Sydney Business

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About Sydney Business and how we can help develop your business

Taking a leap of faith Gabriela whipped her dream up into a thriving cake business

Since Gabriela was six years old she dreamed of owning a cake shop.

Resigning from her full time job at the end of 2016 she decided to take a leap of faith and start her own cake business, Bakealicious By Gabriela.

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Mostafa Abedinpour, owner of MAZ3D in Sydney, started his own business to sell and install beautiful stretch ceilings in businesses and homes.

Mostafa Abedinpour is an inventor and innovator, and the owner of a successful small business, MAZ3D.

After immigrating to Australia from Iran, where he had completed a degree in computer hardware, Mostafa worked as a painter/decorator and also found work in an electronics repair business.

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Jason had a long and successful career in the Australian Defence Force, and during this time he developed an interest in health and fitness. After transitioning out of the defence force, Jason decided to start his own personal training business with the help of the New Business Assistance with NEIS program.

Jason Winters had a successful 15-year career in the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Jason received the Australian Defence Medal and the Australian Infantry Medal in recognition of his years of service.

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Imagine a world with more trees, fruits and flowers. It’s a fine balance gardening in the urban environment with all the pressures of the modern world including the coronavirus. This is where Nicolas Farrer comes in. In late 2017 Nicolas approached Sydney Business about the possibility of joining the Federal Government’s New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS). He had an idea of developing Kid’s Micro Greens sunflower Seed Bomb kits which would be a fun way to grow micro greens at home, school or in the office.

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Monica Appiah

Monica Appiah – From Le Chic Hair and Beauty Salon. Monica had done hairdressing in Africa prior to coming to Australia and with the help of Sydney Business she commenced her own salon in Guildford. She has a well-established customer based who regularly visit her salon.

Erin Timony

Erin Timony completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Jewellery Major at the College of Fine Arts, Paddington between 2001-05 and then worked as a Jeweller for a number of businesses in Sydney. She had always dreamed of opening her own Bespoke Fine Jewellery business which she did through study with Sydney Business and the NEIS Program. Her business continues to grow focusing on couples getting married and those who wish to have a unique gift or those who want older jewellery re-modelled. She has won various awards for her one off designs.

Ehssan Sakhaee

He approached Sydney Business with an idea to create his own Corporate Executive Training aimed at high tech professionals. He has a Ph. D in Engineering and a B.E. (Hons) in Computer Engineering from the University of Sydney and completed his Post Graduate Teaching at the Osaka University. He commenced his NEIS business and his “Leadership in high-tech industries” seminars are well attended.

Juan Bogaz

Juan Bogaz – This Chilean born mature age student has come from an Electrical Engineering background and got his first job at General Motors Holden in 1997 and worked in engineering roles up until 2010. Since then he has found it difficult to get employment. During his life his passion has been music. His band in Chile even had a Recording Contract with RCA Records. So he decided he would set up a Music Tutoring business. He approached Sydney Business and he established his own Music Studio.

Our Heritage

Sydney Business* has established its unique footprint across the greater Sydney metropolitan area and stretching from Gosford in the North, Blue Mountains in the West, Maroubra in the East and Picton in the South.

Business Enterprise Centre Northside Ltd was formally incorporated in 1991 by the local community with the objective of alleviating unemployment through Training and Business Development assistance.

Sydney Business is a charity, non-government organisation that provides services on behalf of the Australian and New South Wales government, local councils and local business communities.

*Sydney Business is the registered business name of Business Enterprise Centre Northside Limited.

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