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Fire on Ice with the Unstoppables

John Battley, owner of Globetrotter Corporate Travel took a team of local entrepreneurs to Antarctica in January 2015. 20 local business people joined him in a think tank, referred to as the Unstoppables. This West Australian contingent joined a group of over 100 entrepreneurs on an 11 day Antarctic trip to ponder the world’s social, economic and environmental problems and potentially find some profitable solutions. Read more...

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John ran a series of entrepreneur events in the lead up to Antarctica to start the discourse and create the momentum for alumni of West Australian entrepreneurs. Some of the themes to be tackled were:

  • Can business save us from climate change?
  • Commercialisation of sports, arts, space
  • How can we keep up with the pace of change in technology
  • Creating entrepreneurial clusters such as Silicon Valley

These events are run as an “unconference” style which encourages participants to share their thoughts, opinions and ideas.