Five top business ideas that made millions

3:38AM | Thursday, 14 March

According to Paul Graham, investor and founder of Y Combinator, the best way to get a winning business idea is to not think of any. Instead, you should be looking at which problems you can solve.

Brains draining when it comes to covering Australian start-ups

5:01AM | Thursday, 24 May

It is a crying shame that some people in the local start-up community think playing on a world stage means a brain drain for Australia. If they used their own brain, they might see it's not a choice of Australia or Silicon Valley but rather Australia and Silicon Valley.

Learning on the job

5:21AM | Wednesday, 2 May

When it comes to learning on the job, lessons aren’t confined to those who want to boost their chances of a promotion. Aspiring start-ups can also glean the skills they need to embark on the path to entrepreneurship.

Retail and tech start-ups fare well in Young Rich list

9:16PM | Thursday, 22 September

Some of Australia’s leading start-up entrepreneurs have made an appearance onto this year’s BRW Young Rich list, with the tech and retail sectors well represented.

Seven funding options to get you to the next level

7:55PM | Tuesday, 12 July

We've bootstrapped Shoes of Prey to date but we've been exploring the possibility of raising capital to help accelerate our growth.

Study lists of cool entrepreneurs

7:46AM | Monday, 4 July

We all love a list, whether it is a rich list or a list of the best companies to work for.

How to snare a US investor

4:13PM | Saturday, 28 April

The business world has been abuzz with talk of a second dotcom bubble, fuelled by the huge public debut by LinkedIn last week.

Packer tipped to pour $40m into Catch of the Day

5:58AM | Tuesday, 10 May

James Packer is reportedly planning to pour $40 million into daily deals and group buying site Catch of the Day, suggesting tech companies are the current flavour for large investors.

The crowd-source king

4:36AM | Friday, 27 April

Mark Harbottle happily admits he’s a “start-up guy”. The co-founder of SitePoint and 99Designs may not be steeped in the pinstripe and spreadsheet CEO culture, but he can be relied upon to come up with a sector-defining online idea.