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Engineering a better world – Zac McClelland, VicHyper

Even though Zac McClelland studied Aerospace Engineering in university, his education began on the farm.

Introducing the Activator Coach Collective

RMIT Activator is pleased to announce our first ever Coach Collective. Comprising seven remarkable individuals, our Coach Collective will guide and mentor the fifth LaunchHUB cohort starting 22 July.

Bold with Brandollo – Brian McCarthy and Marco Muscat

Two years ago, Marco Muscat attended a pitch that changed the course of his life. The presentation was about Brandollo, an online marketing platform powered by Machine Learning for small businesses. The brainchild of marketing maven Brian McCarthy, it was dubbed “the missing member of the team” – an all-rounder sales and marketing entity.

Celebrating Startup Success

Nelson Mandela once said: “Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead”. His words resonated strongly with everyone at RMIT Activator’s Startup Celebration Night, where we revelled in the progress and achievements of the startup founders within our Activator community.

Tom McAll — From bar back to tech head

In his 10 years working in hospitality, Tom McAll noticed how time-consuming it was to hire a new employee. Much to the frustration of employers, it was common for them to conduct job interviews over a few days’ time only to hire a handful of people.

Trunked — Shop small. Shop local

Trunked was created to provide a positive impact on the local community, environment and to provide a better choice for consumers. We recently sat down with Co-Founder Adam Kostarelas to hear more about his entrepreneurial journey.

Learning reimagined — Train The Trainer

Olivia Ilic, Senior Education Product Adviser, from RMIT Activator’s Education team recently ran Train the Trainer, a brand new Activator experience designed specifically for enthusiastic RMIT staff who want to explore innovative ways of delivering learning.

Acustico takes home gold at LIT Design Awards

Acustico’s Acoustic Pendant Lighting collection was recently awarded first place in the Pendant Lighting category at the esteemed LIT Lighting Design Awards.

Fighting Homelessness One Shirt At a Time

Meet Nick Pearce, co-founder of HoMie, a clothing brand which provides brand new clothing, training and job opportunities to people experiencing homelessness.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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