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A $7 million loan and a giant leap of faith

Not many people would be brave enough to borrow $7 million to open a family holiday park while pregnant with their first child, but with business booming six years on, Sophie Bone has no regrets.

Lessons in entrepreneurship with multi-millionaire Dorry Kordahi

Your Friday Entrepreneur Fix this week features Dorry Kordahi, the BRW Young Rich List member who failed his HSC and went on to found one of the countries most successful promotional marketing businesses.

The Aussie ‘Yes Men’ behind an international skincare giant

Meet the two UTS graduates behind the world’s second largest natural beauty brand, Yes To Carrots.

The right mix of company culture and branding

Your Friday Entrepreneur Fix features Carolyn Creswell, founder of Carman's Fine Foods and company culture champion.

Nominate now for the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards

Do you know a deserving entrepreneur? Nominations are now open for the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.

The serial web entrepreneur determined to get local businesses online

The entrepreneur behind the widly-successful Stayz site has turned his attention to SMBs, launching a start-up to help business owners create a professional and easy to manage and market website.

Lessons in innovation from Richard Branson

Consider Richard Branson, Apple, Samsung, Madonna and Lady Gaga. They continually top best sellers lists because they're always innovating - reinventing themselves in ways that captivate and capture their audiences. The good news is, your small business can do the same.

The husband and wife team behind an iconic Aussie brand

This week, your Friday Entrepreneur Fix features the founders of Dinosaur Designs, design-duo Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy.

A well-brewed retail business

Your Friday Entrepreneur Fix this week features Maryanne Shearer, founder of T2 and the entrepreneur responsible for turning a nation of coffee-drinkers into tea lovers.

Technology entrepreneurs to get a start in Silicon Valley

The NSW Government has announced its support for local technology companies to get started in Silicon Valley. Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner announced government support for 12 early stage technology ventures with the costs of renting office space and accommodation at the new technology incubator StartUp House located in San Francisco.

Dynamic Business: Have your say about what we write, and you read

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge for business owners. Almost overnight, businesses of all sizes were scrambling to find new customers...

Dealing with financial stress

It is common for people working in business to be concerned with or stressed about their business finances at some point.

How Australian retailers are reimagining customer experience

The customer is always right is an adage that has been driving the way we do business for years. While the concept of...

Regional company pivots to manufacture COVID-19 face masks

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc nationally and demand for safety equipment grew, Victoria’s regional medical device manufacturer Care Essentials pivoted its focus to...

Greater Sydney NYE restrictions tightened

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a further tightening of COVID-19 restrictions for NYE as 18 new community transmissions are detected overnight.

Leverage crypto traders lose over $US13 billion in 2020

Data from cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot has found that cryptocurrency traders on Bitfinex and BitMEX lost $US13.47 billion in 2020.

US House approves $US2,000 checks in COVID-19 stimulus bill

The US House of Representatives has approved increasing COVID-19 stimulus checks from $US600 to $US2,000, however it is still uncertain whether these...

Fruitful business: how Ripe Robotics is transforming robotics and agriculture

Quitting your job and following your passion is more common on theatre screens than in real life, however it’s exactly what happened...