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Co-Connected: Intro to woodworking

Ever been curious about woodworking, but didn’t know where to start? Learn all about cutting, ripping, carving, shaving, laminating, bending, sanding, staining, dressing timber and more at FAB9, Melbourne’s newest makerspace. At this informative session, Intro to Woodworking, FAB9’s will show you the basics of woodworking tools and machines in FAB9’s brand new Timber shop, including the: * Table saw * Thicknesser * Planer (Jointer) * Drill press * Vertical bandsaw * Downdraft sanding table * Drop saw and * Lathe Looking to build foundational woodworking knowledge that will help you get started on your dream project? Intro to Woodworking is ideal for you. After the session, there will be an opportunity to network, mingle and chat with fellow makers and woodworkers. Food and beverage will be provided on the evening. This is the second in a 10-part series of Co-Connected events that will be hosted by FAB9. Co-Connected is a series of free events designed to empower start-ups to create innovative services and products and develop key connections between networks, people, talent and infrastructure.

  • Thu 28 Mar, 06:00pm
  • FAB9
  • FAB9

iHarvest Meetup March

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project.

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. If you can’t make the date, contact info@iharvestcoworking.com.au to arrange an alternate time to check out the space! #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#11 - Product Innovation & Commercialisation

In today's world product innovations need to be continued. In this Masterclass we'll cover how to start your own Build-Measure-Learn cycles and introduce the Pretotyping methodology to give you the tools to test quickly if people will pay for your innovations. MASTERCLASS MASTERS: Hannah Gee has a background in customised learning design partnering with Global Companies to design customised blended learning solutions. Hannah was Director for The School of Life Australia where she launched rigorous and fun emotional skills Learning and Development offering. Hannah and her team partnered with 47 organisations over 2 years to embed the TSOL emotional skills learning and development program. A feat she is super proud of all in the quest of building more emotionally intelligent workplaces. Thomas Anbeek is a builder with a passion for entrepreneurship and startups. After spending a number of years as a management consultant, the Erasmus University and the Rotterdam School of Management engaged Thomas to aid in establishing the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship (ECE). After moving to Australia Thomas became the first employee at Startup Victoria. At Startup Victoria Thomas was responsible for growing the community from 3,000 to 11,000 startup enthusiasts, and taking the organisation into sustainability. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#13 - Legal Essentials for Startups

As an entrepreneur, you need to understand what laws apply to your new business. These should be addressed in your startup’s infancy. This masterclass will help to ensure your startup is complying with certain legal requirements from the get-go. Set up the right business structure for growth and exit, looking at sole trader, trust, and partnership. Value the importance of a good shareholder’s joint venture or partnership agreement, as well as how to protect valuable intellectual property. Understand restraints for key team members and whether they are enforceable. Here’s a sample of some of the topics we’ll discuss: Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements—how to use them and what they protect Customer and supplier contracts and the importance of tailored documents Employees in Australia—key information for employers big and small This workshop is for entrepreneurs who want: To be legally compliant, aware of appropriate rules and regulations Increased chances of investment, having done your due diligence legally Exit options from day one Register for this masterclass to learn the legal essentials for your startup. MASTERCLASS MASTERS: Lynne Grant is Special Counsel at Hunt & Hunt Lawyers and has worked as a corporate and commercial lawyer for 14 years. developing a particular specialty in acting in private business sales, mergers and acquisitions. Lynne has expertise across a range of complex commercial transactions, including legal due diligence, structuring, negotiating and implementing commercial contracts, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, governance and global trade. Karen Finch, CEO of Legally Yours fuses her legal background, recruitment expertise and passion for shaking up the legal sector and is passionate about facilitating faster, easier and more transparent access to fixed-fee lawyers in Australia. Through Legally Yours, Karen wants to provide greater access for the community to experienced, client-focused lawyers. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. If you can’t make the date, contact info@iharvestcoworking.com.au to arrange an alternate time to check out the space! #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Meetup May

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter.

