Media release: BOARD APPOINTMENTS STRENGTHEN FEMALE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

AUSTRALIA’S leading organisation for female entrepreneurship, SBE Australia, today announced the appointments of Kara Frederick and Iain Dixon as new Independent Board Directors, effective immediately.

The appointments follow the addition of Kerri Lee Sinclair as Chair in April, in a further strengthening of the organisation’s strategic oversight and corporate governance capability.

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Tech founder harnesses digital platform for a positive social cause

Tech founder harnesses digital platform for a positive social cause

Hitnet’s Founder and SBE Australia E3 Program cohort member, Julie Gibson, says after many years of working for large companies and research organisations, she really enjoys the autonomy and flexibility of running her own business.

Julie shares her words of wisdom for female founders and explains what has stood out to her in the E3 program so far…

 

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Angel investor's advice for female start-up CEOs

Angel investor's advice for female start-up CEOs

Five years ago, Sydney-based entrepreneur and angel investor Topaz Conway helped convince Kay Koplovitz to bring Springboard Enterprises’ program to Australia to help female tech entrepreneurs in Australia scale their businesses.

Having started out with startups in Seattle, Topaz saw an opportunity for a program like Springboard in Australia.

Topaz has these tips for women pitching to investors to scale or grow their company.

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EXPOSED - How our own ‘Resilience and Self Care’ panel showed me I’ve been the pot calling the kettle black!

EXPOSED - How our own ‘Resilience and Self Care’ panel showed me I’ve been the pot calling the kettle black!

Last week I lead a panel on Resilience and Self Care for Business Success as part of Female Entrepreneurs Week at TankStream Labs.

The panel was filled with amazing female entrepreneurs who generously and authentically shared stories from their personal journeys running their companies.

And I had a revelation... I’ve been the pot calling the kettle black!

For so long I have been listening to and supporting other female entrepreneurs, I have forgotten to takes these lessons on and give myself a bit of a break!

Read more about my renewed commitment to self-care here 

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Three reasons tech entrepreneurs should apply for our E3 program... from our of our participants!

Three reasons tech entrepreneurs should apply for our E3 program... from our of our participants!

We asked Jacqui Park, one of our current Sydney program participants who is a female co-founder of an early stage start-up, what she’s gained in her first three weeks on the program.

"There have been so many times in the past three weeks on the program going through this process that I wished I started this months ago!”

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5 ways the E3 program helps female-led startups flourish

5 ways the E3 program helps female-led startups flourish

1.    It’s face-to-face

2.    It’s practical

3.    It’s for women

4.    It’s specifically for early stage startups

5.    It’s affordable

Our new E3 program (Empower, Evolve, Escalate) offers affordable, face-to-face, practical support for female entrepreneurs at the crucial early stage of their businesses without anyone taking a stake in the business.

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