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Barayamal Centre of Entrepreneurship to open in Brisbane to support Indigenous businesses

Indigenous entrepreneurship organisation Barayamal is set to open the Barayamal Centre of Entrepreneurship (BCE) in Brisbane next month to foster the growth of First Nations businesses. Along with an event space and meeting room, the BCE will offer coworking space for up to 30 entrepreneurs. Dean Foley, founder and managing director of Barayamal, said the space aims … Read more

Need templated forms, business plan samples or industry reports? Check out ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database!

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

MacGyvers and champions: Six entrepreneurs on the one person they couldn’t live without in their business

Finding a kindred spirit in the business world has the power to turn strong ideas into wild success stories. It’s virtually impossible for an entrepreneur to grow an empire completely solo; but how do successful business people find indispensable talent? This week SmartCompany asked six entrepreneurs to tell us one person they just couldn’t live without in … Read more

Can Business Save the Earth? : Innovating Our Way to Sustainability (ebook)

Authors: Michael Lenox and Aaron Chatterji Increasingly, business leaders are tasked with developing new products, services, and business models that minimize environmental impact while driving economic growth. It’s a tall order–and a call that is only getting louder. In Can Business Save the Earth?, Michael Lenox and Aaron Chatterji explain just how the private sector … Read more

Why Fishbowl, one of Sydney’s fastest-growing food chains, is going cashless

An incredibly successful two-year-old food business run by a pair of 25-year-olds with a passion for design and tasty seafood, Fishbowl prides itself on efficiency, cleanliness and style. But its latest push to become still cooler and less wasteful could prove divisive: the stores are currently in the process of becoming completely cashless. Starting with … Read more

The Serious Business of Small Talk : Becoming Fluent, Comfortable, and Charming (ebook)

Author: Carol Fleming Carol Fleming wants to show you that small talk is not as “small” as you might think. It’s the foundation of every relationship, professional and personal. It is the sound of people reaching out to each other, searching for similarities, shared interests, goodwill, connections, and friendship. And it’s something we all do … Read more

This 18-year-old prodigy and serial entrepreneur has raised $850,000 to take on Snapchat

18-year-old Daniel Singer is the founder of Panda, a social media app similar to Snapchat that’s triggered by audio cues. Singer raised $US200,000 for his first project, YouTell, when he was only 14. Now, Singer is creating an app that he says will “turn conversations into Pixar movies in real time.” He just announced the … Read more