Tag: Small Business

How Female Investors Helped Monica Meldrum Succeed

By Women’s Agenda Melbourne’s sixth lockdown provided an unlikely period of transformation for Monica Meldrum and Whole Kids, the healthy snack foods company she co-founded with her husband, James. The two working parents kept the business running with their small kids remote learning from home, and after having suffered an earlier setback as airlines shut down in the wake of the…

Jo Burston: Mentors Can Help Your Growing Business Thrive

By Madeline Hislop To really survive and scale in business, a platform of technology should be driving your organisation. That’s the advice of one Australia’s most recognisable entrepreneurs, Jo Burston. Sixteen years ago, when Burston founded her first company Job Capital, there was no such thing as a digital manager, and as she told Women’s Agenda recently, she didn’t know that many CTOs.…

Groupon Champions Women and BIPOC Small Businesses

By MeiMei Fox October is national women-owned small business month. With numerous, unpredictable school and business shutdowns in the past year and a half due to the Covid-19 pandemic, women are feeling burnt out. Even so, recent research conducted by Groupon reveals that 95% of women small business owners are happier than ever being their own boss despite facing some challenges.  Groupon is…