Sydney crowdfunding platform StartSomeGood has announced a new partnership with Western Australia non-for-profit Impact Seed to stimulate the social enterprise ecosystem in Australia. The partnership will focus on helping social businesses harness the power of crowdfunding and explore new markets and opportunities.
EduGrowth is committed to having 100 million students learning annually from Australian education companies by 2025. While rather an ambitious plan, the concept and goal is all about creating scalable and borderless education.
American internet giant AOL has announced the launch of DeskAid for Australian not-for-profit startups, an initiative looking to support the social enterprise and not-for-profit sectors and also give the startup ecosystem a boost.
In response to current state of Australia’s disability support sector, Fighting Chance has created an innovative and inclusive model with approaches this problem holistically, providing people with significant disabilities with employment opportunities and helping them develop the skills and self-confidence necessary to transition into the mainstream workforce. The brains behind the grassroots organisation is brother-sister team Jordan and Laura O’Reilly.
Last Monday, avid traveller and social entrepreneur, Chris Ball, embarked on a 2,000-kilometre bike ride from Seattle to San Francisco, carrying a meagre daily budget of $3 – the amount that half the population of the developing world is currently surviving on.
New mobile application DearBully hit iTunes last week, and is set to combat the issue of bullying that’s afflicting people of all ages, ethnicities, genders and sexual orientations.
On the surface, The Go Tribe could be described as a charity, but in reality, it’s much, much more. It’s about taking a collaborative approach to change, and uniting individuals who want to create a positive impact using a simple premise: We get excited when we give together.