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Taiwanese tea specialist Chatime has launched in Australia, adding to the growing Asian influence within the Australian franchising sector.
Sydney start-up Klick Communications is embarking upon an audacious foray into the US market, setting up shop in Los Angeles with the aim of luring tech start-up clients.
Smart50 entrants Gabby and Hezi Leibovich have hit the big time, as they debut on the Rich List.
A new support network for female entrepreneurs, called the Dolphin Tank, has launched in Australia in a bid to balance out a perceived male-centric approach to pitching events such as Startup Bus.
With a little help from Shane Warne, John Petropoulos of Miroma introduced the media barter concept into Australia.
Global tech giant Microsoft has launched the Queensland Microsoft Innovation Centre, which aims to assist in the establishment of 100 start-ups alongside industry partners over three years.
Almost 100% of local businesses take a more rigorous approach to selecting suppliers as a result of the financial crunch, new research shows, suggesting the rules of engagement have changed.
The local head of digital music service Spotify, which launched in Australia today, claims the company’s “freemium” model enables it to appeal to younger, cash-strapped consumers.
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US-based social networking start-up Pinterest has raised $100 million in finance, valuing the company at around $US1.5 billion.
A new program that has created thousands of jobs in the US and Israel is set to give Australian women an entrepreneurial boost.
A total of 14 SMEs will share in more than $260,000 to advance their innovation or commercialisation activity, as part of the WA government’s Innovation Vouchers Program.
Melbourne-based food entrepreneur Kate Weiss has shared her key start-up secrets after winning the business category at the InStyle and Audi Women of Style Awards earlier this week.
Start-up accelerator Foundry has unveiled its first co-founded business – ProductionParty.com, a crowdsourcing platform for video production.
An online retail expert says New Zealand can be a lucrative market for start-ups as long as they localise their offering, after online shoe store StyleTread announced its New Zealand launch.
Two Sydney-based entrepreneurs have set their sights firmly on the United States, travelling to Silicon Valley to score funding, after changing the name of their business, Wyngle, to suit US consumers.
The Australian Cleantech Competition is now open for registrations, with information sessions in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, in a bid to build on the success of last year’s competition.
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A California-based start-up called Pebble has smashed its goal of raising $100,000 on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, raising more than $10 million, with seven days still to go.