Australia has never been short of inventors, scientists aren't always at home in the ruthless world of commerce. But if they can be given a helping hand, it could help the entire economy.
New research shows how women are held back when it comes to starting and growing their own businesses.
Business people who become politicians can bring fresh energy into the public service. They come from an ecosystem that is driven by urgency to produce measurable results.
Kenya has realised that its school-leavers aren't ready for the world of work. An ambitious plan aims to change this.
African governments and businesses must do more to assist young people by creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem to support them. Without this support, all of their potential may stutter and die.
The message of an exciting future through innovation and high-tech start-ups has failed to engage the Australian community.
How to embrace the characteristics that give start-up businesses their edge.
Science and business don't often go together, but that's changing as more scientists realise that their best ideas can be commercialised.
Much of the debate about robots talking jobs focuses largely on a jobless future. But robots can deliver a host of benefits, especially for start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Forget the main stage headliners, the real festival heroes might be selling you crocodile burgers and mango smoothies.
India's former 'untouchables' are struggling to make a mark in business – despite some high-profile successes.
After 1994 the microcredit movement helped plunge large numbers of black South Africans into heavy debt and poverty while enriching a few white elites who provided the loans.
Contrary to the view that all migrants take jobs from South Africans, research shows that migrant entrepreneurs generate employment for local citizens.
The government wants more Australian entrepreneurs to fail - which would be fine if they learned from their mistakes.
The government's innovation agenda is heavy on incentives for startups and entrepreneurs.
A PhD and startup have more in common than you might think, and they complement each other in many ways. Nicky Ringland shares her experience of how one influenced the other.
Young, entrepreneurial Africans want more flexibility and values-based learning than they feel is offered by a traditional MBA.
Innovators and entrepreneurs will ensure that Africa continues to grow. But they need to be nurtured to lead the development.
A new Tory government, but true-blue business owners might be feeling short-changed.
Those looking to start a business in Africa face enormous obstacles, even with the backing of foreign investors.