Doing business overseas
9:46PM | Thursday, 22 September 2011 | The vast majority of Australian SMEs have no kind of strategy when it comes to the fastest growing business channel there is – online. Don’t be one of them.
9:51PM | Thursday, 22 September 2011 | Australian start-ups could be set for a funding boost after leading US incubator TechStars revealed that it has raised a further $24 million in venture capital backing.
9:46PM | Thursday, 22 September 2011 | An Australian entrepreneur has been selected as one of just three start-ups handed the chance to pitch to a heavy-hitting panel of US investors this morning, in an event for leading business site CNNMoney.com.
9:00AM | Tuesday, 20 September 2011 | A solo Melbourne-based entrepreneur has credited finding a neglected niche and search engine optimisation for luring global clients such as NASA, Peugeot and LG.
9:33PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 | Start-up electronics retailer OHKI is set to further ignite competition in the online retail space after claiming that a new acquisition will help it overtake high-profile rival Kogan within a year.
9:00AM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 | Gust, a global angel investing platform for start-ups, has launched with the promise to link entrepreneurs to potential investors around the world.
8:58PM | Monday, 29 August 2011 | Successful entrepreneurs are usually university-educated, work in partnerships, and conduct a significant portion of their business internationally, according to a new report by Ernst & Young.
8:25PM | Thursday, 25 August 2011 | Clothing and footwear wholesaler Pacific Brands has reported a full-year loss of $132 million, highlighting the challenges facing the industry, including cotton prices and Chinese labour costs.
8:54PM | Friday, 19 August 2011 | Australian tech start-up Skitch has been acquired by US software business Evernote, barely a year after it launched.
8:27PM | Wednesday, 17 August 2011 | Despite the doom and gloom in the retail sector, there’s been a plethora of large, overseas brands enter the Australian market recently. So what does this mean for homegrown start-ups?