The high Aussie dollar can make some entrepreneurs reluctant to export. However, a recent study shows there are strong growth opportunities for Australian exporters at the premium end of Asian markets. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
The co-founder of Degani Bakery Café says the Victoria-based chain will be able to “crystallise its growth opportunities” following an investment from NBC Capital, which owns Eagle Boys.
Young Australian entrepreneur Nicole Kersh has launched a new website called CableManagement.com.au,following the success of her first start-up 4Cabling.
Representatives from the world’s largest angel investor groups will attend a conference on the Gold Coast next month, as the Queensland city attempts to reposition itself as an innovation hub.
US-based incubator AngelPad is accepting applications from around the world for its next round, after revealing the 62 start-ups it backed in 2012 raised a total of $56 million.
Recent bushfires may have hampered parts of the Australian tourism industry, but new figures show foreign tourists are flocking to Australia in droves, suggesting start-ups can cash in.
Supermarket giant Woolworths says it will deliver some relief for food businesses with the announcement of a new plan to start sourcing products from SMEs to emphasise local produce.
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Across a number of sectors, innovative Australian start-ups are challenging the status quo. Here are five start-ups set to shake up their industries in 2013. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Newly launched investment fund KidderApp plans to provide a combination of financial backing and mentoring to mobile app developers, who could receive anything from $5,000 to $5 million in investment.
The co-founder of HootSuite has shared his thoughts on the Australian start-up scene’s lack of investor capital after embarking on a global tour for his new start-up Quietly.
Most industries have two distinct groups of customers. Understanding which group your customers come from is critical to many key business decisions.
Australian start-ups located in incubators raise an average $175,379 more in funding than those located in co-working spaces, according to new data from Perth-based research start-up Floq.
G’Day USA has returned with a vengeance in 2013, with more than 25 events set to showcase Australian business capabilities, marking the 10th anniversary of the promotion vehicle of all things Australian.
Australia’s oldest medical research institute has applauded efforts to turn Melbourne into a biotech hub after making a landmark insulin discovery, set to be commercialised overseas.
Government-backed organisation Indigenous Business Australia is looking for an organisation to establish and manage a new source of funding for indigenous social enterprise start-ups.
New retail sales figures show sales slid by 0.1% in November, but the December figures could see a significant turnaround.
US-based start-up Pebble has confirmed it will begin shipping its ‘smartwatch’ on January 23, eight months after it smashed its $100,000 Kickstarter goal and raised more than $15 million.
Sizzling summer weather has led to a seasonal swell in profits for some businesses.
Venture capital firms in the United States raised $20.6 billion from 182 funds in 2012, new figures show, with Australian start-ups among those that benefited from the surge in investment cash.