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Andrew Sacchero – Personal Trainer

Andrew has been into fitness all his life. He is a keen amateur boxer and is into cycling. After 11 years working on a drill rig in the Pilbara Andrew thought it was time to make a change.

Tiffany Forster – Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

In addition to running her thriving acupuncture business in Albany W A, Tiffany Forster spends two months annually volunteering in Nepal with the Acupuncture Relief Project.

Contemporary Graphic Design by Kate Keiley Designs

Based in Fremantle, WA, Kate Keiley has created a unique graphic design, logo and web design business. Kate strives to produce state of the art contemporary graphic design particularly for small businesses and startups.

Riding the waves to small business success

Self employment NEIS graduate Emily McGuire reflects on her first year as a small business owner. Her advice for others: Follow your dream and hold on!

House of Artisan

House of Artisan owner Jacqui Ainsworth made the decision to re-join the workforce after years of relying on her partner to financially support the family.

With her passion for dogs and dog grooming, it wasn’t long before she found her niche after taking part in the self-employment New Enterprise Incentive Scheme through Business Foundations.

A sudden lifestyle […]

The Sweet Spot

Mira Rao is no stranger to the business world. Having grown up in an entrepreneurial family, she made it her life mission to follow in the footsteps of her grandfather, who managed his own business in India.

With a little help along the way from her self-employment New Enterprise Incentive Scheme mentor, coupled with her passion […]

Sailing through the start-up storms

After 20 years of management and senior management looking after private, state and national companies, and a strong background in sales and leadership; Emmanuel Lardis knew his years of experience and knowledge could be used to assist others.
His working life had been spent successfully leading people and building other people’s businesses, and this motivated him to build […]

My story: Sound for the body, mind and spirit

Julian Silburn started his journey with the didjeridu more than 20 years ago, after an introduction to Aboriginal Didjeridu player Dereck Nannup by Heath Bergerson. It’s been a passion ever since and he has played and taught the didjeridu internationally, while developing his skills by working with Indigenous elders.

Julian started his sound therapy business Sound […]

Journey to Abundance takes first step in Freo

The greatest barrier Susan Broughton faced in starting-up her small business was overcoming the stigma of fronting up at Centrelink and asking for help.
The motivation for the University-educated, former Certified Financial Planner was a belief in her business idea and encouragement from friends and family.
Susan was referred to Business Foundation’s New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) […]