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What every entrepreneur can learn from the Apple Watch pre-order event

So, the inevitable happened on Friday April 10. Within minutes of being available for pre-order and delivery 14 days later, Apple's Watch sold out. By...

Smart 100 – Vivid Ideas Readers’ Choice Awards

They embody the passions of earnest inventors and the dreams of budding business builders. They are the products of industries both old and new,...

Terence Borgioli, 2015 Anthill 30under30 Winner

What is the 30under30? 30under30 is an Anthill initiative launched in early 2008 to encourage and promote entrepreneurship among young Australians. Each year, we invite our...
CEO and General Manager MATE David and Mark Fazio

Meet the Fazio brothers – homegrown Sydneysiders taking over the telco space

‘Our motto is to treat customers how we’d want to be treated,’ he says. ‘That means giving them the products they want, at a price that works and with service that’s unsurpassed.’
Jacqui Pretty

Jacqui Pretty, 2016 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Jacqui Pretty, 30, started Grammar Factory in 2013, by chance. At the time she was doing a business-coaching program for another business idea and part of the program involved writing a book. She got up in front of the group of 50 people and pitched them on her editing skills. “That led to my first couple of clients and the rest, as they, is history!” Grammar Factory helps entrepreneurs write awesome books by working with 100+ authors across the fields of business, finance, health, property, personal development and more.

I can’t believe how much skin the #1 Instagram brand is showing. It’s eye-popping!

Instagram’s most followed brand is showing plenty of skin, which makes its broad appeal perhaps understandably. Victoria’s Secret is a company associated with glamorous...

30under30 – The finalists (TEENAGE FANCLUB)

TEENAGE FANCLUB Remember the hormonal turmoil, the highs, the lows, the journey to self-discovery? No, I’m not talking about the entrepreneurial process. I’m talking about...

Who wants to help me buy ‘The Bulletin’?

Last week, ACP Magazines made an announcement that, to my mind, simply didn’t make sense. The Bulletin, Australia’s oldest continuing weekly magazine, would be closing...

Anthill’s unscientific guide to magazine advertising

We like to think that we know a thing or two about business magazines. (We read a lot!) I recently entered a heated debate...

How to turn your knowledge into products [RECORDING]

On 23 May 2012, Anthill Magazine's James Tuckerman recorded the following webinar with Daniel Priestley, serial entrepreneur, best-selling author and the creator of the...

Michael Mironowicz, 2011 Anthill 30under30 Up-and-Comer

In 2009, Michael Mironowicz brought a background in retail sales into a partnership with longtime friend Andrew Yang, who was running an online consumer-goods seller called The Storehouse. Mironowicz's sales savvy was just the tonic The Storehouse needed -- and The Storehouse gave him the vehicle to reach out to charitable causes.

Is it Windows 8 or bust for Microsoft?

Windows 8 or bust? Microsoft’s fate in the post-PC world is inextricably linked to Windows 8, the newest version of its ubiquitous but antiquated operating...

Great Reads from Beyond the 'Hill – July 23, 2009

Interesting posts from elsewhere we just had to share.

30under30 – The finalists (part 5)

ENTREPRENEURS OF THE LAND Not every person who works in agriculture considers herself an entrepreneur. But some of Australia’s most inventive business people have come...

Little idea to big execution – part two

In part one of this series, we began to incubate your idea, validated that customers actually existed, that they were willing to engage with...

The ‘Frank Sinatra’ Test

When you run your own business, some days are sooooo much better than others. Most of us business owners seem to spend such an inordinate...

Chad Yesilova, 2011 Anthill 30under30 Up-and-Comer

For Chad Yesilova, it's been one heck of a journey -- from being a stockbroker wiped out by the global financial downturn to becoming the co-founder of Innovative Beverage, which sells an "anti-energy drink" called Esc. Not bad for a guy with no previous experience in the beverage game.

Pet Health Centres [SMART 100, 2016]

This SMART 100 profile and the information it contains is a duplication of content submitted by the applicant during the entry process. As a...

Startup social app Sweep aims to immerse millennials in a new world with geo-location,...

Sweep, a new social app has recently launched, unveiling Geochats as one of its initial hero features. Aimed primarily at millennials and digital natives, Sweep creates...

James Greig, 2011 Anthill 30under30 Honourable Mention

James Greig knew he had a powerful web-development product. The problem was how to stand out among hundreds of boutique-y competitors with more marketing muscle. So he took the "white label" route, setting out a network of resellers who put their own brand on the product. And Greig's Bloomtools, well, bloomed.

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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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