Startup Success Series : Media

The Startup Success Series is designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now.

Each week Startup Victoria hosts a 1-hour webinar for the community, focusing on a specific topic. There’s only so much we can squeeze into 60 minutes, so we share resources from these webinars via these Startup Success Series articles.

The Startup Success Series is supported by LaunchVic.

LaunchVic is Victoria’s startup development agency. LaunchVic invests in organisations and projects that empower entrepreneurs to scale innovative companies and deliver new industry benefits to the Victorian economy.

How to Build Profitable Impact Startups

Are you a passionate founder dedicated to creating an impactful business? Join us for this edition of the Startup Success Series where we’ll be unpacking the characteristics behind scalable impact startups.

Building a profitable startup is a tough, long journey. The most successful founders are able to rally their employees and customers around a common purpose that gets them out of bed every day.

Specifically we’ll be looking at:

  • What it really means to be an impact startup
  • What impact investors look for in scalable startups
  • Examples of startups that are fusing profit and purpose

Video Recording

Timestamps

  • 2:21: Introductions
  • 4:00: Presentation Begins
  • 30:01: Audience Q&A

Resources

The Startup Success Series is designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now.

Each week Startup Victoria hosts a 1-hour webinar for the community, focusing on a specific topic. There’s only so much we can squeeze into 60 minutes, so we share resources from these webinars via these Startup Success Series articles.

The Startup Success Series is supported by LaunchVic.

LaunchVic is Victoria’s startup development agency. LaunchVic invests in organisations and projects that empower entrepreneurs to scale innovative companies and deliver new industry benefits to the Victorian economy.

Commercialising Research into a Viable Startup

Are you a student, researcher or founder looking to commercialise your research into a viable startup?

Commercialising your innovation into a profitable and scalable business can be a challenging road to navigate. How do you know who owns the IP when the research has been developed in partnership with a university or research institute? How can you assess the market potential for the real-world application of your IP? What does it take to go from researcher to startup CEO?

We’ll be chatting about:

  • How to assess whether it’s worth commercialising your research
  • Tips and traps to avoid when navigating IP ownership
  • Examples of startups that have successfully commercialised their research

Virtual Event Recording

Timestamps

  • 2:26: Introductions
  • 7:29: Panel Begins
  • 56:45: Wrap Up

Resources

The Startup Success Series is designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now.

Each week Startup Victoria hosts a 1-hour webinar for the community, focusing on a specific topic. There’s only so much we can squeeze into 60 minutes, so we share resources from these webinars via these Startup Success Series articles.

The Startup Success Series is supported by LaunchVic.

LaunchVic is Victoria’s startup development agency. LaunchVic invests in organisations and projects that empower entrepreneurs to scale innovative companies and deliver new industry benefits to the Victorian economy.

Building No Code MVPs

Have you got a great startup idea but none of the tech skills needed to make it a reality? Finding the right tech expertise to build an MVP (minimum viable product) for your startup can be challenging (and if you’re not careful, expensive).

This week we’ll be looking at the different options available to non-technical founders, including:

– How to validate your idea with a great no-code MVP
– The philosophy of the no-code movement
– Introduction to no-code platforms and;
– How companies have successfully used no-code tools to prototype their product.

Virtual Event Recording

Timestamps

0:33 – Introduction
2:45 – About Kate Kendall
10:45 – Popular no-code tools
15:30 – Lean Testing for validating MVPS
​27:15 – Success Stories
34:48 – Audience Q&A

Recommended Resources

The Startup Success Series is designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now.

Each week Startup Victoria hosts a 1-hour webinar for the community, focusing on a specific topic. There’s only so much we can squeeze into 60 minutes, so we share resources from these webinars via these Startup Success Series articles.

The Startup Success Series is supported by LaunchVic.

LaunchVic is Victoria’s startup development agency. LaunchVic invests in organisations and projects that empower entrepreneurs to scale innovative companies and deliver new industry benefits to the Victorian economy.

Building Teams with Employee Shares

Are you looking to attract the best people to help build your startup? Or perhaps it’s retaining your highly skilled staff that’s keeping you up at night?

This week we’re joined by Jason Atkins, CEO & Co-founder of Cake Equity who will be teaching us how to navigate Employee Share Schemes.