iHarvest Masterclass#15 - Intellectual Property Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Intellectual property should be addressed in a startup’s infancy. IP is one of your most valuable assets, essential in securing venture capital funding or preventing competitors from unfairly competing with you. But do you need to register a patent, trademark or copyright? What about confidentiality agreements or trade secrets? Navigating this legal landscape can be daunting. After identifying what constitutes your IP—prototypes, logos, taglines, website copy—you must take steps to protect it. Managing your IP is an ongoing process. Intellectual property can be easy to dismiss when overwhelmed by the task of launching a startup, but it’s critical. Here’s a sample of some of the topics we’ll discuss: What is your intellectual property? Various legal tools associated with IP and when they are relevant to your startup Ongoing management on IP to avoid exploitation This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: Understand the intellectual property of their startup Gain the knowledge to effectively protect their IP Register for this masterclass to learn intellectual property strategies for your startup. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Dean Cvetkoski and started his business life at the age of 15 and used to write notes to excuse himself from school, only to get changed into something more presentable and attend client meetings. Dean says business is his lifestyle, not just his passion. Dean is the CEO & Founder of newly found local Liverpool startup, Vesuvio, which started from nothing to a now global business and is making news headlines across Australia. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. If you can’t make the date, contact info@iharvestcoworking.com.au to arrange an alternate time to check out the space! #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Meetup June

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#16 - Who are they? Creating Customer Personas

The key to any startup or business' longevity is the successful application of addressing and solving a specific sets of needs & desires of its customer. In this masterclass, you will learn how to dive deeper into understanding who your customer is, so you can better solve their challenges and gain traction for your startup. Product Design, Business Modelling & Marketing are all closely influenced and rely heavily on the accuracy and depth of an avatar, or customer persona. Set your startup & teams up for success by learning how to effectively map Customer Personas. Here's a quick taste of some of the topics we'll discuss: Building Business Models on Customer Insights Empathy Mapping The 7 Core Human Fears & Desires Effective Advertising This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: Establish innovative Business Models based on Customer Needs & Desires Learn how to deepen their understanding of who they are building their product for & marketing to Gain Traction & Scale quickly Register for this masterclass to learn more about who your customers so you can better solve their challenges and gain traction to your startup. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Phoebe Kuhn is a Speaker, Human Behaviour Specialist, Personal Brand Strategist, Business and Mindset Coach. She works with Entrepreneurs & Executives to bring their talents and ideas into the world in a scalable, profitable and inspiring way. Prior to starting her own business, she worked in various roles in Food Tech & Legal Tech Startups, eCommerce & at some of the world's most awarded Creative Agencies, managing digital projects for the likes of Myer, NAB, Holden, Coles, iSelect & 2XU. Through her experience in the Digital Marketing & Communications sector and a background in Personal Development & Human Behaviour, Phoebe fuses her unique experience to drive innovation through a deeper understanding of Consumer Behaviour & Core Human Needs. She writes and speaks on the topics of Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Human Behaviour Dynamics. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#17 - Storytelling for Influence

Our worlds are shaped by the stories we tell. In business it doesn't matter if we are talking to customers, inspiring future employees or pitching to investors, telling the right story is critical. In this Masterclass with Hannah, we’ll cover the tricks and tips that help you create your own story. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Hannah Gee has a background in customised learning design partnering with Global Companies to design customised blended learning solutions. Hannah was Director for The School of Life Australia where she launched rigorous and fun emotional skills Learning and Development offering. Hannah and her team partnered with 47 organisations over 2 years to embed the TSOL emotional skills learning and development program. A feat she is super proud of all in the quest of building more emotionally intelligent workplaces. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. If you can’t make the date, contact info@iharvestcoworking.com.au to arrange an alternate time to check out the space! #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Meetup July

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#18 - Scaling Beyond You (for Solopreneurs)

No one is good at everything, nor can they do everything. When is the time for a solopreneur to develop a team and how can this be done effectively while maintaining high standards of service and values? Building a resilient founding team is vital to the success of your startup. This masterclass is not a lecture, but a hands-on session where participants carry out exercises and active discussions to ensure we address your specific concerns and opportunities. This masterclass will look at scaling up from three angles: Exploring the pain points and barriers for scaling up Scaling up options and their pros & cons (co-founders, contractors, employees) Building high performing teams and ensuring high values and standards are met This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: Scale up their startup by curating a lean, dedicated team Create a working environment for their team that inspires loyalty, enthusiasm and pride Register for this masterclass to learn more about how to best scale up your startup. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Dr Zivit Inbar is the founder and CEO of DifferenThinking, a consulting practice that specialises in people, culture, leadership & performance strategies for growth with particular expertise in Technology companies, Start-ups, and Venture Capitals. Zivit has over 17 years of experience and expertise with building high-performance teams, driving high-level strategies and processes. Zivit is also the facilitator of the CSIRO’s Women in Innovation book club, developing leadership and entrepreneurial skills in female Australian researchers. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#19 - Bootstrap your Marketing

