Resources for Startups

Legals and PR Basics Startup Gippsland Online resources

Legal and PR Basics

By Steph Thoo | September 1, 2019

Articles Hey you founder Rebekah Campbell on her biggest startup regret PR for early stage startups How to create press kits that get the attention of the media Tools AVCAL, Open Source Seed Financing Documents AirTree, open source legal templates SourceBottle, a free online service…

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Product Development Startup Gippsland Online resources

Product Development

By Steph Thoo | August 31, 2019

Articles What drones and crop dusters can teach about Minimum Viable Product How much it costs to design a mobile app? Books The First 30% e-book Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy and How to Make Them Work for You Tools InVision,…

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Customer Acquisition Startup Gippsland Online resources

Customer Acquisition

By Steph Thoo | August 30, 2019

Articles Hello Fresh’s $880 million growth strategy 50+ Most innovative business models Tools Price Intelligently, pricing strategy driven by data Leadpages, lead generation and opt-in tools Lumen5, video creation platform Videos How to start a startup: Growth with Alex Schultz, Head of Growth at Facebook…

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Startup Investment Startup Gippsland Online Resources

Startup Investment

By Steph Thoo | August 29, 2019

Articles What founders need to know: You were funded for a liquidity event A lesson in start-ups · Interview with Steve Baxter How (and why) I invest in startups What does it take to raise capital, in SaaS, in 2018? How to get cashflow forecasting…

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Startup Pitching Startup Gippsland Online Resources


By Steph Thoo | August 28, 2019

Articles 10 Steps to fix your pitch Sequoia, how to present to investors Lessons from a study of perfect pitch decks 5 tips for pitching your startup Tools Crunchbase, find info on funding rounds that have been raised by startups Pitch decks from funded companies…

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Australian Startup Ecosystem Startup Gippsland Online Resources

Australian Startup Ecosystem

By Steph Thoo | August 27, 2019

Australian Startup Ecosystem Startup Vic, Victoria’s grassroots startup community LaunchVic, a Victorian government body established to ignite the state’s startup ecosystem

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Resources for Startups Gippsland program Coworking Spaces

Coworking Spaces

By Steph Thoo | August 26, 2019

Coworking Spaces List of Melbourne coworking spaces Gippsland Coworking Space

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Resources for Startups Gippsland program Startup Tools and Online courses

Curated Startup Tools and Online Courses

By Steph Thoo | August 25, 2019

Curated Startup Tools Startup Library, a Y Combinator initiative with a compilation of amazing online Startup School, another Y Combinator initiative that’s full of helpful online videos StartupU, from BlueChilli, an online startup course is designed to help entrepreneurs through all the foundations of starting…

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Pitching for Success

By Steph Thoo | June 3, 2019

There’s a lot of misconceptions about pitching. When most people think of pitching, they think of Shark Tank. But pitching is so much more than that and like many aspects of entrepreneur life, it’s a valuable skill that takes time to perfect. So what is…

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Startup Gippsland HOT TIPS DEALING WITH SETBACKS REJECTION & FAILURE online startup resources

Dealing with setbacks, rejections and failures

By Steph Thoo | May 17, 2019

Starting and running a business is tough. Not only do you have to deal with setbacks, rejections and failures, but you have to self-motivate when times get tough to keep on going. Everyone has different ways that they self-motivate, so this week we thought we’d…

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Startup Gippsland Lean Canvas Methodology online startup resources

What is a Lean Canvas Methodology?

By Steph Thoo | April 26, 2019

Lean Canvas Methodology If you’re starting a new business, many people will advise you to complete a business plan. Now, don’t get me wrong, business plans are great. They help you think out all of the important aspects of your business such as what your…

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STARTUP GIPPSLAND Tips Business Scalability

How can you improve your scalability?

By Steph Thoo | April 24, 2019

Entrepreneurs often that scalability is binary – you’re either scalable or you’re not. This isn’t actually true – scalability is more of a spectrum. This means that you can make tweaks to your business and its operations that can gradually move you along this spectrum…

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