Posts tagged Elevate Plus Alumni
Lewis Carter & Alexandra Coghlan On Putting The Fun Back Into Fundraising With Engaging Games

On Episode 161 of Impact Boom, Lewis Carter and Alexandra Coghlan of EcoGames discuss an innovative new social enterprise they’ve created to engage, educate and inspire people, while funding important conservation of world heritage sites such as The Great Barrier Reef.

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Learning From Queensland’s Strong Grassroots Movement On The Brisbane Social Enterprise Tour

Impact Boom and the Yunus Centre (Griffith University) recently got together 100+ people for the Brisbane Social Enterprise Tour, for a jam-packed day exploring some of Brisbane's social enterprises. We sought to learn from the teams on the ground, share stories, foster connections and spark interest to see the ecosystem develop further.

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Kim Rollason-Nokes On Creating A Sense Of Belonging For Young Women Of CALD Backgrounds

On Episode 148 of Impact Boom, Kim Rollason-Nokes of Ethni and Mantua Sewing Studio shares her broad experience in founding two social enterprises that provide opportunities and support for young people from refugee & migrant backgrounds, giving insights into the not-for-profit sector, challenges in setting up and tips for other entrepreneurs. 

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Brisbane's High Potential Social Enterprises Join Impact Boom's Elevate+ Accelerator Program To Tackle Social & Environmental Issues

Impact Boom has welcomed a high potential group of 15 diverse social enterprises into the Elevate+ Accelerator Program in Brisbane. The enterprises, led by a group of passionate, purpose-led entrepreneurs, are tackling an array of pressing community issues both locally and internationally. Keep your eyes on this cohort as they work hard to maximise their impact!

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Sabrina Chakori On Redesigning The Economy With Sharing & Circular Economy Models

On Episode 123 of Impact Boom, Sabrina Chakori discusses a practical response to the sharing economy, explaining her experience in building the Brisbane Tool Library (based at State Library of Queensland), and talks about how the ‘circular economy’ has become a mainstream term, sometimes misused, and points us to where we should be focussing…

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Improving Micro-Volunteering; Key Factors For Your Social Enterprise To Consider

What factors would come into play if you were to explore introducing micro-volunteering successfully in your social enterprise? In this guest blog post, Elevate+ Alumni, Michael Mersiades of Chatloop, takes a look at five factors that might be contributing to his social enterprise’s high volunteer retention rates.

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Melita & Jonathan Shirley On How Breastfeeding Activewear is Empowering Mothers & Balancing Startup Life With A Family

On Episode 81 of Impact Boom, Melita and Jonny Shirley of Mammojo tell us how a spate of unlucky (or lucky?) events lead them to starting their social enterprise, they share key tips for entrepreneurs and those who are thinking about starting a business & discuss why Mammojo was built to help new mothers.

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Brisbane's Top Emerging Social Entrepreneurs Join Impact Boom's Elevate+ Accelerator Program To Grow & Scale Impact

Impact Boom has welcomed an amazing group of 27 passionate social entrepreneurs into the Elevate+ Accelerator Program in Brisbane.

15 high potential, emerging social enterprises are tackling an array of pressing community issues both locally and internationally, such as homelessness, refugee and migrant support, sustainable consumption, waste reduction, child malnutrition, and health problems. Projects are creating positive social and environmental impact and literally saving lives.

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