Nikki Durkin


Video Interview: Nikki Durkin from Y Combinator

5:04PM | Monday, 7 May 2012 |  Having launched her first business aged 15, Nikki Durkin has broken through the glass ceiling of the IT industry. In this video, she explains how you can follow in her footsteps. BY ORSI PARKANYI.

The rise of school-aged soloists

8:38PM | Wednesday, 22 August 2012 |  Is there such a thing as too young to become a successful soloist? If there is, someone forgot to tell these young entrepreneurs they “weren’t ready” to make it in business. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

Three start-ups to watch in Y Combinator’s latest batch

3:07PM | Thursday, 29 March 2012 |  Start-up incubator Y Combinator has held its 14th demo day for 65 start-ups, with many start-ups fielding investment offers following their presentations.

99dresses shuts down amid financial woes

1:46PM | Monday, 23 January 2012 |  Australian start-up 99dresses has temporarily closed its doors after 20-year-old founder Nikki Durkin ran into financial troubles, although the business’ former incubator is confident that Durkin will bounce back.

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.