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Wednesday 29 February

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 | By Oliver Milman

Oliver MilmanToday on StartupSmart, we bring you the latest in our start-up city profiles by taking a look at how Sydney shapes up as a home for budding entrepreneurs.

 

While the NSW capital is undoubtedly Australia’s leading commercial hub, its businesses have suffered from a flagging state economy, increasingly congested transport links and soaring rental rates.

Conversely, Sydney-born initiatives such as Startmate and PushStart point to future innovation. Today, we take Sydney’s pulse to check its start-up health.

Elsewhere, entrepreneur Paul Page explains the pros and cons of being in a business incubator and there’s good news for Melbourne entrepreneurs seeking co-founders.

If you haven't yet entered the 2012 StartupSmart Awards, you better get a move on - applications close tomorrow. For your chance to win a prize worth $10,000, click here.