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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.

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Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

Responsible lending law reforms to boost credit

The Federal Government has announced changes to responsible lending laws in the hopes of boosting Australia's flow of credit. Under the changes,...

Aussie Broadband prepares to list despite pandemic disruptions

Aussie Broadband, Australia’s fifth largest provider of NBN services, is set to list on the ASX this October. The ISP will list...

“Rural empowerment a key focus”: how Zoho’s digital transformations benefit small and regional businesses

Zoho, a software solutions company, provides integrated tech solutions for businesses globally. They offer 45+ integrated apps, ranging from CRM to financial...

$4.5 billion network investment delivers ultra-fast broadband to over 700,000 businesses

The Federal Government has released a $4.5 bn network investment package, involving a $3.5 bn upgrade of the National Broadband Network (NBN)....

Government announces ‘most significant reforms’ to insolvency laws for small businesses

The Federal Government has announced new insolvency rules that will allow small businesses to stay afloat whilst restructuring debts. This new insolvency...

Tesla rolls out $25,000 electric vehicle with new ‘tabless’ battery architecture

At Tesla’s “Battery Day” event on Tuesday, CEO Elon Musk announced the production of a US$25,000 electric vehicle (EV) “about three years...

Let’s Talk: Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a form of software that can help businesses keep on top of their myriad management responsibilities. ERP...