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FAB9: The intersection of design & technology at The Dream Factory

A video still of a CNC router from the FAB9 website. Something exciting is happening on the ground floor of The Dream Factory. There’s been a shroud of secrecy around the Footscray site for months, though if you’ve passed by recently, you may have caught a glimpse of some serious works underway. Excavators clawing....
FAB9 makerspace 26 Nov '18

Space Tank proud finalist in the 2018 Melbourne Awards

We are thrilled to announce that the Space Tank makerspace incubator for manufacturing startups was a chosen finalist in the 2018 Melbourne Awards celebrating the inspirational Melburnians who dedicate their time and energy for the benefit of our city. During a Gala dinner at Melbourne’s Town Hall, Lord Mayor Sally Capp commentated on how...
Holger Dielenberg 21 Nov '18

Protecting your Confidential Information with a Confidentiality Agreement

Are you thinking to have your employees sign a Confidentiality Agreement? Having a Confidentiality Agreement helps you assure that your company information is not disclosed to any third party even after they stop working for your company. CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS An employee confidentiality/non-disclosure agreement (Confidentiality...
Allied Legal 21 Nov '18

Be Visible Online and Make Money the Quick and Easy Way with SEO

Search engine optimisation or SEO is a necessary element in any business, no matter how big or small. Basically, SEO directs traffic to a website, which means more opportunities for conversions. Once you get SEO right, you see favourable results that will lead to the growth of your business. Below are the things your SEO plan should be...
Crazy Domains 14 Nov '18

Structuring Your Company: How to Structure Your Startup for Success

Before you can raise capital, hire employees or start selling to customers, you’ll need to set up your startup’s corporate structure. This article covers: how a dual company structure works; and the benefits of setting up a discretionary trust Your goal here should be to minimise risk and cost while maximising...
legalvision 12 Nov '18

FAB9 - Melbourne’s newest high-tech makerspace

Empowering inventors to make world-changing products FAB9 is Melbourne’s newest high-tech open-access makerspace, located in Footscray and launching  in February 2019. With a mission to ‘empower inventors to create world-changing products’, FAB9 will feature 5 different labs under one roof, including a timber shop, a metal shop, a...
FAB9 08 Nov '18

NEGOTIATING A SERVICE AGREEMENT – TIPS & CONSIDERATIONS

When you are negotiating a service agreement, you have to make sure that you are well aware of all the terms and the basic elements of contract formation. Here are some tips and consideration that you should keep in mind while negotiating a service agreement. Contract Formation Basics Parties to poorly prepared service agreements can often...
Allied Legal 08 Nov '18

How to Build a Business Website for Success

What does online success rely on? For one, an effectively managed social media such as Facebook can drive massive amounts of traffic to your business website. Social media helps your online presence a good deal. Website traffic is essential to your business. However, that's not the end goal. What is? It's the sales conversion! Many...
Crazy Domains 07 Nov '18