Events: Office Hours

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Getting the basics right for your startup/small business

Are you in the Startup phase or contemplating starting your new business, here is an opportunity to double check the basics. At our monthly Office Hours with our Entrepreneur in Residence you will received a 1-hour personalised 1-1 coaching and guidance through some effective methodologies to action your concerns whether they be marketing, operations or finance/administration related. Make a list of your concerns, questions or future ideas. If you are looking for guidance and direction, strategic input from an expert , or innovative ideas to push the envelope with your idea or business, this is for you.

Office Hours: Tools for Growth-Hacking

Are you a small business owner, startup founder or kitchen table entrepreneur looking for ways to systematically growth-hack your business without spending big money on all the complicated tools? Growth hacking doesn’t have to take a lot of time and it’s just not one big hairy thing. Everyone can use growth-hacking strategies. There are so many tools available to businesses now. In this 30mins 1-on-1 session you will get a range of online growth-hacking tools and tricks you can start experimenting with right away.

Startmate Office Hours

Free 1:1 mentoring with Startmate Mentors! Twice a year Startmate opens up our exclusive mentor network to founders across the country, to give free 1:1 advice through Office Hours. Office Hours are offered by some of the biggest and best names in startup land, usually only available to founders in the Startmate Accelerator program. Applications close the 17th of May.

  • Fri 17 May, Online
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  • Startmate

Marketing Surgery

Whether it’s clearly defining your vision, identifying your unique value proposition or target customers, a sound understanding of these are a must for anyone running a small business or startup. Sit down with an expert to dive deep into all things marketing related to your business to make sure understand all of this and more. Samantha Hurley is co-founder of Marketing Entourage (a human-centred marketing consultancy that helps purpose driven businesses transform and grow) and has extensive experience across a range of businesses from large corporates to early startups. During this 30 minute consultation with Sam, you will be guided through some holistic and focused marketing strategies and tactics. From developing an effective brand identity and presence, implementing tools to help you further understand your customers, optimising all customer touchpoints with key messaging and great experience (CX to UX), to more well understood marketing tactics such as digital marketing, inbound marketing, event marketing, design and experiential marketing. If you’re looking for guidance and direction, strategic input from an expert, or innovative ideas to push the envelope with your business, this is for you! *Requirement: you must be an existing small business or startup.

Office Hours

It’s that time again for our monthly Office Hours. If you’re a founder or (future founder), this is an opportunity to bounce ideas or ask our Entrepreneur in Residences anything about starting a business, marketing, sales and much more. During this 30 minutes consultation with Peter, you will receive personalised coaching focused on problem based solutions. Drop in for advice and support for anything startups or small business and see what Peter can do for you.

Giant Leap Fund - Office Hours

The Giant Leap fund is Australia's first 100% impact venture capital fund. We invest in rapidly scalable businesses that fuse profit and purpose. We are holding our monthly April office hours at The Commons Collingwood. If you're a founder (or future founder) with burning questions for an impact VC, book in a time via the link below.

Office Hours

Peter Ridsdale is the Entrepreneur in Residences at Western BACE. With over 20+ years of consulting to a wide variety of private enterprises and public organisations he has developed a broad ranging skill set in all areas of strategic planning, budgeting, operations management, systems re-engineering, communications, personnel management, finance and administration and property asset management. For the large portion of the past 20+ years, Peter has been extensively involved in assisting SME start-ups through training programs, workshops and mentoring both in regional Victoria and Melbourne. Our EIR provide a FREE one on one business mentoring session. Included in the sessions, businesses will receive personalised coaching focused on problem based solutions. 30mins sessions will run between 9.00am - 2.00pm, so select a timeslot when booking your ticket.