Larissa Robertson


Cashflow, clarity cited as key challenges for hybrid business

5:48AM | Thursday, 31 May

The greatest challenge of combining non-profit and for-profit aspects into your business is cashflow management, says the co-founder of Victorian “hybrid” business Living Fundraisers.

10 trends from the 2012 StartupSmart Top 50

3:59AM | Thursday, 29 March

With this year’s StartupSmart Awards done and dusted, we thought we’d take a look at some of the major trends to emerge from the Top 50. Encouragingly, the list offers up a diverse range.

Target Media takes top spot in 2012 StartupSmart Awards

3:09PM | Tuesday, 27 March

Target Media Australia has taken out the top prize at the 2012 StartupSmart Awards, named the country’s fastest-growing young business with an impressive revenue of $14.1 million.

Five reasons to start-up in 2012 – and five reasons to think twice

3:51AM | Friday, 15 March

Figures released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics illustrate what many budding entrepreneurs have long suspected – conditions aren’t all rosy for new businesses.

10 quick-fire start-ups

5:32AM | Wednesday, 2 May

Starting a business used to be a rather drawn out affair. With all the planning and fund raising involved, it would be unthinkable that you could launch a company within a week.

Australia’s top 10 female start-up entrepreneurs

5:27AM | Wednesday, 2 May

When it comes to women in business, Australia is lagging behind the rest of the world. Still.