Social Enterprise

#BalanceforBetter

7 March 2019 Happy International Women’s Day from the impacting women of the Impact Academy. #BalanceforBetter These are our impacting women. They are mums, some grand mums, they are sisters, they are daughters, they are leaders, they are wives, they are partners, they’re all Australian, all Impact Academy Alumni and they are change makers enterprising…

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Beyond CSR: Five interesting social enterprise startups joining Impact Academy’s 10th accelerator cohort

  Beyond CSR: Five interesting social enterprise startups joining Impact Academy’s 10th accelerator cohort   Stephanie Palmer-Derrien/ Monday, February 18, 2019 Brisbane’s Impact Academy accelerator has welcomed its tenth ever cohort, as it surpasses the milestone of 100 social impact startups supported in the 20-week program. Part of the Greater Outcomes social innovation and impact investment…

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Boardroom Media Article: Assistance App Connecting Special Needs Families

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Assistance App Connecting Special Needs Families.  Wed, 14 November 2018 Sunshine coast based entrepreneur, Stuart Kruger, has just launched a digital health app called HELPA. The app connects families and caregivers of children with special needs with therapists and clinicians in their own homes via real-time HD calling. Click here to watch Stuarts interview on Nine Extra.…

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SurfSpeak Now Digital – Help is Here

The Social Issue     The number of tourists, visitors, and travellers in Australia who have limited or no understanding of English is growing steadily. Many of them are also unfamiliar of the dangers that are present in Australia’s unique environment. According to the latest Coastal Safety Report, 40% of victims were international tourists, migrants,…

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Uganda Trip 2018: The Power of Collaboration

On Saturday, 25 August a group of our Impact Academy IA 8 Alumni including Ross, Alex, Tahila, Lauren, Nicole, Lexi, and Mauricio went to Uganda for an experience to be remembered for a  lifetime. They spent a week working with local communities in different spheres, such as education, agriculture industry, and trade relations. The participants…

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Impact Academy Showcase & Marketplace 6 Sept 2018

Another Impact Academy Showcase & Marketplace done and dusted, and it was a huge success! It’s not often you get the opportunity to hear truly inspirational entrepreneurs pitch business models that are as committed to pursuing economic returns as they are focused on addressing some of the most complex social and/or environmental needs of our communities.…

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The Future of Nasal Health Care Through Better Breath

Stuffy nose is a widespread problem that people face in their everyday life. Nasal congestion is usually caused by minor illnesses, such as a cold or the flu, so many of us do not pay much attention to this health condition. The availability to quick-fix solutions, such as nasal sprays and antihistamines, has allowed for…

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