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  • June 26 2019 Shark Tank’s Andrew Banks partners with tech start-up Informed 365

    Banks has partnered with Informed 365 as they are the only tech solution to new Modern Slavery Act regulations set by the Federal government last year.  Andrew Banks, entrepreneur, mentor, investor, and shark has joined CSR tech start-up Informed 365 to help corporate Australia comply with new laws around corporate social responsibility (CSR). Informed 365 Read More…

  • June 4 2019 How I self-funded my successful startup

    Byline: Samantha Barakat Light, founder of Body Catalyst, the largest body contouring and sculpting clinic, Body Catalyst. When I looked into opening my first clinic, I was immediately met with the difficulty of funding a small business and the only way I could start the business was to buy the machinery outright. When first starting out and Read More…

  • May 31 2019 A start up story: the ups & downs, how-tos and entrepreneur advice

    CEO and Founder, Luke Dutton, of new product COAT shares his startup story.  A lot of the time new businesses are founded out of the realisation of a gap in the market from either a personal or professional perspective.  Luke Dutton’s businesses is no exception and COAT was founded when there was no product solving Read More…

  • May 28 2019 AWS EdTech program helps startups scale and teachers teach

    Last month Dynamic Business attended the Amazon Web Services (AWS) summit in Sydney. The event is designed to educate attendees on how cloud technology can help your business lower costs, improve efficiency, and innovate at scale. Dynamic Business spoke with Vincent Quah, who is Regional Head for Education, Research, Healthcare and Not-for-Profit APAC Public Sector at AWS.  Vincent oversees Read More…

  • May 21 2019 How to get a brand 10 times your size to join forces with you

    If you’re itching to get on board with a much bigger brand, and feel that the timing is right, you need to go about it the correct way. Importantly, working together has to be a win-win for both parties. These are some of the strategies I’ve used to get much larger brands to hop on board. Read More…

  • May 14 2019 Tired of running a side hustle? It’s time to step up

    Top tips from the 2019 Victorian Telstra Small Business Woman I am an accidental entrepreneur. My grand plan was to provide home visit physiotherapy to clients who couldn’t access other services, while earning a bit of extra cash on my way home from my real job. After years of tip toeing around the edges, I realised Read More…

  • May 10 2019 Luxury Escapes Founder’s success secrets

    Founding one of the world’s fastest growing travel websites, Luxury Escapes, Adam Schwab is an award winning entrepreneur with over 15 year’s experience in business and journalism. His passion for travel combined with knowledge of business allowed him to build one of Australia’s most profitable e-commerce companies in just five years without any external funding. With offices already Read More…

  • May 8 2019 Crowd funding hopes for Demand.film expansion

    The world’s largest cinema-on-demand chain, Australia’s Demand.film, is giving its 100,000 strong community an opportunity to share in the company’s success when it opens up to investment through equity crowdfunding to help fund its growth and expansion plans. Hot on the heels of ride sharing app Shebah’s record breaking $3 million in crowd sourced equity Read More…

  • May 6 2019 Admin ‘killing the dream’ of Australian Small Businesses

    Research reveals financial and emotional burden of administration on small businesses ahead of new Single Touch Payroll reporting regulation Australian small businesses estimated to collectively spend over $20B a year on admin and payroll Half of small business owners also willing to sacrifice wellbeing Reckon launches hub to help small business owners get ‘in the Read More…

  • May 3 2019 How Kylie Jenner changed the FRANKII SWIM brand

    Rebecca Klodinskly is the designer and director behind Aussie swimwear sensation FRANKII SWIM which in five short years has become a highly sought-after and internationally recognised brand. Thanks to celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Bella Hadid and Rihanna the label has quickly created a cult following of loyal customers. The brand shot to stardom after these Read More…

  • May 3 2019 Start-ups: your branding and website are so important!

    Byline: AJ Hightower When starting your own business, you need to get your name out there to create awareness and establish an individual brand identity that reflects your entire personality. The first thing your customers will see is your brand name. How you have chosen to illustrate this reinforces what sets you apart from the Read More…

  • May 1 2019 How to boost your productivity in 2-hour blocks

    How do you currently spend your workday? Like most people, the first thing you likely do is open your email and see what pops up. Then, before you know it, it’s 1pm and you’re still responding or reacting to requests, in between rushing from meeting to meeting, which means your ‘real work’ gets left to Read More…

  • April 29 2019 How to start a business from scratch

    Taking the leap of faith to establish a small business can be incredibly daunting. By no means an easy task, the myriad of formal loops to jump through, combined with business plans, prospective employees and the like, can be overwhelming. There are currently 2.25 million small businesses in Australia with that number growing each year. Read More…

  • April 29 2019 When businesses are born global

    Byline: Karen Reddington, President, Asia Pacific, FedEx Express Traditionally, small businesses began in one’s backyard – selling to friends and neighbours. As these small businesses grew and ventured abroad, they would have sought out markets close by or those which were culturally similar before going beyond. But the Internet and e-commerce has made the world smaller Read More…

  • April 26 2019 Why startups can’t afford to ignore design and branding when launching their product

    Design is more than just a pretty font and it can’t be just an afterthought. Instead, it’s a quintessential element of product strategy, inextricably linked to business success, that must be considered from day one. If I told you that the best startup idea in the world would fail in today’s internet age without design Read More…