With this year’s StartupSmart Awards done and dusted, we thought we’d take a look at some of the major trends to emerge from the Top 50. Encouragingly, the list offers up a diverse range.
Family-run enterprises have long been the bedrock of Australia’s small business sector. The help, support and familiarity provided by relatives can prove invaluable, not only in the start-up phase, but also in the generational handover of a thriving business.
Starting a business can be an overwhelming experience, particularly if you didn’t plan on doing it alone. But as Matthew Sampson found out, thinking on your feet is crucial when you realise that you are going solo.