Shoe String’s TOP 25 Social Entrepreneurs & Change Makers 2013

- October 11, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

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.

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And the winner of Shoe String Startup of the Year 2013 is…

- September 26, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

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.


Best quotes from Shoe String interviews

- September 20, 2013 3 MIN READ

Over the past two months that I’ve worked at Shoe String, I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing some wonderful startup founders who shared words that were eloquent and inspirational. Here I share with you a collection of some of the best.


My Business was an Out of Control Dog!

- November 13, 2012 2 MIN READ

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.


Happy 1st Birthday to Shoe String!

- June 1, 2012 2 MIN READ

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.