Resources for Startups

There is an abundance of free or low cost resources online that can help you in your startup journey.

You can find anything from short and snappy business plan templates to best practice pitching examples. Finding these resources can be a bit overwhelming, so we’ve pulled together some of our favourites for you.

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Startup Basics

By Steph Thoo | September 5, 2019

Articles Startup = Growth Entrepreneurshit – What it’s really like Beating the averages How to be Silicon Valley The top Idea in your mind People become entrepreneurs because they realize they’re worth more than their resumes The unexpected reason why people start their own companies…

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Success vs Failure

By Steph Thoo | September 4, 2019

Articles Do things that don’t scale Building different products and eventually finding product market fit Why Blackbird (and many other investors) won’t invest in tech companies with no tech skills on the team How to recognise an EPIC start-up founder Videos Y Combinator – How…

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Value Proposition and Branding

By Steph Thoo | September 3, 2019

Articles Change your name What’s in a name? Aussie founders weigh in on whether a startup’s name directly influences investment Tools Trendwatching, find current consumer insights and trends Trend Hunter, tracking the global trends Springwise, the latest innovations around the world Namechackr, check your business…

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Testing Ideas

By Steph Thoo | September 2, 2019

Courses How to build a startup Books The Lean Startup, Eris Ries Tools Lean Canvas templates Lean canvas primer Pre-order platform that helps you with your pre-orders, custom crowdfunding, and e-commerce needs Startup Stash, a curated directory of free or low-cost startup tools Startup Resources,…

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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

Pitching

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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Coworking Spaces

By Steph Thoo | August 26, 2019

Coworking Spaces List of Melbourne coworking spaces Gippsland Coworking Space

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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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