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Jason
Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia
Entrepreneur from Bondi Beach with one great co-founder / wife, two great sons and our businesses gDiapers (www.gDiapers.com) & gCycle (www.gCycle.com.au)
Interests: The family, running marathons, rugby, cricket, writing...and running the business
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It is often said that you are a product of the five people you spend the most time with. Who is in your five? A significant other + colleagues + kids + mates + a pup + out-laws? It’s a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Day One in the UK and after a jet-lagged run through Kensington Palace Gardens we headed off for several meetings, before a quick feed at Borough markets. Heading back to our "office" (Thank you Pret A Manger's everywhere... ) ,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at g: the early years...
...Ok, so we didn’t get divorced. But we did get funding and off we went. Actually, to really add to the degree of difficulty, - we were not only married - we were (and still are) foreigners (Aussies who had... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at g: the early years...
Speaking of getting on a plane to the UK....when we first started out and we were out raising capital, I remember more than one Venture Capitalist saying there was no way on God’s green earth that they would invest in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at g: the early years...
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With a new part of our business, gCycle (www. gCycle.com.au), starting to simmer in the UK, Kim and I are off to the Old Dart again tonight (via Taipei - who knew?) We were in London in April to lay... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at g: the early years...
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As we spend the day avoiding plastic, a handy user guide from the New York Times for your perusal. Note that come July in the UK in nurseries (that's childcares, not gardening stores...), those pesky plastic disposable nappies can be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2018 at g: the early years...
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My surf-mad, 13 year old son has his heart and mind set on designing a Circular Economy - inspired surfboard. He had his first conference call with Lamina Flow, a Yamba, NSW based surfboard redesign company this afternoon. Here's a... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at g: the early years...
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While Rome burns, the EU is actually doing something announcing sweeping changes to how manufacturers make stuff and take stuff back and take responsibility for how it is disposed. A whole raft of disposable products will be banned and landfills... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Not happy Jan. I took procrastination to a whole new level this past weekend thanks to a multitude of deadlines coming up this week and a complete lack of will to really get on with it. For there is grant... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at g: the early years...
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2018 has been quite the year in the exciting world of waste management. I jest but as a species we really are on track to drown in our own waste while eating that last Avo on toast washed down with... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at g: the early years...
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The week was filled with back to back meetings. Our goal is to launch a trial of our gCycle offering with 20 nurseries as a part of our Ellen MacArthur Foundation's CE 100 Co:Project. We are offering an alternative to... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at g: the early years...
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After a mid-trip break with the kids after our time in the UK and Germany, the kids headed back to Sydney for school and the wife & I spent the week in Luxembourg, a tiny country with big ambitions when... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Before I launch into a review of the day, let's take a look at our digs for the event. It's a castle. Yes, a castle. Sunrise at the castle. A room with a view. The dining room. In our room...Yes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2018 at g: the early years...
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The April Summit is being held in Krickenbeck, Germany in a forest, in a castle. As you do. The Foundation's work is to bring the Circular Economy to life. With gCycle, we are definitely in the right place and based... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Last week was jam packed full of meetings. And there were tailwinds for us too. The UK Government announced significant funding to end single-use plastic waste, Sky (yes, Murdoch's outfit) announced their own funding to support new technologies to end... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Despite big dumpings of snow in London recently, we landed yesterday to a perfect Spring day. Like my father before me, the first thing you do when you get off a plane is go for a run. It works out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Etihad Airways thinks I'm blind and I have no idea why...I think I was pretty blind over the Easter long weekend. They were expecting a seeing-eye dog at check-in. They will be disappointed. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Despite 3 years of failed attempts to explore Sydney with the family, this weekend we finally hit the road and headed a whole hour north to Palm Beach. We were blessed with freakishly good weather (28C - 31C) that guaranteed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at g: the early years...
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After raising the kids for 10 years in the US, they are now nearly fully Australianised. Surfing, cricket, tennis and golf dominate along with one strong US influence - basketball. Son #1 in fact toured his previous homeland of America... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at g: the early years...
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Three years since my last blog post and so much has happened. We are three years living back in Sydney and gDiapers continues on with our team in the US and UK. We have been toiling away on a new... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at g: the early years...
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To the gFamily. Kim & I wanted to reach out and give you an update on the latest news from gHQ. gDiapers is coming up to its 10 year anniversary. In that time we have evolved from a small start... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at g: the early years...
After 10 years of writing here on my blog, I took a test drive of Medium yesterday and wrote a little something over there. Go check it out! Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at g: the early years...
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One of Lake Oswego Youth Rugby's Grade 5/6 teams won the State Championships last weekend. After finishing the regular season in 4th place, the Musketeers faced an undefeated Portland West Crusaders in the Semi Finals. After regular play, the game... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at g: the early years...
Kim speaking eloquently about women in the workplace with Real Leaders. Sheryl Sandberg's Lean-in is great but then the baby arrives and then what? Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at g: the early years...
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As some of you may know, we have a blog series, highlighting families who use g's in unique circumstances. We are following a family living 10,000' above sealevel in Colorado and another living in a cabin in Maine. Perhaps our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at g: the early years...