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Small business

Startup

The shortcut to a specialist

Kate Jones A leukaemia diagnosis prompted this woman to start a business to connect patients with doctors.

The female funding fiasco

Pascale Helyar-Moray

Claire Dunn Why is it so tough for women to raise money for their start-ups?

Is this the world’s hottest bikini?

Triangl

Caroline James A pair of beach lovers has created this season's must-have swimsuit.

Reckon you've done it tough?

Have skills, will travel: Leather worker Sima Mahboobifard was not allowed to start a business in her native land.

Kate Jones Meet the entrepreneurs starting a new life and a new business in Australia.

COMMENT

Secrets of the super-angel investor

Dave McClure

Joshua Tanchel He's invested in 900 companies, three of which now earn more than $100 million. What would it take for him to invest in yours?

Investment

Crowdfunding in Australia a step closer

NEW SOURCE: Entrepreneurs will soon be able to take advantage of crowdfunding.

NASSIM KHADEM Crowd-sourced equity funding to help start-ups in Australia looks a step closer, with the Abbott government releasing a new discussion paper.

I built a business in 30 hours

start-up

Will Gibbons I had the help of six strangers. This is what I learned.

So you want to be a personal trainer?

Torso

Claire Dunn With obesity levels rising and the fitness fad yet to reach its peak, there are plenty of opportunities for talented PTs.

COMMENT

So you want to start a start-up?

Start-up

Nicolette Maury Make 2015 the year your dream of owning your own business comes true.

World first: man swallows computer

Chris Koch

Alexandra Cain Entrepreneur runs stunt from his stomach to draw attention to his new business. Watch live now.

Can you crowdfund a beer?

beer

Alexandra Cain Love a drop of the amber ale and fancy supporting men's health? Then help fund a new beer for Movember.

Surviving your first year

Start-up

Louis White What two things do you need to do to make your new business really fly?

Start a business on a shoestring

Shoelace

Kate Jones How do you start a business with pretty much nothing?

Is this the next social media sensation?

Dean Kelly and Justin Parfitt

Louis White Two entrepreneurs have built an app that’s turning heads around the world.

The businesses biting Yellow Pages

Dane Westerweller

Kate Jones Which upstart start-ups are stealing a march on this one-time Aussie icon?

Start a business while working

Juggle

Kate Jones It's tough to juggle a job and a start-up, but it will help make ends meet while following your dream.

Five tips for starting an online business

Start-up

Claire Dunn Follow this advice to achieve digital success for your new enterprise.

How well do you really drive?

Drive

Adam Courtenay An ingenious, formula one inspired device can confirm whether or not you're a hoon.

Is this the end of online fraud?

Shock

LARISSA HAM This business will check out anything you want to buy on the net before you commit.

Is this the next Bundy Rum?

Kathleen Davies from Nip of Courage

Kate Jones Homegrown booze brands are a rarity, but this business could be a portent of things to come in the craft spirit trade.

This woman started a retreat empire

Janine Hall

LARISSA HAM After early failure, Janine Hall now has businesses in Bali, Morocco, Byron Bay and now Portugal.

COMMENT

Tackling the diversity issue in start-ups

Lack of diversity: Facebook's workforce lags behind its user base.

Aaron McNeilly Does it matter that most people in entrepreneurial circles are white, middle class and male?

What are the sacrifices of a start-up?

Jacqui Jones and dan Sargeant

Larissa Ham If you want to go it alone, you'll need to make these tough choices.

Global DJ starts new venture

Ray Good

Kate Jones What does a beat master do when it's time to stop mixing?

The start-up cutting rates by 5 per cent

Worry

Adam Courtenay It's no wonder the big four banks are terrified.

Editor's picks

Triangl: top dog in online togs

A pair of beach lovers has created this season's must-have swimsuit.

Ask our Experts

What expenses can doctors claim?

A Kiwi medico finds out.

Should I close my businesss?

Should this IT business close or keep going?

Whose name should my business be in?

A reader finds out whether it's better to go solo or own the business with her husband.

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