Start-up Profiles



How to sell new products to cautious Australian online shoppers

6:03PM | Friday, 7 June 2013 | Rose Powell

As online retail gains traction in Australia, Australian start-ups are working out exactly how to build customer confidence to generate maximum sales and business growth.

Local designers fuel duo’s passion for fashion

2:45PM | Monday, 25 February 2013 | Michelle Hammond

LoVu co-founders Carolina Lopes-Souto and Michelle Raic describe their start-up as the online destination for Australia’s emerging and established fashion designers.

Bling makes shoes twice as nice

2:55PM | Monday, 18 February 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Sydney-based shoe label Aleeyas sells leather sandals with interchangeable jeweled tops. Co-founders Sharmeen Arain and Rax Huq came up with the concept while they were on their honeymoon.

Stufftopia wants to be your friend-in-the-know

2:46PM | Monday, 11 February 2013 | Michelle Hammond

If you’re looking for something to do, there’s nothing quite like a little local knowledge. Stufftopia’s four co-founders hope their “hyper-local” search app will be like an in-the-know friend anywhere in the world.