With 107 Ventures in 5 countries, we are rounding up the news every 2 weeks to share what’s happening. Engage, share + follow using the hashtag #SheEOmagic to amplify.
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- The Chronicle mentioned the construction of Envorinex‘s $3.3-million plastics recycling plant in a story on how Toowoomba is going green.
- Essentially Sports did a story on the winning school in Indigital‘s 2021 Minecraft challenge.
- Verve Super blogged about five examples of Dolly Parton doing good with money.
- The Australian government has included workRestart in a grant program for innovative career guidance, funding a partnership with advisers in South East Queensland to create career development interventions for prisoners and their employers.
- Aisle has won the $100,000 Social EnterPrize from Trico Charitable Foundation. Alinker was one of three semi-finalists and will pitch for $25,000 at the Pivot on Purpose Summit on Nov. 19.
- The Real Deal by Retail Me Not recommended Abeego‘s beeswax food wraps as an eco-friendly choice.
- Naysan Saran of CANN Forecast shared examples of success in urban data governance for Urban AI.
- Women of Influence shone its spotlight on Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations. She’ll be speaking about making impact through sustainability on Nov. 9.
- Huddle published a story on how Made with Local has scaled without sacrificing its values.
- Nada is hosting the Vancouver launch for The Greater Good, Madeleine Shaw’s new book on social enterprise, on Oct. 15.
- ET Online recommended SheNative Goods in a piece on Indigenous-owned brands to support.
- Vancouver is Awesome did a story on how Sisters Sage mixes Indigenous traditions with modern wellness.
- Sitti has partnered with UNHCR Canada on a refugee-led subscription box that will raise money for the Afghanistan emergency program.
- Skipper Otto is among the first companies certified by The Canadian Workplace Culture Index.
- Bethany Deshpande of SomaDetect commented on the fundraising challenges faced by women in agri-tech in a story on The51’s female-focused venture capital fund.
- Notable Life profiled Kate Pepler of The Tare Shop.
- Beany dove into what happens if your business is losing money.
- Chia Sisters has run into global supply chain challenges that surfaced last year and continue to hit New Zealand businesses.
- The Better Packaging Co. is part of Elemental Excelerator’s Cohort X — you can vote for co-founders Rebecca Percasky and Kate Bezar by sharing this card, which could earn them a video from NowThis.
- The Hello Cup is on track to raise at least $1.5 million on the investment platform Snowball Effect, reports Stuff.
- Clothes Doctor collaborated with Olivia Von Halle to share tips on caring for cashmere.
- Generation Medics posted a video to help prospective students write a personal statement.
- Safe & the City is partnering with authorities in south London to allow users to report harassment or violence that they experience or witness. “The information is going to help build a better picture about what’s happening in these communities, who is it happening to, and to help contextualise how we can get better interventions and prevent that happening again,” said founder Jillian Kowalchuk.
- Jessica Ladd of Callisto was honoured by the 49th Annual Jefferson Awards for outstanding public service by a private citizen.
- Tickets are available for the live broadcast of Diversity in ClimateTech on Oct. 27, where SaLisa Berrien of COI Energy will be pitching.
- Courtroom5 got some more ink from WRAL TechWire and Triangle Business Journal for its upcoming showcase at Venture Atlanta.
- T-Mobile for Business cited Kai XR in a piece on how 5G is helping businesses innovate.
- Novoloop‘s recycled plastic will be incorporated into John Sabraw’s painting of the San Francisco Bay as part of an exhibition called Hydrophilic in Palo Alto.
- Susana Craig of Pandia Health joined a march in Washington, D.C., to protest Texas’s restrictive abortion laws.