Duke Hanson is the founder of Crocs. Yes sure people make fun of the product and the fashion industry have looked down their nose at them, but jokes on them to date over 120 million pairs have been sold and whether people like it all not this brand is a huge power player in the fashion industry.
Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skillsets – primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people – to build applications and develop a commercial case around them.
From squeezing a carbon fibre reinforcement under Hayden’s broken toe ahead of the 2007 World Cup to creating his own brand of stylish orthotic friendly shoes with podiatrist/designer wife Caroline, Alan is well and truly focused on feet. With new brand FRANKiE 4, Alan wants to make sure that everyone, not just our sporting heroes, put their best foot forward.
Yesterday the Apple store on George street Sydney as well as a few other Sydney locations were met with a big black bus and a bunch of protestors. The two words of branding across their black attire was simply “Wake Up” – Um ok then. I am one of those people that hate “protest” style demonstrations and stunts at the best of times, I hate them more if you are not being clear on what you are trying to achieve.
Lord of the Fries varies from the usual convenient food choices by having a philosophy of being all-inclusive, offering fresh, 100% Australian-grown produce with kosher, halal, vegetarian, gluten free and even vegan options to suit everyone. The Founders will be LIVE on our Facebook Wall for Mentor Monday to Answer all your Lord of The Fries Questions!
Over the past [almost a year now] since we launched Shoe String, I have been lucky enough to interview a lot of VERY successful people and have them share their stories of success and challenges with me to write about for the site. One of the things that has stood out in nearly EVERY interview that I have completed, is that most successful people have a mentor.
She only just celebrated her 16th birthday over the weekend but has been been a major influential figure in the lives of thousands of women for around 5 years now.