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Linking startup success with self-worth is disastrous, says entrepreneur Jamie Pride

Having birthed more than half a dozen startups and steered some of Australia’s biggest corporates, you’d think that Sydney's Jamie Pride has much to...

Lean startup, lean team: BioConnected’s Sven Rees on being ahead of the game in sports tech

BioConnected's ‘world-first’ fitness headphones have only been on the market for a few months but – to 'stay ahead of the game' – the Sydney-based...

Breaking with tradition: Shout Media’s Greg Vidler on why printing endures in business

Launched at the height of the GFC in 2007, Sydney-based print production company Shout Media gained traction by capitalising on increased demand from organisations...

Success you can see: nine female entrepreneurs on the attitudes that fuel growth in business

To enable more and more ambitious women to forge new horizons in business, the entrepreneurial narrative must be rewritten to be more gender inclusive....

“No doubt”: Catalysr’s co-founder weighs in on Western Sydney’s future as a major startup hub

After a long, fruitless search for meaningful engineering work in Australia, Pakistanti expat Usman Iftikhar resolved to ‘create his own future’ by starting a...

Ice breaker: MarketLend’s CEO on his mission to release SMEs from the ‘stranglehold’ of banks

After spending decades working in the ‘big end of town’, Sydney barrister Leo Tyndall turned his efforts to the ‘smaller end’, eager to help...

“Rocket science is no easy feat”: Fleet’s CEO on paving the way for space startups in Australia

When Fleet launched in 2015, its three founders faced an uphill battle. They had created an IoT nanosatellite technology startup in Adelaide at a...

“Wild ride”: Opus Medical’s COO on improving cancer treatment as his startup goes global

Harnessing technology more than a decade in the making, the medical minds behind Opus Medical are pursuing a global opportunity exceeding $800 million to...

The case for entrepreneurial all-rounders

In tennis, 20-time grand slam champion Roger Federer has carved out a successful career as an ‘all-rounder’. By accounting for different surfaces, opponent playing...

Tens of millions of ‘smart kegs’ envisioned by CEO of startup using IoT to empower brewers

Michael Burton’s love affair with beer started when his wife Brooke put him onto the ‘good stuff’. Since then, the Wollongong duo have made...

“Get your hustle on”: Finder’s CEO shares four networking tips for businesses going global

Once you’ve established your business, it can be easy to get used to the routine that works. This is particularly the case when it...

“Working 80-hour weeks isn’t cool”: Digilante’s MD on making time for fun as his agency grows

Bonding over a mutual client, their complementary skillsets and a shared love of Guiness, Sydneysiders Kiel Van Daal and Eric O’Brien joined forces for...

“I’m confident we’ll get there”: Checkbox’s CEO on his regtech startup’s Atlassian-sized plans

Despite having only launched in January, last year, Checkbox has already amassed a small fortune of accolades. Notably, the Sydney-based regtech startup was named...

Co-founder conflict is a startup killer: How to undo the damage and avoid it in the first place

Ah, future success so close you can almost touch it. The realisation that your idea could actually become a viable business is electrifying. You’ve...

We doubled our staff overnight: How to manage an explosion in business growth

Businesses often experience growing pains when their success requires them to expand their workforce. If not managed well, the business can be held back...

How entrepreneurs can get ahead in 2018

Entrepreneurship can be exciting, exhilarating, and if done right, extremely liberating. However, there are so many representations of entrepreneurship in the world that...

“I have to pinch myself”: Better Skin Better Life’s founder on her story’s global reach

Sick of ‘paying out the nose’ for acne treatments that yielded no results, Sydney-based marketer Rebecca Mason resolved to help herself – and other...

“Run on the smell of an oily rag”, ONTHEGO faces no boundaries to its growth, says CEO

When Mick Spencer entered a lucrative contract to produce 500 cycling jerseys, five years ago, his fledgling sportswear startup was operating with little more...

The relentless realities of being a mum in business and how they’re taking control

Carrie Kwan from Mums & Co talks about today’s mums in business, and the importance of getting more mums running businesses... I remember launching my...

“We’re positioned to be amongst the world’s top 50 fintechs next year,” says MoneyMe CEO

Millennial-centric fintech lender MoneyMe has hit some impressive milestones in 2017. In addition to reaching $150 million in loans funded, the North Sydney startup...