ReGadget is a service that offers instant cash prices for old electronics, including mobile phones, digital cameras, MP3 players and game consoles, amongst others. It provides an easy to use service for customers to get cash for their unused possessions. All gadgets received by ReGadget are either resold locally and internationally or sent for recycling of valuable metals and plastics. Find out more at http://www.regadget.com.au/
We look at new tech startup Buerilla, which has the startup community buzzing at the moment.
He is still in high school, lives in a country town in Victoria and is gearing up for his HSC exams later this year. But already young entrepreneur Brentis Cooper is hanging out with the likes of Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and investor of Facebook. Could he be the next big thing to come out of the tech world?
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.
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!
According to entrepreneur Nikki Durkin, women do not wear 80% of what is in their wardrobe. So at the age of 16 she started to develop the idea of an infinite wardrobe of fashion, that is now known as 99dresses.
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.
Amy Richards decided to pack in her job as a lawyer, swap the city life for the sea, and start building Sterling and Hyde. This is more than just a place that sells handbags, their growing success is due to their unique customer service and giving women what they really want.
Sortec Ly is fast becoming one of the faces of eco-friendly creative inventions in the world of Kid’s cubby houses. His company Puggy is up for the prestigious Australian Business Award for 2011 and he has big plans for the coming 12 months to expand his business.
Advances in technology are giving shoppers a new source of power and retailers are now challenged with finding new and innovative ways to engage shoppers, drive traffic back into stores and convert that traffic into sales.
MiiBrand created by Jeremy Fisher and Ben Howden, and launching in July to the public looks to solve those problems.