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Teenage brother and sister duo take on eBay with hybrid social media and online marketplace startup

7:31PM | Wednesday, 9 July 2014 | Broede Carmody

Sailr, developed by brother and sister duo Naomi Feiglin, 19, and Nathan Feiglin, 16, plans to be a more social and mobile-friendly version of eBay.

Melbourne startup aims to kick-start your mobile phone’s battery life

7:16PM | Wednesday, 9 July 2014 | Broede Carmody

Is your phone constantly out of juice? Not to worry, a Melbourne-based startup is coming to the rescue.

A Tasmanian startup is trying to take a bite out of the lucrative online video industry

5:01PM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | Kye White

Tasmanian animation startup Biteable has its eyes set on the lucrative online business video market.

From broken back to breakthrough global product: a local manufacturing startup’s story

3:44PM | Monday, 31 March 2014 | Rose Powell

When Alex John fractured his back on a home-made waterslide, he thought his life as he knew it could well be over.

Two things I’ve learned working in a rapidly scaling tech start-up in the US

3:01PM | Friday, 14 March 2014 | Rose Powell

Jack Aldridge has been working with US enterprise uShip since it was a start-up and says he’s learned a lot as the company has taken off.

Social media community for seniors takes off: Founder shares her business model plans

3:05PM | Friday, 14 March 2014 | Rose Powell

Traffic for Starts at 60 is growing almost 10% month-on-month and bringing together thousands of older people keen for connection and targeted content.

Going global against all advice with no funding: HealthKit co-founder shares their Start-ups are Scary moment

12:00AM | Friday, 20 December 2013 | Rose Powell

Building a global health administration system was crazy. At least that's what Alison Hardacre and Lachlan Wheeler's friends told them.

SpotJobs.com celebrates its first birthday

10:37PM | Wednesday, 30 October 2013 | Gavin Lower

The online employment site has overcome the challenges of raising funds and building a team, and now has 250,000 registered users and sees more than 2.5 million page views a month.

$100 million in revenue by year three: Entrepreneur says avoiding external capital key to success

10:24PM | Friday, 11 October 2013 | Rose Powell

In three years, Adam Schwab and Jeremy Same have created an e-commerce empire of seven businesses that will bring in revenue of more than $100 million by the end of this financial year.

Start-up launches to help home owners validate their property sale before listing

10:21PM | Friday, 4 October 2013 | Rose Powell

A web platform that allows home owners looking to sell their property to gauge interest and gather feedback from potential purchasers before listing has launched this week.

Doing business in China: How to crack the market

9:59PM | Friday, 27 September 2013 | Gavin Lower

A teahouse in the middle of the night in the middle of China was the setting for Aaron Zamykal’s first sale of the meal-replacement drink powders made by his company Slim Nation.

Juggling family life: How one entrepreneur did it

8:52PM | Friday, 30 August 2013 | Gavin Lower

With four children to raise, entrepreneur Dr Elaine Saunders and husband John made a decision that wasn’t common at the time.

How health.com.au became the only new private health insurer in 30 years

8:56PM | Monday, 26 August 2013 | Rose Powell

Private health insurer health.com.au took out the Start-up Award at the national Telstra Australian Business Awards last week.

Discgo Charger solves mobile phone charging dilemma

5:09PM | Thursday, 30 May 2013 | Gavin Lower

It was while watching a cricket Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground that actor and former events director Sean Brandtman came up with an idea for a portable battery charger for mobile phones.

How Flippa hit $100 million in turnover in its first four years

5:41PM | Thursday, 2 May 2013 | Oliver Milman

Many businesses complain about the high Australian dollar. However, website marketplace Flippa has grown to over $100 million in turnover with just 5% of its customers in Australia.

Australian delegation confirmed for young entrepreneurs summit

3:40PM | Friday, 15 March 2013 | Michelle Hammond

A raft of successful entrepreneurs will represent Australia at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance Summit in Russia, including Jo Burston, Kim Heras and Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin.

One Aussie entrepreneur to meet Richard Branson via LinkedIn comp

3:35PM | Thursday, 14 March 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Australian entrepreneurs are being encouraged to write a 25-word submission for the chance to sit on a panel with Sir Richard Branson at a University of Queensland Business School event.

Pre-launch start-up TheBestDay scores $1.1 million in funding

3:33PM | Wednesday, 13 March 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Young entrepreneur Whitney Komor has scored $1.1 million from OneVentures and Sydney Angels for her social planning start-up TheBestDay, which is still months away from launching.

Backpack Bed for homeless named an Edison Award finalist

3:04PM | Friday, 8 March 2013 | Michelle Hammond

A backpack bed designed by Melbourne social enterprise Swags for Homeless has been named a finalist in the social impact category of the 2013 Edison Awards, to be held in Chicago next month.

CommBank names first five businesswomen for Silicon Valley tour

3:58PM | Friday, 8 March 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Queensland businesswoman Yvette Adams will take part in a study tour in Silicon Valley along with nine other women, two years after appearing in the 2011 StartupSmart Awards Top 50.

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