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Members of the Business Studio now have access to the full version of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database! This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit … Read more

Brisbane’s QueensPlaza to undergo $36m revamp

Vicinity Centres, the owner of Brisbane inner city shopping destination QueensPlaza, announced on Friday that its redevelopment application for the centre has been approved by Brisbane City Council. Through a $36 million development, the company plans to elevate QueensPlaza’s precinct and shopping capabilities to cater for a growing demand in luxury brands. Executive general manager … Read more

What startups and corporates should know about working with each other

The pressure on corporates to optimise their current operations while simultaneously building their business for tomorrow is being felt more than ever. Disruption is occurring everywhere and the rate and impact of emerging technologies is phenomenal, so massive in fact that even understanding and predicting what their business needs to look like for the future … Read more


Sydney based startup, Seaquatix, proves that entrepreneurial inspiration can strike anywhere, anytime – even while snorkeling off the coast of Asia. Seaquatix is the brainchild of founders Aprille Lim and Max Mabeka who have developed waterproof cases for phones and valuables using thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) technology and a patented lock system. “Max and I were holidaying … Read more

Why ActivePipe is focusing on culture as it expands into the US

Australian real estate startup ActivePipe is continuing its international expansion, partnering with the behemoth that is the US National Association of Realtors (NAR), but founder Ashley Farrugia is committed to keeping the company’s startup culture alive and well. Farrugia confirmed to StartupSmart that NAR has taken a “minor stake” in the business, and that ActivePipe is taking … Read more

List Co wants to help early-stage entrepreneurs do their own PR through access to up-to-date media lists

Early-stage startups are used to doing as much as they can themselves, and for many approaching media is no different. Like many job founders take on, however, it’s clear to see why there specialists exist to handle that work: beyond finding the most newsworthy story to tell about yourself and your business and then crafting … Read more