Business Ideas

While Thrive assists businesses that are operational or recently launched, we also fund ideas. Many of our clients come with fresh ideas to begin their businesses, and some need assistance along the way to discover what industry is right for them. Below is a selection of the many pathways you can take to become a business owner.

Here are some ideas that may assist you on your journey.

Here’s what Thrive provides:
Business guides
and tools
Information on
licensing and permits
Connect you with
support services
Become an owner driver

Become an owner driver Learn how you can become your own boss as an owner driver.

Success story: Moses Aregan and Samer BaloFind out how Moses Aregan and Samer Balo worked with Thrive and took their first steps towards self-employment as an Australia Post Owner Drivers.

Read Moses Aregan’s story here
Own a cleaning business

Own a cleaning business Learn how you can launch your very own cleaning business.

Success story: Salem Hailie, Sarkon Abbo and Tial ChinFind out how Selam Hailie, Sarkon Abbo and Tial Chin launched their respective cleaning businesses with the help of Thrive’s business financing.

Become a beautician

Become a beautician Learn how to open up your own beauty shop or salon.

Success story: Jennifer Diaz Find out how Jennifer Diaz turned to Thrive and realised her dream of running her own nail and beauty salon.

Become a retail shop owner

Become a retail shop owner Learn how you can own and manage your very own retail shop.

Success story: Amer Alashkar and Saeed Zarinkob See how Aamer and Saeed turned their desire to provide for their family into launching their respective retail shops with Thrive’s business support.

Read Aamer and Nihal’s story here
Become a restaurant owner

Become a restaurant owner Learn how to start and run your very own restaurant or foodservice business.

Success story: Rastegar Fathi and Sara Eidi See how Rastegar Fathi and Sara Eidi worked with Thrive to start their respective foodservice businesses.

Read Rastegar Fathi’s story here
Become a trades owner

Become a trades owner Learn how you can start a successful trades and construction business.

Success story: Ben Shavali and Kevork Bardizbanian Find out how Ben Shavali and Kevork Bardizbanian got business support and guidance from Thrive to start their own trades and construction businesses.

Read Davoud Ghaterchi‘s story here