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Let’s talk… success

“What is the biggest growth barrier Australian startups are facing?” That’s the question Dynamic Business put to more than 20 entrepreneurs and industry experts, this week, for our exclusive “Let’s Talk…”, exploring success (and barriers to achieving it). Some commentators pointed to environmental factors such as a scarcity of local ... More

Interview with Graham Ross, Co-Founder of Kusaga Athletic

After hearing Graham speak so enthusiastically about his business, it’s easy to see why Kusaga Athletic has been successful. As an environmental activist and avid marathon runner, Graham is one of those lucky few whose business solely reflects their passions. Forward thinking in all his ventures, Graham’s goal is to become a leader in sustainable ... More

Brisbane start-up Creatively Squared wins top prize at Creative3 Pitch

A BRISBANE start-up which matches brands with content creators from around the world has taken out the top prize at yesterday’s Creative3 Pitch competition. Creatively Squared’s founders Ruth Stephensen and Scott Thomas will jet to Copenhagen to represent Australia at the Creative Business Cup in December. The husband and wife duo will also have ... More

Meet Creatively Squared, the Brisbane startup heading to Copenhagen to represent Australia in a global pitch competition

Digital marketing platform Creatively Squared will be representing Australia on an international stage in Copenhagen later this year, after taking home the top prize at last week’s Creative3 pitch competition held in Brisbane. Founded in April 2016, Creatively Squared is the brainchild of Ruth Stephensen and Scott Thomas. The startup pairs creatives ... More

Chinese VC William Bao Bean warns against Aussie start-ups expanding to China

Renowned Chinese investor and managing director of the fast growing country's first start-up accelerator, William Bao Bean, has warned Australian start-ups against seeking riches by expanding to the region, saying products that work in Australia rarely succeed in Asia. Mr Bao Bean, who is also a partner at Chinaccelerator's venture capital fund owner ... More

Changing the world, one code at a time

Technology has enormous power to make genuine changes for the world and is bringing more people together than ever before. The most exciting thing is we’ve only just started to see the impact of this on humanity. There is so much more to come. We are in an era where everyone with mobile-phone access is able to connect with anyone, anywhere. Technology ... More

Interview with Tyson Young, Co-founder of Carisma

A surprisingly wholesome road to entrepreneurship, Tyson Young, along with co-founders Lloyd Young and Johan Venter, set out to solve the problems Tyson's father faced with his own company, many of which centred on trying to provide a more transparent auto service. After speaking with a series of workshop and vehicle owners, Tyson realised the problem was ... More

Tech start-up sees Scott Millar become a teenage entrepreneur and CEO

Tech-head prodigy Scott Millar is being compared to a young Steve Jobs after turning a school project into a thriving business, becoming a CEO at the age of 17. Scott founded BOP, Buy Our Product Industries, three years ago while in Year 9 as part of his business studies at Sheldon College on Brisbane's bayside. His first product was to create ... More

Interview with Kathrin Bonfigt, Founder of Miss Summer

Kathrin Bonfigt is the founder of ‘Miss Summer’, a boutique beach and surf wear brand based in Brisbane. Originally from Germany, the name ‘Miss Summer’ derives from Kathrin’s desire to chase the sun all year-round; a dream she achieved by migrating to Australia in 2012. Passionate about conservation and a staunch advocate for slow fashion, Kat... More

Interview with Lorraine White, Founder of White Lane Corsetry

It was after many years of teaching that Lorraine White decided to undertake a passion project of hers, which was to create her own fashion line. Originally setting out to recreate period costumes, Lorraine found the industry to be too niche, deciding instead to pursue the equally exciting costume art of burlesque. ‘White Lane Textiles’ will be releas... More