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9 awesome women entrepreneurs making a difference in 2020

- November 19, 2020 4 MIN READ

November 19 is International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day so today we are celebrating fabulous women in business making a difference to the lives of everyday Australians. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) was founded by entrepreneur Wendy Diamond following a trip to Honduras where she witnessed extreme poverty. Diamond was inspired to pioneer a movement to empower women… Read more »

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Mums & Co. launches Covid-19 crisis support for business mums

- March 26, 2020 2 MIN READ

In response to the coronavirus crisis Mums & Co. cofounder Carrie Kwan has launched the Mums & CoVID19 initiative. Describing it as a national task force to support the nation’s 345,000 business-owning mothers, Kwan hopes it will provide mums in business an immediate support network of experts. Kicking off today, the Mums $CoVID19 taskforce will… Read more »

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Mums & Co founder Carrie Kwan talks startups on IWD 2020

- March 8, 2020 3 MIN READ

What are the changes I’ve seen, for better or worse, in the entrepreneurial space since launching Mums & Co? asks Carrie Kwan. More women becoming entrepreneurs Female founders are on the rise. While men still outnumber women in business ownership overall, two-thirds of new businesses created in Australia in the past decade were founded by… Read more »

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Power List: Meet Carrie Kwan

- July 5, 2019 3 MIN READ

Born in Singapore and raised in Australia, by “a couple of hard-working, devoted Chinese parents”, Mums & Co. founder Carrie Kwan says she came to entrepreneurship late, originally commencing a career in communications before being bitten by the founders’ bug. In 2008 Kwan co-founded the Daily Addict, a digital lifestyle guide that proved popular with… Read more »

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Kochie’s Business Builders Power List top ten revealed

- July 1, 2019 2 MIN READ

We launched the inaugural Kochie’s Business Builders Power List in May. The list was curated by our publishing team and featured the people we truly believe are having an impact on the small business and startup space. The list highlighted to us the incredible plethora of talent we have in the ecosystem, from small business… Read more »

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Be MPowered 2019 Pitch Competition open!

- June 5, 2019 2 MIN READ

Are you a woman in business? Do you have a startup idea that needs a funding injection? Then get set to enter the Be MPowered 2019 Pitch Competition. The Be MPowered Pitch Comp is the brainchild of Mums & Co. founder, Carrie Kwan, who knows first-hand what it’s like to try to attract funding as… Read more »

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Are you ready to be MPowered?

- June 13, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Mums & Co’s MPowered conference is set to kick off at the International Convention Centre in Sydney next week with an aim of providing mums in business with the advice they need in order for their businesses to succeed. Taking inspiration from the results of  Mums & Co’s recent business survey, The MPowered conference will… Read more »

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MPowered Pitch Competition finalists announced

- June 8, 2018 2 MIN READ

The finalists for the MPowered Pitch competition have been announced and the stage is set for an epic battle. Four women entrepreneurs will vie for the chance to take home a prize pool valued at $35,000. The brains behind the Pitch Comp is Mums & Co founder Carrie Kwan. “Women are notoriously bad at asking… Read more »