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Some of Australia’s leading start-up entrepreneurs have made an appearance onto this year’s BRW Young Rich list, with the tech and retail sectors well represented.
For start-up entrepreneurs, BRW’s Young Rich list is an invaluable resource.
While there are some instances in which universities and business are working together to build new industries, initiatives are few and far between. Experts say it is an area we need to develop.
Calibre Hosting, a gaming start-up run by an 18-year-old, has won the inaugural MEGA/Ninefold Most Promising Cloud Start-up at this year’s MEGA NSW Pitch Day.
University students are being encouraged to attend a 48-hour start-up “hackathon”, hosted by Student Entrepreneurs.
The University of New South Wales is inviting start-ups to attend a career fair for its computer science and engineering students in a bid to encourage graduates to join start-ups.
Industry experts say students are still wary of starting their own businesses despite new figures that reveal job prospects for university graduates have dwindled during the past two years.
Mick Mickiewicz, the co-founder of Australian-based start-up 99designs, has been named in Inc.com’s 30 Under 30, alongside the founders of Dropbox, Foodspotting and Grasshopper.
Australian tech entrepreneur Elias Bizannes is preparing to launch his latest project, which allows start-ups to cohabitate as they develop their ideas.
Steve Jobs lays out his dramatic career story in this 2005 address to students at Stanford University.
StartupSmart goes on campus to get the lowdown on student entrepreneurs – and whether they receive adequate support from Australia’s education institutions.
A new study says there is no peak age for entrepreneurship, despite the tech industry’s “romanticised” idea of young founders.
US venture capitalist Peter Thiel has offered $100,000 to 24 young entrepreneurs providing they stay out of college for two years to further their business ideas.
A new competition for budding entrepreneurs, dubbed a cross between The Apprentice and The Amazing Race, kicks off in Sydney today.
As entrepenurs appear to get younger and younger, we ask, are these kids rare, freakishly gifted prodigies? Or should the start-up space get used to kids playing in their park?
Groupon’s Australian operation Star Deals has acquired Melbourne-based group buying site Crowdmass for an undisclosed sum.
With the Federal Government set to introduce a carbon tax in July next year, businesses have already begun to respond to the emerging entrepreneurial opportunities in the carbon market.
As the Australian representative at the recent Global Entrepreneurship Congress, I saw plenty of trends that look set to spread Down Under. Here's the inside story of the event.
Owning a business is certainly one form of entrepreneurship – but it isn’t the only way.
The School for Social Entrepreneurs, which has won a $100,000 grant from Macquarie, claims that the sector is on the rise.