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The Green Bundle : Pairing the Market with the Planet (ebook)

Authors: Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total package–a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but … Read more

The Techpreneurs of Silicon Valley are Keeping their Families Away from Technology. Should You Too?

Melinda Gates’ children did not have smartphones until they turned 14 and only used computer in the kitchen. Her husband Bill spends hours in his office reading books. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg says he wants his daughters to read Dr. Seuss and play outside rather than use Messenger Kids. Even Steve Jobs strictly limited his children’s … Read more

A great startup product needs more than just software, says :Different co-founder Mina Radhakrishnan

When you’re building a tech startup, creating a great product is the most important thing, until it isn’t, according to Mina Radhakrishnan, co-founder of rental property management startup :Different. Speaking at the Above All Human conference in Melbourne on Wednesday, Radhakrishnan revealed :Different will be launching in Melbourne “very soon”, marking the startup’s first expansion … Read more

Brisbane travel startup Travello raises $5 million to grow internationally

Brisbane-based travel startup Travello has raised $5 million in funding from private investors to grow its app for travellers and further the development of its new software-as-a-service (SaaS) marketing platform BlueTee. Founded by Mark Cantoni and Ryan Hanly as Outbound in 2014, Travello’s core service operates as a social network for travellers in over 180 countries, helping them … Read more

ACCC considers allowing small businesses and franchisees to collectively bargain with the big end of town

Australian small businesses and franchisees may soon be able to freely collectively bargain with big business and suppliers, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) considering collective bargaining class exemptions for the sector overall. In a discussion paper released late last week, the ACCC put forward its case to grant Australian small businesses, agribusinesses … Read more

Business Studio lunch box forum: getting your brand in the media spotlight [Event]

Date: Wednesday 19 September 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where: Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Getting your brand in the media spotlight Tara Baker is the passionate co-founder and editor-in-chief of Dancing With Her, a multi-platform wedding and lifestyle destination. In the crowded wedding marketplace, Dancing With Her was launched as the first resource dedicated … Read more