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A conversation with Bryony Cole: Falling into the sextech industry
Leading on from our previous conversation with Bryony Cole, we decided to chat to her about how she fell into what some may consider a “taboo” industry. Previously, Bryony was working at Microsoft as the Head of Community and Thought Leadership, where she stumbled upon technologists who were making all types of technology for social… Continue reading A conversation with Bryony Cole: Falling into the sextech industry
“Onerous and widespread change” to Fair Work Act introduced
Changes to the Fair Work Act, introduced yesterday on March 1, will affect how employers pay their employees annualised salaries. Ben Thompson, a qualified solicitor and cofounder of Employment Hero, has called these changes “onerous and widespread.” We previously spoke to Tracy Anguin about the changes in employee awards and legislation, which you can find… Continue reading “Onerous and widespread change” to Fair Work Act introduced
Take a dive with Swimply, the “Airbnb of swimming pools”
Since its Australian launch in November 2019, American app Swimply has disrupted the sharing economy by giving Aussie beach lovers a reason to dive into their neighbour’s pool instead. With the popularity of sharing economy apps such as Uber, Airbnb and Airtasker, it is no surprise that an increasing number of these apps continue to hit… Continue reading Take a dive with Swimply, the “Airbnb of swimming pools”
Sextech startups: What is the future of sex?
Melbourne recently held Australia’s first Sextech Hackathon of the decade, hosted by podcaster and entrepreneur Bryony Cole and Gavin Heaton, founder of Disruptors Co, to support sex-related startups. Fintech, edtech, proptech and healthtech you might have heard of, but sextech – what on earth is that? Truth is, it’s exactly what you think it is… Continue reading Sextech startups: What is the future of sex?
This is how entrepreneur Jo Palmer spent her grant prize of $40,000
Last year Jo Palmer, founder of Pointer Remote Roles, won $40,000 in St.George’s 2019 Kick Start Program in the ‘fast pitch’ category; the pitching process gave her the confidence in business articulation and skill, and the money gave her the opportunity to hire her first employee with reassurance. Jo founded her business in 2017, with… Continue reading This is how entrepreneur Jo Palmer spent her grant prize of $40,000