Goodwill Wine: Tragedy inspires philanthropy

- November 25, 2013 3 MIN READ

The 2009 Black Saturday bushfires left many Victorians with only the ashes of the lives they built. One such victim is David Laity. Touched by the support offered by the Australian community after losing his house, he decided to start a high-quality wine company with a social conscience – Goodwill Wine.


Social enterprise Bloodless gives rebels a cause

- November 18, 2013 3 MIN READ

New Aussie streetwear label Bloodless is set to give young rebels a cause. On the first Monday of every month, Bloodless releases a limited edition in-house range of T-shirts that’s connected to a local change-maker in a developing nation. Each collection provides the change-maker with the seed capital they need to kickstart their initiative.


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.


Social entrepreneur brings the business back into music

- September 3, 2013 3 MIN READ

Entrepreneurship comes naturally to Alex Jeffery, who at just 19 years of age, has founded numerous businesses, each with an underlying social purpose. Here’s the story of a remarkable young social entrepreneur who made the list for Anthill’s Top 30 entrepreneurs under 30.


Shout a mate through new app

- August 9, 2013 3 MIN READ

New app Shout is a channel for people to make micro-donations to any cause through their smartphone, embodying the Australian ethos of a ‘shout’ – looking after your mates.


New Aussie Site Forecasts Personal Cashflow!

- June 13, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

Kixup – Online Budgeting is an online personal budgeting tool that allows users to forecast their expenses. Users can gain piece of mind knowing what their financial furtures are going to look like. The startup was founded and launched by young entrepreneur Andrew Frahm.