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Crowdfunding and Student Ventures

  Author: Harley Whitworth Barrett In the ever-evolving landscape of student entrepreneurship, the journey from idea to startup can be thrilling and challenging. Aspiring student entrepreneurs grapple with the fundamental question: How do they secure the necessary capital to transform innovative visions into reality? This is where the struggle begins, [...]

Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Startups

Author: Harley Whitworth Barrett In a rapidly changing world facing pressing environmental challenges, sustainability has never been more critical. Businesses, both small and large, are increasingly recognising the importance of adopting eco-friendly practices, not only to reduce their ecological footprint but also to meet the growing demand of environmentally conscious [...]

Building a Personal Brand: Leveraging Digital Platforms for Student Entrepreneurs

Author: Harley Whitworth Barrett In the fast-paced world of entrepreneurship, where competition is fierce and opportunities abound, standing out from the crowd is imperative. This holds especially true for student entrepreneurs navigating the challenging terrain of academia while simultaneously pursuing their business dreams. “Personal branding has emerged as a powerful [...]

The Role of Entrepreneurship Education in Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders

Author: Harley Whitworth Barrett A 2023 study by Frontiers found that 29.3 % of innovation-active small businesses are more profitable than non-innovation-active small businesses (15.7%). The industry's performance rose with its size, with large enterprises performing the best, followed by medium-sized and small businesses. "Besides knowing how to handle personal [...]

Unleashing the Entrepreneurial Spirit: Nurturing Innovation and Creativity in Student Entrepreneurs

Author: Harley Whitworth Barrett As per the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) findings, individuals who underwent entrepreneurship training had a threefold increase in the likelihood of initiating their enterprises. Furthermore, the report emphasises that acquiring knowledge in entrepreneurship positively influences individuals' drive, understanding, and abilities to embark on entrepreneurial endeavours. "Investing [...]

Five Critical Business Communication Strategies Every Business Should Be Doing

Author: Harley Whitworth Barrett Business Queensland believes communication is critical for boosting business success, encouraging innovation, and increasing consumer satisfaction. Any successful firm relies on effective communication. In today's fast-paced world, businesses must keep ahead of the curve, and effective communication tactics are critical to their success. "Any successful organisation [...]