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Landchecker gives power back to the people with this new free online property tool

Developed in-house over two years off the back of the government’s initiative to foster innovation through open source data, Landchecker is a free tool available to anyone looking to do their due diligence on a property or future investment.

PACK & SEND has announced an all-female finalist line-up for its inaugural Small Business...

The winning small business will receive a prize pack that includes $10,000 worth of parcel and freight services from PACK & SEND, a three-month business mentorship with Hannah Staples, co-founder of Peppermint Grove Australia.

Will this new plan for a supersized start-up hub turn Sydney into the global...

The private sector led, NSW Government-backed Jobs for NSW is calling on business accelerators, incubators and other start-up partnering services to sign up to the new Sydney Startup Hub, which it’s hoped will rival similar venues around the world.

New IBISWorld research reveals which industries are set to fly and fall in 2017

New research by IBISWorld suggests that 2017 is likely to be characterised by growth in Road and Bridge Construction, Sugar Manufacturing, Oil and Gas Extraction, Data Storage and Child Care Services.

Australian SMEs are feeling optimistic going into 2017, says latest Westpac survey

The SME Index survey found the top three business goals for SMEs in 2017 are enhancing products and services, hiring new staff and improving accounting systems.

Reading about his future competitor in the paper inspired this entrepreneur’s idea

In July 2012, while managing a large Westpac branch, he came across an interview with the founder of a well-known personal budgeting company which claimed they had created a new category in personal finance.

Meet Australia’s youngest entrepreneurs and the brilliant things are they are making

The Kidpreneur-in-Residence trip to Moose Toys was the grand prize experience for the winners of the Challenge, which saw more 2000 Australian students raise $100,000 for charities in 2016 as a result of their own micro-businesses.

These four social enterprises are entering the Dragons’ Den – one winner will take...

This year, 36 Australian businesses completed TDi’s six-month Two Feet program, which teaches social entrepreneurs how to do good, make money and ensure they have a scalable business that can take on investment capital.

This new sharing economy start-up is delivering food from talented home cooks

Instead of ordering off your local restaurants, the new online marketplace is the first in Australia to connect you with super talented locals in your community who love to cook, bake and create at home, so you don’t have to. Meals can be simply picked up or delivered straight to your door - and reviewed.

Efic’s export loan opens up international markets for Australian small businesses

Queensland cruise operator Frankland Islands Cruises, and New South Wales technology company Intersective are among the first Australian small businesses to benefit from export funding through the Small Business Export Loan, the latest finance offering for small businesses from Efic, Australia’s export finance agency.

Uniseed has invested $1 million in this high tech beverage’s $4 million funding round

Uniseed, a VC fund working with four Go8 universities and CSIRO, recently led a $4 million investment in probiotic drink company PERKii with $1 million

European co-working pioneer Spaces takes another step in Australia with its first Sydney location...

Dutch-born workspace pioneer Spaces continues Australian expansion with the launch of its first Sydney location following its most recent launch in New York

A tech start-up is disrupting how we search for homes to buy with a...

With just a team of three, Hutbitat has managed to achieve market coverage for NSW and Victoria in under a year. Now, it looks to Western Australia.

Meet DesignCrowd, Anthill 2014 Cool Company Award WINNER [Big Kahuna]

Most online design companies are either expensive and bad, or cheap and bad. Design crowd connects businesses with talented designers – just like it should be! DesignCrowd is an Australian company that makes it easy to crowd-source designs, and it's rapidly making a name for itself in the international market, because of how good it's doing its job.

These are the top five everyday services Australians seek online. Are you offering one...

New research by online local business directory TrueLocal has revealed the everyday services Australians want the most right at their fingertips – and why...

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...

Mood of the SMEs: More upbeat about economy, but decidedly downbeat about government

Might the two millions SMEs be swing voters in this year’s elections? Potentially, they could, especially when disgruntled.

The storm is over, the storm is over now! Seriously, SMEs are singing along...

The research found that 26% of SMEs expected the domestic economy to improve within 12 months, an obviously welcome increase from the 19% of the July 2012 report.

SMEs dumping Internet in the face of economic slump

The Business Monitor, which surveyed 1,004 SME operators, found online business activity such as online transactions, email marketing and social media to be in decline. Less than a quarter (24%) used search engines to promote their business, down from nearly one-third (31%) in March. Social media activity on Facebook, YouTube and Google+ fell three percentage points to 15% and professional networking on LinkedIn fell six percentage points to 13%

ingogo wins over top investors as it plays catch-up with goCatch

The race to get the most compelling taxi app to your nearest smart-phone is revving up. Ingogo is playing catch-up with goCatch, the iPhone app that won the $50,000 top prize at Tech23 last month. But it may have stolen a march by attracting marquee investors.

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