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  • April 5 2019 25 year old Newcastle entrepreneur launches ‘Tinder for Food’ app

    Meet Jessica Koncz: the founder of new food app EatSee where people can see their menu options before ordering A 25 year old female social media and technology entrepreneur from Newcastle, Australia, has won a $100,000 investment and a spot in the LAUNCH Accelerator program in San Francisco, after pitching the ‘Tinder for Food’ App Read More…

  • April 4 2019 Aussie start up founders react to the budget

    These Aussie start up founders share their thoughts on the Federal Budget reveal earlier this week, giving us an insight into how SMEs are going to be affected – the positives and the negatives.     Carl Hartmann, Co-founder at ShortLyster “The part of Mr Frydenberg’s speech most relevant to the startup sector was his Read More…

  • April 3 2019 Let’s Talk: The X Factor

    Today we’re discussing customer retention and what businesses need to do to in order to achieve the so-called “X Factor” with their audiences. Customer experience is becoming increasingly important as the ability to share positive or negative reviews online is so easy in today’s digital age – and it can be very damaging to a Read More…

  • April 2 2019 Xero’s Small Business Insights shares key small business findings

    The accounting app Xero share their Small Business Insights with us to shed light on what small businesses should be aware of, which is now made especially relevant with the federal budget announcement later today. The anonymous and aggregated data is collected monthly from hundreds of thousands of Xero’s Australian subscribers through the Xero platform. Read More…

  • April 2 2019 Meet YQueue: the new competition for Uber Eats and Deliveroo

    A new food ordering app called YQueue is set to launch on the Gold Coast in May. The recent start up has seen a successful first launch in Singapore and now the founder George Lim looks to recreate that success in Australia. YQueue has been designed with the local food and beverage merchants in mind, Read More…

  • March 29 2019 LVLY Co-Founder Hannah Spilva discusses the biggest challenges entrepreneurial women face

    LVLY is an Australian start up that has become the Uber of gift giving since it was founded by Hannah Spilva and Verity Tuck only 4 years ago. In 2015, Hannah and Verity saw a gap in the market when they themselves found that they weren’t easily and conveniently able to send gifts quickly to Read More…

  • March 29 2019 Is outsourcing a positive or negative for businesses?

    Jacqui Miller, founder of Dynamic Business Outsourcing Solutions (DBOS), believes that the right kind of outsourcing can be instrumental in accelerating business growth and financial wellbeing. Outsourcing can be viewed as negative, particularly by unions and job hunters, however with changing work cultures and technological advancements, outsourcing is now more widely available as an option Read More…

  • March 26 2019 Female investors support One Roof’s expansion in Melbourne

    Female only co-working space One Roof has secured investment from female investors to secure their next premise in Melbourne. Sheree Rubinstein, CEO of One Roof, set up the company with the inspiration to help women succeed in business and address the gender gap in entrepreneurship. After major success as a simple pop-up using an Airbnb Read More…

  • March 22 2019 Deliveroo partners with Australian tech startup Doshii

    Leading food company Deliveroo has announced a partnership with Melbourne-based Hospitality and Retail API Platform Doshii to streamline processing orders for restaurant partners. Restaurants who partner with Deliveroo will be able to utilise the Doshii API (Application Programing Interface) to connect customer ordering direct to their in-store point-of-sale (POS), eliminating the need for restaurants to manually Read More…

  • March 13 2019 Most profitable startup ideas in Australia in 2019

    Are you living in Australia and want to open a business? If so, you are surely interested in the most profitable possible options. The truth is that Australia is quite business-friendly. We are talking about the thirteenth largest economy in the world. Many industries are much more developed than what you might initially think. However, Read More…

  • February 6 2019 Australia’s largest startup community is on the hunt for a new CEO

    Australia’s largest startup community, Fishburners, will farewell its first employee next month as CEO Pandora Shelley hands over the reigns to pursue international opportunities. Ms Shelley joined Fishburners in 2011 and has taken on numerous roles and responsibilities including, community manager, marketing manager, and chief operations officer before taking on the role of CEO over Read More…

  • February 5 2019 How to earn from home with your own Ecommerce store

    When you have little ones that constantly needs looking after it can seriously limit your ability to make money. While you may not be able to go out to work and leave them alone at home, that is not to say that there aren’t alternative solutions. In today’s day and age, there are many ways Read More…

  • January 25 2019 Unusual tips for starting a small business 

    Starting, running and growing a small business can be challenging and daunting. Whether you are driven by passion, an extra stream of income, monetising a hobby or simply a more flexible working environment, entrepreneurs must constantly face up to uncertainty.  As a result of the competitive nature of small businesses, looking at your company plans Read More…

  • January 21 2019 How to hire fast – without damaging startup culture

    Having grown their team by 230% in the last year, Vamp’s Aaron Brooks reflects on hard lessons learned from a year of recruitment. Vamp, an influencer marketing platform I co-founded in 2015, turned three last year. In that time we’ve grown quickly. In 2018 Deloitte named us the forth fastest-growing tech company in Australia and Read More…

  • December 21 2018 Setting up a business? Here is what you need to do first

    You may have thought up a business idea that you are sure is going to make you a great deal of money. However, there are a few aspects you need to consider before you canmake your dream a reality. Starting a business may seem an incredibly daunting prospect upon first starting out, but you need Read More…