Bootstrap your Marketing revolves around how relationships on social media, can drive the growth of the business. In this Masterclass, we’ll cover the pro’s and con’s of the various platforms and use the Social Canvas to prototype the right message for the right platform. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Jordan Gian is a designer and thought provoker - But mostly a creative entrepreneur. With a background in Design Jordan unknowingly used many Human Centered Design methods in setting up 15 SME's before his 25th birthday. Jordan's time is split between design commitments for leading global brands, running ecom businesses, Hospitality venues and consulting on strategy and innovation. If we can’t find him, we start looking at the beach or in the mountains. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. If you can’t make the date, contact info@iharvestcoworking.com.au to arrange an alternate time to check out the space! #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Meetup August

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#22 - How to Create Effective Promotional Videos

Storytelling is the essence of how we can connect and relate to each other. Marketers are finding it more difficult than ever to stand apart from their competitors in a crowded marketplace. Reaching & connecting with your audience requires more than just putting content out. Information has virtually no value anymore. So the question becomes, how do we engage with our audiences? In this masterclass, we will examine how to create content that cuts through to effectively engage and resonate with audiences on an emotional level. This is for Marketers, Social Media Managers & Content Producers that want to create a memorable brand experience. Here is a sample of the topics we will discuss: - Video First Platforms & How to Create Effective Content - Marketing & Attention - Persuasion & the Art of Communication - Brand Trust - Mastering the Art of Storytelling This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: - Use the power of video to promote their video - Learn the various stages of effective video production - Register for this masterclass to learn how to create effective promotional videos for your startup. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Phoebe Kuhn is a Speaker, Human Behaviour Specialist, Personal Brand Strategist, Business and Mindset Coach. She works with Entrepreneurs & Executives to bring their talents and ideas into the world in a scalable, profitable and inspiring way. Prior to starting her own business, she worked in various roles in Food Tech & Legal Tech Startups, eCommerce & at some of the world's most awarded Creative Agencies, managing digital projects for the likes of Myer, NAB, Holden, Coles, iSelect & 2XU. Through her experience in the Digital Marketing & Communications sector and a background in Personal Development & Human Behaviour, Phoebe fuses her unique experience to drive innovation through a deeper understanding of Consumer Behaviour & Core Human Needs. She writes and speaks on the topics of Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Human Behaviour Dynamics. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. If you can’t make the date, contact info@iharvestcoworking.com.au to arrange an alternate time to check out the space! #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Meetup September

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#23 - Facebook Marketing for Entrepreneurs

Take your startup to the next level with Facebook advertising. It is critical to understand the foundations to avoid wasting time and money. Use posts to inform, intrigue, and offer incentives to followers—and then take that engagement beyond page posts by advertising. Use Facebook ads to reach a targeted audience, increase web traffic, and expose your business to potential customers and clients. Don’t rush the setup. Variables include your target market, budget, and the duration of the ad. After your advertisement has ended, you can view analytics to understand user behaviour and engagement. Here’s a sample of some of the topics we’ll discuss: - How Facebook advertising works - Setting up an effective Facebook ad - Tracking your ad’s success This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: - Make the most of Facebook’s advertising capabilities - Increase traffic, leads, and sales by setting up their own targeted Facebook ads - Register for this masterclass to learn how to build custom audiences for your startup using Facebook advertising. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Dean Cvetkoski and started his business life at the age of 15 and used to write notes to excuse himself from school, only to get changed into something more presentable and attend client meetings. Dean says business is his lifestyle, not just his passion. Dean is the CEO & Founder of newly found local Liverpool startup, Vesuvio, which started from nothing to a now global business and is making news headlines across Australia. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#24 - Improve Public Speaking, Communication & Presentation Skills

