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National research reveals SMEs’ top five funding frustrations

Around 9 out of 10 Australian SMEs are frustrated about their business funding, naming onerous loan conditions, having to provide property security and a...

SMEs may have to seek alternative lending following the results of the Royal Commission

Small business owners could be most impacted once the final report of the Royal Commission is released later today. According to Scottish Pacific CEO Peter...

Australian small businesses share in almost $10 million

New South Wales business, The blueprint Laboratory, is one of 16 Australian businesses that will share almost $10 million in funding. The Accelerating Commercialisation grants...

5 ways to fund your new business

There are lots of challenges prospective business owners and budding entrepreneurs have to overcome. They need to market test their idea and prove that...

Best interest rate on my business loan?

With the emergence of a range of new funding sources for small and medium sized businesses, it’s crucial to understand what your company’s debt...

Bank, online lender or peer-to-peer platform to fund my business?

With the increasing number of debt financing alternatives available to small and medium sized businesses, should businesses be bypassing the major banks and going...

From risky business to hot property

Starting an organic men’s skincare line was a logical step for Paul Anderson, who had been clocking up an A-class list of clientele at his grooming salon MANKiND in Surry Hills since opening for business. It might sound like a dream run, but as Anderson explains in this interview, he couldn’t secure funding for what the banks considered an untested business concept - which meant taking the ultimate risk.

3 ways to make working capital work for you

There are very few forms of capital in this market, so don’t discount the one that’s right under your nose: your own working capital. Here's some expert advice for making the most of what's available to you.

3 quick ways to raise cash

Where is cash when you need it? Here's an in-depth look at the art of raising good debt over bad in a world characterised by a number of emerging new trends.

SMBs experiencing growth, despite troubled economic conditions

Two-thirds of SMBs have experienced growth over the last two years, which a new survey is attributing to good business planning and financial management, and many expect continued growth over the next two years.

Meet the woman behind the digital support network for regional businesses

Jordana Edwards has lived in Pottsville in regional New South Wales for the last 15 years. The town of just 6000 people...

Helping Australian businesses through COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic, Export Finance Australia is supporting Australian businesses with access to finance.  Without a doubt, new...

“Innovate or perish”: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

“We have to be bold and visionary”: Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams is the CEO of Cicada Innovations, one of Australia's leading deep tech incubators. Before joining Cicada, Sally-Ann was an Executive...

Navigating the 2020-21 Budget: Top tips for businesses

Business investment is a key theme in the 2020-21 Budget. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced tax changes that are a “game changer” in...

Has the Budget delivered for small businesses?

Guest authored by Sam Allert, CEO of Reckon With 23 per cent of small businesses concerned they won't exist...

What the Budget means for startups

In what is being dubbed the "jobs budget" the 2020-21 Budget was the opportunity for the Morrison Government to lay out the...

Government backflips on RDTI cuts with a $2 billion boost

Last night, the Government announced a $2 billion investment into Research & Development Tax Incentives (RDTIs), scrapping a previously proposed $1.8 billion...