The Collaborative Consumption movement sweeping the globe, is thriving at Hub Melbourne. In what The Financial Times calls a “social revolution gaining momentum”, collaborative consumption is a switch to swapping, sharing, bartering, trading and renting to reduce waste and maximize connections.
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.
3 things that Startups can learn from yesterday’ Adshel saga.
Now days even ducking out from the office to go and get a coffee from down the road is a hassle. With more companies putting larger responsibilities and demands on staff productivity, this mobile coffee franchise is growing quickly.
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.