We Love Numbers
The Institute for Global Women Leaders (IGWL), founded by Rosie O’Halloran, is an Australian based non-profit organisation that has a mission to support, connect and empower young women from around the world as agents of change. The organisation believes that young women are one of the most underutilised and powerful assets the world has for social transformation and are making an unparalleled investment in their personal and leadership journeys.
In the last couple of years, the business has experienced rapid growth and is now known as the KX Group, a high performance, boutique fitness company with a range of studio-based offerings like pilates, yoga, barre and cycle, as well as overseas fitness retreats.
One problem Anna Massie noticed was that many companies were not providing the childcare facilities that many mothers would prefer. The companies that did have childcare centres had huge waiting lists. So Massie decided to create her platform called The Corporate Kid.
Last night, BRW revealed their annual Top 50 Best Places to Work list for the year. Call it a coincidence or call it the stars aligning, but there happens to be a little bit of crossover with our own list of emerging Australian leaders and some of the companies that were chosen by Fairfax. The message it sends is clear: there is a particular group of people breaking down barriers and building sustainable businesses and organisations. These people will no doubt serve as inspiration for the next generation of dreamers, creators and business builders, and that is something to be truly proud of. [Sponsored]
Founded in January 2014, local startup Grow My Team is a new technology platform that helps business owners recruit and manage staff while avoiding the financial risks that come with hiring full-time in-house staff. Essentially, it’s an innovative spin on the traditional temp or part-time staffing solutions business. [Sponsored]
From Frank Sinatra to Ryan Adams, Allen Ginsberg to Joan Didion, New York City is famous for the artists it’s been home to and the art it’s inspired. While artists have flocked to New York, Silicon Valley has become synonymous with tech entrepreneurship. For many startup founders, Silicon Valley has always been Mecca. Until now.
Last month Startup Daily profiled Nomad Financial, a New York-based financial services firm dedicated to startups, and looked at whether Australia’s startup ecosystem was in need of a similar firm. Australian entrepreneurs Sarah Riegelhuth and Finn Kelly decided there is, in fact, a market for such a firm and launched We Love Numbers.