NAVA Synergy is an incubator program aimed at supporting artists in gaining practical skills and knowledge for forming and growing a sustainable business that will thrive in the competitive market of the arts. This year NAVA is running a four week Synergy program, starting on 1st July and finishing with its live crowdfunding event, NAVA … [Read more…]
Our guest post today is by Yolanda Vega, CEO of the Australian Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Yolanda shares some thoughts on gender, equity, and business. It is interesting to ponder the ‘power of the purse’. “As a young journalism student the political influence of Australia’s few male media moguls was apparent; that was … [Read more…]
NY Times best selling author of Doing More with Less, Bruce Piasecki spoke to Social Innovation Sydney at COFA last week: ‘Doing More with Less: Innovation Routes for Families and Firms in a Swift and Severe World’ Bruce covered cases and examples he has seen of successful innovation, adaptation and response to change and the need to … [Read more…]
The Women as Entrepreneurs group is hosting an event next week: on Integrity: Why Women Are Leading The New Paradigm in Business RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3743486870 Date/Time: Thursday, July 5, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM Place: The City Hotel 347 Kent Street (Corner of King Street) Sydney, New South Wales 2000 WE Mission: “Connecting Women Entrepreneurs across Australia and making them … [Read more…]
This is an important topic for our times! And it is an issue that has driven discussion and thinking at Social Innovation Sydney from the beginning. This film confronts the new reality facing brands in a world where transparency is there, whether they like it or not. “Bad Companies Can’t Hide Behind Great Ads Anymore … [Read more…]
Came across this debate over at McKinsey & Company’s What Matters recently. It’s a good question. Should social entrepreneurs adopt the language and practices of business? Why not check out the debate?