Social Enterprise

Sydney Design Thinking Meetup. From 1 to 2,000 in 15 months!

Milestones are funny and relatively arbitrary things but they do provide a good trigger for moments of reflection. Today our Sydney Design Thinking (#SydDT) meetup reached and passed 2,000 members… a moment to pause and look back on the 15 months since we started the meetup.

Ben Pecotich. 12 August, 2016
Design; Strategy; Startups; Dynamic4 Good; Social Enterprise; Business
The Big Idea Webinar. Introducing The Business Model Canvas

The Big Idea Webinar. Introducing The Business Model Canvas

I was invited to present a thought leader webinar as part of the The Big Idea competition coordinated by The Big Issue. In this 40 minute webinar I introduce the Business Model Canvas and provide some guidance on how it can be used in a social enterprise context.

Smart Locale: Building Smart Sustainable Local Economies

Smart Locale: Building Smart Sustainable Local Economies

Dynamic4 is proud to be the digital partner for Smart Locale. Smart Locale is a collective impact program, initially focusing on the Ultimo Pyrmont precinct in Sydney. The mission is "Accelerate the transformation of the Ultimo Pyrmont local economy into an internationally recognised showplace for smart, safe, sustainable living by 2020."

Doubts

Doubts

It's been a tough week. One of those weeks you kind of fear in the deep recesses of your mind but don't give oxygen to, can't afford to dwell on or you'd be paralysed with doubt.

Good Local. Making It Easier For People To Share And Trade Locally

Good Local. Making It Easier For People To Share And Trade Locally

Good Local will be a community and marketplace enabled by a digital platform to promote and map sharing services, making them easier to find and access.

Design For Meaning: Local Sharing Concept

Design For Meaning: Local Sharing Concept

The concept I've decided to explore further is ways we might encourage people to ease up a bit on the mindless consumption cycle. A possible way may be to increase the awareness and adoption of existing local sharing services.

Ben Pecotich. 28 October, 2012
Business; Good Local; Social Enterprise; Strategy; Design; Startups
Design For Meaning: A Co-op Project For Positive Change

Design For Meaning: A Co-op Project For Positive Change

Last month (September 2012) Anthony Quinn, Yummii Ong-Tran, Stephen Cox & I started a little co-op project we're calling Design for Meaning. Here are my ponderings...

Ben Pecotich. 24 October, 2012
Business; Good Local; Social Enterprise; Strategy; Design; Startups