Entrepreneur Shane Yeend’s Imagination Entertainment buys 50% of export start-up Aussie Inc

3:51AM | Monday, 11 March

Up-and-coming export start-up Aussie Inc has received a major leg-up from global entertainment company Imagination, which has purchased a 50% stake in the business.

Online start-up Tarazz strikes exclusive Australia Post deal

7:31AM | Tuesday, 31 July

Online retail start-up Tarazz.com.au says it will increase its offering to as many as three million items within the next year, after teaming up with Australia Post in an exclusive deal.

THE NEWS WRAP: Gina Rinehart named the richest woman in the world by BRW

5:22PM | Wednesday, 23 May

Gina Rinehart has been named the richest woman in the world on the BRW Rich List, with the mining magnate’s family legal woes failing to dent a huge leap in her personal wealth.

Five reasons to start-up in 2012 – and five reasons to think twice

3:51AM | Friday, 15 March

Figures released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics illustrate what many budding entrepreneurs have long suspected – conditions aren’t all rosy for new businesses.

Meet the Startmate class of 2012: Part one

3:42AM | Friday, 15 March

It seems like a long time since the inaugural Startmate start-ups were unveiled last year, but, already, the second generation are snapping at their heels.

Not just a city of churches

11:48PM | Tuesday, 22 November

Adelaide   Population: 1.2 million   Start-up survival rate: 75.7% (2007 to 2009)

Start-up exporting woe

5:30AM | Wednesday, 2 May

Australian start-ups may be regularly told that they are playing in an increasingly global marketplace, but the view beyond our shores currently isn’t very enticing.

Top 10 start-up meet-ups in Australia

5:29AM | Wednesday, 2 May

The demise of start-up networking group The Hive after nearly four years of facilitating socialising and guest speakers across Australia shouldn’t be concerning for budding entrepreneurs looking to meet like-minded souls.

Richard Branson invests in Square

11:40AM | Wednesday, 9 November

British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has invested an undisclosed sum in mobile payment start-up Square, founded by former Twitter chief Jack Dorsey, following a $110 million funding round.

Don’t be left listless

9:09PM | Thursday, 1 September

Who doesn’t love a good list? Weekend Reads certainly does, which is why we are encouraging you to take advantage of a recent slew of business-related countdowns.

I need capital to grow my business but my most promising investor wants a large slice of the company. What should I do?

2:46PM | Monday, 28 February

What are your thoughts on ‘a big slice of nothing versus a small slice of something’? I need capital to grow my business but my most promising investor wants a large slice of the company. What should I do?