Resources for Startups

Startup Gippsland Alumni Creates COVID-19 Testing in Wastewater

By Natasha Wright | July 10, 2020

Emily Scholes, Founder and Chief Scientist of Enviro MicroBio and Startup Gippsland alumni, has found a way to test COVID19 in wastewater! With ample experience in water and wastewater testing and management, and a background in membrane science, Emily identified a need to provide COVID-19 testing services for large-scale businesses and industry bodies. After reading of the success in wastewater testing in the Netherlands, and…

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STARTUP vs SME Gippsland Business Incubator

Startups vs SME

By Natasha Wright | May 27, 2020

STARTUP vs SME (Small to Medium Enterprise) If we say the word ‘startup’, most people picture a small business that consists of 10 employees, with a vision that’s bigger than the office they work in. Well this isn’t far from the truth. However, these trailblazers bring something special to the world that sets them apart from other entrepreneurs.  Ensuring that the product/service is perfect for…

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Watch our program application walkthrough

By Aldona Kmieć | May 20, 2020

Watch our Startup Gippsland program application walkthrough to see how quick & easy it is for you to apply. Apply Now. Applications for the Startup Gippsland Incubator Program are now open.  If you have an idea, or are in the early stages of your business with a goal to scale to both national and international markets, then apply now. Through this tough time, you can…

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Startup Infographic How to describe your startup idea

How to describe your startup idea

By Aldona Kmieć | May 13, 2020

Startup Infographic  How to make your Startup Gippsland Application stand out from the crowd? Identify the core problem that your business idea is solving. Get outside of your comfort zone and build the business of your dreams! How to describe your startup idea? Check out our infographic. Applications for the 2020 Program close on June 5th. Apply Now!             Apply…

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Innovation in a Crisis: With Jamie Sciberras from The Biscuit Shop

Innovation in a Crisis: Jamie Sciberras from The Biscuit Shop

By Aldona Kmieć | May 6, 2020

Innovation in a Crisis: with Jamie Sciberras from The Biscuit Shop   Husband and wife duo Jamie and Sarina Sciberras, along with their son Joseph, started The Biscuit Shop just 3 years ago. Operating from their customised commercial kitchen in Boolarra, the business began when Jamie wanted to spend more time with his family after seven years of commuting to Melbourne for work.  Being a…

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Innovation in a Crisis: Ryan Clancy and Kaitlyn Abrahall from Scarlet & Grace

By Aldona Kmieć | April 29, 2020

Innovation in a Crisis: with Ryan Clancy and Kaitlyn Abrahall from Scarlet & Grace   Ryan and Kaitlyn, from Scarlet & Grace, inject a sense of lightheartedness and positivity into the way they approach our conversation; even amidst these tumultuous times. However, it is evident that the passion for their business, and commitment to the health of their end consumer, is n o laughing matter. …

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Innovation in a Crisis: Tegan McKay from The Mindful Hub

By Aldona Kmieć | April 21, 2020

Innovation in a Crisis: with Tegan McKay from The Mindful Hub   For Tegan McKay, provisional psychologist and founder of The Mindful Hub, she knows all too well the implication the current COVID-19 crisis can have on the wellbeing and mental health of communities, particularly those in rural settings.  She launched her business as a result of participating in the 2019 Startup Gippsland program, as…

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Innovation in a Crisis: Laura Eddington from Little Bumble Reusable Food Wraps

By Aldona Kmieć | April 16, 2020

Innovation in a Crisis: with Laura Eddington from Little Bumble Reusable Food Wraps It may be hard to imagine, but food wastage makes up for $10 billion dollars each year in Australia alone; which equates to approximately $1,200 annually per household. For Laura Eddington, founder of Little Bumble Food Wraps, her business journey began 3 years ago as a way to reduce food wastage in…

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Startup Gippsland APPLICATION TIPS BLOG

How to make your Startup Gippsland Application stand out from the crowd?

By Natasha Wright | April 15, 2020

While we are so excited to be seeing some exciting business ideas and applications roll through our virtual door, unfortunately, our 12 week Incubator Program cannot accommodate everyone. With the available positions throughout the 6 Gippsland shires being competitive, we have put together our top 3 tips to help your application get noticed! We are looking for entrepreneurs and startups who really want to take…

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Innovation in a Crisis: Aeromedical Solutions

By Aldona Kmieć | April 8, 2020

Innovation in a Crisis: With Erin Lord from Aeromedical Solutions   When we think about building a business to fill a much needed gap in the marketplace, we often don’t look to crisis or unfortunate events for inspiration.  But for Erin Lord and Steve McLaren, co-founders of Aeromedical Solutions, their opportunity in business was staring them in the face during their time working for the…

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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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