This article first appeared on December 21st, 2011. Franchising a business is something which requires systematic planning and expertise.
Female entrepreneurs in high-growth sectors are being encouraged to submit an application to Springboard Enterprises, which aims to help them secure funding from local and US investors.
Firstly, I’m not into policies. Too many rules. Rules change.
When it comes to 3D-printed clothing, one company is starting small. Very small.
The ability to sell can make or break a start-up. If a business in its early years can’t sell its products or services, it hasn’t got much chance of success.
In a world first, scientists have used a 3D printer to create a new lower jaw for an elderly patient.
Despite celebrating a decade at the helm of his $30 million revenue business, Melbourne entrepreneur Michael Schreiber has no intention of slowing down any time soon.
Yesterday, we introduced you to four of the talented start-ups that will be taking part on this year’s Startmate incubator program.
Opposition leader Tony Abbott has renewed his pledge to repeal the carbon tax, which passed through the House of Representatives yesterday, in a move that could compromise SMEs’ long-term plans.
Computer users could soon be saving their work to hard drives made of glass, after scientists developed memory crystals similar to those in the Superman films.
If there’s one target every small business should have in their sights, it’s business value. Too often I come across business owners that focus on profits or revenue.
In my interactions with different women’s networking groups and the regular discussions I have about female participation in business and on boards, it is clear that issues around barriers to entry and representation for women in start-ups and as entrepreneurs still exist.
Events where a group of strangers build a start-up over a weekend are nothing new, tech specialists and geeks have been doing it for decades, but a new wave of high-profile brands are bringing this concept to the mainstream.
Julian Tol officially launched Brandscreen with Seth Yates in October 2010. The business operates as a ‘stock market’ for digital advertising inventory, allowing publishers to upload space and advertisers, via their agencies, to buy it.
Visiting a beauty salon or spa may involve plenty of relaxing pampering, but running such a business isn’t quite as easy.
Farmers have a hard time monitoring the state of their crops when there’s so much land to cover, and it appears forest owners have the same problem.