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Aquarius Films offers on-set role in $200,000 Pozible fund raising

9:00PM | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

An Australian film production company is using crowdfunding platform Pozible in a bid to raise $200,000, rewarding pledgers with opportunities to be involved in the production of its latest film.

Melbourne firm partners with major telco to boost Mexican start-ups

9:55PM | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Melbourne-based Business Planning HQ will host an event for start-ups in Mexico later this month, after signing an agreement with multinational telco provider Telefónica.

Five ways the GST threshold report recommends changing the postal sector

9:51PM | Monday, 10 September 2012 | Patrick Stafford

The postal sector could be revamped if recommendations for a new report are acted upon by the government.

Startup Chile to spice things up for Broccol-e-games

9:00AM | Monday, 10 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

A Melbourne gaming start-up says the Federal Government should offer something similar to Startup Chile, after being the only Australian start-up chosen to participate in the South American country's wide-ranging innovation program.

Another Mexican food franchise arrives – but this one’s aimed at uni students

9:58PM | Friday, 7 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Another Mexican food franchise will attempt to carve a slice of an increasingly crowded market, but has created a point of difference for itself by opening some of its stores in universities.

Merchants tipped to benefit as eBay buys Svpply.com

9:47PM | Friday, 7 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

eBay sellers are tipped to benefit from eBay’s acquisition of Pinterest-style shopping start-up Svpply.com, with the auction giant insisting the deal will allow it to offer more merchandising options.

The world’s top five most innovative businesses

9:14PM | Friday, 7 September 2012 | Oliver Milman

Are you hoping to reshape an industry with your start-up? If so, here are five innovative businesses you should pay attention to. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Adelaide start-up Happy Inspector snags funding from US tech hub

9:00AM | Friday, 7 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Property inspection start-up Happy Inspector has raised a seed funding round from investors including Dave McClure’s 500 Startups, after lamenting the struggles it faced in securing cash in Australia.

Retail tenancy predictions prompt pop-up shop tips

9:13PM | Thursday, 6 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Start-ups have been urged to use pop-up shops as a way to test the market before making a larger investment, following predictions that “monolithic” large stores could be on the wane.

CSIRO identifies six megatrends and the business opportunities in them

9:05PM | Thursday, 6 September 2012 | Cara Waters

A new CSIRO report identifies the six megatrends businesses need to know about.

‘No-nonsense’ Web Directions South event to launch start-up workshop

9:00AM | Thursday, 6 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Entrepreneurs can now register their interest in Web Directions South, a conference aimed at new tech companies, while Startup Weekend is to return to Adelaide for a second time.

Location key for retail start-ups amid foreign fashion wave

9:45PM | Wednesday, 5 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

A retail expert says small independent retailers won’t be too badly hurt by the wave of global fast fashion retailers entering Australia.

Cashback deals site founded by Adir Shiffman scores early investment from Aura Capital

9:58PM | Wednesday, 5 September 2012 | Patrick Stafford

Private equity group Aura Capital has backed cashback deals site StartHere.

TiECON Sydney to dole out $50,000 through start-up pitch contest

9:00AM | Wednesday, 5 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Start-ups have been given an 'open door' chance at the TiECON Sydney event to land $50,000 from angel investors, with organisers claiming that the initiative is an opportunity for new ventures to hone their pitches.

Attach a problem to each of your products

9:01PM | Tuesday, 6 September 2011 | Taskmaster

By attaching solutions to each product you have defined your ideal customers and created five little marketing campaigns.

From Finland to the Philippines: Overseas chains hitting Oz from all angles

9:52PM | Monday, 3 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Finnish fashion and homewares company Marimekko is preparing to open two stores in Sydney and Melbourne, while Filipino chain Max’s Restaurant is also eyeing the Australian market.

The outback innovators

9:01PM | Monday, 3 September 2012 | Matty Soccio

The major metropolitan areas are not the only places where new businesses are being launched. However, starting up in rural regional Australia can pose some unique challenges. BY MATTY SOCCIO.

DMG Radio’s Rebekah Horne relocates to run LA start-up GumHouse

8:21PM | Friday, 31 August 2012 | Michelle Hammond

US start-up GumHouse has a new chief executive in the form of Rebekah Horne, digital director of DMG Radio Australia and former senior vice president of MySpace International.

Dads, don't get too excited about Father's Day – spending is flat

8:53PM | Friday, 31 August 2012 | Cara Waters

Retail experts are predicting subdued spending for Father's Day, but cafes and restaurants might get a boost.

Need 2 know: How to get beyond start-up intensive care

8:25PM | Friday, 31 August 2012 | Jason Rose

The chaotic early days of a start-up should give way to a phase that concentrates on processes that stabilise and consolidate the business. BY JASON ROSE.

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