Robelen Bajar

Online veteran, blogger and business brewer. Revealing hidden treasures around the Internet. Writing about cool people, ideas and businesses. Mixing business + leisure. Sharing my online journey.

I want to send four women to Silicon Valley for a week

I want to send four women to Silicon Valley for a week

Would you like to spend a week in Silicon Valley? Think company tours at tech giants like Facebook and Twitter, lunch with tech VIPs, mentoring sessions, conference pass to Startup Summit, and insane meetings with Silicon Valley’s women in tech. We’re so excited to let you in on this incredible opportunity thanks to WOMAN.com.au/General Assembly partnership. Four women will have… Read more →

How I used powerful storytelling to nail my crowdfunding campaign

How I used powerful storytelling to nail my crowdfunding campaign

Last year, I crowdfunded more than $10,000 to help establish Amazing Grace, a social enterprise based in the Philippines. It was founded to help local farmers and micro-entrepreneurs in the town of Balangiga, Samar start again after super-typhoon Haiyan destroyed their town as well as their livelihood. The crowdfunding campaign ran for 54 days with 75 contributors averaging a contribution of… Read more →

I’m the founder of WOMAN and I’m an awkward, boring introvert

I’m the founder of WOMAN and I’m an awkward, boring introvert

I’ve been running woman.com.au since January 2013 and although I have big hairy audacious goals for it, I never imagined the little blog I started would gain so much ground and explode the way it has in such a short time. I have been blessed with an incredible community of ambassadors and editorial team who help create the stories, spread… Read more →

Thanks Matt Beeche for making me do this video!

Thanks Matt Beeche for making me do this video!

Did I mention I’m an introvert? The kind that avoids the big, loud “circle” of folks comfortably chatting away at a networking event – just in case I embarrass myself by forgetting my own name. Yeah, I know! (But talk to me  one on one with a glass of wine and we’ll have a grand old time.) Anyway, apart from… Read more →

Woman.com.au nominated for 2013 Startup of the Year

Woman.com.au nominated for 2013 Startup of the Year

It’s official. We’ve been nominated and I’m so excited. I’m also feeling a little unworthy. On Thursday, 1 August, woman.com.au turns 7 months old and everything is still under construction. We’re still working on our official logo. Our website is in beta. The concept is work in progress. And there’s so much more to be done. It’s easy to doubt… Read more →