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September 27, 2021
Athena Zolis, Rare Birds mentor

Meet the Mentor: Athena Zolis

A serial entrepreneur, Athena has learned many lessons along the way, including the importance of avoiding potential pitfalls by surrounding yourself with people who have walked […]
September 2, 2021
Amex First Nations Business Growth

People and Ideas Connected: support for First Nations business owners

American Express is partnering with Inspiring Rare Birds to provide 20 Supply Nation Certified businesses a 12-month program called First Nations Business Growth. Accelerator program provides […]
August 25, 2021
female founders need access to funding

Bridging the Gender Gap in Startup Investment

Even though the figures show that you get a better ROI investing in a female-led startup, the VC community is still investing disproportionately in the guys. […]
July 11, 2021
Rare Birds x KINSPACE Series - Article 2

Silence is no longer golden. When unchecked behaviour is part of the power problem

KINSPACE SERIES PART 2: 2020 left us licking the wounds of fear, isolation, and social distancing. Following the year that stopped the world in its tracks and […]
June 25, 2021
Yvonne Coburn

Meet the Mentor: Yvonne Coburn, CEO CreatingWe ANZ Pty Ltd

Based in Sydney, Australia, Yvonne Coburn is an experienced human resource professional with a background in the delivery of executive leadership programs designed to achieve cultural […]
June 18, 2021
Brian + Rachael, Rare Birds mentoring

Mentoring Success Stories: meet Rachael and Brian

Despite a few setbacks due to COVID, Rachael has found new momentum with her Mentor and is preparing for future growth Rachael, tell us a little […]
April 27, 2016
mentor-mentee

‘Meet My Mentor’ event wrap-up

What is the value in mentorship? How does an experience with a mentor (or being a mentor) impact the personal and professional life of an entrepreneur? […]
December 6, 2017
mentoring

How Everyone Benefits From Mentoring

By: Tim Elwin, Rare Birds Mentor It’s quite amazing how quickly 30 years can go by… I only just realised a couple of months ago that […]
April 13, 2018

Lessons from growing businesses that failed

Last week I was asked about the lessons learned from growing businesses that failed. At the time it felt like a loaded question but after probing, […]
October 8, 2019

How a university student took $200 and created a $1.7 million business in just one year

“Get comfortable with the uncomfortable, and just get started!” Ana Gavia was already flat-out busy when she was studying for a Master’s degree in Podiatric Medicine […]