MEET THE MBA GRADUATE WHO CONNECTS PEOPLE WITH ANIMALS TO END ISOLATION

MEET THE MBA GRADUATE WHO CONNECTS PEOPLE WITH ANIMALS TO END ISOLATION

ZOE Black is out to prove that often the simplest ideas carry the most impact.

Black is the co-founder of Happy Paws Happy Hearts, an organisation which connects vulnerable members of society with RSPCA animals for mutual therapy and learning.

After completing her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at The University of Queensl...

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BRISBANE'S TOP ENTREPRENEURS UNDER 40 REVEALED: 1-5

BRISBANE'S TOP ENTREPRENEURS UNDER 40 REVEALED: 1-5

HERE is the top 5 in our 40 under 40 Young Entrepreneurs Brisbane who represent the Australia's most inspiring young business people from a variety of industries. Our top 40 entrepreneurs and business leaders under the age of 40 have all built a thriving business, delivered innovation, led social change or have an idea that will chang...

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TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 6 - 10

TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 6 - 10

THESE five innovators round out the top 10 in our 40 under 40 Young Entrepreneurs Brisbane, and our numbers #6-10 are changing their respective industries. From food and hospitality to a legal play and the founder of a tech company that's helping clients take on Amazon, these entrepreneurs from #6-10 have already made their mark ...

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TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 11 - 15

TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 11 - 15

THE FASHION industry headlines our top #11-15 with these movers and shakers using social media to boost their businesses and drive sales.

They're complemented by an innovative marketing business, a construction finance broker and a major player in the agricultural plastics market.

Here is our Top 40 Under 40 entrepreneurs from #...

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TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 16 - 20

TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 16 - 20

Our top 40 UNDER 40 entrepreneurs from #16 - #20 features two of the founders of the world's largest online training marketplace, the developer of an innovative cloud platform, a young woman who runs a group of small businesses and startups.

It's rounded out by an entrepeneur who simply built a business around his favourite ...

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TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 21 - 30

TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 21 - 30

OUR Top 40 Under 40 entrepreneurs from # 21 to # 30 are involved in a diverse mix of traditional businesses and innovative concepts which are changing the way we live.

From real estate to accounting and engineering to fire compliance, a removal company with a difference, to state of the art motion simulators, these entrepreneurs have all...

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TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 31 - 40

TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 31 - 40

OUR top 40 Under 40 entrepreneurs from # 31 to # 40 are topped by two businesses that have taken a new look at the food and hospitality scene in Brisbane with plans to scaleup across Queensland and around the country.

They're complemented by a pair of manufacturing entrepreneurs, a duo of e-commerce fitness gurus who are moving ...

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GOLD COAST STARTUPS HEADING TO LONDON FOR INTERNATIONAL PITCH COMPETITION

GOLD COAST STARTUPS HEADING TO LONDON FOR INTERNATIONAL PITCH COMPETITION

THE creator of of luxury active wear brand Faebella, Alisha Geary, has been crowned a winner of the inaugural Pitch@Palace Australia start-up competition by HRH Prince Andrew, The Duke of York at Government House in Sydney. Geary (pictured) is one of three national winners, including fellow Gold Coast innovator, Nev Hyman (pictured) ...

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STEVE SCANLAN NAMED BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2017

STEVE SCANLAN NAMED BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2017

THE competition was the strongest it has ever been in 2017, with nominees ranging from innovative social entrepreneurs to heavyweight recruitment specialists. But it was clear that the man at the helm one of Brisbane's fastest growing companies would take the gong for Business News Australia's Brisbane Young Entrepreneur of the Ye...

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TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT: THE BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS

TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT: THE BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS

TONIGHT, 300 of Brisbane's most talented young business people will descend on Moda Events Portside for the 2017 Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards. The event, hosted by Business News Australia and emceed by Queensland's Chief Entrepreneur Mark Sowerby and Carla Tooma, is the night of nights for Brisbane's young entrepreneurs....

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THE MUSO-DOCTOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR WHO WAS AWARDED A $100K GRANT TO DEVELOP HEADPHONES

THE MUSO-DOCTOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR WHO WAS AWARDED A $100K GRANT TO DEVELOP HEADPHONES

TWO young entrepreneurs have been awarded a government grant of $100,000 to fund the development of the world's first audio-perfecting headphones with a built-in hearing test.

The Audeara headphones, developed by Dr James Fielding and Dr Chris Jeffery from the Brisbane-based RER Labs, are close to commercial launch and was born out o...

