Tom Dawkins is Co-Founder and CEO of StartSomeGood, a social enterprise which helps people design, launch and grow social impact businesses and projects. They run the Good Hustle social enterprise design course, the StartSomeGood.com crowdfunding platform and the annual #StartingGood Virtual Summit.
They also power impact accelerators and entrepreneur education programs for partners including Optus, ING, the United Nations Development Program and the City of Sydney and have recently co-founded LendForGood, a new blockchain-based crowd lending platform for growth-ready impact businesses.
Tom was previously the founder of youth non-profit Vibewire, first Digital Communications Director for Ashoka in Washington DC and the founding Director of the Australian Changemakers Festival.
Tom has created dance parties and film festivals, conferences and co-working spaces, fundraising platforms and Burning Man theme camps. He has spoken at numerous global events including SXSW, SOCAP, Purpose, Progress and The Social Enterprise World Forum and has worked with nonprofits, social enterprises and major corporates to better refine their purpose, communicate their story and build their community.