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 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 Dreaming of throwing in the towel and going it alone? Make sure you've thought of everything.
David Wilson Two enterprising blokes are tapping into the male side of the multibillion-dollar wedding industry.
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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.
Anneli Knight Before the first Bodyelectricdance Studios live show in 2007, Jade Duffy warned her performers not to be too psyched out if they were dancing to a small audience.
Craig Butt Entrepreneur Andre Eikmeier has plenty of reasons to crack open a bottle of wine and celebrate.
Creative Types Although self-publishing used to be a sign a book publisher wouldn’t touch the title, it’s now considered a legitimate step in signing a deal with a mainstream publishing house.
Marie Enna-Cocciolone left "no room for failure" when she aimed to corner the skin care market with inskincosmedics.
Christopher Niesche Nathan Tesler had an idea for an app, but no programming skills.
Madeleine Heffernan It's been a busy couple of weeks for the 30-something entrepreneurs behind daily deals site deals.com.au, with the launch of two new businesses in food and music.
David Wilson Launching a start-up is easier than ever. But, because entry barriers verge on non-existent and everyone wants to be the next Facebook, Twitter or Dropbox, competition is fierce.
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.
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.