11:18PM | Wednesday, 9 November 2011 | Start-up networking group The Hive is to disband, nearly four years after bringing its mix of entrepreneurial talks and socialising to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
11:41PM | Wednesday, 9 November 2011 | Experts say small businesses should plan early for the carbon tax, which passed through the Senate yesterday, by conditioning customers for price changes and promoting green credentials.
11:32PM | Wednesday, 9 November 2011 | The National Broadband Network Company will allow wholesale internet service providers to cater for small firms and home operators, enabling businesses to tailor their broadband services.
11:51PM | Tuesday, 8 November 2011 | I say, seize the opportunity. But before you get too involved, make sure it’s all in writing so you’re all clear what you want out of the partnership.
11:13PM | Monday, 7 November 2011 | A hastily-formed group of strangers have been handed the chance to develop their venture in a top Singapore-based incubator after winning Melbourne’s latest Startup Weekend competition.
11:44PM | Monday, 7 November 2011 | Mentorship no longer requires a lengthy courtship. Mentor network PushStart has introduced the concept of mentor “speed dating” for start-ups that need a quick-fire dose of advice from multiple industry experts.
11:37PM | Monday, 7 November 2011 | Smart office managers tend to keep one eye on the bottom line and one eye on environmental performance, so reducing energy use is clearly a win/win proposition.
11:00AM | Monday, 7 November 2011 | More needs to be done to improve start-ups’ access to funding and support, despite Australia’s status as one of the best places to launch a business in the G20, a new report claims.
11:25PM | Friday, 4 November 2011 | Advocates of state-based franchising laws have suffered a setback after a private member’s bill in WA failed to pass through Parliament earlier this week, falling short of just one vote.
11:46PM | Friday, 4 November 2011 | MYOB and PayPal have launched a new initiative enabling small businesses to set up a website and begin accepting payments within an hour, in a bid to cash in on the growth of eCommerce.