Being able to effectively communicate key elements of the business is critical. This Masterclass teaches participants why storytelling and communication is so important, what a good pitch looks like and how to present a pitch to an audience. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Hannah Gee has a background in customised learning design partnering with Global Companies to design customised blended learning solutions. Hannah was Director for The School of Life Australia where she launched rigorous and fun emotional skills Learning and Development offering. Hannah and her team partnered with 47 organisations over 2 years to embed the TSOL emotional skills learning and development program. A feat she is super proud of all in the quest of building more emotionally intelligent workplaces. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! On the last Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. If you can’t make the date, contact info@iharvestcoworking.com.au to arrange an alternate time to check out the space! #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#8 - The Cost of a Customer

The boring bits of running a business are often the things that make you money and a deep understanding of the unit economics are critical for businesses at any stage. This Masterclass cover topics like Lifetime Value and Acquisition Costs. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Thomas Anbeek is a builder with a passion for entrepreneurship and startups. After spending a number of years as a management consultant, the Erasmus University and the Rotterdam School of Management engaged Thomas to aid in establishing the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship (ECE). After moving to Australia Thomas became the first employee at Startup Victoria. At Startup Victoria Thomas was responsible for growing the community from 3,000 to 11,000 startup enthusiasts, and taking the organisation into sustainability. #iHarvestMasterclass #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Meetup February

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project. #iHarvestMeetup #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Masterclass#7 - Designing Your Startup Culture

Launching a startup provides the unique opportunity to build a company culture from the ground up and strengthen your chances of success. Startups can scale quickly, with dozens of competing priorities, so this is often overlooked. But a positive workplace environment is critical for ensuring your startup can endure the risks and rewards of growth. What is culture? Ping pong tables and free lunches are superficial perks. Instead, build a lasting culture around good values, communication and support. Avoid creating a toxic startup culture by setting a positive example for your team. This masterclass is your first step in developing and implementing YOUR startup culture. Here’s a sample of some of the topics we’ll discuss: - Understanding what culture is and what it isn’t - Developing the startup values: practical exercises to define the startup values - Implementing the values in the business: tips and advice on how to best implement a strong culture This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: - Establish a positive startup culture from the get-go - Create a working environment for their team that inspires loyalty, enthusiasm and pride Register for this masterclass to learn how to foster a positive startup culture. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

Finance for Startups and Growth - StartNorth LaunchVic Masterclass #7

Understand more about financial statements, cashflow, budgeting and forecasting to set a solid foundation for business growth. This Masterclass will: identify the financial basics for growing your business look at keeping good books identify financial rules to reduce risk at the time of growth. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners. Morning tea provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

StartNorth Business Start Up Weekend 2019

Are you imagining a life where you can be your own boss? Start your business in one weekend at the StartNorth Business Startup Weekend! We may not have our coworking space at Town Hall Broadmeadows just yet but we're already building our coworking community! We're holding a Hume Business Startup weekend event to help teach the basics of starting a new business, or building your existing business. Course Itinerary Day 1: 9:00am - 4:00pm Over the course of day you will: Create or review a business model Build or review your existing website Test your idea to see if people would buy your product or service Meet other business owners to see how you can collaborate to increase customers and revenue Day 2: 9:00am - 4:00pm Over the course of day you will: Pitch your idea to a panel of judges for a chance to win a prize! Register now to reserve your place in this life changing event! WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners. Catering provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

StartNorth BIG Ideas Day - Broadmeadows 2019

What’s your big idea for a business? See your business future by attending our Big Ideas Day! This one day event will assist you in identifying how your skills and interests could develop into a successful business. We may not have our coworking space at Town Hall Broadmeadows just yet but we're already building our coworking community! We're holding big idea days across the city to help develop ideas and meet like-minded people! Come along to find out if your BIG idea can become your future! During this program you will: Take a look at the local market and discuss how to best develop your idea in this space Identify who your client base will be, and how best to reach them Work on a business model that will help you achieve maximum revenue Can your BIG idea become your future? Come along and find out! WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners. Catering provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

