Kate Lewin is the founder of new web-based business, Hire Me Creative. Through Hire Me Creative, Kate aims to raise the creative bar in Australia by bringing the design community together through networking and community development. As an established, credible designer in her own right, Ms Lewin wants to make things fairer for emerging designers and other creative suppliers who face different challenges than she did as a new designer.
Amy Richards decided to pack in her job as a lawyer, swap the city life for the sea, and start building Sterling and Hyde. This is more than just a place that sells handbags, their growing success is due to their unique customer service and giving women what they really want.
Sortec Ly is fast becoming one of the faces of eco-friendly creative inventions in the world of Kid’s cubby houses. His company Puggy is up for the prestigious Australian Business Award for 2011 and he has big plans for the coming 12 months to expand his business.
Advances in technology are giving shoppers a new source of power and retailers are now challenged with finding new and innovative ways to engage shoppers, drive traffic back into stores and convert that traffic into sales.
MiiBrand created by Jeremy Fisher and Ben Howden, and launching in July to the public looks to solve those problems.
This team of adventure-seeking free spirits take great pride in scouring the city to uncover the latest, the unique and the most inspiring things to do, places to eat, and ways to unwind. The team run by the ethos that life is too short to spend in front of the television eating frozen dinners- and they know that you do too. But this isn’t a one-way street – the Lime&Tonic Team rely on you, the people that have made Sydney their playground, to help spread the joy to other Lime&Tonic members. So send in those HipTips.
In 2005, two Sydney sisters, Ariana and Anthea Hendry, became increasingly disgruntled about going to the gym. However, they realised that there were limited alternative weight loss services available to Australian men and women. Then they discovered HYPOXI
In the UK Nicko Williamson is making headlines for the company he founded Climate Cars. With environmental benefits and an engaged following of customers, I wonder how long it will be before someone introduces a similar concept into the Australian market?
It seems like their is a new Social Network popping up everyday and personally I get sent through information on about two more new one’s everyday. But Dane’s creation ‘Mate of Mine’ is something i have actually joined and I suggest you join too. There is nothing that builds a business quicker than leveraging from your own network, and your friends probably have connections you were never ever aware of.
It’s not just women who are discriminated against when it comes to buying business attire. Larger men have often had to settle for less quality business shirts due to lack of range that currently exist on the market. This prompted Edwina Gleeson to solve a problem that she knew all to well.
When Tina Tower started Begin Bright, she did not predict that it would take off in such a big way. A mother of two, 27 years old and already over 8 centres, things are starting to grow for her business, in a big way.
Did you know that a woman will use over 12, 000 tampons in her lifetime? Young entrepreneur Aimee Marks has bought to the market an organic chemical free solution that is fast becoming a growing brand in the female hygiene market after only 12 months in operation. With names like Miranda Kerr endorsing the product on her blog, we have a good feeling about where this company is heading.