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Tomorrow's businesses have to go way beyond being concerned with the trivialities of websites, search engine optimisation and social media, to discover how they can achieve profitable online and offline influence, relevance and purpose.
Futurevation - specialisesin taking great ideas, projects and businesses and profitably translating them into succesfull future businesses.
Futurevation’s passion is in identifying bleeding edge concepts, ranging from new trends in business through to new trends in education, each with the potential to change the way people think, work, live and feel.
We then breathe life into these innovations using off line real world cutting edge strategies and tactics as well as blend and grow seamless profitable online worlds complete with internet media, social communities, interactive software and multimedia to take the experience beyond the static, beyond the interactive, to the totally immersive. Futurevation brings business worlds to profitable life by:
1. Sourcing the best content
2. Assembling a maverick team of off line and on line strategists, artisans, community builders, nerds, geeks and developers
3. Creating products that are so good that people want to talk about them
4. Building immersive sticky member content
5. Offering a rich diversity of online and offline opportunities to interact
6. Being the entertainment
7. Letting consumers participate
8. Providing a service to that community
9. Making it easy for people to talk about the product
We are a group of successful passionate business people constantly on the lookout for joint venture, or equity partnerships in great businesses and business ideas.
Our ability is to forward scope, resource and grow great business ideas, projects and brands and our network and capabilities are global and vast.
These forum and groundswell events are our way of sharing with you the exciting and varied possibilities that we see into the future and hopefully an opportunity for us to discuss how we can pursue profitable future projects together.
David is an Entrepreneur who has founded numerous successful business operations, represented Australian small business overseas at APEC, and maintained a strong involvement in helping develop Australian Youth.
David has maintained a unique philosophy of helping others in his business and personal activities. David has a particular passion for assisting young people through furthering their education and employment opportunities. This is one of the fundamental basis on which David founded the cosmetics company, The Body Collection in 1992 which he sold six years later after building it to a six million dollar a year business.
David’s specific skills lie in business development with an emphasis on Marketing, building business partnerships and Strategic Planning. David holds both a Bachelor of Business Degree from Victoria University and Graduate Diploma in Marketing from Monash University.
David has been working with a number of Entrepreneurs in assisting them to establish their own new businesses venture in Australia and providing them with strategic direction, partnering opportunities and venture capital to develop their businesses. David is involved on a number of boards and is currently working with Victoria Universities Faculty of Business as an Adjunct Fellow of External Engagement and Entrepreneurship.
David is also currently involved in establishing and running a number of new business ventures in the services, marketing, event and people management areas. His focus on these businesses is to build value for people and companies by understanding different generations and embracing innovation and technology.
Simone is a strategic marketer who has enjoyed the success of managing a range of successful and high profile brands for various businesses in Australasia for over 10 years, including Sustagen and Voltaren.
Simone is the Marketing Director of The Market Stars, a strategic marketing business that focuses on connecting generations with brands. The business has a team of designers and specialists who work closely with their clients to encourage dialogue with their consumers, undertake research and ultimately build successful brands and services.
Her specific expertise lies in strategic marketing and project management. Simone holds a Bachelor of Arts/Business (Marketing) from Monash University, with majors in Japanese and Psychology.
She is involved with a range of organisations and joint ventures, including: Futurevation (an innovation networking forum), Vital Recruitment Search (a service to assist International student with gaining work experience) and Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) as a judge and mentor to the Victoria University team.