Resources for Startups

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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

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? About the author: Jordan Green is an internationally sought after thought leader in early-stage investing, adviser to governments developing Angel ecosystems, serial founder and entrepreneur, successful VC and, speaker and commentator on the innovation economy. He is Founder & President of Melbourne Angels, co-founder, Fellow and Chairman Emeritus of the Australian…

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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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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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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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