With 107 Ventures in 5 countries, we are rounding up the news every 2 weeks to share what’s happening. Engage, share + follow using the hashtag #SheEOmagic to amplify.
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- The Tease shone a spotlight on Tabatha by BeauTex, the new sustainable workwear line from BeauTex Designs.
- Indigital received the Lift Off Award for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Tech Startup or Scaleup of the Year from YBF Ventures. Here’s more from Startup Daily.
- Neighbourlytics is looking to hire a customer success and accounts lead, a head of analytics, and a senior data analyst in North Melbourne.
- Lucinda Hartley of Neighbourlytics dropped some knowledge about the impact of lockdowns on cities.
- Yasmin Grigaliunas of World’s Biggest Garage Sale was among the entrepreneurs crushed to discover the good news they thought they had received from the Boosting Female Founders grant program was an administrative error. Here’s more from Women’s Agenda and from Julie Trell.
- Verve Super shared advice for Australians on what to do if you’ve lost income to COVID-19.
- Abeego welcomed Mei Li of Food Waste Feast to its Kindred Kitchen.
- Aisle shared a post on the environmental impact of disposable pads.
- Harley Salter has embarked on a 17-day Olympic-themed challenge using his Alinker walking bike to raise money for a children’s hospice.
- DreamRider Productions is hiring for three sales and marketing roles: international business development manager, international sales and marketing coordinator, and Canada business development manager.
- Gotcare is looking to hire a health care aide in West Vancouver.
- Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations has been named to the Innovation Growth Council, an advisory group to the CEO and board of Innovate Edmonton.
- Jodi Huettner of Helga Wear shared how SheEO helped her find a manufacturer who is going to make all the difference for her company.
- M&T Bank listed its collaboration with Magnusmode as one of the reasons it has been recognized as a leader in disability inclusion.
- Nada shared the research study showing that it is carbon negative.
- Brisbane Grammar School is going to start using NeuroFlex by Saccade Analytics to detect concussions in students.
- Trend Hunter highlighted The One Stick from Satya as a restorative all-purpose skincare product.
- Lynn-Marie Angus of Sisters Sage spoke to Best Health Magazine about building an Indigenous wellness company.
- SomaDetect is recruiting for its board of directors.
- The Discourse and other members of a coalition of independent news outlets won a court battle against the RCMP’s use of exclusion zones to keep journalists away from areas where demonstrators in the Fairy Creek watershed area were being arrested.
- Did you know that The Tare Shop carries lunchboxes from fellow Venture Dalcini Stainless?
- Think Dirty transformed a Texas blogger’s hair care routine.
- Erin Brillon of Totem Design House helped expose a wood carver fraudulently claiming to be Indigenous.
- AWWA identified five women to watch at the Tokyo Olympics.
- “New Zealand’s journey to carbon zero will need us all – government, businesses, individuals. But businesses are especially good at thinking outside the square – when they see action is needed, they act,” said Chloe Van Dyke of Chia Sisters in a Stuff piece on New Zealand’s Businesses for Climate Action.
- Nisa talked to Mike Nguyen, the face of its new line of men’s underwear, about masculinity and body image.
- Stop buying plastic-packaged pads and tampons and buy The Hello Cup instead, writes The Eco Warrior.
- SaLisa Berrien of COI Energy is hosting Unleashing the Power of Real, a retreat for female founders at Martha’s Vineyard and online, from Aug. 9 to 11. SheEO’s Vicki Saunders is among the panelists.
- Loliware Straw was named top product of the year by Environment + Energy Leader.
- Wanona Satcher of Mākhers Studio was cited by Lynne Biggar of Visa as a company with a strong social purpose in a Forbes piece on brand purpose.
- Second Muse listed Novoloop among the participants in The Incubation Network’s Global Innovation Challenge in support of companies trying to solve the world’s plastic problem.
- Philadelphia magazine spoke to Dr. Sophia Yen about Pandia Health‘s recent expansion into Pennsylvania.
- Transparent Collective spoke to Steph Speirs of Solstice about how her company is making solar power accessible and affordable.
- SOUL Sisters Leadership Collective published a post reflecting on how the discovery of children’s remains outside of residential schools in Canada brings into focus the need for accountability, reparations, and reforms in institutions that continue to oppress Black, Brown, and Indigenous youth.