Editor's Note

Monday 19 November

By Oliver Milman
Monday, 19 November 2012

Disciples of the Lean Startup mantra contend that a huge amount of cash isn’t needed for you to get your business up and running.

However, as Sydney mother and daughter team Marissa Gouras and Gina Kougias found out, a cash crunch can force you to take some unorthodox decisions in order to maintain momentum.

Today, the founders of jewellery label Georgini explain how they were forced to make some smart moves in order to turn the venture into a business with genuine international ambitions.

Still on the topic of cash, a new report predicts the new year is set to be a testing time for businesses due to a flat Christmas trading period.

Meanwhile, former Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull talks start-ups, a 13-year-old Melbourne girl is looking to make a splash with her iPad-based invention and we’ve got five top tips on how to hire a web developer.

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