Three home truths about “the entrepreneur’s life” from a mum of two

“It was the night of the SheStarts showcase where the 10 winners of $100k in pre-seed funding were being announced. Hundreds were assembled at the Dr Chau Chak Wing building in Sydney.

Beautifully-groomed guests relaxed from a pre-ceremony drink (or two) while finalists tried to distract themselves from the nerves of the impending announcement by allowing themselves to become engrossed by a stellar panel including the likes of Lucy Turnbull.

My chair was empty.

I was sitting around the corner from the venue in the front seat of the car, becoming increasingly disheveled as I was trying to breastfeed my baby who wasn’t having a bar of it as my husband and 3-year-old son watched on from the footpath.” Read more

Carla Harris Smart Company 21 Mar 2017