We’ll be answering questions like:

  • What’s the point of offering employee shares?
  • What are the technicalities?
  • How much should you give away? And to who?
  • How will it affect team culture?

Virtual Event Recording

Timestamps

0:33 – Introduction
3:03 – About Cake Equity
18:25 – ESS startup-up concession qualification
​30:00 – Case studies and valuation
37:57 – Audience Q&A

Recommended Resources

Startup specific lawyers and accountants in the Startup Vic community:

The Startup Success Series is designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now.

Each week Startup Victoria hosts a 1-hour webinar for the community, focusing on a specific topic. There’s only so much we can squeeze into 60 minutes, so we share resources from these webinars via these Startup Success Series articles.

The Startup Success Series is supported by LaunchVic.

LaunchVic is Victoria’s startup development agency. LaunchVic invests in organisations and projects that empower entrepreneurs to scale innovative companies and deliver new industry benefits to the Victorian economy.

Grants for Startups

Ever wondered what financial support is out there for Victorian based startups? From local grants, to state wide programs & federal level grants and incentives, it can be overwhelming wading through the different options & eligibility criteria. But don’t fret – Startup Vic is here to walk you through it with local expert Rachel van Ketwich, Head of R&D and Grants @ GrantReady.

In this Startup Success Series, founders will walk away with a clear understanding of their options when it comes to grants, whether you might be eligible, how to apply and what support might be available to help you achieve a successful outcome and minimise the risk of clawbacks. 

Virtual Event Recording

About: Watch the webinar recording below followed by an audience Q&A.

Timestamps

2: 06​ – Introductions

3:10 – Presentation Begins

40:21 – Audience Q&A

Resources

Here’s a list ofl the resources mentioned in this recording.

  • https://grantready.com.au
  • https://grantguru.com.au/grantwriter/grantready-rd/
  • https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/Research-and-development-tax-incentive/
  • https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/accelerating-commercialisation

The Startup Success Series is designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now.

Each week Startup Victoria hosts a 1-hour webinar for the community, focusing on a specific topic. There’s only so much we can squeeze into 60 minutes, so we share resources from these webinars via these Startup Success Series articles.

The Startup Success Series is supported by LaunchVic.

LaunchVic is Victoria’s startup development agency. LaunchVic invests in organisations and projects that empower entrepreneurs to scale innovative companies and deliver new industry benefits to the Victorian economy.

It’s absolutely vital to have a strong cybersecurity-first approach for your startup. Data breaches can cripple a business, cause damage to your brand and result in significant loss of business for your startup. But where do you start and how much will it cost?

From keeping your passwords safe to making sure your servers are secure, there’s a huge amount to think about when it comes to your startup’s security. It can all feel a little overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the world of startups!

That’s why for this edition of the Startup Success Series, we’re speaking with cybersecurity expert Michelle Price, CEO @ AustCyber, to prepare you to keep your startup and data safe. We’ll cover:

  • Cybersecurity best practice
  • Useful tools, tips and tricks to keep your startup secure
  • How to store data and sensitive information
  • Much more!

Virtual Event Recording

About: Watch the webinar recording below followed by an audience Q&A.

Timestamps

2:45​ – Introductions
6:17 – Fireside chat begins
48:32 – Audience Q&A

Resources

Here’s a list of all the resources mentioned in this recording.

  • https://www.lastpass.com/
  • https://www.kasada.io/
  • https://detexian.com/
  • https://cynch.com.au/
  • https://www.cyrise.co/
  • https://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/data-breaches/what-is-a-notifiable-data-breach/
  • https://www.ag.gov.au/integrity/foreign-influence-transparency-scheme
  • https://modernrisksolutions.com/
  • https://www.australiacloud.com.au/
  • https://www.nist.gov/cyberframework/risk-management-framework
  • https://www.austcyber.com/

This webinar was originally recorded on Friday 14th May 2021.

 

Startup Success Series: PR & Media Relations

The Startup Success Series is designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now. Each week Startup Victoria hosts a 1-hour webinar for the community, focussing on a specific topic. There’s only so much we can squeeze into 60 minutes, so following each webinar you can access...
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