Adele Horin A DESIRE to be their own boss, to have a better work/life balance, and to escape corporate life is behind the surge in the number of women starting their own businesses, a report has found.
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Whenever Peter van der Kraan wants to take a quick break from work and clear his head, he likes to hit a few golf balls.
Miriam Steffens Naomi Simson's single-minded passion helped her gift business take wings and grow.
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David Wilson The apps market can be hugely lucrative. Consider the happy fate of the New York-based social game developer OMGPOP, maker of the smart phone art game Draw Something.
Jo-Anne Hui As more Australians swap their smartphone for a sewing machine and rediscover the joy of arts and crafts, creative entrepreneurs are launching craft cafes across the country.
Alexandra Cain A new mobile app allows users to chase their chocolate cravings around some of our famous landmarks.
Craig Butt Being stuck in traffic is not usually a time when we come up with many ideas. For Rob Emmett, a traffic jam was just the thing that gave him the inspiration for a start-up.
Tony Kaye It's a tip good enough to print on a T-shirt.
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Adam Cooper Head of one of Australia's most successful solar start-ups admits negative perceptions are preventing the renewable energy industry fulfilling its potential.
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Jordanian entrepreneur Majied Qasem waited three years before arranging outside funding for his start-up company, d1g.com, an Arabic social media and content-sharing platform.
Miriam Steffens When Julie Finch-Scally walked out of her job in a bank after a clash with management, she was well into her 50s and struggled to find another job.
It is not easy taking on the big brands, no matter what industry you operate in; they have deep pockets and a lot of market clout.