With 100+ Ventures in 5 countries, we are rounding up the news every 2 weeks to share what’s happening. Engage, share + follow using the hashtag #RadicalGenerosity to amplify.
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- Pro Bono Australia covered Visual Dreaming’s new partnership with ‘tech for good’ organization Hitnet, and how Yindyamarra and its slow connection principles informed the entire business acquisition.
- MoneyGirl founder Mariam Mohammed has been appointed to a newly created role of Chief Diversity Officer at Super Fierce. Mohammed’s appointment comes as the social enterprise looks to make super more accessible for diverse and migrant communities.
- RainStick has been named as one of Cleantech Group’s 2022 Cleantech 50 to Watch, an annual list of top global early-stage private companies showcased for their excellence in sustainable innovation.
- SomaDetect was featured in the latest issue of ClimateRaise, a newsletter that showcases early-stage climate startups led by women, non-binary and gender non-conforming founders, and connects them with climate ecosystem partners.
- Ay Lelum was featured in The Vancouver Sun for their appearance at New York Fashion Week. The collection presented was a juxtaposition of traditional outfits and headpieces, interspersed with couture pieces, reflecting the duality of worlds and cultures that we walk in.
- Iskwew Air will receive $99,999 from the Government of Canada in celebration of Small Business Week, allowing them to acquire an additional plane and expand direct air service between Vancouver International Airport and Qualicum Beach Airport.
- Aki Kaltenbach of Save da Sea appeared on an episode of the Someone Like You podcast to discuss how wholesome ingredients have the same nutrients and flavour as seafood, without the toxins and harmful impact on our planet.
- REES Community founder Mary Lobson is trying to anchor her company in Tampa Bay through the Tampa Bay Wave’s new TechDiversity Accelerator cohort.
- Nita Tandon of Dalcini Stainless appeared on CHCH Morning Live to share her ideas on how to reduce our reliance on plastics.
- Kate Pepler of The Tare Shop put out a heartfelt message to shop local during these challenging times. “We’re trying everything to get creative and get folks back in store, or bring new customers in: to offer new products, to invite people into the space. But it really feels like nothing has been working”.
- Kate Bezar and Rebecca Percasky of Better Packaging Co. spoke to Stuff in a sponsored piece for BNZ. The duo touch on the story behind their company, their series A funding round, and expansion into the growing markets of Australia and the US.
- Chia Sisters have launched their functional drinks range in Australia via their new website.