Business advice and education
A raft of successful entrepreneurs will represent Australia at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance Summit in Russia, including Jo Burston, Kim Heras and Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin.
Young entrepreneur Whitney Komor has scored $1.1 million from OneVentures and Sydney Angels for her social planning start-up TheBestDay, which is still months away from launching.
Another new niche job site, SpotJobs, is preparing for its national media launch next month, having already received seed funding and office space from residential builder Simonds Homes.
The South Australian government will provide $1 million to help establish Hub Adelaide, which joins Hub Melbourne and Hub Sydney, to try and capitalise on the city’s “entrepreneurial boom”.
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”.
The co-founder of Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram has outlined key reasons for the company’s success, after hitting 100 million users since its launch in October 2010.
The founders of successful start-ups Zambrero, TOM Organic and Shoes of Prey are among the Australian entrepreneurs shortlisted for the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA) Summit.
Young entrepreneurs are being encouraged to enter a Subway competition in which they build, operate and promote a virtual restaurant for the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to the US.
Young entrepreneurs who apply for a spot at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA) Summit will go in the running for a $5,000 business grant, awarded by an expert panel.
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.
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.
Expectations are high for Melbourne start-up and eBay preferred shipping supplier Ship2Anywhere, which won two titles at the 2012 StartupSmart Awards. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
The first class of Atlassian Hack House graduates have highlighted their achievements since participating in the program, after the second class began work yesterday.
A trio of London-based Australian entrepreneurs has been forced to defend its coffee shop start-up Harris+Hoole for giving the image of an independent chain while being part-owned by UK retail giant Tesco.
Australian entrepreneur James Miller, who co-founded food franchise Sumo Salad before turning his attention to the re-launch of old Sydney pubs, has died of a suspected drug overdose.
Primary school students will be taught the fundamentals of business and economics under a new move by the Gillard government, but a small business group says a more specialised program should be implemented.
Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine and Deloitte Technology have announced their lists of the most impressive business leaders of 2012.
Two university students have highlighted the importance of cross-promotion on social media, after creating an app that allows students to gain access to nightclubs and bars at a cheaper rate.
Are kids too lazy these days? Old Taskmaster recently learnt a valuable business lesson from a group of Gen Ys.
The University of Sydney Union’s Incubate program has selected the eight successful start-up teams who will use $5,000 grants to develop their ideas over the university’s summer break.