Floods, community spirit and Australia #qldfloods

Along with most other Australians I have been moved and disturbed by the unfolding flood disaster in northern Australia. The floods are said to cover an area of Australia the size of France and Germany combined. Typical of Australia we also have bushfires in the western part of the country. Over the past few days as the scale of the tragedy has become apparent I … Continue reading Floods, community spirit and Australia #qldfloods

Innovation Bay seeking Startups for Angel Pitches

On Tuesday 21 September 2010 those smart folks over at Innovation Bay will be running another one of their angel dinners. With these dinners Innovation Bay acts as a broker between “angels” (those with money to invest or advice to give) and “entrepreneurs” those with ideas and talent but not enough money or business advice. Previously a number of Australian businesses have pitched and it … Continue reading Innovation Bay seeking Startups for Angel Pitches

Sydney’s inaugural Social Innovation BarCamp #sibsyd

Sydney’s inaugural Social Innovation BarCamp went well yesterday. The day kicked off with an opening talk by the Hon. Bob Carr, who kindly gave his time to support this event. Throughout the day we had some amazing networking and discussion sessions focused on creating sustainable futures and directing innovation towards social good. We also had a lovely lunch sponsored by Cisco and coffee sponsored by … Continue reading Sydney’s inaugural Social Innovation BarCamp #sibsyd

Blog action day 2009 is coming soon

Goodness me, how quickly time passes. It is Blog Action Day on 15 October 2009. This year it is about Climate Change. Blog Action Day is an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day on their own blogs with the aim of sparking discussion around an issue of global importance. Blog Action Day 2009 will … Continue reading Blog action day 2009 is coming soon

Kind supporters of Cupcake Camp Sydney

A number of organisations have stepped up to offer prizes for Cupcake Camp Sydney. I wanted to take the opportunity to thank them for their generosity, and also to show the prizes that our cupcake makers could win. The Plantronics has provided one of their Discovery 925 Bluetooth earpiece. It is a nifty designer headset for both men and women. “Delivering exceptional audio performance, complemented … Continue reading Kind supporters of Cupcake Camp Sydney