Necessity sparks mother’s invention

1:16PM | Wednesday, 15 January 2014 | Gavin Lower

It was during an overseas family holiday with her four-month-old son Hudson that Gemma Beriman thought there must be an easy way to carry around everything you need when you’re out with a baby.

Sole trader  | Mumpreneur

Making the leap from corporate world to sole trader: Why one woman did it

9:22PM | Tuesday, 10 September 2013 | Gavin Lower

Making the leap from the corporate world to writing her own recipe book and launching a food website was “terrifying”, Tanya Bartolini says.

 | Sole trader  | Mumpreneur

Having a system: How to juggle a growing family and thriving business

9:10PM | Tuesday, 3 September 2013 | Gavin Lower

Caroline Tate is about six weeks away from giving birth to her second child and her first child is almost two. By effectively using business systems, the BizzyBox manages to also stay on top of her growing online business.

 | Sole trader  | Mumpreneur

Mumpreneur ‘supermarket’ aims big with plans to rival Westfield one day

7:12AM | Wednesday, 24 July 2013 | Rose Powell

Natalie Dinsdale is fine with being called a mumpreneur, but she says people may not realise what a big compliment it is.

 | Sole trader  | Mumpreneur  | Retail

Searching for a place to call “work”

6:21AM | Wednesday, 19 June 2013 | Linnet Hunter

Especially if you’re a sole trader, the novelty of working from home eventually wears off. Here are my experiences with a couple of the alternative options.

 | Leadership  | Mentor  | Workspace  | Sole trader  | Mumpreneur  | Linnet Hunter

Eight tips to generate more repeat customers

6:19AM | Wednesday, 5 June 2013 | Amanda Jesnoewski

It can be far easier and cheaper to encourage an existing customer to return rather than attract a new one. Here are eight key tips to help you keep them coming back for more.

 | Marketing  | Sales and marketing  | Mentor  | Sole trader  | Mumpreneur  | Retail  | Female entrepreneurs  | Amanda Jesnoewski

Investors: the missing link for female entrepreneurs

6:06AM | Tuesday, 4 June 2013 | Myriam Robin

In Australia, only 2% of all venture capital money goes into businesses led by women. This lack of finance is a major restraint on would-be female entrepreneurs.

 | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Mumpreneur

Finding an Avenue to a successful event

3:41PM | Monday, 25 March 2013 | Michelle Hammond

The recent Confetti, Cake & Bubbles event in Melbourne was a showcase for talented and creative event professionals. With a special focus on brides-to-be and future mums, the event was hosted by 2nd Avenue Events, which was recently launched by mumpreneur Jess Jones.

 | Growth  | Start-up Profiles  | Mumpreneur

Five ways mumpreneurs can juggle business with family life

2:10PM | Monday, 20 February 2012 | Oliver Milman

Seven in 10 women consider launching a home business after giving birth, but balancing work and family is a struggle. Here are five ways successful mumpreneurs make it happen. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

 | Home based business  | Work/life balance  | Running a business from home  | Planning stage  | Mumpreneur  | Female entrepreneurs

Mum’s the word

9:46PM | Monday, 5 September 2011 | Myriam Robin

Last weekend, a host of mothers who have started their own businesses, better known as “mumpreneurs”, gathered in Sydney for the 2011 AusMumpreneur of the Year Awards.

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | How I did it  | Planning stage  | Starting  | Growing  | Sole trader  | Mumpreneur

10 businesses to start for under $10,000

2:53PM | Friday, 25 February 2011 | Oliver Milman

Speak to the founder of an innovative start-up and he/she is likely to grumble about reluctance of banks to lend them funds to fulfil their dreams.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Planning stage  | Mumpreneur

Mumpreneurs' secrets of success

10:57PM | Tuesday, 5 October 2010 | Emily Ross

They might be juggling naptimes, school runs and mashed banana, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time for starting a business.

 | Growth  | How I did it  | Starting  | Growing  | Mumpreneur  | Female entrepreneurs