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  • October 14 2019 Going from $50m to $2b in 20 months; Andrew Laurie, CEO, reflects on how he did it

    Generating growth is often considered the highest priority for a business. Sustaining strong levels of growth requires robust planning coupled with extremely strong internal practices and procedures. Putting these processes in place and rigidly sticking to them can result in exponential growth, as it did in my previous workplace, a travel company based in the Read More…

  • October 11 2019 Founder of Seven Sisters Festival, Lauren Woodman, on how she has built an ever-growing female brand, business and community

    Dr. Lauren Woodman is an Osteopathic Doctor who founded the largest women’s wellness festival – Seven Sisters Festival – when she was just 24 years old.  She is also the co-author of the Amazon bestseller ‘The Evolved Woman’ and has a long list of impressive mentions such as the Telstra Young Business Woman’s Awards Finalist, Read More…

  • October 10 2019 Marketing expert and business founder Laura Craig’s tips for small business

    In this latest episode of the Dynamic Business Podcast, we speak with marketing expert Laura Craig. Laura founded her own company, Vivo Marketing, three years ago. We found out more about the journey of building up her business and her decision to sell 50% of Vivo Marketing to a larger organisation recently. In the interview, Read More…

  • October 9 2019 Let’s talk: HR

    When on the hunt for a new team member, is it better to look for someone to fit the team environment or to chose the best person suited for the role?  It goes without saying that a candidate that ticks both of those boxes would be the ideal option, however usually there is a compromise Read More…

  • October 8 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs nominations close this week

    The Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs are the annual awards that Dynamic Business hosts each year to celebrate Australia’s leading entrepreneurs in the start-up and small business space. Recognising the brightest talents in the industry, we aim to give the not-so-well-known entrepreneurs a name in our Dynamic Business SME community.  Nominations close this Friday, 11th October. If you believe Read More…

  • October 8 2019 “Non-property owners appear to be at a distinct disadvantage in small business”: Research from ebroker

    ebroker.com.au, the fintech matching platform that works with over 70 non-bank lenders, has released a series of statistics revealing insights into Australian small business lending habits. The insights are taken from a sample of just over 10,000 unique businesses using ebroker.com.au over the last 12 months, through to the end of June 2019. Urgent loans Read More…

  • October 4 2019 “Big companies are actually coming to us saying ‘We’ve got a people problem,’; Tobi Skovron on catering to their demand

    Melbourne-based co-working property CreativeCubes.Co, has cemented itself as one of the key players within the coworking sphere, already taking ownership of several prime locations in the city, including Richmond, Hawthorn, and soon to be launching in South Melbourne.  Tovi Skovron is the entrepreneur behind the brand, and is currently also CEO. Inspired by his experiences overseas on his Read More…

  • October 3 2019 Lending to small business crucial to economic growth: Ombudsman

    The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, agrees with RBA Governor Philip Lowe’s view that small business needs support from our financial institutions. “In cutting the official cash rate to an all-time-low of 0.75%, RBA Governor Philip Lowe made several pertinent observations about the credit squeeze affecting the Australian small business sector Read More…

  • October 3 2019 How to foster mental wellbeing in your startup

    A startup can be an exciting place to work, but with the combination of long work hours and an uncertain future, the emotional rollercoaster of working in a high pressure environment can be tolling. It’s therefore important that founders take a proactive approach to mental health to ensure that they and their staff are both physically Read More…

  • October 2 2019 Let’s talk: Ecommerce

    Considering the digital age that we live in, in today’s Let’s Talk we ask: Can a business survive without an online offering? We wanted to ask industry leaders whether they thought that it’s really possible for a business in 2019 to survive long-term without some form of ecommerce. We, of course, understand the importance of Read More…

  • October 1 2019 Dimmi founder Stevan Premutico on choosing his next startup idea – that’s already taken off

    In this Dynamic Business podcast episode, we speak to Stevan Premutico about the struggles of a startup journey, his learnings in founding and growing Dimmi and his new venture me&u (including why he chose to pursue it, instead of his other 33 ideas!) Stevan is one of Australia’s leading tech entrepreneurs. In 2007, in the Read More…

  • September 30 2019 The big mistakes small businesses are making right now: Interview with Trent Innes, Xero MD

    Dynamic Business attended Xerocon in Brisbane earlier in the month, and spoke with Trent Innes, Managing Director of Xero Australia about the problems small businesses are facing right now. Xero regularly release small business data insights that shed light on the SME community and the real-time issues. We wanted to ask first-hand what’s happening on Read More…

  • September 30 2019 Camplify: How a startup can benefit from an accelerator (Series, part 3 of 4)

    In a four-part series, Dynamic Business talks to The Sharing Hub’s startup community about their businesses and their story with using an accelerator programme. In part 3 of the 4 part series, we speak to Justin Hales, Founder and CEO, Camplify. Camplify is a platform that provides holidaymakers with hundreds of options to experience the camping Read More…

  • September 27 2019 Turning $2,500 into $100m in 5 years; Karl Brown’s solar startup story

    Karl Brown has taken his $2,500 startup to $100 million in sales within just five years of trading. As CEO and founder of Instyle Solar, which is now Queensland’s leading solar company, Karl has recently won Brisbane’s ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ award and has been nominated for CEO Magazine’s ‘CEO of the Year.’ As the solar industry has cashed in Read More…

  • September 26 2019 Vegan demand ensures fast-food chain Lord of the Fries continues to grow

    Veganism is on the rise… and it’s a big business. It’s not just vegan companies such as Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat (recently listed on NASDAQ) which are servicing the growing demand. Fast food heavyweights such as McDonald’s, KFC, Burger King and Hungry Jacks have also weighed in, launching or planning to launch specific vegan menu Read More…