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.
Entrepreneur Secrets He's founded four online start-ups and sold three, not a bad resume for somebody who hasn’t had their 18th birthday.
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What is it about Koolaman Designs' hand-stamped silver jewellery that has Aussie mums gushing?
Christopher Niesche When Melbourne computer programmer Chris Rickard heard how films were planned and scheduled, he thought there had to be a better way.
Asher Moses A billion-dollar business built by two Sydney friends in an apartment 10 years ago is widely tipped to be the first Australian tech start-up to go public.
Glenn Mulcaster The prospect of having too many customers is an annual certainty for nurseryman Nik Magnus.
Jo-Anne Hui When Edible Blooms' founder, Kelly Baker-Jam-
Christopher Niesche Phil Morle is one of the people would-be web entrepreneurs turn to for a chance to turn their dream into reality.
Christopher Niesche When Erin Mulvey bought a chest of drawers in Bellingen in Northern NSW a couple of years ago, she was stumped about how to get her new purchase back to Sydney.
Nina Hendy Award-winning restaurants are being forced to defend themselves against faceless complaints.
Christopher Niesche When it comes to collecting money from customers, cafes have traditionally been low-tech – a couple of gold coins for a coffee, maybe a card payment for a bigger order.
Entrepreneur Secrets Jack Fitzgerald had barely experienced a bad headache in his life but, three years ago at the age of 22, he suddenly developed one that lasted for years.
David Wilson A new augmented reality virtual mirror application is designed to remove the need for an in-store try “before you buy” experience.
Adrian Lowe Facebook continues to reign supreme as Australia's most popular social media website.
Christopher Niesche Nathan Tesler had an idea for an app, but no programming skills.
This online start-up stands out by first generating interest in new fashion designers, then generating sales, writes Christopher Niesche.
Entrepreneur Secrets Polish-born Roman Dyduk opened a pancake and schnitzel restaurant in 1975, fell in love with a waitress and two weeks later proposed.
Rania Spooner Independent ale house Little Creatures has backed a foreign takeover offer that valued the company at more than $380 million.
Peter Cai When Simon Ip arrived in Australia 20 years ago as a pastry chef, he had just $100 and a French certificate in patisserie. Last year he and his brother sold $50 million worth of buns.
Michael Baker The fashion industry - yesterday's hero in a world overrun by technology - is now joining the party.