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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.
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Marie Enna-Cocciolone left "no room for failure" when she aimed to corner the skin care market with inskincosmedics.
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.
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.
Christopher Niesche The research and analysis involved in writing a business plan can be more important than the document itself.
Alexandra Cain The inspiration for Rupal Ismin's new website came from her Indian grandfather, who despite being so poor he couldn't afford shoes, donated 10 per cent of everything he earned to charity.
Alexandra Cain Forget traditional venture capital - a new approach to helping start-ups with potential is emerging.
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.
David Wilson So you've had that 'aha!' moment. Here's some tips on finding out whether your inspired idea is as good as you think.
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