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Is your business ready to swim with the sharks?

We've partnered with TV show Shark Tank Australia to help our existing and aspiring business customers.

Whether you've got a great idea for a business, want to streamline your existing business, or grow it for that matter, we're here to help you get financially ready for your next business move.

Below you’ll find useful tools, products and resources to help you start, run or grow your business.

The three stages of business:

  Starting your business

   Running your business

   Growing your business

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But helping customers get financially ready is even more rewarding.

Starting your business

Have you got a great idea for a business, or want to make your side hustle your main gig, but you don’t know where to start? To help you get underway, here are some useful resources from the ANZ Financially Ready Hub.


Choosing the right business idea

Having a big idea is one thing; making it work is another. Before you go too far out to sea, you may want to test the viability of your business.

Choosing the right business idea

Calculate your start-up costs

When you’re looking to start your own business, you’ll need to accurately calculate your set-up costs so that you don’t get caught short.

Calculate your start-up costs

The ultimate start-up guide

There’s a lot to consider when starting a business, which is why we’ve developed the ultimate start-up guide to help you on your way.

Small Business start-up guide


Ready to take that first bite? Set up a business account today!

Serious about starting a new business? Then it’s important to consider setting up a dedicated business account. ANZ Business Essentials is a straightforward business account with all the essential features and no monthly account service fee. You can set one up in the ANZ App. It only takes minutes.

ANZ Business Essentials

Running your business

So, you’re up and running, casting the net far and wide. You may not be ready to grow just yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take your business to new heights by fine-tuning your processes. Here are some helpful resources from the ANZ Financially Ready Hub.


Mastering your cash flow

Mastering your cash flow will ensure you’re able to pay your bills, maintain good relationships and take on opportunities when they arise.

Master cash flow with these five tips

Fishing for more customers

Looking after your existing customers is paramount, but you may also want to attract new customers. Here are some useful tips.

How to attract more customers

Managing business risks

Managing risk is fundamental to your business. With cyberattacks on the rise, you’ll need to think like an apex predator to stay ahead.

Cyber security basics

Sink your teeth into these handy business tools

Balance your books with QuickBooks

ANZ customers new to QuickBooks can get a 50% discount on a QuickBooks Simple Start subscription for the first 12 months.*

Go to QuickBooks

*Valid for customers who sign up to QuickBooks before 30 April 2024.

Manage cash flow and earn Reward Points

Manage your cash flow with up to 55 days' interest free on purchases and earn Reward Points using an ANZ Business Black credit card. You could earn an extra 100,000 Business Reward Points when you spend $6,000 on eligible purchases in the first 3 months from approval of your new card. 

Explore ANZ Business Black

*New card. T&Cs, eligibility & spend criteria, fees & charges apply. Interest free days do not apply if you do not pay your Closing Balance in full by the due date each month.

Your customer payments made easy

Enhance your customers’ checkout experience in-store, or create seamless payments online, in app or over the phone with our market-leading payment solutions.

Visit Merchants and payments

Growing your business

Okay, so your business has caught a few waves and it’s now time to enter uncharted waters. Here’s a taste of the some of the helpful resources you’ll find on the ANZ Financially Ready Hub to help grow your business.


Tips to help grow your business

Finding new customers, new markets or developing new products or services are just some of ways you can grow your business.

Growing your business guide

Funding your business growth

If you need to borrow money to grow, then it’s a good idea to understand what banks and lenders look for when assessing loan applications.

Preparing for business lending

What type of loan do I need?

If you’re looking to take out a business loan to fund your growth aspirations, it’s best to investigate the type of loan you might need.

Compare business loans


Got bigger fish to fry? Apply for a business loan via ANZ GoBiz today

Thanks to ANZ GoBiz, online loan applications take about 20 minutes to complete. You don’t need to bank with us to apply. And if approved, funds can be in your bank account within two business days.disclaimer

ANZ GoBiz is an online platform that connects with your accounting software - including Xero, MYOB and Intuit QuickBooks - to assess your financial data.

Visit ANZ GoBiz

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Learn more about our home loans for business owners, or speak to our specialists who understand self-employed income.

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