Start-ups in retail and hospitality can take inspiration from the likes of Katies and Michel’s Patisserie, which are among the winners of Roy Morgan’s Customer Satisfaction Awards.
Launching a start-up can be a daunting and methodical process. However, it becomes a lot more manageable if you break it down into three distinct phases. BY BRAD LINDENBERG.
Taking on any new role in business is daunting, let alone taking over from a company founder. But as Dave Dane found out, once you’ve made that leap, there’s no turning back. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Australian-founded live video network Kondoot has unveiled an ambitious plan to raise $10 million through an initial public offering, after raising $3.2 million in a funding round led by US investors.
Start-up incubator Pollenizer has teamed up with Sensis to host a two-day hackathon later this month, inviting entrepreneurs to vie for a share in more than $50,000 worth of prizes and perks.
Innovation Bay, the network that budding entrepreneurs to pitch directly to investors, has expanded to Brisbane, pointing to surging activity among the Queensland capital’s start-up community.
There are two things businesses always say they love – their people and innovation. But here’s a challenge: Look at your budgets for the next year and tell me where this “love” is highlighted.
The University of New South Wales will host its second Sydney Tech Startup Expo next month, designed to connect the tech start-up community with the university’s students and staff.
Franchisors need to build up their local network before expanding overseas, an expert says, after food franchises Muffin Break and Jamaica Blue unveiled their latest global expansion plans.
Facebook plans to help app developers bypass the app stores of its rivals on mobile phones, and will also help them understand which mobile browsers support the functionality of their apps.
TEDx is known for presenting talks by some of the world's greatest thinkers. With events in Australia this year, here are five of their best business-related talks to whet your appetite. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Sydney may have suffered from a series of setbacks in recent years, but the hometown of Startmate and PushStart remains a heavy hitter in the start-up world. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Gold Coast-based start-up Opmantek has secured a major contract with Mexico’s largest telecommunications firm, despite having virtually no sales or revenue history.
Review your range of products and services. Is there a good, better and best option? If not, why not?
The ANZ Innovyz START program, a start-up accelerator scheme modelled on faced US incubator TechStars, has officially kicked off in Adelaide.
Sydney co-working network Fishburners has launched a new space for start-ups, partnering with the City of Sydney to roll out the Darlinghurst facility.
Land travel marketplace Jayride.com has secured $400,000 in funding from local investors, including angel investor Andrey Shirben, as it prepares to crack the UK market.
AngelCube, the Melbourne-based incubator, will open applications for its second round of start-ups tomorrow, increasing its intake to eight teams, with a special interest in marketplace concepts and software-as-a-service.
Thereitis.com, an Adelaide-based tech start-up, has secured $2 million in angel funding from local investors, as the business gears up for rapid expansion across the globe.
In 2002, Michael Schreiber opened the first Strike Bowling Bar. Since then, Strike has grown into a $30 million revenue business employing more than 300 staff. This is how Schreiber bowled his competition over. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.