180: Aged 24 in 2016, transformed a small family project into a fast-growing health and wellness business that impacts thousands of people. With 7 FTEs, a B Corp score of 86, and got $3 million in the most recent financial year. (Hayden Brass) australia bcorp crowdfunded fte 6-10 heatlh & wellness podcast sales $3m-$5m aud tasmania Feb 02, 2022

In this episode, I interview Hayden Brass, the Founder and Managing Director of Zea, an Australian-based health and wellness company. At Zea, they are committed to unearthing the diverse healing properties of the Kunzea ambigua plant. All Zea products are made with natural, sustainably sourced...

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154: Started as a solution to a problem, now the world’s first barista standard reusable cup, a founding B Corp member with growing consumer demand in over 65 countries. From 2 to 55 FTEs with average revenue of 80% in 13 years. (Abigail Forsyth) australia bcorp fte 51-100 podcast retail sales $5m-$10m aud Nov 03, 2021

In this episode, I interview Abigail Forsyth, the Co-founder and Managing Director at KeepCup based in Melbourne, Australia. KeepCup designed and manufactured the world’s first barista standard reusable cup with a mission to ensure the world no longer wants, needs, or uses single-use cups.

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116: At the age of 20, founded an ICT Strategic Consulting company, helping organizations improve their planning & implementation by means of technology. About 30% average annual growth; 20 FTE and with a current B-Corp score of 92.8. (Dan McKinley) australia bcorp consulting fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jun 23, 2021

In this episode, I interview Dan McKinley, the CEO of Dog and Bone Consulting based in Victoria, Australia. The company helps organizations improve their planning and implementation. Dog and Bone’s core services include ICT strategic advisory, procurement, governance and management. 

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112: In 2016, co-founded a distillery in Byron Bay, specializing in premium spirits, inspired by the region of the Northern Rivers. From only family members in the team into 29 FTE & 98% of their revenue is obtained domestically. (Eddie Brook) australia bcorp distilling fte 21-30 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Jun 09, 2021

In this episode, I interview Eddie Brook, the CEO of Cape Byron Distillery. This family-owned business is specializing in premium spirits inspired by the region of the Northern Rivers. The distillery and distillation are situated in the hinterland of Byron Bay, Australia. Eddie Brook is...

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103: In her late 20s, started an online investment platform, providing equal opportunity to everyone who wants to grow their wealth. From no customer to over 350,000 investors & from a small team to the current 150 members in 5 yrs. (Brooke Roberts) bcorp finance fte 100+ new zealand podcast sales $1m-$3m aud May 09, 2021

In this episode, I interview Brooke Roberts, the Co-Founder, Co-CEO, and Director of Sharesies based in Wellington, New Zealand. Sharesies is an online investment platform believing that everyone deserves the opportunity to grow their wealth. It also gives access to invest in...

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090: Started Harvey with his wife to help conscious businesses grow and initially wanted to keep the team at 2 but have grown to 4 FTE so far and doubled their revenue in 2020 from the $300,000+ they generated in 2019 (Simon Smallchua) australia bcorp fte 6-10 marketing podcast sales <$0.5m aud Mar 23, 2021

In this episode, I interview Simon Smallchua, the Co-Founder at Harvey, a strategic marketing team and certified B Corp that helps conscious businesses grow, that is, businesses who are positively impacting one or more of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They create...

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047: Largest vegan website in the world with 8,000 cruelty-free SKUs, quit corporate aged 38, started a business with a purpose in 2014. 2 FTE to 40+, sales from $60k to now $20m pa. Saved 30 tonnes of plastic with minimal packaging (Julie Mathers) australia bcorp ecommerce fte 31-40 podcast sales $10m-$20m aud Oct 21, 2020

In this episode, I interview Julie Mathers, the ethical Founder, and CEO of BCorp Certified Flora & Fauna, the world’s largest self-funded vegan and cruelty-free product website. She launched the business in late 2014, aged 38. Flora & Fauna has done more than 8,000 SKUs and...

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045: Online sales growing 2-3% per WEEK currently after flipping sales from 90% wholesale to now 89% online. Leading ethical beauty brand turned a $500k investment to a loan. FTE from 1 to 9 to 2.5 and spend $50k a month on FB ads (Anna Ross) australia bcorp cosmetics crowdfunded fte 6-10 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Oct 14, 2020

In this episode, I interview Anna Ross, the Founder, and CEO of Kester Black, an Australian-made, cruelty-free and vegan lipstick, and nail polish brand. She is also the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Arné Skincare. Anna started out with a small jewelry business in...

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