Canberra start-up Gift A Ball set to roll into US market

12:00AM | Monday, 5 December 2011 |  Canberra-based start-up Gift A Ball is preparing to launch in the United States, despite launching just two months ago, after agreeing to split its US profits with a California-based operator.

Melbourne start-up iLID turns to Kickstarter for funding

12:04PM | Thursday, 1 December 2011 |  Start-ups shouldn’t rely on crowdsourcing platforms to generate traffic, according to Melbourne-based start-up iLID, which is raising funds on Kickstarter for its iPhone-inspired product.

11:08PM | Monday, 28 November 2011 | founder Jon Manning talks to StartupSmart about how he hopes his idea will change the way people do business.

Google to sponsor Startup Weekend

11:30PM | Friday, 11 November 2011 |  Google has forged a partnership with Startup Weekend, promising start-up creation events in new cities and the worldwide rollout of developer workshops.

Finding your growth ally

7:09PM | Wednesday, 13 July 2011 |  Businesses looking to upscale should consider forming a business alliance as an alternative growth strategy.

Sex and the start-up

7:40PM | Wednesday, 13 July 2011 |  Mumpreneurs can learn from Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte when it comes to partnerships. BY POLLY MCGEE.

Entering into a partnership agreement

7:13PM | Friday, 8 July 2011 |  Brian Jones is the founder of Fortitude Financial Management, a Victorian-based business providing life insurance solutions across the business, personal and superannuation sectors.

Facebook-Skype partnership to benefit start-ups: Expert

7:35PM | Thursday, 7 July 2011 |  Social networking giant Facebook has teamed up with Skype to offer free video calls in a move that could potentially help start-ups to communicate with customers according to a market research analyst.

Boardroom brawls

3:42PM | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 |  Entrepreneur Ash Hunter learned some important lessons from his first business partnership, formed in his early 20s. He shares his framework for establishing a successful partnership.

Should I find a business partner who is a bit more passionate?

3:14PM | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 |  In every partnership, there needs to be a balance between the 'visionary' creative entrepreneurial type and the somewhat more prosaic operator.