How finding a solution to a problem brought Pixc to life

12:13PM | Monday, 2 December 2013 |  Holly Cardew launched Pixc, a web-based service that edits the backgrounds out of photos for online retailers, after discovering many needed help with the images on their websites. celebrates its first birthday

10:37PM | Wednesday, 30 October 2013 |  The online employment site has overcome the challenges of raising funds and building a team, and now has 250,000 registered users and sees more than 2.5 million page views a month.

The Telecom Computerphone: How poor execution can kill a good business idea

10:00AM | Wednesday, 30 October 2013 |  You have a brilliant business idea. But an innovative business idea alone is not enough to make you the next big thing in tech – and here’s a good example of why.

How became the only new private health insurer in 30 years

8:56PM | Monday, 26 August 2013 |  Private health insurer took out the Start-up Award at the national Telstra Australian Business Awards last week.

Small businesses plan to cut costs in FY14, spend on mobile technology

6:03PM | Wednesday, 26 June 2013 |  Start-ups and small business owners are focusing on decreasing their costs but also planning on investing in technology, especially mobile, in the new financial year, according to new research.

Government and Telstra data gives start-ups chance to improve Melbourne’s urban planning

6:42PM | Friday, 21 June 2013 |  Melbourne has topped lists for the world’s most liveable city and is now seeking to further improve that status with a call-out to start-ups to help it fix urban planning challenges.

THE NEWS WRAP: Treasury warns budget figures are based on “unsustainable” commodity prices

5:14AM | Thursday, 23 May 2013 |  New reports from the Parliamentary Budget Office and the Treasury have called into question key figures in the federal budget, with the reports raising the prospect of a blowout in the 2016/17 budget.

Restaurant booking start-up Dimmi inks major deal with TripAdvisor

4:18PM | Friday, 12 April 2013 |  Australian restaurant booking website Dimmi has revealed how it signed a partnership with global travel website TripAdvisor, less than a month after teaming up with Google.

THE NEWS WRAP: Telstra won’t renegotiate NBN deal under an Abbott government

3:15AM | Monday, 4 March 2013 |  Telstra chief executive David Thodey has ruled out renegotiating its $11 billion NBN compensation deal with a future Coalition government.

Long-term strategy is the key to a successful SME: Research

2:47PM | Tuesday, 19 February 2013 |  The vast majority of Australia's top small businesses have a clear vision and comprehensive long-term business strategy, according to new research from the New South Wales Business Chamber.