Accelerator

Nicole Cook joins women-led business accelerator SBE Australia as its first CEO

- April 19, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Former Jobs for NSW boss Nicole Cook is taking on a key role in inspiring the next generation of female founders, signing on as the first CEO of SBE Australia, an accelerator for women-led businesses. The not-for-profit, which helps female entrepreneurs scale technology and life science-based businesses globally, counts Canva co-founder Mel Perkins among its… Read more »

Opinion

Successful female entrepreneurs have these 10 characteristics

- March 6, 2020 4 MIN READ

A 2017 report commissioned by the Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship (WIE), which mapped the representation of women in the Australian entrepreneurial landscape, found that “while the start-up ecosystem in Australia continues to grow, businesses founded by women are still underrepresented, with fewer female-led businesses starting, scaling and securing finance.” Yet in harnessing the very essence… Read more »

Profiles

Jane Lu and Gen George launch women’s entrepreneur community Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine

- February 9, 2016 3 MIN READ

Showpo’s Jane Lu and OneShift’s Gen George are a part of and love many of those groups, but decided to launch one that was more their style late last year. Going strong since October, Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine (LMB) is exactly what it says on the lid: a community of current and aspiring female entrepreneurs who celebrate each other’s successes, commiserate over setbacks, and share tips and advice on how to grow – preferably over a glass of wine.