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From Tech Specialists To Financial Gurus – What Makes A Game Changer?

Whether it is running a business growth firm, using technology to tackle global issues, striving for financial health, specialising in PR or launching an app to help combat debt; success doesn’t come easy. You need to stand out and make a difference in the face of adversity. We ask these seven entrepreneurs what they think it means to be successful…what it takes to be a game changer.

For the full interviews with host Edwina Bartholomew, click on the links below.

Jonathan Despinidic, Sipora Founder

From a cystic fibrosis diagnosis to co-creating a saving and shopping app, Jonathan Despinidic is using boyhood adversity as motivation to helping Aussies to save their spare change into a digital piggy-bank… and achieve guilt-free online shopping.

SIPORA is the app-antidote to credit card or Buy Now – Pay Later debt.

Find out if he’s a Game Changer…

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Jonathan despinidic, Sipora, game changers

Michael Mancuso, PGA Advisory CEO

From minding his own money to guiding others to financial freedom Michael Mancuso and the PGA team describe themselves as Personal Trainers.. for your Money!

They’re dedicated to helping everyday Australians navigate their way to a healthier financial future – and their workouts are based on communication.

Find out if he’s a Game Changer…

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Michael Mancuso, Edwina Bartholomew, Game Changers

Anne McKevitt, MDPC Global Founder

From teen-age run-away to globally recognized business leader. A best-selling author, TV personality, multiple award-winning woman in business and much respected philanthropist Anne McKevitt has worked with royalty, U-S Presidents, Hollywood A-listers and moguls of the music industry.

But NOW her focus is on helping others become successful.

Find out if she’s a Game Changer…

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Game Changers, Anne McKevitt

Christina Gerakiteys and Lisa Andrews, SingularityU Australia CEOs

They’re the innovative thinkers transitioning those thoughts to actions. In a world experiencing new technologies at an ever-increasing pace, powerhouse CEOs Christina and Lisa and the global members of Singularity-U are driving positive change to tackle humanity’s biggest challenges.

Their aim? Co-creating a better world for all.

Find out if they’re Game Changers…

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Christina Gerakiteys, Lisa Andrews, Game Changers

Erin Sing and Michelle Palmer, Modern Currency Founders

From Communications Buffs to Inspired Influencers. For Michelle Palmer, Erin Sing and their team at Modern Currency, the mission is to innovate, influence and disrupt the communications industry.

Their mantra? ‘No Time To Be Dull!’

Find out if they’re Game Changers…

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Michelle Palmer, Erin Sing

Written by Robyn Foyster

With over 30 years experience as a journalist and TV producer, Robyn Foyster is the owner and publisher of the lifestyle websites, and

Robyn was voted one of the 30 most powerful women in media at the 2015 B&T Women In Media Awards.

Previously, Robyn was the Publisher and Editor of Australia's three biggest flagship magazine brands - The Australian Women's Weekly, Woman's Day and New Idea.

Robyn won Editor of the Year at the 2007 Magazine of the Year Award and under her helm The Australian Women's Weekly won the inaugural 2008 Australian Magazine Award for Australia's best mass market magazine and New Idea won the MPA's coveted Magazine of the Year award.

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