Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 31-40

Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 31-40

Many people think that entrepreneurs are always pursuing things that haven't been done before. While this may be true of some, most are seeking to do something better rather than something new. This is certainly the case for many of the entrants here. Whether adding new flavours to the food and beverage space, leveraging technolog...

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Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 41-50

Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 41-50

Proving that appearances do matter is what these entrepreneurs do best, but not in the ways you might think. The 41-50 features some of Australia's most innovative marketing specialists who thrive on building brands, as well as specialists who give other companies facelifts through implementing new tech. The Top 50 is also rounded...

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Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 51-60

Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 51-60

Job creation is often brought up in discussions about entrepreneurship, but employment is about more than just a bunch of names and figures in your Xero payroll. The companies in this section impact the lives of staff in many ways, whether it be tailoring the employee experience within large multinationals, upskilling for the future or pr...

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Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 61-70

Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 61-70

They might be a mixed bag of leaders, but the entrepreneurs in this section of the list make a point of standing out. From ethical sales to counter-culture clothing, solar installation to career development, financial services to wholesale, the #61-70 cohort are go-getters who chose to do take a different tack to the competition. Ther...

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Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 71-80

Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 71-80

Having good number crunchers and advisors can mean the difference between failing or thriving in business. That's something many of the entrepreneurs in this group know well, having built companies that help other businesses find their feet financially. Aside from a handful of accountants, the #71-80 group is an eclectic bunch of ...

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Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 81-90

Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 81-90

Many of these entrepreneurs have disrupted areas that you probably wouldn't have guessed needed a shake-up. Whether it be selling large-scale items like printing equipment, electrical services or solar power, they have masterfully carved out unique niches. There are a couple of health & fitness buffs here too who have brought ...

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Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 91-100

Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs: 91-100

It's a testament to the calibre of entrepreneurs we have in Australia that the final ten on this list are still at the helm of dynamo businesses making a significant nationwide impact. Many of them use innovative technology to enhance their own business or the companies of others. They have an exciting potential to scale in indust...

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Shoes of Prey co-founder launches plant-based food brand Fable

Shoes of Prey co-founder launches plant-based food brand Fable

The rise of vegan alternatives, mock-meats and plant-based protein products has been well documented. It is a 'food trend' that has eclipsed mere trendiness and embedded itself in a way many never expected. Australians are turning to meatless alternatives in droves. Blame it on climate change anxieties, blame it on vegan activ...

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Nothing in vain for digital marketer Social Status

Nothing in vain for digital marketer Social Status

John Klein believes keeping different brands has been key to lifting the standing of his digital marketing company Social Status. Klein worked in market research for eight years, over that time gaining a deep understanding of consumer behaviour. However, being a people person, he knew better to step away from the spreadsheet and delve int...

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Carlton United Breweries pours itself a tall glass of Balter

Carlton United Breweries pours itself a tall glass of Balter

Carlton United Breweries (CUB) has nabbed itself another craft brewery with the acquisition of Gold Coast-based Balter. The acquisition for an undisclosed sum will see Balter join the CUB family alongside fellow formerly 'indie' beer labels like Goose Island, Wild Yak, Pirate Life and 4 Pines. CUB is estimated to have almost a...

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Heavyweight investors back $8m raise for restaurant ordering app me&u

Heavyweight investors back $8m raise for restaurant ordering app me&u

Australian mobile ordering and payments app for the hospitality industry me&u has announced an $8 million Series B funding round backed by some major investors. Merivale's Justin Hemmes (pictured right) and Tyro Payments have invested in the startup that removes the friction of waiting in lines to pay or order at restaurants,...

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Young Entrepreneur stars align to revolutionise aged care with AI

Young Entrepreneur stars align to revolutionise aged care with AI

When we work together magic can happen; and that's certainly the case with the launch of a breakthrough AI device that promises to revolutionise our aged care services. Three of Queensland's brightest young entrepreneurs have teamed up to create a patented artificial intelligence device that uses sensors to monitor the interaction...

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Sendle to disrupt US parcel delivery

Sendle to disrupt US parcel delivery

Aussie parcel delivery startup Sendle has set its sights on the US just five years since it launched locally. The company has today announced its expansion into the US, designed to serve the needs of American small e-commerce businesses. The Australian group hopes to tap into a massive US market; small businesses in the US send around...

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Good things come in LVLY packages

Good things come in LVLY packages

If fresh flowers make a good florist, a startup solution for the sector must go beyond with packaging and distribution too.

Melbourne business LVLY proves that a fresh approach to brand and packaging is the way to cut through a saturated market.

As has been a recurring theme among the 2019 finalists of Melbourne's Young Entrepreneur Aw...

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New Aim's Everywhere Store takes out Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year

New Aim's Everywhere Store takes out Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Amazon may be known as The Everything Store, but New Aim is making a name for itself in Australia as The Everywhere Store. In a world of hyper-specialisation, New Aim is product agnostic and operates a multi-channel strategy. That's why the business has been able to achieve roughly 45 per cent growth, year-on-year, for 14 years, in a ...

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Top business stars to compete for Australian Young Entrepreneur Awards 2019

Top business stars to compete for Australian Young Entrepreneur Awards 2019

We've searched up and down, left and right, and looked everywhere in between for Australia's leading young businesspeople. After months of nomination processing, interviews, evaluation and collaboration with our judges, Business News Australia is proud to be hosting the Australian Young Entrepreneur Awards 2019 alon...

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Eliya The Label tailors to the times

Eliya The Label tailors to the times

In a world of fast fashion, Louise Elia takes a deliberate approach to designing to much applause. Through her business, Eliya The Label, Elia dually operates a ready-to-buy and manufacturing-on-demand model. This strategy has been met with double-digit sales growth in its first two years and triple-digit growth over the last few months.&...

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From science student to million-dollar swimwear star

From science student to million-dollar swimwear star

It isn't often you hear of science students starting fashion businesses, but Ana Gavia thinks she owes an education in medicine to success in swimwear. Gavia was studying a double major in Medical Biotechnology and Nutrition at Deakin University in Victoria before starting Pinkcolada in 2018. The Startup winner at the Melbourne Yo...

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Mad Mex takes vegan food startup Dibble national after stellar trial

Mad Mex takes vegan food startup Dibble national after stellar trial

 Plant-based diets are sweeping the country at unprecedented rates, with more than one in 10 Australian identifying as vegetarian along with a growing number of vegans. So fast is the growth that organic health food stores like Flannerys Organic & Wholefood Market have reported record sales numbers for plant-based 'meats'...

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Althea breaks into German medicinal cannabis market

Althea breaks into German medicinal cannabis market

Melbourne-based medicinal cannabis company Althea (ASX: AGH) has signed an agreement that will see it crack into the German market. Distributor Nimbus Health GmbH ('Nimbus') will sell Althea's medicinal cannabis products in Germany through its pharmacy network as part of a memorandum of understanding ('MoU'). Althe...

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