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Tag : Entrepreneurs

From Boats to Businesses: Hazara Refugees in Adelaide Embrace Entrepreneurship

Luke Michael, Friday, 6th October 2017 -  Hazara refugees in Adelaide are becoming successful entrepreneurs despite facing significant barriers, according to a new study. This long-persecuted Afghan minority group

Putting the Spotlight on Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries

Wendy Williams, Monday, 21st August 2017 -  Australians are being encouraged to recognise entrepreneurs in developing countries who are working to “swim against the tide and flourish” on World Entrepreneurs’ Day.

Women Living in Poverty Celebrated as Entrepreneurs

Wendy Williams, Monday, 22nd August 2016 -  The entrepreneurship of hundreds of thousands of women living in poverty has been celebrated as part of World Entrepreneurs’ Day. Not for Profit Opportunity International Australia

Research Looks at People With Disability Being Entrepreneurs

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th August 2016 -  A new research project will look at how people with disability are taking control and creating their own jobs by becoming entrepreneurs, despite facing considerable economic and…

Not for Profit Entrepreneur Academy Launches

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 31st July 2014 -  A Not for Profit initiative designed to help kick-start new Australian businesses, called Start Up Australia, has launched to provide skills for budding entrepreneurs. Top Australian…

Philanthropists Enter Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  Two philanthropic leaders have been named in the Australian Businesswomen’s Network (ABN) 2014 Hall of Fame as part of International Women’s Day. The online Hall of…

Westpac Community Leaders Awards

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th August 2013 -  Banking giant Westpac has launched a Community Leaders Awards campaign to recognise leaders in the Not for Profit sector. Westpac says the Community Leaders Awards will recognise…

Indigenous Self-Employed on the Rise – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th August 2013 -  A new report by ANU’s Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research reveals that the number of indigenous self-employed people has increased and improvements to skills and policy…

Central Entrepreneurs Honoured

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th July 2012 -  South Australia and the Northern Territory’s top entrepreneurs have been acknowledged at the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Central region awards ceremony in Adelaide.…

Entrepreneurs More Likely to Give to Charity

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 18th November 2010 -  A US survey of nearly 150 CEOs and founders, reveals that nine in 10 (89 percent) entrepreneurs donate money, both personally and through their companies, to support charitable causes,…
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