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Regional Pitchfest 2017 is here to showcase the best rural and regional entrepreneurs

Regional entrepreneurs, innovators, artisans and small business owners across the country will have the opportunity to pitch their big business ideas when Australia Post Regional Pitchfest launches nationwide from March next year.

These are the businesses behind Australia’s late payment culture [INFOGRAPHIC]

As a nation, Australia ranked bottom of the table behind other nations including the US, Canada, Mexico, Ireland and Denmark when it comes to paying invoices.

A third of women are confident in returning to work after giving birth –...

Confidence steadily decreases as women age and the biggest insecurities they have about returning to work relate to balancing work and family commitments and whether their skills and knowledge are up-to-date.

From food to phones, pets to publishing, these are the 2016 Businesswomen’s Hall of...

HerBusiness, formerly known as the Australian Businesswomen’s Network (ABN) has announced the 2016 inductees to the Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame

This bird’s eye view of the evolution of Australia’s fastest-growing suburb over the years...

Crace, located in the north of Canberra, is one of Australia’s fastest-growing suburbs. Geospatial mapping and visual analytics company, nearmap has exclusive photos of the evolution of Crace — since its bushland times.

Apps are replacing traditional services in Australia; are you among the affected?

New research from Australian taxi app and mobile payment provider, ingogo, has revealed the top industries where Australian consumers are using apps to replace...

How did this Vietnamese fast food chain grow from one store to 15 in...

Bao Hoang and his wife had always discussed a need for an alternative to sushi. After countless compliments over the rice paper rolls (amongst many...

A digital co-working space opens in Bega Valley, beckoning seachangers

Think of CoWS, a digital co-working space that opened last month, as a small step for the Bega Valley entrepreneur community and, probably, a giant leap for seachangers.

What Canberra needs are champions and cheerleaders (and can you stop that bashing, please?)

Stop this Canberra bashing, will you? It’s not merely the home of politics. And, you Canberrans, it’s time you began to take a little...

Lachlan Blackhall, 2011 Anthill 30under30 Honourable Mention

Education and business are not separate worlds for Lachlan Blackhall. Out in Canberra, he's proving how intricately they can weave together. While his background is technical -- he has a PhD in Engineering -- he feels just as at home in the domain of the consumer. "I am passionate about the beneficial and long-term impact that education and engineering can have on the world," says Blackhall, founder of 17Dynamics.

Australian Innovation Festival 2010 gears up for national and state launches

The 2010 Australian Innovation Festival celebrates its ninth anniversary by again focusing on the 4Cs of Innovation -- Creativity, Connections, Collaboration and Commercialisation. This year’s Festival theme “Building Sustainable Businesses” highlights the importance of innovation during this period of regeneration from last year’s global economic uncertainty.

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How To Grow Your Business and Profits with Jason Cunningham [CHEAT...

Recorded guerrilla-style in the basement of York Butter Factory, the linked video course is a rollicking, authoritative lesson (with some colourful language, mind you) from someone who has been through it all. In this Cheat Sheet, we cover three hot tips from the lesson, with a focus on helping business owners grow and increase profitability: Why entrepreneurs need to think about “the end," why cash flow is king – no matter what you’ve heard, and why you need to have a vision for success.

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The Facebook Honey Trap with James Tuckerman [CHEAT SHEET]

This cheat sheet was developed to help small business operators harness the incomparable (and undeniable) potency of Facebook to recruit fans, spread the word, and (most importantly) generate inbound business.

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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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