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FOUNDERS

Monica Zarafu from BYKKO

Monica Zarafu from BYKKO

Today you’re going to hear the story of BYKKO and it’s founder Monica Zarafu. Born in Romania, Monica moved to Australia in two thousand and ten. Motivated by a need to mitigate the threat of climate change, and seeing the mass adoption of bicycles in parts of Europe,...

Naomi Findlay the Renovation Queen

Naomi Findlay the Renovation Queen

Today I’d like to share with you the story of Naomi Findlay. Naomi is a remarkably hard-working woman with a ridiculous amount of active projects, all of which aim to position her as Australia's queen of property renovation and home styling. She has a digital video...

Melanie Mury from IMBY

Melanie Mury from IMBY

Meet Melanie Mury from IMBY (In My Backyard). IMBY operates in the proptech space (Property Technology) and is working to consolidate the development application process or at least make it easier to navigate. Melanie started IMBY with her partner in life and...

Linda Bergskas from Visionise with Kara Armstrong

Linda Bergskas from Visionise with Kara Armstrong

Today you’re going to hear the story of Linda Bergskas and Visionise. Linda started Visionise, a full-service fashion branding service after she sold her own international fashion brand in search of a more balanced lifestyle. With such a successful career and a large...

Becky Kiil from Newcastle Afoot

Becky Kiil from Newcastle Afoot

In this episode guest host Andy Jones (from Colour & Sound) goes on a walking tour with Becky Kiil, founder of Newcastle Afoot, a top rated walking tour and cultural experiences business. On top of her already hectic work life, Becky is also volunteering her time...

Lauren & Cara from Your Food Collective

Lauren & Cara from Your Food Collective

Today I’d like to share with you the story of Your Food Collective. Your Food Collective is serving over 1400 people since they opening in 2017 at an 80% customer retention rate with a very good average order value. They have hubs all over Newcastle where you can...

Liam Scanlan from Eat Your Water

Liam Scanlan from Eat Your Water

Today you’re going to hear the story of Eat Your Water featuring Liam Scanlan.  Before we go back to the beginning, here’s where we are today, Liam has been named one of the top 50 people in e-commerce in the whole of Australia. In November 2019 alone over 100,000...

Yolanda Surjan from Creatures & Co – formerly Radvet

Yolanda Surjan from Creatures & Co – formerly Radvet

Today you’re going to hear the story of Yolanda Surjan and RadVet. Dr Yolanda Surjan is a senior lecturer of Radiation Therapy at the University of Newcastle, she has a bachelor degree in Medical Radiation Technology, a graduate certificate in health promotion, a...

Daniel & Alicia Edge from CompEAT Nutrition

Daniel & Alicia Edge from CompEAT Nutrition

Today you’re going to hear the story of Alicia, Daniel and CompEAT Nutrition. The concept of CompEAT first planted itself in Daniel & Alicia’s mind in 2016. Since then they’ve bootstrapped it themselves for quite some time and invested a lot of themselves into...

Joss Kesby from Diffuse Energy featuring James Bradley

Joss Kesby from Diffuse Energy featuring James Bradley

Today you’re going to hear the story of Diffuse Energy and it’s founders Joss Kesby, James Bradley and Sam Evans. Diffuse Energy is a company that, right now, is building wind turbines that are twice as efficient as their competitors, but the vision that Joss and his...

Andrew Mears from SwitchDin

Andrew Mears from SwitchDin

Today you’re going to hear the story of Andrew Mears and SwitchDin. SwitchDin provides software and hardware solutions for managing distributed energy resources. SwitchDin connects with utilities to help them work more efficiently with the grid. We’re going to hear...

Jade Ryan from Cake Server

Jade Ryan from Cake Server

Today you’re going to hear the story of Cake Server and Jade Ryan. Jade blew me away. Jade went to university to study structural engineering, became a structural engineer, started and built a side hustle while working full-time, is a mother of two young children and...

Daniel Spiteri from FEIKE

Daniel Spiteri from FEIKE

Today you’re going to hear the story of FEIKE and Daniel Spiteri. FEIKE is a business that helps get you home safely, the business has grown from an idea that Daniel had that he hoped would bring some quality of life for his family, to now a growing team, currently 3...

James Rabbitt from Broader Learning

James Rabbitt from Broader Learning

Today you’re going to hear the story of James Rabbitt and Broader Learning. Broader Learning provides STEM-based learning programs to multiple schools. This approach allows Broader Learning to provide a higher quality and more cost-effective experience for the...

Heath Raftery from Newie Ventures

Heath Raftery from Newie Ventures

Today you’re going to hear the story of Heath Raftery from Newie Ventures. Newie Ventures is an engineering agency. They build solutions to their client’s problems. Basically, their customers come to them with an idea, and Heath and his team go to work figuring out...