A Sunshine Coast start-up has navigated the decline in Australian manufacturing and is readying itself to help get surfers suffering injuries back on the waves.
As online retail gains traction in Australia, Australian start-ups are working out exactly how to build customer confidence to generate maximum sales and business growth.
Men’s lifestyle website The Versatile Gent promotes a bespoke view on current trends in men’s style. For co-founders Tom Hosking and James Want, a strong readership of young gentlemen is the key to success.
For many entrepreneurs, researching advertising options can be a daunting task. Lenny Manor launched media marketplace Find Media in a bid to close that information gap.
Wendy Jackson has set out to boost small business nationally with a shop-sharing website called Shops to Share. The service helps small retailers to not only survive but flourish.
The concept of personal asset lending is relatively new to Australia, but this hasn’t stopped Asssetline from attracting some impressive attention.
From cleaning up and hiring a skip to calling the removalists, there are so many stressful jobs to worry about when you move house. Easier Move founder Stephen Hodges is streamlining that process.
The recent Confetti, Cake & Bubbles event in Melbourne was a showcase for talented and creative event professionals. With a special focus on brides-to-be and future mums, the event was hosted by 2nd Avenue Events, which was recently launched by mumpreneur Jess Jones.
Andy Taylor, founder of SIM-only mobile provider Yatango, hopes his new start-up will improve the reputation of the Australian telecommunications industry.
After an incident in the takeaway food queue at a Jack Johnson concert, Adam Theobald and Scott Player co-founded Beat the Q, which allows customers to pre-order and pay for their snacks using their smartphones.
LoVu co-founders Carolina Lopes-Souto and Michelle Raic describe their start-up as the online destination for Australia’s emerging and established fashion designers.
Sydney-based shoe label Aleeyas sells leather sandals with interchangeable jeweled tops. Co-founders Sharmeen Arain and Rax Huq came up with the concept while they were on their honeymoon.
If you’re looking for something to do, there’s nothing quite like a little local knowledge. Stufftopia’s four co-founders hope their “hyper-local” search app will be like an in-the-know friend anywhere in the world.
The online T-shirt store market is crowded. However, Tee Me Up founder Glenn Tan has sized-up an opportunity he says can stand out from the crowd.
Pocketbook co-founders Bosco Tan and Alvin Singh want to make managing your money “ridiculously simple” by aggregating information from the banks to give you a single view of your financial position.
Best friends Belinda York and Della Pin are the co-founders of GOthat, a service that aggregates daily deal site offers and displays them on webpages that are co-branded with charities.
LA-based Australian actresses Teresa Palmer and Phoebe Tonkin have launched an online scrapbook service, called Your Zen Life, where users can share their passion for health and fitness.
What can you do with a car your hardly ever drive? Collaborative consumption company RideEco goes the extra mile in lending out cars to people who need to ride.
Small businesses increasingly depend on cloud-based apps and services. Dan Norris created Informly to draw together information from various services and present it in an easy to understand format.
At just 19 years of age, One Cent Flights founder Elliott Donazzan has introduced an innovative new auction model to the Australian travel market.