Wholesale distribution company Metcash is ramping up its fight against supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths, after launching a new food franchise called Harvest Market.
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Melbourne-based entrepreneur Georgia Beattie is among the first group of Australian businesswomen selected to participate in the US-founded Springboard Enterprises program.
Sydney-based taxi booking app Ingogo has secured a fresh round of funds from a host of new, high-profile investors, with founder Hamish Petrie flagging plans for a national rollout.
The co-founder of Sydney Dev Camp is attempting to create a directory of the “who’s who” of the Sydney tech start-up ecosystem, after launching a website called The Startup Community.
Venture technology agency BlueChilli says it is on track to invest in 100 start-ups by 2016, after announcing it has joined forces with Deloitte Private’s Entrepreneur Connect program.
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The Sydney branch of start-up accelerator The Founder Institute has opened applications for its autumn 2013 program, having enjoyed huge success since it opened its doors in late 2011.
Recruitment start-up OneShift is hoping to raise up to $30 million to fund its expansion into New Zealand and south-east Asia, with US venture capital firms among the list of possible investors.
Napoleon Perdis has suggested Australian department stores could reverse their fortunes by investing in staff. It’s a suggestion with implications far beyond the retail sector.
Quest Serviced Apartments has announced plans to build 10 new properties across NSW by 2014, after revealing it is on the hunt for new franchisees to drive the brand forward across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.
The Australian tourism industry, hotel and luxury retail sectors have all benefited from Chinese New Year festivals.
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Reckon is aiming to shake up the Australian accounting software market when it launches its first cloud-based product Reckon One in the next quarter.
Yesterday, the Taskmaster outlined why it’s a good idea to have your staff spend one day per week or per fortnight in sales. But should your sales staff spend time in other departments?
An ambitious food franchise chain has come unstuck after start-up costs doused its flames.
Sydney-based start-up Airtasker has made its first acquisition after launching just one year ago, picking up smaller competitor TaskBox, as it seeks to ramp up growth here and overseas.
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Mentor-driven seed fund Startmate is seeking “exceptional” developers and designers for its newly launched Trump Cards program, which offers insight into life as a start-up.