Sydney and Melbourne have landed inside the top 20 in a global ranking of a city's ability to attract and foster the growth of women owned firms.
The hunger for a home-cooked meal turned a small idea into a thriving business.
Australian universities are battling it out to ensure their students don't miss out on "innovation culture", with start-ups feeding in and out of the tertiary ecosystem.
When you start a business, you have grand dreams of taking it to the summit of its industry. You want it to be the Amazon, Google, or Facebook of its generation.
Can a person really build a thriving international business from regional Victoria without stepping on a plane?
Ten years ago practically every mother wanted to start a start-up. Everything's changed.
As a 21 year old, Gen George spotted a gap in the casual employment market. Five years later, she's sold her business for a sum estimated to be millions.
It's the kitchen appliance that's claimed to be "life changing".
Champagne Jayne's long legal battle has come to an end.
The big car manufacturers have left Australia but Tomcar's owners say the future is niche.
Incy Interiors now employs extreme packaging to overcome courier problems.
An Australian cybersecurity startup is gaining international attention but claims Australian big business and governments are reluctant to support home-grown talent.
Redsbaby sells its prams online only and the business is funded using credit cards.
Like her eye-catching activewear, Alisha Geary likes to stand out from the crowd.
With 2.2 million Facebook views since last October, you could say Deadpan Guy is gathering viral momentum.
The private Munro family are shoe royalty in Australia.
David Freeman built a $20 million business out of coconut water and now he's turned to watermelon water.
There's a price to pay for a full night's sleep.
Meet the sole traders who don't outsource a thing.
Help is at hand for time-stressed gardeners who want to grow their own vegetables
Forget all black in hospitality, Cargo Crew is shaking up the uniform sector.
Struggling with anxiety helped Sarah Wilson build a successful business.
Struggling with her newborn baby provided business inspiration for Hana-Lia Krawchuk.
The creators of the Flow Hive are battling to defend their invention from alleged copycats.
How a passion for extreme sport became a multimillion-dollar global business.
Gemma Lloyd's business pitch was met with an unexpected proposition. Other potential investors were less inappropriate but no more supportive.
Savvy marketing and old fashioned hospitality helped Daniel Humm top the World's 50 Best Restaurants list.
Women are lamentably unrepresented in the innovation ecosystem at the heart of the Prime Minister's ideas boom.
Six years ago Ian and Leanne Neeland had a block of land in the Yarra Valley they couldn't build on and a Willy Wonka-like vision of a chocolate factory.