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Impact, Business Mathew Bate
Equity Crowdfunding: Buying into the Brands You Believe in

If you had the opportunity to invest in a brand you believe in, how much money would you be prepared to invest? Equity crowdfunding has helped early stage ventures across the world draw on their core community to raise capital, but was only legalised in Australia earlier this year. We talk to some of the individuals leading the charge forward for the Australian capital market.

Words by Melia Rayner

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Design, Business Lisa Cugnetto
Don't Sell Me Gender

The future is not female. The near future, yes. But ultimately, we hope, the future is gender parity - an equitable existence amongst all people. Social movements that strive for gender equality and female empowerment are crucial to achieving this. But there’s another piece to the parity puzzle that has the power to effect massive social change. It’s advertising.

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Reground: Turning Waste Into A Resource

Reground turn coffee waste into a valuable and sustainable resource. We sat down with Reground’s co-director, Kaitlin Reid, who is so passionate about creating the circular economy that if it were up to her, there’d be compost bins on every street corner. As we eagerly emptied our coffee cups the conversation quickly moved from sustainable waste management to initiating large-scale behavioural change.

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Impact, Business Mathew Bate
What Is A Social Entrepreneur?

Objective models of impact, or social enterprise, are notoriously elusive beasts; they’re hard to find and even harder to replicate. Will Dayble, the founder of the Fitzroy Academy and a lecturer at the University of Melbourne, gives us an insight into personal standards for impact so that we can debunk some of the confusion about social entrepreneurship.

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