Doing business overseas
5:02PM | Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | The Australian Trade Commission has announced it will shift its focus to emerging markets by removing some of its resources from North America and Europe.
5:34PM | Monday, 16 May 2011 | A growing opportunity for Australian green energy start-ups exists in Malaysia due to the size of the country’s palm oil industry, according to the Australian Institute of Commercialisation.
5:37PM | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | A new survey reveals 60% of Australian businesses say at least a quarter of their business has an international focus, yet only 39% have a strategy in place to protect themselves against the fluctuating Australian dollar.
5:00AM | Thursday, 5 May 2011 | Freelancer.com has been recognised as Employment Site of the Year at the Webby Awards in New York, making it the only Australian company to win a Webby award in 2011.
5:30PM | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | A new event, called Pitch Slam, has been launched to help assess start-ups that are seeking to expand to overseas markets.
4:56PM | Wednesday, 20 April 2011 | The CEOs of seven Australian start-ups have returned from Silcon Valley praising the “stream of opportunities” airising from the first Global Acceleration Program, according to event organiser ANZA.
4:27PM | Tuesday, 19 April 2011 | While the opportunity in the Asian market may be huge, many Australian start-ups are failing to connect properly with it.
4:52PM | Friday, 15 April 2011 | Shoes of Prey co-founder Michael Fox talks to StartupSmart about creating a point of difference in the highly competitive world of women’s shoes.
4:39PM | Thursday, 14 April 2011 | Kevin Murphy had to overcome several hurdles, both physical and business-related, to start whiskey investment firm Wood Aged Holdings.
4:10PM | Tuesday, 12 April 2011 | 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.