a lucky strike. As it does in any year, many factors come into play in...

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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