Thursday 18 October
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Australian universities may not yet be in the same entrepreneurial league as their US counterparts, which have seen the on-campus creation of Facebook among many other storied businesses.
But there is increasing recognition of the innovation coming out of our universities, as further evidenced by today’s news of a $2.3 million investment in a Melbourne University-backed venture that’s just one year old.
Our franchising sector may have a few more critics than our university system, but there are some undeniable advantages to becoming a franchisee. Business advisor Marc Peskett picks out five of the best.