Our list of 25 people that should be recognised in the Australian community for the work they are doing when it comes to social entrepreneurship and change making. The list was chosen by looking at the causes they were championing, their media and marketing activities, the strategies they use to drive awareness and the impact they are currently making.
The judges spent many days deliberating because all 10 finalists were outstanding in their own right. But they did finally come to a decision, and tonight we handed the winner a life-size boarding pass to and from San Francisco’s Silicon Valley – the world capital for innovation – where they will have the opportunity to meet some of the most influential entrepreneurs of our time.
I am going to let a whole lot of cat’s out of the bag in this announcement about what you can be expecting from Shoe String over the next few months.
It’s been a HUGE year this year for Shoe String, we have told the stories of over 1500 startups across Australia and look forward to upping the anti next year and turning this publication into a place that startups want to visit daily to consume their startup news, learn from the stories of others and engage in debate and opinion!
Sometimes a bitch needs to learn that you are the boss and walk properly on a leash. Since moving across the road from a huge park and working from our new “creep” office where we can watch everything happening in the neighbourhood whilst we work. There are a lot of people that think they are walking their dog, when in fact it is their dog that is walking them, untrained, unfocused and taking them to places they don’t want to go.
Wow, we made it. These days it is not easy to make it through the first year in business, We have learnt a lot, We have spent a lot, Then we learnt that we didn’t need to spend a lot and streamlined some stuff and built something myself and my time are extremely proud of. I called Luke last night and said “Hey, did you realise we are 1 year old tomorrow? – Quick Mock up a cake image or something to put on the Facebook wall” This is the cake.