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HOW A COUPLE OF GNOCCHI BROTHERS LEARNED TO EMBRACE CHANGE

HOW A COUPLE OF GNOCCHI BROTHERS LEARNED TO EMBRACE CHANGE

IT'S no secret that apps like Uber Eats and Deliveroo are changing the way we eat. At the press of a button your favourite meals from basically any restaurant nearby can be delivered straight to your door for just a $5 delivery fee and it's what dreams are made of for foodies. On-demand food delivery apps are disrupting the wa...

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PRINCE ANDREW SAYS 'CONNECTIVITY' AND COLLABORATION IS THE KEY TO STARTUP SUCCESS

PRINCE ANDREW SAYS 'CONNECTIVITY' AND COLLABORATION IS THE KEY TO STARTUP SUCCESS

PRINCE ANDREW has been part of a judging panel that has taken pitches from 17 of the best and brightest minds from Queensland, Northern Territory and northern New South Wales as part of a nationwide competition to find Australia's top entrepreneur. The Duke of York was the special guest at Bond University on the Gold Coast for the ina...

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INSTAGRAM GIVES VERGE GIRL SISTERS A BOOST TO TAKE FASHION WORLD BY STORM

INSTAGRAM GIVES VERGE GIRL SISTERS A BOOST TO TAKE FASHION WORLD BY STORM

WHEN sister duo Daniella Dionyssiou and Natalia Suesskow opened their Brisbane-based clothing boutique Verge Girl in 2007, they didn't expect in just 10 years' time their brand would be a heavy hitting e-commerce and fashion influencer. The style savvy siblings studied fashion design together at the ages of 16 and 18, later notici...

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THE STARTUP FESTIVAL WHERE GLOBAL HEAVYWEIGHTS COLLIDE WITH ENTREPRENEURS AND TRAILBLAZERS

THE STARTUP FESTIVAL WHERE GLOBAL HEAVYWEIGHTS COLLIDE WITH ENTREPRENEURS AND TRAILBLAZERS

THEIR aim is to put on the 'biggest, baddest and best' startup event in the Asia Pacific region and the founders of Myriad have declared if the event becomes 'just another tech conference', then they have failed.

Estonian Martin Talvari (pictured) and Australian entrepreneur Murray Galbraith will pull together the second ...

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PRINCE ANDREW TO JUDGE ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION AT BOND UNIVERSITY

PRINCE ANDREW TO JUDGE ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION AT BOND UNIVERSITY

THE best and brightest entrepreneurial minds from Queensland, Northern Territory and northern New South Wales will have their chance to pitch their ideas to HRH The Duke of York, Prince Andrew, after being named among the top 17 regional finalists in the inaugural Pitch@Palace Australia start-up competition.

The entrepreneurs will presen...

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FITAZFK ENTREPRENEURS HIT THE GYM TO CASH IN ON SOCIAL MEDIA SUCCESS

FITAZFK ENTREPRENEURS HIT THE GYM TO CASH IN ON SOCIAL MEDIA SUCCESS

AFTER repaying the initial start up costs of their e-commerce business within the first two days of trading, the founders of FitazFK are muscling their way into the Brisbane Gym market.

The latest venture for founders Georgio Batsinilas (pictured right) and Aaron McAllister (left) is a 650 square metre gym facility in Brisbane's inne...

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ACCELERATOR PROGRAM SET TO SHAKE UP THE ENERGY MARKET

ACCELERATOR PROGRAM SET TO SHAKE UP THE ENERGY MARKET

IT'S no secret that the energy sector is undergoing rapid change. Fossil fuels are more often being replaced by renewables like solar and wind to reach clean energy targets set by federal and state governments. So far, the winning businesses have been those with the foresight to solve current shortcomings and predict future markets - ...

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HOW A YOUNGSTER WITH A TECH PASSION BECAME A GROUND-BREAKING VR ENTREPRENEUR

HOW A YOUNGSTER WITH A TECH PASSION BECAME A GROUND-BREAKING VR ENTREPRENEUR

SAM Hussey (pictured) has always had a passion for storytelling and film production, buying his first camera at age 13 using spare cash from a side-job selling ice cream. Now, 17 years down the track, Hussey still has the same passion although he takes it to the next level. Hussey launched his own experiential agency Lightweave in 201...

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HOW KATE MOSS AND A SENSE OF SENSE OF HUMOUR HELPED AN ENTREPRENEUR TO LAND A DEAL ON SHARK TANK

HOW KATE MOSS AND A SENSE OF SENSE OF HUMOUR HELPED AN ENTREPRENEUR TO LAND A DEAL ON SHARK TANK

WITH a tried and tested family golden ginger cookie recipe, a sprinkle of sarcasm and a background in marketing and advertising, Emma Head scored an investment on Shark Tank from Janine Allis and Andrew Banks.

Her business, Sweet Mickie, is a personalised biscuit company and she stamps messages into the icing on top of the cookies with m...

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