Opinion

Mark Twain, money and the math show why business should focus on diversity over merit

- February 21, 2020 4 MIN READ

  By now, you’ve probably heard that Goldman Sachs is no longer taking companies public if they don’t have any underrepresented board members. You’ve probably also heard about the corresponding kerfuffle in the Sydney Startups group: investors recycled the standard sexist and racist (and everything else -ist) dog whistles about “merit” to criticise the change,… Read more »

News & Analysis

Incoming CEO at Fishburners: Social enterprise leader Nicole O’Brien

- March 28, 2019 3 MIN READ

Fishburners, Australia’s largest startup community, has appointed senior leader and social enterprise champion Nicole O’Brien as its new CEO. Ms O’Brien will take over the role from outgoing CEO Pandora Shelley in April, who completes her successful eight-year career at Fishburners in March to pursue overseas opportunities. Ms O’Brien’s most recent role has been with… Read more »