With a small tax refund Belinda Lochhead enrolled in sewing lessons, bought her first overlocker sewing machine, made her own patterns (much to the amusement of her professional pattern saviour who adjusted them later). She tested several different materials and colours, and chose to only use high quality Australian material – The birth of Rudies Sunwear.
What’s on 4 are three national online directories providing up-to-date and comprehensive details of activities, classes, events and party services for children in local areas. They are also a way to provide information, advice, parenting tips and fabulous way to connect with other mums and dads!
A new Aussie company has made it accessible for even the most technologically challenged people out there to create their own Application for the ipad and iphone. Startup AppWiz is a very simple, but very cool service that allows businesses to create basic yet effective apps for themselves.
RecruitLoop breaks from the traditional agency model, giving employers flexible recruitment support at an hourly rate, to slash the cost of recruiting by up to 80%. The online platform includes innovative new technology for recorded video interviews, also the first of its kind in Australia. Put together, employers save thousands of dollars and hours of time recruiting new employees.
Shooii is a brand new company founded by a couple of shoe lovers with over 20 years combined experience in the footwear industry. The company was founded by Dave Prince, who together with Director of Web Strategy Mark Campbell is embarking on a mission to deliver the best in online shopping to Australia, and create a unique eCommerce shoe store that customers love. It is Shooii’s belief that Australia continues to lag behind the rest of the world in providing customers with great shopping experiences in the digital space, and that more investment needs to be made domestically to raise the bar.
NoQ have started up successful they had 100 vendors on board before they launched, the company has grown from 2 full time employees to 10 in 8 months. They are in the niche and new market of remote iphone ordering, the founder is a young entrepreneur of just 24 years of age.