News and interviews on Scott Farquhar including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Friday, 02 October 2009
A competitor looking scarily similar? It's a fine line between inspiration and plagiarism.
Thursday, 24 September 2009
This year’s BRW Young Rich list is dominated by smart young people who have started solid businesses mainly in technology, property, retail and financial services.
Wednesday, 04 March 2009
Atlassian Winner: SmartCompany 2007 Award for Millionaire Entrepreneur
Tuesday, 03 March 2009
Atlassian aims to be Australia's great successful software story. And it's on its way, achieving 74.5% growth rate with revenue increasing to $35.5 million from $22.5 million in 2006-07.
Monday, 27 October 2008
The search for Australia’s best and brightest web 2.0 entrepreneurs reveals a tangled web of companies, individuals and technologies reports BRAD HOWARTH, tied together through an equally complex web of professional relationships and friendships.
Friday, 30 May 2008
Australia’s leading entrepreneurs are brilliant at
selling and marketing and in creating the strategy that supports these key functions. As the current downturn kicks in, we took a trip around SmartCompany.com.au pulling together the tips and tricks that
Thursday, 29 May 2008
Over our first year of existence, many of Australia’s best entrepreneurs generously shared tips, trends, ideas, leads and opportunities. So here are a few favourites from the zillion of tips from the SmartCompany community. There are 52 tips – one for eac
Tuesday, 20 May 2008
They are young, smart and come from industries as diverse as IT, fashion and agriculture. BRAD HOWARTH profiles 30 hot young entrepreneurs aged 30 years and under.
Saturday, 19 April 2008
Home-grown digital entrepreneurs are storming the world’s most difficult IT market, the US. BRAD HOWARTH runs through 10 stand-outs.
Saturday, 15 September 2007
Welcome to the inaugural SmartCompany50. This special bunch of companies are fast growing and innovative. They are web-savvy, Gen-Ys and baby boomers, they don't need your money, and they are setting trends for the future.
Tuesday, 31 July 2007
Scott Farquhar tells how, with partner Mike Cannon-Brookes, he built the enterprise software house Atlassian to a global operation turning over $22 million. By JACQUI WALKER.
Thursday, 14 June 2007
The hardest part about compiling a list of Australia’s digital entrepreneurs was to narrow it to just 10. By BRAD HOWARTH.