Smart50 Awards 2015
1

Hunter Mason

Hunter Mason founder Matthew Callender attributes his company’s rapid growth to looking after his clients and unsurprisingly, a lot of hard work.

2

Finsure Finance and Insurance

The property boom of the past decade and the deregulation of the financial services industry has created a burgeoning space for alternative lenders, which has in turn led to substantial growth in the market for the services provided by mortgage brokers.

3

Cohen Handler

Ben Handler and his business partner, Simon Cohen, were met by a reasonable degree of scepticism when they first canvassed the idea of their property services business to friends and colleagues.

4

Just for pets

Getting into the highly competitive pet care industry was always going to be a tough gig, but Karen Justice had no idea just what she was up against when she took over Just For Pets in 2009.

5

Supercheap Storage

There has been a distinct trend over the past decade in Australia towards inner city and apartment living, which has put a premium on the space people have to store their belongings. It’s a shift in the way people live that the founders of Supercheap Storage, Edward Thirlwall and Jordana Thirlwall, noticed but something many […]

6

Bronze Snake

David Strangis and Anthony Sacco know exactly how hard it can be trying to get a business off the ground. “The first five years were so challenging,” Strangis says.

7

Noosa Chocolate Factory

The Noosa Chocolate Factory is only a few years old but has already managed to gain a strong foothold in the industry. The business has one factory in Noosa and four retail outlets scattered throughout Queensland.

8

Cloud Plus

Cloud Plus was founded just five years ago but is already turning over more than $4 million.

9

Safe Work Laboratories

Safe Work Laboratories provides laboratory testing services for businesses with the aim of maintaining healthy workplaces.

10

AussieCommerce Group

AussieCommerce Group is one of the largest e-commerce groups in Australia with an impressive 14 retail brands under its belt.

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