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On the search for $49 glasses: Investec launches $70 million fund for emerging businesses

On the search for $49 glasses: Investec launches $70 million fund for emerging businesses

Investment bank Investec launched a $70 million fund to invest in emerging and high growth companies on Thursday.

  • by Cara Waters

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'The absolute pinnacle': Mecca founder Jo Horgan wins entrepreneur of the year
Enterprise

'The absolute pinnacle': Mecca founder Jo Horgan wins entrepreneur of the year

It's the first time a female entrepreneur has taken out the national prize.

  • by Emma Koehn
Ten business podcasts to fuel your next venture
Managing

Ten business podcasts to fuel your next venture

Lift the lid on business wars, famous brands and million-dollar founders simply by hitting 'play'.

  • by Emma Koehn
'It's all love': Small businesses turn to family in tough times
Finance

'It's all love': Small businesses turn to family in tough times

Many small businesses fear being pushed to the edge, but say working with family helps.

  • by Emma Koehn
Young, male and educated: Australian fintech has a type
Entrepreneur

Young, male and educated: Australian fintech has a type

More than 70 per cent of Australia's financial technology startup employees and 81 per cent of founders are men, a census has found.

  • by Emma Koehn
'We've grown 900pc': Coffee cup company Frank Green looks to USA
Recycling

'We've grown 900pc': Coffee cup company Frank Green looks to USA

The company spent a year making a credit card chip that would go into their cups without collapsing under heat.

  • by Emma Koehn
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Startups battle tall poppy syndrome
Startups

Startups battle tall poppy syndrome

Research shows more than half of all Australians have thought seriously about starting a business but are yet to realise their ambition. 

  • by Cara Waters
Mums clamour for Aussie breast feeding probiotic
Healthcare

Mums clamour for Aussie breast feeding probiotic

Sales of the Australian made probiotic have increased by 500 per cent in the last year with breast feeding mothers using it to help prevent mastitis and croup.

  • by Cara Waters
'Dark horse in the race': The couple that makes water out of thin air takes out $2.1m prize
Entrepreneur

'Dark horse in the race': The couple that makes water out of thin air takes out $2.1m prize

It started when David put a little contraption on the roof of his office and began cranking out free bottles of H2O for anyone who wanted one.

Businesses wait for Australia to become 'Amazon-ified'
Amazon

Businesses wait for Australia to become 'Amazon-ified'

Small businesses are happy to ride Amazon's wave until local shoppers come on board.

  • by Emma Koehn
Brisbane start-up hub expands by almost 60 per cent to meet demand
Brisbane

Brisbane start-up hub expands by almost 60 per cent to meet demand

A Brisbane start-up company that has increased in size expects to be at capacity again by the end of the year.

  • by Ruth McCosker