In the Business of Change : How Social Entrepreneurs are Disrupting Business as Usual (ebook)

Author: Elisa Birnbaum Our communities are facing the fallout from the demise of vital industry, bankrupt economies, bad policy or policing, and political mismanagement. People are looking for answers, and the “same old” simply won’t do. In the Business of Change is a practical and inspirational guide that showcases how social entrepreneurs from places such … Read more

NSW Government to allocate $10 million to expansion of autonomous vehicle trials in Budget

The NSW Government is set to allocate $10 million funding over the next four years to the expansion of autonomous vehicle trials. To be announced in tomorrow’s state budget, the fund will be administered by Transport for NSW’s Smart Innovation Centre, which will be tasked with identifying relevant projects and partnerships. NSW Minister for Transport … Read more

Entrepreneurial you : monetize your expertise create multiple income streams and thrive (book)

Author: Dorie Clark What does it take to create the career you want? It’s no secret that the world of work has changed, and we’re shifting toward an ever more entrepreneurial, self-reliant, work-from-wherever-you-are economy. That can be a liberating force, and many professionals dream of becoming independent, whether by starting their own businesses, becoming consultants … Read more

‘A hell of a lot of people have had their lives ruined’: small business deflated after royal commission

As the banking royal commission gears up for its fourth round of hearings starting on Monday, small business owners are voicing their disappointment at the brief two weeks allocated to the sector. Elizabeth Furneaux was one of 630 people who made submissions to the royal commission relating to small and medium businesses’ dealings with lenders. Mrs Furneaux and her … Read more

Startups, collaborate and listen: Dropbox’s head of Australia says disruptors should work together for global change

Dropbox is moving towards a more collaborative ethos, and startups should follow suit, according to the file hosting giant’s country head for Australia and New Zealand, Tony Ward. Speaking to StartupSmart, Ward says if startups work together, and with other businesses and governments, they have an opportunity to make a real impact on global issues. Such collaboration … Read more