Australian car-cleaning franchise Nanotek is expanding into the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria, with founder Jim Cornish attributing the move to the region’s “entrepreneurial spirit”.
Silicon Valley start-up expert Tyler Crowley has shared his thoughts on how local start-ups can improve their pitches and gain more media attention, as part of a whirlwind Australian visit.
The founder of Victorian company FreshBins has highlighted the importance of having a good patent attorney, after lamenting the lack of local investment in FreshBins’ patented technology.
Gourmet biscuit producer Byron Bay Cookies intends to go global with its franchising model, after establishing six Australian stores, and is looking for franchisees to fuel its expansion.
Tech giant Google is considering launching its start-up investment funding arm in Australia, a report suggests, but there’s no official word on if or when Google Ventures is expected to arrive.
Australian start-ups 7Write and Revirda will be put through their paces when they arrive in Amsterdam this week, after being chosen as two of 15 finalists for Startupbootcamp Amsterdam.
The chief executive of Melbourne-based tech start-up Miiy has offered to find positions for retrenched Sensis staff within his company, which is developing a range of business services.
Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has given the world a tantalising insight into the social media giant – here are five key details.
Sydney-based start-up PINCHme plans to build up a database of two million Australian consumers after securing consumer goods giant Proctor & Gamble as its pre-launch partner.
US-based daily deals giant LivingSocial has raised another $US110 million from investors, with an industry expert predicting a trickle-down effect for smaller players.
Yahoo! is redesigning the main entry into its website in a bid to create a “more modern experience” for users, suggesting start-ups can take inspiration from the embattled tech giant.
A number of new start-ups have likened themselves to US-based company Airbnb, the leader in travel rentals, which has booked more than 10 million nights of accommodation worldwide.
High-profile American entrepreneur Tony Perkins has highlighted US investors’ increasing appetite for Australian companies, ahead of Australia’s first-ever AlwaysOn conference.
Online beauty retailer Lust Have It has outlined three distinct models of subscription commerce after revealing its subscriptions have grown more than 1000% over the past year.
The organisers of SeaChange StartUp Camp Merimbula have launched Australia’s first-ever StartUp Bus, inspired by the Startup Bus in the United States, but it will only take in the far south coast of NSW.
Australia's Jeans Queen, Bettina Liano, has closed all but one of her Australian stores and set her sights on the United States market instead.
A new Sydney-based start-up called BonusTree has launched with a vision to offer entrepreneurs relevant business and lifestyle perks.
From the retail sector to the media, technology is rapidly reshaping whole industries. However, by taking advantage of government grants, you can make sure your business remains relevant. BY MARC PESKETT.
The country director of US-based eCommerce website Etsy has offered some insight into the company, and has outlined some key tips for online start-ups, as part of her Australian visit.
The vast majority of Australia's top small businesses have a clear vision and comprehensive long-term business strategy, according to new research from the New South Wales Business Chamber.