Posts in Social Enterprise
Momentum Is Gaining For Social Enterprise In South Australia

Three weeks ago, South Australia launched ‘Adelaide Social Enterprise’ - a Meetup group that is modelled on ‘Brisbane Social Enterprise’. The group intends to follow Queensland’s lead and form a South Australian version of the Queensland Social Enterprise Council (QSEC), the peak body democratically representing Social Enterprise in Queensland.

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Jennifer Bishop On How Corporates, NGOs & Social Enterprises Are Working Together To Create Positive Change

On Episode 143 of Impact Boom, Jennifer Bishop of Resonate Consulting and VSO shares her experience in creating positive partnerships between different sectors and discusses typical challenges for social entrepreneurs and those working in the international development space.

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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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Matthew Taylor On Social Procurement & Making A Big Difference In People’s Lives

On Episode 132 of Impact Boom, Matthew Taylor of the Victorian Government provides strong insights into a $600 billion dollar social change opportunity and Victoria’s Social Procurement Framework, whilst sharing his journey and lessons from creating a social enterprise called MET Designs.

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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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The Hon. Shannon Fentiman MP On How State Government Is Growing The Social Enterprise Ecosystem In Queensland

On Episode 125 of Impact Boom, Minister Fentiman talks about the strong grassroots social enterprise movement in Queensland, and how government is creating a Social Enterprise Strategy to help support the sector, ultimately making a difference in the lives of vulnerable Queensland families.

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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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