Up-and-coming export start-up Aussie Inc has received a major leg-up from global entertainment company Imagination, which has purchased a 50% stake in the business.
Online retail start-up Tarazz.com.au says it will increase its offering to as many as three million items within the next year, after teaming up with Australia Post in an exclusive deal.
Gina Rinehart has been named the richest woman in the world on the BRW Rich List, with the mining magnate’s family legal woes failing to dent a huge leap in her personal wealth.
Figures released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics illustrate what many budding entrepreneurs have long suspected – conditions aren’t all rosy for new businesses.
It seems like a long time since the inaugural Startmate start-ups were unveiled last year, but, already, the second generation are snapping at their heels.
Adelaide Population: 1.2 million Start-up survival rate: 75.7% (2007 to 2009)
Australian start-ups may be regularly told that they are playing in an increasingly global marketplace, but the view beyond our shores currently isn’t very enticing.
The demise of start-up networking group The Hive after nearly four years of facilitating socialising and guest speakers across Australia shouldn’t be concerning for budding entrepreneurs looking to meet like-minded souls.
British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has invested an undisclosed sum in mobile payment start-up Square, founded by former Twitter chief Jack Dorsey, following a $110 million funding round.
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I need capital to grow my business but my most promising investor wants a large slice of the company. What should I do?2:46PM | Monday, 28 February
What are your thoughts on ‘a big slice of nothing versus a small slice of something’? I need capital to grow my business but my most promising investor wants a large slice of the company. What should I do?