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.
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.
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.
Christopher Niesche Nathan Tesler had an idea for an app, but no programming skills.
Alexandra Cain Like many young entrepreneurs, Jack Delosa faced a huge amount of scepticism from friends and family when he bailed out of a commerce/law degree aged 18 to buy into his first business.
Jo-Anne Hui Late-night greasy kebabs and meat pies were once the domain of mobile food vendors, but the recent food truck movement is giving budding entrepreneurs an opportunity to get creative.
Christopher Niesche When Melbourne computer programmer Chris Rickard heard how films were planned and scheduled, he thought there had to be a better way.
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.
David Wilson Business guru's app helps shed light on a classic dating dilemma.
Alexandra Cain Forget traditional venture capital - a new approach to helping start-ups with potential is emerging.
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.
Asher Moses Firemint founder Robert Murray is Australia's newest high-tech millionaire after selling his app company to US game giant Electronic Arts for an estimated $20-40 million.
You've got the computer and the brilliant business idea, now it's time to get your e-business running.
A purely online business is a great way to enter the commercial world but it's not without challenges and expense, writes Keeli Cambourne.
Companies that don't have an online presence are almost certainly missing out on opportunities and business, writes Keeli Cambourne.
Alexandra Cain Apps are becoming so popular that some start-ups are bypassing a website in favour of developing their own smartphone tool.
Asher Moses A regional NSW company that was on track to becoming extinct has emerged as a global digital photo printing powerhouse.
Valerie Khoo Three Australian businesses have beaten a field of more than 3000 entrants in Shopify’s prestigious Build-A-Business contest.
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.