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Interview by Max Mason It’s been 11 years since Andrew Segar launched his flagship product Simplicity CRM software that helps record and organise a company’s interaction with clients, from his garage in Auckland.
Jo-Anne Hui Some of the world's most successful businesses were launched by two mates with a great idea. Think Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak at Apple.
Alberto Perez started out as a street performer, today he stands at the centre of the Zumba exercise craze, having helped transform Zumba Fitness into a rapidly growing fitness empire.
Christopher Niesche When Melbourne computer programmer Chris Rickard heard how films were planned and scheduled, he thought there had to be a better way.
David Wilson Dreaming of throwing in the towel and going it alone? Make sure you've thought of everything.
Antonia Magee It may seem like an easy ticket to online riches, but the reality of setting up your own internet store is vastly different to what many expect.
Get the basics right when establishing a home office and your enterprise stands a better chance of being efficient and profitable, writes Dan Warne.
WHAT'S YOUR PROBLEM?
Whats Your Problem Q. I am starting a business selling shoes I have designed myself. How do I find manufacturers?
Valerie Khoo Three Australian businesses have beaten a field of more than 3000 entrants in Shopify’s prestigious Build-A-Business contest.
Creative Types Kylie Jackson's Etsy site is going great guns. She's selling 10 artworks a day, mostly to Americans, and this January hit a sales peak.
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.
Adam Cooper Michael Malone often finds himself talking more about the garage days than those in the corner office.
Marie Enna-Cocciolone left "no room for failure" when she aimed to corner the skin care market with inskincosmedics.
You've got the computer and the brilliant business idea, now it's time to get your e-business running.