Internet

Cleaning up through finding a better way

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.

Ruslan Kogan

Agility, speed and nous enable Davids of the world to take on Goliaths

Ruslan Kogan

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.

Selling sport to Aussies makes for one woman's dream gig

Paula Ward

Marcella Bidinost It sounds like a sports nut's dream: turning water cooler conversations about sport into your profession.

App man puts mouth where his money is

BRW Magazine photo Tamara Voninski.  Jonathan Barouch is CEO & Founder of Roamz.  Barouch near his office in Surry Hills in Sydney. 03/11.2011

Mercedes Ruehl Missing out on a lively night at a museum sparked Jonathan Barouch's idea for a smartphone app that has been downloaded more than 100,000 times.

Grower moves grain into the 21st century

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Christopher Niesche Stories of internet companies being founded in the garage or basement are commonplace, but Tom Roberts’ venture had a different starting point – from the back of a tractor.

People before profits for Sucre's social trekker

Randall Howlett heads a trekking company in Bolivia.

Larissa Ham When Australian Randall Howlett decided to set up a business in Bolivia, one of the poorest countries in South America, he had little idea of the patience required.

Mumtrepreneurs get down to serious business

Tash White and her daughters Milla and Indiana wearing MummaBubba jewellery.

Adam Cooper After years of working for someone else, Tash White was content staying at home raising her two girls. But her entrepreneurial streak could not be contained.

Get smart about gadget security

Be smart about smartphone security.

David Wilson The biggest security threat to your business could be right in the palm of your hand.

Entrepreneur's Cheeki idea takes hold

Water bottles

Adam Cooper Remember when many of us vowed we'd never buy water in a plastic bottle?

Typhoon tycoon: the storm-chasing entrepreneur

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Entrepreneur Secrets Serial entrepreneur Vincent Teubler, 47, embodies the saying “expect the unexpected”. Teubler’s “résumé” spans the spectrum.

At home with the kids, mumtrepreneurs are taking care of business

Tash White with her two daughters

Adam Cooper AFTER years of working for someone else, Tash White was content staying at home raising her two girls. But her entrepreneurial streak could not be contained.

Start-up out to show Wyngle is no wangle

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Christopher Niesche Damien Cantelo is preparing his retail website for launch in the US market with a name change and a push for more investment.

Travel agent finds her niche in France

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Entrepreneur Secrets At a time when many Australian tourism operators are doing it tough, Sue Heine considers herself fortunate.

ENTREPRENEUR SECRETS

The headache that sparked a $1.3 million idea

A migraine prompted a $1.3 million business idea.

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.

TECHNOLOGY

Total recall: Virtual mirror lights up fashion world

Arnold Schwarzenegger.

David Wilson A new augmented reality virtual mirror application is designed to remove the need for an in-store try “before you buy” experience.

Businesses lagging on app development

Appy Travels aims to be the world's best travel app.

Lucy Battersby HALF of all Australians may have a smartphone, but less than a third of businesses or organisations have crafted a website to suit this most popular form of browsing and searching.

We're addicted to Facebook

Facebook under the microscope (Thumbnail)

Adrian Lowe Facebook continues to reign supreme as Australia's most popular social media website.

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Start-up idea began on the go

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Christopher Niesche Nathan Tesler had an idea for an app, but no programming skills.

ENTREPRENEURS

From $100 in his pocket to a sprawling bun empire

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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

Fashion's new front: wearable technology

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Michael Baker The fashion industry - yesterday's hero in a world overrun by technology - is now joining the party.

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