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Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First.

Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First.

July 29, 2014

Business incubators -- organization that supports startup and fledgling companies by providing a variety of resources and services meant to accelerate its development -- are becoming very popular and growing in number, reach and effectiveness.

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Does social procurement deliver social impact? - By Mark Daniels

Does social procurement deliver social impact? - By Mark Daniels

July 14, 2014

When buyers use their purchasing power to achieve social outcomes beyond the products and services they require, they are undertaking social procurement.

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Meet Katie and Mollie - the team behind our programs

August 4, 2014

Meet Katie and Mollie, Program Managers of The Crunch and THRIVE programs. Here they share a few quirky facts, shed some light onto parts of their programs and insights about some the enterprises they facilitate through the process.

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Featured Social Enterprise: Campfire Film Foundation

August 1, 2014

The Campfire Film Foundation is a social enterprise that supports teachers and students through delivery of high quality film resources. They started trading after completion of The Crunch program run by Social Traders for start-ups in 2010/11.

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Westpac Community Leaders Awards 2014 - nominations close 15 Aug

July 28, 2014

Westpac Social Sector Banking is proud to confirm that nominations are open for the Community Leaders Awards 2014, until 15 August.

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New Law resources hub for NFPs

July 21, 2014

Finding legal information for your community group will now be easier than ever before with the launch of the Not-for-profit Law Information Hub.

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City of Melbourne Social Enterprise Grants applications close next week

July 19, 2014

Don't miss out - applications close 11 August!

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An Open Letter To Female Entrepreneurs: What I Wish I Knew Before I Started A Business

July 18, 2014

Dear entrepreneur in the making, I am writing this post to help you during your journey. It contains everything I wish I had known when I first started running a business. I hope this advice helps you achieve your dreams and desires.

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Lending for startups – What you need to ask and know

July 17, 2014

Getting a bank loan for a brand new business should be straightforward if you approach it the right way

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NFPs Warn of Youth Employment ‘Social Disaster’

July 17, 2014

A coalition of community services and welfare organisations are warning of a ‘social disaster’ unless State and Federal Governments take action to keep young people in work, study and housing.

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