Posts tagged Social Entrepreneurship
Accelerating Multicultural Entrepreneurship: Cultivating Connected Communities

On June 10th, Impact Boom hosted the Multicultural Impact Entrepreneurship Experience, bringing together our community for a workshop, networking and informative discussion on multicultural business in Queensland and more broadly in Australia. The panel conversation and audience Q&A focussed on ‘Accelerating Multicultural Entrepreneurship’ with the aim of advancing the conversation forward.

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Reactivating Latrobe Valley: Creative Changemakers & Entrepreneurs Creating Positive Social Impact In Gippsland

Impact Boom recently collaborated with Reactivate Latrobe Valley to offer a series of Social Impact Masterclasses in Gippsland, Victoria, which ran from March-May 2019, with kind funding support from LaunchVic. In this episode, we explore the stories of ten creative changemakers and social entrepreneurs working hard to create positive social impact in the region.

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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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Lizzie Brown On Creating Scalable Positive Change & Gross National Happiness

On Episode 153 of Impact Boom, Lizzie Brown of Kindred Spirits Enterprises discusses her experience in putting community and people at the heart of decision making, provides deep insights into opportunities for social entrepreneurs and philanthropists, and shares knowledge gained from a recent trip to Bhutan, where she learnt about Gross National Happiness.

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Professor Michael Roy On What Social Enterprises Need To Succeed

On Episode 154 of Impact Boom, Professor Michael Roy of the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, shares key traits commonly seen in successful social entrepreneurs, he discusses common points of failure and provides insights into what we might learn from some of the leading social enterprise nations.

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Ranjan Rajagopal On The Challenges & Opportunities For Employment-Focussed Social Enterprises

On Episode 152 of Impact Boom, Ranjan Rajagopal of Cape York Partnership and Bama Services discusses some of the core challenges for Indigenous business in Australia and provides insights into opportunities for social entrepreneurs and government, whilst reflecting on what could be improved.

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Adam McCurdie On The Battles Of Starting A Technology Social Enterprise Out Of Nothing

On Episode 141 of Impact Boom, Adam McCurdie shares some of the key lessons learnt from co-founding Humanitix, from cultivating the right mindset, to staying the course, as well as insights into the social enterprise sector (and ongoing debate as to how the sector defines itself).

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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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Accelerating Indigenous Entrepreneurship: First Nations Leadership For Positive Social Impact

On February 4th, Impact Boom hosted the First Nations Impact Entrepreneurship Experience, bringing together Indigenous Australians for a workshop, networking and informative discussion on Indigenous business in Queensland and more broadly in Australia. The panel conversation and audience Q&A focussed on ‘Accelerating Indigenous Entrepreneurship’ with the aim of advancing the conversation forward.

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Andrea Gamson On Transitioning From The Corporate Sector To Becoming A Social Enterprise Consultant

On Episode 133 of Impact Boom, Andrea shares her experience after founding _SocialStarters, which enables corporate professionals to volunteer their time as social enterprise consultants, after making this transition herself. Andrea also manages the Serious Impact incubator in East London, and provides us with insights for social entrepreneurs.

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