Traditionally, the first act establishes character, relationships and setting; it’s where the first plot point happens. This series collects the ‘first act’ jobs, careers or businesses of entrepreneurs.


Gina is the founder and CEO of L&A Social Media, a social media strategy & implementation agency that produces & manages the social media presence for over 70 global consumer brands, including the likes of Ferrari, Netgear and TedXSydney.

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Joel Nicholson

Joel is the founder of LemonTree, a data collaborative for non-profit organisations. He is also executive chairman of MarketSoft, a data marketing company, and a founder of two other businesses.

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Chris is the founder of Your Empire, a real estate buyer’s agency, renovation and property management consultancy. He is an author, advice columnist and host of the Sky News Business show Your Property Empire.

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Rupert taylor price

Rupert Taylor-Price is the founder of several businesses including HiveTec and Vault Systems, organisations which offer government departments software and cloud services for highly sensitive data.

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Jane Bianchini is the founder and CEO of Alcami Interactive, a digital video interviewing platform that improves screening in recruitment.

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