StartNorth BIG Ideas Day - Craigieburn 2019

What’s your big idea for a business? See your business future by attending our Big Ideas Day! This one day event will assist you in identifying how your skills and interests could develop into a successful business. We may not have our coworking space at Town Hall just Broadmeadows yet but we're already building our coworking community! We're holding big idea days across the city to help develop ideas and meet like-minded people! Come along to find out if your BIG idea can become your future! During this program you will: Take a look at the local market and discuss how to best develop your idea in this space Identify who your client base will be, and how best to reach them Work on a business model that will help you achieve maximum revenue Can your BIG idea become your future? Come along and find out! WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners. Catering provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

Developing Your Brand - StartNorth LaunchVic Masterclass #4

Personal and business brands define who you are and what you and your business stand for. This Masterclass will: help you to review your brand or identify the strategies you’ll need to develop the brand you want to be, explore the importance of an online and social media presence to build your brand, and outline the opportunities for personal and business brand promotion. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners. Morning tea provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

Increasing Revenue Through Innovation - StartNorth LaunchVic Masterclass #6

Is your business making as much money as you think it could be? Give your business model a makeover to see how you can extract more revenue from your business. This Masterclass will: look at how your business currently makes money (your business model), explore tools to identify parts of your business that could increase revenue, and showcase businesses that have achieved new success based on internal company innovation. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners. Morning tea provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

Becoming a Market Leader - StartNorth LaunchVic Masterclass #5

Developing a ‘challenger mindset’ is critical if you want to become a market leader. This Masterclass will: explore why a ‘challenger mindset’ is important for your business to become a market leader, review the elements of a ‘challenger mindset’, assess the impact of global challenger brands and some case studies, and give you the tools to identify, assess and reduce risk to your business. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners. Morning tea provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

Creating Loyal Customers - StartNorth LaunchVic Masterclass #3

Positive ‘word of mouth’ is critical for the ongoing success of your business. Learn how building a referral based business will bring new and repeat customers at very little cost. This Masterclass will: help you to discover ways to get more referrals, pre-qualify your leads, and reduce your sales cycles. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners. Morning tea provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

Opportunities for New Markets - StartNorth LaunchVic Masterclass #2

Do you have too many ideas for new products and services but don’t know which to invest in? This Masterclass will: Give you a tool that you will be able to use for every new product or service idea you will ever have; Help you to discover quickly which ideas could be viable and which ideas may not be worth the investment of time or money. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners. Morning tea provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

Creating a Problem Solving Mindset - StartNorth LaunchVic Masterclass #1

How can you develop a mindset that sees problems as opportunities? This Masterclass will: give you principles and techniques for solving your customers problems and turning them into opportunities for your business; and give you the tools to identify new products and services to add to your business. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Startups, Scaleups, Entrepreneurs, Small-Medium Businesses and Aspiring Business Owners Morning tea provided. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835. This series of events is made possible with funding from LaunchVic, an initiative of the Victorian State Government, established to develop and grow the local startup ecosystem. ABOUT US StartNorth Coworking Space We're a new coworking space located in the redeveloped Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening Spring 2019 for Startups and small businesses in Melbourne's north. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even have our coworking space open we're running events to assist people with their business needs. StartNorth will have room to host over 80 members and have a mix of flexible desks, permanent desks, private offices and bookable meeting rooms. To stay up to date with StartNorth you can follow us on Facebook, connect on LinkedIn or sign up for more information on the website.

iHarvest Meetup January

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project.

Startup Ballarat - Free coworking day

Startup Ballarat with the support of LaunchVic present our first free Coworking trial, a chance to break free from home or cafes to explore the benefits of Coworking in the region. The free coworking day includes a free one hour Marketing Strategy Workshop run by Marketing Entourage at 4pm, followed by the official launch of Startup Ballarat at 5.30pm Join other entrepreneurs and startup founders to come and explore the benefits of Coworking at Platypus Coworking. We look forward to seeing you there!

