With five children between them, Erica Stewart and Trudi Jenkins have their hands full. But that hasn’t stopped them from growing their website into a major player in the gifting category.
This year’s BRW Young Rich List may be striking due to the dip in overall wealth of the top 100, including a $700 million plummet by mining mogul Nathan Tinker, but there are encouraging signs for start-ups.
Whether Facebook is a good platform to sell your product or service is an increasingly important question that start-ups have to ponder.
If you use a Google account – and you probably do – then you’ve most likely set up a nice, strong password so people can’t get into your accounts.
While hundreds of people may have queued up for the iPhone 5 this morning, there are an equal number lamenting Apple's changes in its latest update to iOS 6 – and developers are warning it could have an impact on their marketing.
The winner of the 2012 Unleash Your App competition will use the prize money to attend next year’s Google I/O conference, after building an Android app that tracks users’ carbon footprint.
THE NEWS WRAP: Business Council of Australia chief calls for major reforms and cuts to public service9:16PM | Thursday, 20 September
The head of the Business Council of Australia has called for government bureaucracy to be radically reformed, claiming that Australian firms are unable to plan for the long term because they are “second guessed” by public servants.
It's been a bad week for internet scams, with the country's regulatory agencies warning against dodgy emails, while security advisors are now warning users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser to log off due to a newly discovered vulnerability.
Top US incubator 500 Startups has widened its application process, confirming it will take applications from any venture through AngelList, making it considerably easier for Australian start-ups to be accepted into the program.
There has been some debate lately about two forms of investment structure used by VCs, namely “priced rounds” and “convertible notes”.
The Chinese economy appears to be slowing beyond expectations, according to new data, raising concerns for the many Australian businesses that rely on the regional powerhouse.
The falling cost in technology has been widely credited for lowering the barriers to entry for new start-ups.
We live in a day and age where anyone and everyone can become an expert.
This article first appeared on October 4th, 2012. Did you know you can input some default locations in Google Maps to make searching for locations easier?
Last week, we outlined the top 10 lies that entrepreneurs tell investors and what was "really" being said.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that the dominion of the Australian start-up resides close to its shores, with its citizens holed up in metropolitan warehouse share-spaces, dingy studies or back rooms.
How far can you go with special offers and products that hint towards well-known brands/events? I’ve seen a few good examples from the Olympics where the small business didn’t get into trouble, but then you hear about ‘cease and desist’ letters being sent out all the time. What is the general rule?
This week’s Secret Soloist is answered by Villa and Hut founder Franz Madlener. Great question and great idea – but this is one of the biggest pitfalls for so many start-ups.
A false Twitter account claiming to be that of a senior Bankwest executive has caused a headache for the bank and illustrated the importance of monitoring social media for business.
If you’re using Google Chrome, then you should be aware of some of the extensions you have available to customise your browsing experience.