Logan Merrick and Graham McKorkill are what some may call ‘idea guys.’ Quite simply, they turn creative ideas into apps. Logan describes Buzinga as “an app development and innovation consultancy, helping startups and enterprises commercialize ideas and implement mobile-first strategies.”
Everyone knows how it feels to be short on time and money, especially small business owners. Darren Brown’s app Expense Check is an expense managing tool for business owners who want to save money. The app analyses business expenses by integrating with the company’s accounting software. It then compares current suppliers against the market and makes it easy to switch to more efficient suppliers.
With eyes set on giving back to his community, Robert Gillies created Conscious Creative Limited, a charity that manages a number of social enterprises. Robert says his charity has three goals: “make caring cool, make giving easy and receiving dignified.”
Danielle McFarland, 29, is a true trailblazer in the entrepreneur community, especially for young women aspiring to launch their own business. McFarland, along with co-founder (and life partner) Sheree, run a software company called Mystro, a website named Healthinomics, and their newest venture Therapair.
Christina Chun, 26, didn’t exactly have it easy growing up. Coming from a disadvantaged background with a disability and raised by a single mother who couldn’t speak English. Chun overcame these adversities to pursue her passion for advocating for young people aged 12-25, in Australia facing challenges of obtaining opportunities in the workplace. 1Scope was created and launched within four months. It is a central and virtual hub that connects these students to a plethora of opportunities available to them--employment, scholarships, training programs, and more--in the marketplace and allows them to categorically research and apply for these opportunities in one setting.
“Hungry.” This is the word Anthony Lieu chose to describe his business, Beyond Law. Beyond Law is a job search website that aims to present law students or graduates with a wide variety of career opportunities. The site features listings including non-profits, international internships, rural practices and more.
An entrepreneur in the business of helping fellow entrepreneurs — this is how Adrian Osman describes himself and his “addiction to getting new ideas off the ground.” In the spirit of practicing what he preaches, Adrian says his wealth of entrepreneurial knowledge only came from launching his own startup. He’s experienced highs and lows in all shapes and sizes and is now able to use those experiences to help others.