Hey change makers, hope you have all been having a good week! We are back with links to events, news items, and articles to put on your radar!
Opportunities and Events
Join StartSomeGood’s networking event to meet some social entrepreneurs across Sydney. Confirmed founding entrepreneurs attending include Tom Dawkins (StartSomeGood), David Gravina (Compost Revolution, Digital Eskimo), Rebecca Tapp (Supernova Tribe), Elena Antoniou (Mighty Good Undies), Jay Boolkin (Social Change Central), Ben Pecotich (Dynamic4), and Margaret O’Brien (Young Change Agents). If you’re interested in the social entrepreneurship space or are looking for a part-time gig, this will surely be worth attending! Tickets are now available. Get in quick!
Next month, hear all about tools for social change, how to get started, and so much more from insightful entrepreneurs and trainers in a free-to-access virtual summit. Stay tuned and register your interest now!
Join a 9-month program for change makers in food and agriculture. Choose between registering for the full program or Session Two only. Register until 26 February!
Register your interest for a bigger and better “unconvention” in Australia and New Zealand this 2017!
News, Reports, Insights
The Singapore digital startup, Air Trunk, will be constructing flagship stores in Melbourne and Sydney after raising $400 million. Read their story here.
In the Philippines, one of the government’s main priorities has been ridding the country of poverty. Look at how the government has been looking into focusing on entrepreneurship to solve this.
Read about the City Gala in Los Angeles, which took place on February 11 and 12. The event focused on gathering to talk about creating a brighter future through charity.
Research has shown that female entrepreneurs have it even harder than females climbing the corporate ladder (and we know they do not have it easy at all). This interesting article talks about how workplace diversity is not the same thing as equality and how the gender gap is addressed in entrepreneurship.
We can learn a thing or two from other entrepreneurs who have had more experience in the entrepreneurship sphere. Whether it’s lack of forward planning, not talking to your customers, or more, we can learn from what seasoned entrepreneurs consider mistakes. As we know, we learn from our own mistakes; and we can learn from others’ too.
You may be asking: If I already know that I want to be an entrepreneur, is it worth going to college? The answer will be different for various people. Read this article for a different spin on it.
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