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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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Are you ready to Be MPowered?

- July 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

The Be MPowered Conference is returning for a second year this August with a stellar line-up of speakers and workshops for mums in business. The conference is the brainchild of Carrie Kwan, founder of Mums & Co, a business mums networking and support platform. Kwan vows that this year’s conference will be bigger and better… 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 »

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MPowered Pitch Competition calls for entries

- May 10, 2018 2 MIN READ

Are you a woman with a great business idea? Then Mums & Co’s MPowered Pitch Competition could provide just the motivation you need to make your idea a reality. With only 2.2 percent of venture capital funds currently being awarded to women-led ventures, Carrie Kwan, co-founder of Mums & Co wants to level the playing field.… Read more »

Mumpreneur Carrie Kwan, cofounder of Mums&Co.
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Passion and flexibility drive Australia’s Mumpreneur boom

- March 6, 2018 5 MIN READ

It was after the birth of her first child, that Mums & Co. founder Carrie Kwan realised running a business and taking care of a small human came with considerable hurdles. Feeling isolated and time-stressed Kwan tells Kochies Business Builders (KBB) melding her personal and professional ambitions with motherhood’s relentless ‘juggle’ was challenging. It wasn’t… Read more »