11 Results for tag: entrepreneurs

Let’s talk… Leadership

At the helm of every great company is a great leader. Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Richard Branson… Home-grown heroes like Melanie Perkins, Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes… All are wildly successful, their praises sung far and wide. However, each runs a business that’s underpinned by their own unique vision. It makes one wonder… what, if ... More

Let’s talk… success

“What is the biggest growth barrier Australian startups are facing?” That’s the question Dynamic Business put to more than 20 entrepreneurs and industry experts, this week, for our exclusive “Let’s Talk…”, exploring success (and barriers to achieving it). Some commentators pointed to environmental factors such as a scarcity of local ... More

Brisbane start-up Creatively Squared wins top prize at Creative3 Pitch

A BRISBANE start-up which matches brands with content creators from around the world has taken out the top prize at yesterday’s Creative3 Pitch competition. Creatively Squared’s founders Ruth Stephensen and Scott Thomas will jet to Copenhagen to represent Australia at the Creative Business Cup in December. The husband and wife duo will also have ... More

Meet Creatively Squared, the Brisbane startup heading to Copenhagen to represent Australia in a global pitch competition

Digital marketing platform Creatively Squared will be representing Australia on an international stage in Copenhagen later this year, after taking home the top prize at last week’s Creative3 pitch competition held in Brisbane. Founded in April 2016, Creatively Squared is the brainchild of Ruth Stephensen and Scott Thomas. The startup pairs creatives ... More

Tech start-up sees Scott Millar become a teenage entrepreneur and CEO

Tech-head prodigy Scott Millar is being compared to a young Steve Jobs after turning a school project into a thriving business, becoming a CEO at the age of 17. Scott founded BOP, Buy Our Product Industries, three years ago while in Year 9 as part of his business studies at Sheldon College on Brisbane's bayside. His first product was to create ... More

Meet the creative start-up kings

If you run a creative start-up, you need to know about the Queensland University of Technology's hub for creative start-ups, Creative Enterprise Australia. It's thought to be one of the only facilities of its kind in the country dedicated to early-stage ventures pursuing creative enterprises. Mark Gustowski is the acting chief executive. He explains ... More

The online collective encouraging everyday artistry through creative challenges

Creatively Squared is a business which proves that starting small can lead to big things. The brainchild of Ruth Stephensen, who is now the Founder and Creative Director, Creatively Squared connects creative people with businesses searching for a creative boost. Regular creative challenges, along with sponsored competitions, have inspired non-profesh ... More

Comparing Brisbane’s start-up ecosystem

The only way to truly get to know a place, to truly understand what is happening on the ground, is to immerse one’s self in every facet of it. I only had a week, and so, from the minute I flicked my phone off flight mode, I was eager to get going. I messaged my friend, who had offered to pick me up from the airport, to arrange our meeting place. I’d ... More

Budget 2017: Startups disappointed with ‘traditional’ budget

Startups have been left reeling from Tuesday night's federal budget, with founders believing they have been left out in the cold - unless they're a fintech company. Expert360 chief executive Bridget Loudon asked "has the government forgotten about startups?" while phrases such as "diluted down," "all talk" and "a joke" were rife through the sector after ... More

Fireside Chat: What’s next for Australian fashion?

From fashion technology to social media disruption and sustainability, nothing was off the table when five of Australia’s most influential fashion experts came together to discuss the future of the fashion industry. Starting a fashion label in Australia has traditionally been a risk for our homegrown designers. Isolated from global markets and without a ... More