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Melbourne moves from ‘me’ culture to ‘we’ culture

- June 2, 2011 3 MIN READ

The Collaborative Consumption movement sweeping the globe, is thriving at Hub Melbourne. In what The Financial Times calls a “social revolution gaining momentum”, collaborative consumption is a switch to swapping, sharing, bartering, trading and renting to reduce waste and maximize connections.

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Night out with a Socialite

- June 2, 2011 2 MIN READ

New Sydney Startup, www.nightoutwithasocialite.com, is a global platform for local socialites in cities around the world to offer VIP Night Out Experiences.
From Sydney, London, New York, Melbourne, Bali, Singapore, Tokyo, Brisbane and Beijing, Night Out With A Socialite will offer local Socialite Experiences.

The Team have sourced over 100 Socialites from over 50 countries. From next week, the Socialites will start uploading their Night Out Experiences.

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WIN a Free Cookbook from Ryn & Cordie!

- June 1, 2011 2 MIN READ

Foodies Ryn and Cordie have just bought out an awesome new cookbook that matches your food with the perfect Wine. This is a unique cookbook with some great recipes and food wine combinations. We are giving away a copy to one lucky Shoe Stringer Today!

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Startup Tasmania!

- May 31, 2011 < 1 MIN READ

Launching before Startup America and Startup UK launched their country initiatives, Tassie lead the way and are building quite the entrepreneurial culture for startups. Dr Polly McGee one of the founding members will also be writing for Shoe String and bringing us the best the Tasmanian startup scene has to offer!

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Beer with a Difference.

- May 31, 2011 2 MIN READ

There is nothing better than sitting down to a nice cold beer after a hard day at the office. Geoff Huens business Beer Cartel is starting to take the market by storm, he talked to Shoe String about his startup.

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200 million reasons to Celebrate!

- May 30, 2011 2 MIN READ

On average Catch of the Day sells a product from it’s sites every 4 seconds, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It’s no wonder Packer and co came knocking on the door to strike one of the biggest deals in Aussie e-commerce history.

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Book Launch: Herding Monkeys

- May 30, 2011 < 1 MIN READ

‘If you could make your employees more creative, you could make millions more in profits. This outstanding book shows you how.’ — Siimon Reynolds, Advertising entrepreneur.

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Launching Today! New Aussie Creative Community.

- May 30, 2011 2 MIN READ

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.