Traction empowering youth

Traction empowering youth

Sandy Murdoch has been an EO Brisbane member since 2004 and started TRACTION in 2015. Luke met Sandy onsite at a new workshop set up in December by TRACTION at an old Horticulture Compound previously a TAFE campus in Alexandra Hills. The site, which Traction hopes to secure on a ‘peppercorn’ lease basis, has plenty…

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MOOI taking on the USA

MOOI taking on the USA

Vashti Uys began her business MOOI in New Zealand five years ago and in that time it has grown to a truly global scale. MOOI (pronounced ‘moy’) means ‘beautiful’ in Afrikaans, the language of South Africa, which is where Vashti’s husband hails from and where MOOI bags are handcrafted. Ethically produced from local materials, MOOI…

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Augmented Reality meets Gamification

Augmented Reality meets Gamification

After opening her first business (the wildly popular Escape Hunt) in 2014, Giovanna Shakhovskoy caught the entrepreneurship bug. Two short years later she and her business partners started a second business, Directors of the Extraordinary, which seeks to shake up the gamification of entertainment and education even further. Those aware of the Escape Hunt concept…

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Adele thinks big at EO University Hyderabad

Adele thinks big at EO University Hyderabad

Adele Blair is the Founder and Managing Director of the Concierge Collective, a concierge service for time-poor people to outsource any task or errand they don’t have the time (or inclination) to do. As the EO Accelerator membership chair, and a founding member herself, Adele is quick to espouse the benefits she’s experienced by being…

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