A Word with Imogen Coles, Program Coordinator at Hub Australia

HubAustralia

by Raelke Grimmer 

 

Co-working spaces and start-ups are taking off around the world as more and more people are drawn to the idea of starting their own business and following their passion in an industry they love. I was fortunate enough to have a chat with Imogen Coles, Program Coordinator at Hub Australia, about the benefits of co-working spaces for freelancers and start-ups, the climate for start-ups in Australia and Hub Australia’s Spark program. The latest participants in the Hub Adelaide Spark program showcased their start-ups at an event last night, and we will publish an article about the showcase and the Spark program in the next few days. For now, have a read of what Imogen has to say about Australia’s start-up scene. Continue reading

A Word with Ashleigh and Belinda, Co-Founders of Belash Soy Candles

Belash

by Raelke Grimmer

Long-time friends Ashleigh and Belinda spent a couple of years working in the same workplace, before Ash left for another career opportunity. They missed the fun they always had together at work so much that they made it their goal to go into business together one day. In October this year their dream was realised when they launched their business Belash, selling handmade soy candles and reed diffusers. I spoke with Ash and Bel about what they love so much about running their own business.  Continue reading

Flinders University Investigator Lecture 2014: “We can’t wait for others to step in and solve our challenges”

flinderslecture

by Raelke Grimmer

On Monday night, Flinders University gave its annual public lecture, called the Investigator Lecture after the name of Matthew Flinders’ ship, at the Adelaide Festival Centre. The title for this year’s lecture was “Divided we Fall: Finding a Shared Vision for Our Economic Transformation” and the lecture was given by Continue reading