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Government urged to simplify small business registration

The Australian Small Business and Family Ombudsman is urging the Government to simplify small business registration. In a submission to the Government’s consultation on Modernising...

A step closer to tax breaks for investors; what can Australia learn from the UK experience?

Entrepreneurs, along with their start-ups and innovative ideas have certainly been discovered as the new ‘best friend’ of the Australian economy – or at...

Different distribution options for your start-up

Product distribution resides at the heart of getting your products into the hands of consumers. Any startup business, no matter where they operate from,...

Building Blocks: Creating a Strong Foundation for Your E-Commerce Startup

You’re tired of the daily grind. It’s time for something different. E-commerce seems like the right move. It’s easy to get set up, and...

7 Survival tips to avoid common business mistakes

Growing a business is a special talent, part science, part art and doing it well can be one of the most rewarding life experiences. It...

It all happened ‘on the side:’ Now selling 100,000 units per year, this stationery business is no stationary business

Research released by ecommerce platform, Selz has revealed that six out of ten working adults are either running a side business or thinking about...

When and why you should (or shouldn’t) find a co-founder

There is an old African proverb that goes, "If you want to go quickly, go alone, but if you want to go far, go...

Your company is the sum of your people

There are two kinds of startups – those who succeed and others who constantly try. In Britain, at least half the companies fail to...

5 Investment lessons from the TV show Shark Tank

While there are certain things that reality television shows have in common – the vast majority of them seem to keep us glued to...

Australia’s small businesses: optimistic or foolhardy?

One of the requirements for businesses to secure a bank loan is to have a formal business plan in place. According to the State...

Top tips for a winning pitch from Winning Group CEO and Founder of Appliances Online

Today I am proud to be throwing my support behind Australia's startup sector by getting involved in UberPITCH as part of the 2015 SydStart...

StartupAUS outlines Federal policy priorities to improve start-up scene and strengthen economy

Australia’s national peak advocacy group for technology entrepreneurship, StartupAUS, has outlined its Federal policy priorities to improve capital and talent for Australian startups and...

Marketing as a startup with a tight budget

“You must spend money to make money”, said Titus Plautus, a Roman playwright from the BC era. This quote that has stood the test...

SMEs prospering with Prospa as more turn to alternative lenders

From and early age, Greg Moshal has always been involved in small business. With his beginnings in a family venture to owning his own,...

Six tips to help start a business on a budget

Successful entrepreneurs have lots of things in spades - great ideas, the passion to bring them to life and the guts to turn them...

Delivering Australia an alternative to the supermarket: Marley Spoon’s unique approach to international expansion

Launching your brand internationally is a growth strategy that follows from success. But success in one market shouldn’t be construed as a right of...

How to build customer loyalty when starting out

Building customer loyalty can be a challenge when getting a new business off the ground. The secret is to get to know your customers,...

One business leads to another with The Next Pair

Have you ever travelled, offered to bring something back and ended up with a shopping list and half your luggage allowance already accounted for?...

Planting the seed for business

For Andrey Shirben, entrepreneurialism is not defined by simply starting and running a business. Beginning in Israel at the early age of 19, Shirben...

Startup Spring is back

For a third year running, the Startup Spring festival, hosted by StartupAUS, has returned to Australia following a launch event at Sydney Town Hall...