Scale Up

WHAT IS SCALE UP? Scale up is a curated day for small businesses to step out of the day to day of their business to work ON their business. Held at One Roof on Friday 19th October, the day has tools and resources to help your business thrive. From support on closing deals to investment and legal advice, a productive space to work and a community wine-down, One Roof provides everything a business owner needs to move forward, grow and smash their goals day in and day out. ITINERARY 8.00am: Arrive, settle in and enjoy a delicious breakfast from Famishd Catering 8.30am: Working Breakfast. Michael Furey is a sales specialist who helps companies refine their communication to close more deals. He will teach us how to make sales simple, and overcome objections with easy sales hacks. 11.00am: Scale Investor Office Hours Female entrepreneurs will be provided with a brief overview and presentation of Scale Investors and the Scale investment process. Attending 'Office Hours' provides an opportunity to ask for advice from the Scale CEO and the Investment Manager. This is not a forum to pitch for funding, and does not guarantee attending entrepreneurs that the entrepreneur will be considered for investment by any Scale member. 12.00pm: Find a desk and work away or seek out some experts at their Office Hours. We have everything you need for a productive afternoon. #Corporateadvice will be offering free legal, accounting and strategy consults tailored specifically for startups, helping entrepreneurs to turn ideas into reality. 5.00pm: Wine Down, it's time to wind down with wine, cheese and good conversation!

Get to know your Local Linkedin Connections Frankston–Mornington Peninsula

Get to know your Local Linkedin Connections at the Frankston – Mornington Peninsula LinkedinLocal. #LinkedInLocal is a movement all about genuinely getting to know the people behind the online profiles, and connecting beyond the job titles, business cards and company names. There is huge value in meeting connections face to face and taking our conversations into the real world. This will be an information, pitch-free event that is all about relationship building @ supporting cross sector connections and collaborations. Big thanks to our hosts, Team Extreme from Extreme Networks.

Hume Business Start Up Weekend - 2018

Are you imaging a life where you can be your own boss? Start your business in one weekend at the Hume Business Startup Weekend! We may not have our coworking space at Broadmeadows Town Hall just yet but we're already building our coworking community! We're holding a Hume Business Startup weekend event to help teach the basics of starting a new business, or building your existing business. Course Itinerary Day 1: 9am - 4pm Over the course of day you will: - Create or review a business model - Build or review your existing website - Test your idea to see if people would buy your product or service - Meet other business owners to see how you can collaborate to increase customers and revenue Day 2: 9am - 4pm Over the course of day you will: - Pitch your idea to a panel of judges for a chance to win a prize! Register now to reserve your place in this free, life changing event! If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Court on 9205 2835.

BIG Idea Day - Sunbury 2018

What’s your big idea for a business? See your business future by attending our Big Ideas Day! This one day event will assist you in identifying how your skills and interests could develop into a successful business. We may not have our coworking space at Broadmeadows Town Hall just yet but we're already building our coworking community! We're holding big idea days across the city to help develop ideas and meet like-minded people! Come along to find out if your BIG idea can become your future! During this program you will: - - Take a look at the local market and discuss how to best develop your idea in this space - - Identify who your client base will be, and how best to reach them - - Work on a business model that will help you achieve maximum revenue Can your BIG idea become your future? Come along and find out! For more information, please contact Amanda-Jane Noonan on 9205 2835

BIG Idea Day - Craigieburn 2018

What’s your big idea for a business? See your business future by attending our Big Ideas Day! This one day event will assist you in identifying how your skills and interests could develop into a successful business. We may not have our coworking space at Broadmeadows Town Hall just yet but we're already building our coworking community! We're holding big idea days across the city to help develop ideas and meet like-minded people! Come along to find out if your BIG idea can become your future! During this program you will: - - Take a look at the local market and discuss how to best develop your idea in this space - - Identify who your client base will be, and how best to reach them - - Work on a business model that will help you achieve maximum revenue Can your BIG idea become your future? Come along and find out! Questions: Please call Amanda-Jane Noonan on 9205 2835

BIG Idea Day - Broadmeadows 2018

What’s your big idea for a business? See your business future by attending our Big Ideas Day! This one day event will assist you in identifying how your skills and interests could develop into a successful business. We may not have our coworking space at Broadmeadows Town Hall just yet but we're already building our coworking community! We're holding big idea days across the city to help develop ideas and meet like-minded people! Come along to find out if your BIG idea can become your future! During this program you will: - - Take a look at the local market and discuss how to best develop your idea in this space - - Identify who your client base will be, and how best to reach them - - Work on a business model that will help you achieve maximum revenue Can your BIG idea become your future? Come along and find out! Questions: Please call Amanda-Jane Noonan on 9205 2835