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Global Design Platform Canva Reaches New Billion-Dollar Heights

By Phyllida Yeo To be big, you need to think big. Canva, the hugely successful online design platform empowering everyone to unleash their creativity and design anything, is doing just that. In four short years, it’s grown from a small Sydney start up to a $1 billion valuated business — and according to Liz, Head of

Women & Investing: 4 Things I Would Tell My 24-Year-Old Self

By Jade Ong How do we get more women investing? The economic reality women tend to face is full of gaps – super, wages, investing – and part of closing them involves gaining the knowledge and tools necessary for tackling the inequality. It’s why we’re developing a series aimed at inspiring women to invest in

Brisbane’s Own AI Expert: Natalie Rens

By Jeannine Meyer If you are currently active in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) or have a hankering to explore and understand the depths of machine learning, then you have most probably heard of recent PhD graduate and co-founder of Brisbane’s own AI meetup, Natalie Rens. What is even more intriguing is how this

Holly’s Incredible Voyage into the Digital World

As Holly Tattersall straps on her hiking boots ready to traverse the palm-fringed beaches of Mexico all the way down to the archaeological wonders of Peru, little does she know that this adventure will be the springboard into her entrepreneurial life. Devoted to the industry, Holly is a renowned leader in the digital world. Founder

The Magic of Bringing Communities of People Together

By Joan Labador Most people would believe that the most rewarding aspect of being a part of an innovative tech start-up is the ability to be cutting edge or the reputation for ingenuity and creativity. While both make working for a company like Houseandland.com.au a challenging and rewarding adventure, they aren’t the only benefits. Personally,

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Taking Tech Across the Divide

Technology is a universal language, however no matter where you go, technological developments are always different in structure and process. They live in a complex and unique environment and I count myself very lucky to have found such a binding interest in this environment at such a young age. My name is Joan Labador, I

Female Leaders Enacting Change in the Workplace

Hiam Sakakini & Monika Gisler are the co-founders of people and culture consulting agency, ThinkChangeGrow that was founded after twenty shared years of working at Google. They aim to empower organisations with their knowledge especially for those in the aged care and disability sectors of the Australian health industry. What is ThinkChangeGrow? Our time at

Taking the Leap – Bridging the Gap

By Nirma Ledford Since my first day working in the marketing communications field, I realised that there was a distinct disconnect between the online efforts of attracting traffic and making sales. I started out in media sales and quickly advanced into broad-scale communications strategies for leading B2B clients. Developing and implemented multi-platform campaigns that would

Why Writing Copy, Goes Beyond Just Words Sounding Good Together

Anita Siek is an admitted Lawyer turned Founder and Director of Wordfetti, a virtual copywriting agency where they do not believe in traditional copywriting, but disruptive, internet breaking, and thought-provoking copywriting. In today’s ever changing economy, one thing remains constant: competition. So how does one curate copy and words that can help stand out from

The four investment blunders I’ve learnt most from

I’m going to admit it upfront. I’ve made some investment blunders over the years. Before we get into the details, please allow me to quickly introduce myself. I’m Kent Kwan, one of the co-founders of AtlasTrend and I have over 15 years of professional experience in the global investment markets. As an occupation, I’ve invested