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Startup Gippsland HOT TIPS DEALING WITH SETBACKS REJECTION & FAILURE

Dealing with setbacks, rejections and failures

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 share a few that our community of startup founders use:…

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Startup Gippsland Meetup networking event at Coffee Collective Wonthaggi

Startup Gippsland May Meetup

2nd Startup Gippsland Meetup event at Coffee Collective, Wonthaggi In this meetup we have focused on Founder’s wellbeing and mental health. We’ve had two amazing keynote speakers and facilitators: Anna Osherov, CEO and founder of the Holistic Business Hub and an event-marketing expert who works with business people to create eventologists: people who build their…

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Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase event West Gippsland Arts Centre Warragul

Startup Gippsland’s Pitch Showcase – celebrating local startups

Come and celebrate local startups at Startup Gippsland’s Pitch Showcase on June 22nd! Hear from over 40 local startups about the problems they’re solving, their vision for the future and their learnings from Startup Gippsland’s 12-week program. There’ll be prizes up for grabs for the best pitches including: Most innovative idea Best social impact Most improved entrepreneur…

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Startup Gippsland Lean Canvas Methodology

What is a 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 market is, who your competitors are, your start-up costs and your financial projections.…

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STARTUP GIPPSLAND Tips Business Scalability

How can you improve your scalability?

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 to become more scalable. This is particularly important for people…

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Startup Gippsland public speaking skills article

Public Speaking – tips to get over your nervousness and develop confidence

The old saying goes that people are more afraid of public speaking than they are of death. If that’s true, developing the skills to be a confident public speaker is a smart way to set yourself apart from the rest when faced with pitching opportunities, networking and other professional engagements. A lot of our fear…

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Startup Gippsland Weekly Masterclass snapshot

Weekly Masterclass Snapshots – Week 3

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Startup Gippsland Weekly Masterclass Snapshots - Week 2

Weekly Masterclass Snapshots – Week 2

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Startup Gippsland Weekly Masterclass Snapshots - Week 1

Weekly Masterclass Snapshots – Week 1

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Mistakes entrepreneurs make

The mistakes that almost every entrepreneur makes

Article by Stephanie Thoo. As we’re kicking off the Startup Gippsland program, I’ve been reflecting with the team on what the most important lessons should be for Gippsland’s next generation of entrepreneurs. In the last 12 months I have been lucky enough to coach over 200 entrepreneurs in my prior role running startup programs RMIT, and I’ve…

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