The female startup founder gap and the role of ‘hubris’

The female startup founder gap and the role of ‘hubris’

Why are there fewer female startup founders than males? Could it be that hubris plays a part? UTS Hatchery Accelerate Program Manager Joe Allen explains what it is and its impact on female founder startup rates. Over the past three years, I’ve worked with hundreds of...
The story of the sustainability entrepreneurs behind ecostore

The story of the sustainability entrepreneurs behind ecostore

A purpose-led business challenges traditional thinking to make genuinely significant change possible. Malcolm and Melanie Rands (pictured) did just that when they set out to cut nasty chemicals from their lives and founded the eco products company ecostore, and it’s...
Making diversity a reality — the truth from Atlassian

Making diversity a reality — the truth from Atlassian

Atlassian is the poster child for Aussie startups — and with good reason. The company was our first unicorn, and it’s now bigger than Qantas, valued at over $US10 billion. That sort of success doesn’t happen by accident, and the management team of Atlassian have put a...
How Code Like A Girl is getting women into tech

How Code Like A Girl is getting women into tech

In mid-2014, Apple announced a Health app that would track “all of [the] metrics that you’re most interested in.” Well, all the health metrics a bloke is interested in. When the app was released a few months later, female iPhone users noticed an important metric was...