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CloudPeeps has secured seed funding from both US and Australian angel investors

CloudPeeps, an invite-only marketplace that connects businesses with freelance social media and community professionals, co-founded by Melburnian and serial entrepreneur Kate Kendall, has secured...

How has this Melbourne start-up become an international brand in over 100 countries in...

Andrew Fallshaw and Hadrien Monloup have plenty in common. They are both geeks, both love bags and accessories and both come from design backgrounds -...

The Melbourne start-up you and your grandparents will love

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, over 3.3 million Australians are now aged over 65, and in most cases, a family member (usually...

This serial entrepreneur has raised $250,000 seed funding to help you find the perfect...

23-year-old serial entrepreneur Jordan Catalano’s latest creation, Apartment Developments, is great news for those looking to buy new apartment developments off the plan. An e-hub...

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...

David Mah, 2014 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...

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...

Meet Anecsys, Anthill 2013 Cool Company Awards FINALIST [Global Growth Category]

Show your support for this outstanding company. Tweet this article. “Like” this post. Leave a comment. Share the love! Anthill Cool Company Awards The Cool Company Awards...

You hear ‘no’ a thousand times – why creating a film is just like...

Lights, camera, action! Who doesn't love to hear that those famous words are coming to their neighbourhood? That's exactly what David Ludlow is planning to do...

Heard of the French-born genius granting wishes to every sweet tooth in Australia?

Salted caramel. See, I knew I could get your attention immediately with just those two words. Now, wait for this - authentic French salted caramel sauces made right here in Australia.

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.

Meet Safe Sleep Space, Anthill 2012 Cool Company Award Finalist [Micro Business Category]

Safe Sleep Space is company engaged in the noble cause of helping families get a good night's sleep – by helping babies sleep better. Since most parents will tell you that sleep can be a rarity up until one year of age, Safe Sleep Space is providing one heck of a service. (Believe me, I'm a father of two!)

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%

Ethical food advocates demand ACCC investigate Coles and Woolworths. Are farmers and families being...

Australian local food pioneers Food Connect and CERES Fair Food have joined with the National Farmers Federation to call on the ACCC to break up Australia's supermarket duopoly and ensure a more just, equitable and sustainable food future for Australian families.

As nurses’ industrial action deepens, consider a world without them

With many of the nation's hospitals crippled by an industrial action by the Australian Nursing Federation, we thought it timely to bring forth this video, by nurse-training provider Ausmed, dubbed "A World Without Nurses." So, watch the video and then tell us: Who's side are you on?

Is wine, food and travel worth anything if it’s not on the iPhone? Ask...

VisitVineyards.com has launched an iPhone app that brings its rich content to travellers. The online wine and food travel guide was once called “Australia’s most comprehensive guide to regional wine, food and travel guide” by the Mornington Peninsula and received several other encomiums for blazing a new trail in this realm. So, the development of the app is in keeping with its reputation as a new media pioneer.

Brisbane’s innovation juggernaut keeps rolling, but how long? (Skilled labour shortages overtakes funding as...

Brisbane’s innovation engine is humming right now but could soon be spluttering for want of a key driver – skilled labour. At least that...

One hundred days in, Ted Baillieu assesses the challenges ahead for Victoria [Interview]

In this extended podcast, Garry and Leon talk with Victoria Premier Ted Baillieu about the challenges facing his government – not least of which are the clean-up of the Victorian floods, the cut in GST funding from the Federal Government, and the delay to the regional rail project, issues he describes as “black holes” left by his predecessors. He also cites his pledge to the environment and creative measures to boost the state's sagging productivity.

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