Resources for Startups

Innovation in a Crisis: With Annebelle van Tongeren from Fern and Frost 

Innovation in a Crisis: With Annebelle van Tongeren from Fern & Frost 

By Aldona Kmieć | March 26, 2020

Innovation in a Crisis: With Annebelle van Tongeren from Fern & Frost  It’s hard not to feel impacted or worried in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, Annebelle van Tongeren, yoga instructor and founder of “Fern & Frost” speaks in a way that could calm any chaotic mind.  You see, for Annebelle, these current feelings dredged up by the virus are unfortunately all too…

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Fear of starting up a business Startup Gippsland

Fear of starting up a business

By Zoe Hyde | March 10, 2020

“Fear is an idea-crippling, experience-crushing, success-stalling inhibitor inflicted only by yourself”  Stephanie Melish   Don’t let it be the thing that stops you from chasing your passions and building the business of your dreams. Fear will always be with us in one way or another.  However, your ability to deal with the discomfort, the uncertainty and the overwhelm that it brings, will determine your willingness…

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how to value your startup Article by Jordan Green Melbourne Angels

How to value your startup

By Aldona Kmieć | March 10, 2020

What is the right Valuation for my startup?? How much money should I raise?? One of the most common questions I get from founders is, “How much of my company should I give away?” and my automatic answer is “None!!”. Equity in your company is a precious and finite resource, you never give it away. I recommend that you always consider that you are selling…

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Startup vs SME Startup Tips

Startup vs SME

By Zoe Hyde | March 10, 2020

If you have a business idea which you’ve been sitting on for a while, it is time to give it the attention it deserves!  Keeping this great idea buried away for a rainy day isn’t going to help you solve anyone’s problems, and it certainly isn’t going to help you in moving away from your current role.  Before applying for the Startup Gippsland Incubator Program,…

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Scarlet & Grace

By Aldona Kmieć | March 5, 2020

Scarlet & Grace By Kaitlyn Abrahall & Ryan Clancy, Startup founders from Sale Luxurious products, Natural Soy Wax Candles and Diffusers “As we worked through the program this extended to a much more long-term strategic plan of how we can manage the business, document and work towards our medium to long term goals.” Who is Scarlet & Grace?  ‘We are an all natural candle and…

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Urban Farmland ANGELO SARIDIS Gippsland Public Speaking tips for Startup Founders public speaking article

Public Speaking tips for Startup Founders

By Aldona Kmieć | November 18, 2019

“What the fruit is going on in this world?” from Angelo Saridis pitch   It was only six months ago when our 38 program graduates were pitching their ideas at the Startup Gippsland showcase in June 2019, for the first time in Gippsland and in front of a large audience! Our team was very pleased with what they have all achieved and how well prepared…

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Dave Sayers AVAIL Startup Case Study Photography Aldona Kmiec

Avail

By Aldona Kmieć | October 30, 2019

Avail Care Design By Dave Sayers, Baw Baw startup Stylish bathroom safety rails & accessories that help prevent slips and falls in the bathroom Dave Sayers, a founder and head designer of Avail Care, which designs stylish and sleek healthcare products such as grab rails and shower seats, has learnt about Startup Gippsland from an editorial at the Warragul Gazette. He thought it would be…

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Startup Gippsland Laura Eddington Little Bumble Reusable Food Wraps Photography Aldona Kmiec

Little Bumble Food Wraps

By Aldona Kmieć | October 30, 2019

Little Bumble Beeswax Food Wraps By Laura Eddington, Warragul startup Premium reusable food wraps that eliminate plastic and food waste. Lovingly handmade in Gippsland Photo: Aldona Kmiec Photo: Jakub Fabijanski Photo: Jakub Fabijanski We hear from the winner of the Best Overall Pitch Prize sponsored by GippsTech, Laura Eddington, the founder of Little Bumble Beeswax Food Wraps based in Warragul. Laura was also a winner…

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Urban Farmland ANGELO SARIDIS Gippsland

Urban Farmland

By Aldona Kmieć | October 30, 2019

Urban Farmland by Angelo Saridis, Startup founder from Warragul Online marketplace connecting landholders for Urban food growing initiatives Photo: Supplied Photo: Jakub Fabijanski Photo: Jakub Fabijanski UrbanFarmland.com.au  is a digital platform that enables landlords to lease out their available urban farm land to local farmers looking for more land to cultivate crops. It’s a fantastic idea and no wonder that founder Angelo Saridis was successful…

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Startup Gippsland Kristen Robbins Worksheds Alternative Heyfield case study Photography Aldona Kmiec

The Worksheds Alternative

By Aldona Kmieć | October 30, 2019

The Worksheds Alternative by Kristen Robbins, startup founder from Heyfield The Worksheds provides alternative education options for students between High School and Home School  Photo: Supplied Photo: Jakub Fabijanski Photo: Jakub Fabijanski   “By the end of the night of the showcase I felt our cohort was like a tight-knit team who had just won some kind of premiership.” The Worksheds Alternative is a unique…

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Startup Gippsland case study Showcase Fern and Frost Annebelle van Tongeren The Yoga Stylist startup story

Fern and Frost

By Aldona Kmieć | October 30, 2019

Fern and Frost By Annebelle van Tongeren, Bass Coast startup A line of simple, quality products and links to relaxation support ideas, to create the habit of self-care Fern & Frost is a beautiful eco conscious collection to help people cultivate the habit of self-care supported by free online relaxations and other resources. It started as an idea of creating balms and eye pillows to…

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Startup Gippsland Sarah Wong Physiotherapist

Aero Chair

By Aldona Kmieć | October 30, 2019

Aero Chair By Sarah Wong, Baw Baw startup An ergonomic portable cushion for aeroplane seats to improve sitting and reduce pain Do you travel overseas and dread the discomfort that comes with it? Stay tuned! At The AeroChair we have one mission… to take the pain and hassle out of flying! Sarah Wong, a founder of a Warragul based startup Aero Chair tells us about…

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