Wednesday 16 November
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Recent research shows that just 17% of Australian small businesses are involved in the export trade. Given current conditions facing exporters, it’s not surprising to see why.
The strong Australian dollar, global economic turmoil and diminished government support have all helped create an environment that isn’t appealing for start-ups looking to crack an overseas market.
Today, we look at the problems facing start-up exporters, as well as speak to the experts to get some advice on how to get over these hurdles.
Elsewhere, we profile a start-up that certainly has made great strides overseas – iPad accessories designer StudioProper, and mentor Brad Callaughan explains how to raise finance when you’re turned away by the bank and potential investors.
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