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Australian mumpreneurs, featuring Oliver Milman

9:20PM | Friday, 14 September 2012 | Oliver Milman

Recently, Today Tonight did a story about the growing number of Australian mumpreneurs, featuring an interview with StartupSmart editor Oliver Milman.

Planning  | Business planning  | Growth  | Growth Strategy

Sydney start-up Peeractive picked for US accelerator DreamIt Ventures

9:00AM | Friday, 14 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Sydney-based tech start-up Peeractive is the first Australian company to be admitted into US accelerator program DreamIt Ventures, and is the only international team in this year’s program.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Technology  | Websites  | How I did it

Workplace stress costing Aussie economy $730 million a year: Report

9:44PM | Thursday, 13 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Employers are being encouraged to offer flexible working arrangements to reduce workplace stress, which is believed to be costing the Australian economy $730 million a year in lost productivity.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Leadership  | Managing people

Aussie innovation: Six ideas to fix a broken system

9:59PM | Thursday, 13 September 2012 | Oliver Milman

By freezing Commercialisation Australia grants, the Federal Government exposed systemic flaws in Australia’s innovation infrastructure. Here's how to fix the system. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Legal matters  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Leadership

Bic launches “female-friendly” pen

9:05PM | Thursday, 13 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Pen manufacturer Bic has courted controversy from reviewers by designing a new range of pens specifically for women.

 | Planning  | Business ideas

Meet the Smart50 2012: 10 key trends from a new generation

9:10AM | Thursday, 13 September 2012 | Cara Waters

The Smart50 of 2012 were born in the GFC and have never known anything other than the patchwork economic conditions we've seen in the last few years.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Growth Strategy

Victorian Government launches $6 million tech innovation lab

9:00AM | Thursday, 13 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Tech start-ups are set to benefit from the launch of a new $6 million “innovation laboratory”, opened by the Victorian Government, as the state seeks to rival NSW in the ICT innovation stakes.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Technology

Melbourne mums take out top title in 2012 AusMumpreneur Awards

9:36PM | Wednesday, 12 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Melbourne-based businesswomen Toni Joel and Nikki Horovitz have taken out the title of 2012 AusMumpreneur of the Year for their lifestyle brand Tonic, which took them 20 years to build.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Growth  | How I did it

Thai restaurant soars to new heights

9:01PM | Wednesday, 12 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

The next big trend in dining is about to swing our way. Certainly, it’s not a great leap to say that this is a business concept even Tarzan could get the hang of.

 | Planning  | Business ideas

Six WA social enterprises to share $239,000 start-up funding

9:51PM | Wednesday, 12 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Six social enterprises in WA are the first recipients of the Western Australian Government’s $10 million Social Enterprise Fund, receiving a total of $239,000 in start-up funding for a broad range of causes.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital

Three ways businesses can cash in on the Asian Century

9:45PM | Wednesday, 12 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

A new report identifies ways in which Australian businesses can take advantage of “Asian economic transformations”, including finance, infrastructure, manufacturing, tourism and food.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Growth  | Growth Strategy

RefreshHQ goes from idea to $350,000 funding in five months

9:00AM | Wednesday, 12 September 2012 | Oliver Milman

Melbourne start-up RefreshHQ.com has raised $350,000 in funding from a clutch of Australian investors, just five months after founder Phil Bosua came up with the idea for the business.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Sole trader

Aquarius Films offers on-set role in $200,000 Pozible fund raising

9:00PM | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

An Australian film production company is using crowdfunding platform Pozible in a bid to raise $200,000, rewarding pledgers with opportunities to be involved in the production of its latest film.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | How I did it

Twitter co-founder urges start-ups to “pick a revolution” at TechCrunch Disrupt

9:45PM | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has urged budding entrepreneurs to “pick a revolution and join it” at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Leadership

Biotech start-ups warned of lengthening US approval process

9:40PM | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

Biotech start-ups looking to go stateside have been warned to prepare for a long, drawn-out process, following reports the US Food and Drug Administration has become more conservative with its approvals.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Legal matters  | Leadership

Electric skateboard speeds ahead

9:54PM | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

What’s better than a skateboard? A skateboard with four electric motors that can go from zero to 45 km/h in 1.9 seconds.

 | Planning  | Business ideas

Five top pitches from the SydStart start-up jamboree

9:53PM | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 | Oliver Milman

Watching other entrepreneurs deliver pitches is an important part of developing your own. Here are five of the best pitches from the Sydstart start-up jamboree. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Financing a business  | Venture Capital

AOL “squatter” builds start-up on the back of his over-stay

9:00AM | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

A US entrepreneur who became known as the “AOL squatter” says the publicity he attracted has helped him build a team of talented staff and secure funding from high-profile investors.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Technology  | Websites  | How I did it  | Business advice and education

Six industries set to be hit by “big bang” digital disruption

9:11PM | Monday, 10 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

A new report by Deloitte singles out six industries tipped to experience a “short fuse, big bang” in the way of digital disruption, highlighting opportunities for forward-thinking start-ups.

 | Business planning  | Growth  | Technology  | Social media  | Websites  | IT  | Sole trader

Non-retail franchisors lead the charge in revenue growth: Report

9:07PM | Monday, 10 September 2012 | Michelle Hammond

First-time franchisees are being encouraged to consider non-retail franchises such as home and personal services, after a report revealed retail operations are lagging behind other sorts of franchises.

 | Planning  | Business planning  | Franchising  | Becoming a franchisor  | Becoming a franchisee
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