Renata Cooper
11 Dec

Interview with Renata Cooper, CEO of Forming Circles Global

While her earliest career dream was to become a death-defying acrobat, fortunately Renata Cooper didn’t run away to join the… [ continue reading ]

26 Nov

Devaluations of Snapchat, Dropbox and Square highlight start-up pitfalls

For years, technology start-ups have been on an upward trajectory. Successes like Facebook, Whatsapp and Etsy inspired many to give their ideas a shot… [ continue reading ]

Women In Focus conference
14 Oct

The Mindset of a Winner – CEO Message

“The only limits for tomorrow are the doubts we have today” – Piccatus Lore The mindset of a winner – it… [ continue reading ]

Marketing on a Budget
07 Oct

Marketing as a Startup with a Tight Budget

“You must spend money to make money”, said Titus Plautus, a Roman playwright from the BC era. This quote that… [ continue reading ]

21 Jul

Evolution is Here!

  Mahatma Gandhi once said, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” For the last… [ continue reading ]

Business trends for 2015
20 Feb

Startups and small businesses in 2015 – what’s in store?

Australian startups and small businesses had an exciting 2014 where change seemed to be the only constant. Business sentiment varied… [ continue reading ]

14 May

Best gift for Mum this Mother’s Day? Kids who are empowered – by Renata Cooper for Women’s Agenda

It is Mother’s Day this weekend and, everywhere you look, you are bound to see ideas on the ‘perfect gift’… [ continue reading ]

21 Mar

Winner of the Kickstart your Business Grant & Mentoring Program Announced!

The past few weeks have been pretty hectic for the Forming Circles’ team. Not only have we launched our new Written Portraits website www.writtenportraits.com.au, but also we have offered our 1st ‘Kickstart Your Business Grant’. With the help of our inner circle of mentors we were able to extend the cash prize to also include a ‘Full Circle Mentoring Program’.… [ continue reading ]

20 Dec

Q&A with Tom Dawkins Founder of STARTSOMEGOOD & winner of the $5000 business grant from Forming Circles

Renata Cooper sat down with Tom Dawkins from StartSomeGood to discuss his business from conception to launch and how winning the $5000 grant from Forming Circles helped his business to grow. … [ continue reading ]

26 Sep

What Our Experiences Teach Us about Finance

What does financial freedom mean? When you are younger it means the extra money in your account from a job or a credit card, but as we get older it takes on a whole new meaning as we learn from the mistakes of the past… [ continue reading ]