10:42PM | Monday, 31 October 2011 | Starting up may mean launching your own venture. But it can also involve buying another business. However, be aware that the latter option isn’t hassle-free.
10:16PM | Monday, 31 October 2011 | A start-up utilities provider expected to bring in about $150 million in its first year of operation has nabbed Ironbridge Capital as a minority shareholder, hot on the heels of a $100-million-a-year contract with Telstra.
10:51PM | Monday, 31 October 2011 | An ambitious new program called 50 for the Future is to match promising early-stage start-ups with 50 of the leading Australians in Silicon Valley, who will act as mentors to the next generation of budding entrepreneurs.
10:20PM | Monday, 31 October 2011 | The Victorian Government has opened applications for funding of up to $250,000 for the state’s small businesses to trial and develop productivity-boosting technology.
10:11PM | Friday, 28 October 2011 | Filter Squad, the Perth-based developer behind the popular Discovr app, has secured a $1.1 million investment from a Western Australia venture capital fund, less than a year after launching.
10:01PM | Friday, 28 October 2011 | An independent Eftpos provider has attempted to convince small businesses to consider alternatives to ePAL in light of new interchange fees, as research shows Eftpos transaction volume continues to grow.
10:28PM | Thursday, 27 October 2011 | This year’s Australian Sustainability Awards will include a new category titled Sustainable New Enterprise, in a bid to raise the profile of innovative new companies in the sustainability sector.
10:03PM | Thursday, 27 October 2011 | Choice’s Shonky Awards have become the one prize that every Australian business doesn’t want to receive. We’ve picked 10 of the worst and outline what start-ups can learn from these business’ slip-ups.
10:59PM | Thursday, 27 October 2011 | The real question here is how much will an investor give you towards your business?
10:25PM | Wednesday, 26 October 2011 | The competition watchdog says businesses could be forced to defend any price rises in response to the carbon tax, after a liquor store used the tax to justify a 20% rise in the price of beer.