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From planning, financing, legal and marketing, to general management, exporting and human resourcing, starting a business can seem overwhelming.
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Running a business can be challenging.
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News and Events
NSW leads on regional startup innovation
The NSW Government’s work to boost innovation in regional areas through Jobs for NSW has been recognised in a new report from StartupAUS.
New food production facility to create 27 jobs
When nutritionist Danielle Minnebo co-founded health food company Food to Nourish she had three products and made them in the kitchen of her granny-flat.
Revamped CEBIT Australia enlists former Australia and New Zealand Facebook Chief
Hannover Fairs Australia has recruited former Australia and New Zealand Facebook CEO Stephen Scheeler as the new chairman of CEBIT Australia.
Boost program helps develop new alloy to solve lead problem in drinking water
Material scientists at the University of NSW (UNSW) have come up with a lead-free brass alloy to replace traditional plumbing brass materials that have been shown to leach lead into drinking water following a research project assisted by the NSW Government's Boosting Business Innovation Program.
Gulfood is the largest annual food event attracting 97,000 visitors from around the world. Join the Food Innovation Australia Ltd Australia Showcase at the 2019 exhibition.
Avalon Airshow 2019
Australian Premium Food & Beverage Showcase - South Korea and Taiwan Mission
Showcase your products to key importers and take advantage of strong consumer demand for quality Australian products in Korea and Taiwan.