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This eDecorating tech start-up has set out to disrupt Australia’s interior design market

On the Milray Park tech platform you work with your chosen design professional any time, any place. We've also removed the price barrier by offering flat-fee services from $299 per space.

Does your small business have a supportive network? Here’s why it’s so important

Optus recently spoke with our SMB customer base, and found that 46 per cent of SMBs seek advice and expertise from other business owners, with a further 61 per cent saying they have experienced a time where they felt isolated.

What every Aussie e-commerce business needs to know about Father’s Day spending

CupoNation analysed its internal sales data during the two weeks leading up to the Father’s Day 2017 to understand consumer purchase behavior. The most shopped categories in terms of money spending were Fashion & Accessories, Beauty, Health & Wellness and Electronics & Phones.

The University of Queensland’s ilab smashes $56 million investment in startups

The University of Queensland (UQ) has cemented its position as a leading launchpad for entrepreneurs and a magnet for major investors, with startups from its ilab programs attracting more than $57 million.

Can your innovative SME solve one of these five million dollar challenges? The government...

Following the successful progress of the round one pilot (started in 2016), a second round of challenges for the government’s Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) is open for applications.

This Melbourne-based startup has raised AU$46.8 million to expand its global presence

A Cloud Guru (ACG), one of Australia’s fastest growing enterprise technology companies, announced at the end of April that it...

Australia’s first baby product review site raises $5.5 million to accelerate national growth and...

Local startup and baby product review site, Tell Me Baby, has completed a $5.5 million capital raise in a bid to accelerate its growth within Australia and prepare for its e-commerce launch into China

Australian buy now, pay later provider Payright sets its sights on global expansion with...

Australian fintech and innovative payment plan provider Payright today announced its first international venture, extending its buy now, pay later service into New Zealand.
Selda Kaplan and Michael Kambouridis, RideshareTax

How a rideshare experience led two accountants to start a new fintech startup

Founded by qualified accountants, Selda Kaplan and Michael Kambouridis, Rideshare Tax has now officially launched to the Australian rideshare community and it already has the support of rideshare giant, Uber.
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FlexCareers and mwah launch CareerSwitch, a disruptive career transition startup tailored to the new...

Two organisations leading the way on the future of work - FlexCareers, Australia and New Zealand's #1 platform for flexible jobs, consulting and return-to-work programs, and mwah, a leading consultancy rethinking people and culture - have launched CareerSwitch, an innovative career transition and coaching business reinventing traditional outplacement models.

Here are 5 actionable tips on how to get your cleaning business off the...

For potential entrepreneurs with a relatively small pool of capital, there are a few industries that are worth taking a punt on. One of these is the cleaning industry.

Is this possibly the stupidest headline you've read all year?

We decided to ask you, our very innovative readers, to tell us how you have tweaked your own business models to build new revenue streams and make money in this destructively distracting economic climate (rather than 'save' it). And, of course, we'll publish the most interesting, innovative, inspiring and instructional in our Apr/May/Jun print edition.

Gaingels – the world-first investment vehicle for LGBT founders – invests in its first...

Nexba, Australia’s leading Naturally Sugar Free beverage brand, has become the first Australian company to be backed by the world-first, investment vehicle for LGBT founders, Gaingels.

Venture capital investment in Aussie startups has hit a new high of US$1.23 billion

Venture capital (VC) invested in Australian startups hit a record US$1.23 billion in the 2018/19 financial year, according to Venture Pulse Q2...

Not just for kids – social networks just grew up

Social networking tools, such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo, are diabolical time-wasters. They suck millions of minutes from tens of thousands of people in...

The secret to bullseye online marketing: how to find out who will be your...

Having a broad target market might be appealing. It means lots of people are potential customers, right? But trying to be everything to everyone means you dilute your message. To get to the real gold, you need to go granular.

Here are 5 key hospitality trends you can expect to see in 2020

As 2020 edges closer, have you reviewed your business's longer-term strategy and how it aligns with shifts in the market and...

Stay connected, even from a distance: 6 tools to help strengthen your business’ online...

An online presence can help you to continue operating and maintain communication with your customers, helping you to manage their expectations and assist them through these uncertain times.

Australia's innovation ranking takes another hit while entrepreneurs rally

There are numerous programs and indexes launched each year to assess a country's innovation capabilities. Among the most comprehensive and credible is the Global Innovation Index prepared by INSEAD, which last week released its 2009-2010 report, revealing some unexpected outcomes. According to the report, Australia is losing its way as a country supportive of innovation. However, its innovation outputs are on the rise.

Here are 7 online business laws your e-commerce business needs to know today

Even businesses that conduct all their transactions online are not exempt from the law. With more companies looking to compete with giants like Amazon, there is a large retail market appearing on the Internet. The government is constantly enacting new laws and rules to adapt to the evolving environment.

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How to price your product or service in 8 steps with...

The world is littered with products that do little more than cover their cost, and underpaid service industry professionals. But there are some entrepreneurs who set their own prices and receive what they ask with apparent ease. Steve Major teaches you how to become one of these entrepreneurs in this 8-step infographic.

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Learn how to devise winning business ideas in four steps with...

It’s often said that everyone will have at least one big business idea in his or her lifetime. But how do you know if your next big idea is genuinely great or a genuine waste of time? This cheat sheet will help you formulate ideas, identify opportunities, evaluate their strengths and take your first big step forward. Learn how to get focus and clarity. Plus, score a bonus tip that will help you more than you might think!

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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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