Diversitat students discuss digital trendsSwerve add
We talk to young screen and media students from Diversitat about their insights into digital trends and social medias. Millana Anello, Caden Cazaly, Alice Lancaster, Benjamin Adema, and Xavier Van Der Chys, discuss the range of features and possibilities platforms such as Instagram, Twitch, Snapchat, Twitter, Tik Tok and YouTube offers and how they can be used by businesses exploring new methods of online marketing and monetization. Hear directly from a younger generation of consumers about their own experiences with these platforms and the potential they offer for businesses seeking to target a broader audience.
Life after eWay - Matt BullockSwerve add
Since selling global payment gateway eWAY in 2016, Matt Bullock has founded Spinify, a digital leaderboard platform. He talks about the trials and tribulations of selling one business and starting another - which has a lot to do with energy and faith, and giving back. Matt gives back by being a Pledge 1% ambassador, and as such donates 1% of revenue to Ronald McDonald House.
Inspiring the next generation of start-ups - Nicole AshbySwerve add
Nicole Ashby is Program Coordinator for Upstart, an accelerator and mentoring program for secondary school students. She explains how the Upstart team encourages and inspires the next generation to have a go, develop critical thinking skills and connections, and discover their inner changemaker.
Nick Bell is Getting Sh*t Done!Swerve add
We sit down with one of Australia's youngest and most successful entrepreneurs, Nick Bell. Having founded & co-founded over 12 companies both locally & internationally, Nick founded his first digital agency with $400 in 2008 and now his group of companies exceed revenues of $100 million. But that's not what makes him so interesting; what is particularly valuable about his journey so far is his focus and attention to his business strategy.
Nick reveals how his latest venture, Removify, will help people and businesses fight back against the growing problem of negative or fake reviews. To summarise, "they’re here to level the playing field – to fight back against the trolls and haters, the unreasonable customers, the fake reviews and unscrupulous competitors. We’re here to clear your name, so that you can put your best foot forward.”
Check it out here: https://removify.com.au/
Launching a regional startup accelerator - Peter DostisSwerve add
Peter Dostis is co-founder and CEO of Runway, a regional startup accelerator, unearthing and supporting new business in fast-growing regional centres of Victoria. Peter explains to Janelle Ryan, Runway's Director of Stakeholder Relations, the reason behind Runway's formation, and how it helps small business collaborate with larger corporations, industry, government and educational institutions.