Female entrepreneurs


Nine Australian female entrepreneurs to watch this year

1:08PM | Wednesday, 6 January 2016 |  2016 is set to be the year of female entrepreneurs in Australia.

Stop worrying and become a great tech entrepreneur: How Cyan Ta’eed did it

9:14PM | Tuesday, 1 September 2015 |  Cyan Ta'eed's recently become one of the most sought-after women on the speaker circuit, especially for tech and entrepreneurial events.

Billson says his next job is to “fix innovation”

8:58PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 |  Off the back of a small business-focused budget, Bruce Billson told a round-table of female entrepreneurs and business leaders in Melbourne last night the Prime Minister has a new task for him.

Women business owners not paying themselves a wage, research reveals

7:30PM | Thursday, 4 July 2013 |  Research by the Australian Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry has revealed the majority of women small business owners do not pay themselves a wage.

New female-focused angel investor network launched and looking for companies

7:43PM | Wednesday, 3 July 2013 |  Four high-powered businesswomen have come together to invest in women rising to the top of Australia’s start-up sector.

Aussie women the world’s most entrepreneurial: Report

2:04PM | Thursday, 23 February 2012 |  Australian women are the most entrepreneurial in the world, new research reveals, but an expert says businesswomen are still under-represented in growth industries such as finance and IT.

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.

Jolly Solo

12:41PM | Monday, 19 December 2011 |  Jolly Solo co-founder Leah Klugt talks to StartupSmart about creating a business concept solely for the silly season.

Little Girl Big Dream offers up mentor smorgasbord

12:05PM | Friday, 9 December 2011 |  Representatives from Dick Smith and Estée Lauder are among the mentors who will help young female entrepreneurs develop their ideas as part of the Little Girl Big Dream mentoring program.

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.