Young entrepreneurs


Four things you can learn from the innovator who discovered a simple cancer test when he was just 15

8:11PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 |  If governments want to create the jobs of the future they need to stop talking about science and technology skills and start removing the real barriers that hamper young people from accessing scientific research.

Is age a big issue for investors?

12:24PM | Friday, 2 December 2011 |  Use your youthful passion and drive as an advantage, and reassure potential investors with your willingness to seek counsel from good people around you.

I’m worried people won’t take my business seriously as I’m only 21. Help!

11:16PM | Thursday, 25 November 2010 |  Gone are the days when age equals experience. You need to look no further than some of the world's biggest brands to see that.

10 top young entrepreneurs from around the world

5:32PM | Thursday, 10 May 2012 |  When you were a kid, did you ever dream about being really rich, like Richie Rich? To these 10 young entrepreneurs, that dream is known as “reality”. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Top 10 start-up entrepreneurs to watch

1:32PM | Tuesday, 3 January 2012 |  We present the top 10 fledgling entrepreneurs and start-up industry players who caught our eye in 2011. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

Forbes names Kaggle CEO among top techies

12:53PM | Thursday, 22 December 2011 |  Kaggle co-founder and chief executive Anthony Goldbloom has been named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 top tech entrepreneurs, one month after the Australian start-up secured $US11 million in funding.

Canberra start-up Gift A Ball set to roll into US market

12:00AM | Monday, 5 December 2011 |  Canberra-based start-up Gift A Ball is preparing to launch in the United States, despite launching just two months ago, after agreeing to split its US profits with a California-based operator.

Web and food companies head Forbes up-and-comers list

12:20PM | Friday, 2 December 2011 |  Web-based businesses and food companies have great potential for success, according to Forbes magazine, which has released its latest list of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies.

99dresses founder Nikki Durkin joins Y Combinator

11:44PM | Friday, 18 November 2011 |  Twenty-year-old Australian entrepreneur Nikki Durkin will participate in the fabled Y Combinator program in the United States, as she seeks to replace eBay as the world’s premier online fashion portal.

Dealing with a nosedive in client spending

11:12PM | Friday, 18 November 2011 |  Randall Deer knows all too well what it’s like to launch a business during a severe downturn. His second business, My Holiday Centre, was launched at the height of the GFC.