Handy Desk started as a creative solution to a problem that many parents faced overnight in early March: the need for a space for kids who were now virtually attending class. Instead of going for affordable-but-low-quality desks, Jonathan Lawson decided to go for a sustainable and stylish whilst still affordable solution. A few days later (literally), Handy Desk was born.
Renewable energy and crowdfunding: these two modern concepts are also the main product and the way in which DC Power Co kicked off a campaign to make solar energy more accessible to millions of households across Australia. In this episode of our 'A Place for Business' web series, we had a great chat with Nic Frances Gilly and Liz Greenbank about their story and their take on social entrepreneurship.
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Jeff Downs, Redback Connect's CEO, started as an entrepreneur because, in his own words, he just couldn't stand being told what to do. From owning a small chain of grocery stores to working with sales and becoming an entrepreneur, he learned fairly quickly that business is more about the experience than the product itself.
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Bouncing ideas about the greatest next thing in 3d printing would be the starting point for ME3D. A few years later, using their knowledge in 3d printing would deliver over 1,000 protective equipments under 48 hours to hospitals in need.