Women entrepreneurs


Wyatt Roy a good audience for female founder ‘rock stars’

10:14PM | Friday, 16 October 2015 |  Giving female founders a platform from which to be heard, and in turn inspire, is important in helping address the gender gap in tech, Assistant Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy says.

Rare Birds founder Jo Burston launches platform to help female entrepreneurs secure investment

9:04PM | Friday, 4 September 2015 |  Entrepreneur Jo Burston is hoping to “cut out the 900 cups of coffee” from the process female tech entrepreneurs usually have to go through to secure funding for their business.

Former PM Julia Gillard on STEM, diversity, and how dragons and sharks encourage Aussies to be entrepreneurs

8:34PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 |  Making entrepreneurship more visible and embracing it as a part of Australian culture, will encourage the next generation of Australian innovators, according to former prime minister Julia Gillard

Five things a startup mum can teach her daughter

5:10AM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 |  It can be tough for women to break into the male-dominated world of tech startups, so what advice could you give your daughter to help her on her way? Here are five handy pieces of advice and wisdom.

Should I hire the “generalists” or the “specialists”?

11:03PM | Monday, 15 November 2010 |  Figure out what your weaknesses are before you start the recruitment process, then hire for the long-term.

How do I work out who to target with my marketing?

12:01PM | Friday, 3 December 2010 |  Customer segmentation is mandatory from a marketing perspective. If you don’t do this, you are wasting your money.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

12:10AM | Monday, 13 December 2010 |  Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Helping Aussies out of debt

11:35PM | Tuesday, 23 November 2010 |  Now a $6.9 million revenue brand, founder Tammy May insists that her initial desire to launch MyBudget was altruistic.

Entrepreneurs urged to look after their health

10:00AM | Friday, 29 October 2010 |  Start-up entrepreneurs need to prioritise their health and home life if they want to succeed, according to a leading business coach.

THE NEWS WRAP: Women still hitting glass ceiling

10:17AM | Wednesday, 6 October 2010 |  Australia compares poorly to other countries in the representation of women in senior company roles.