MEET THE JUDGES – Startup Gippsland’s Pitch Showcase this Sat!
WE’RE THRILLED TO SHOWCASE THE JOURNEY AND SUCCESSES OF OUR FIRST STARTUP GIPPSLAND COHORT WITH YOU. OUR JUDGES ARE:
🔷Sarah Moran – Founder and CEO, Girl Geek Academy
🔶Colin Kinner – Founder and CEO, Startup Onramp
🔷Tim Weight – Executive Director, TAFE Gippsland
🔶Jordan Green – Founder and President, Melbourne Angels
🔷Loretta Willaton – Regional General Manager TELSTRA
🔶Nikolle Mauchline – Relationship Manager, Commonwealth Bank
🔷Dr Abdel K Halabi, Senior Lecturer, Federation University Australia
After the pitches, stay to mingle with likeminded entrepreneurs, mentors, startup experts, business leaders and government representatives from across the region.
It’s a night not to be missed!
Startup Gippsland is a project by the Bass Coast Shire Council, Baw Baw Shire Council, Latrobe City Council and Wellington Shire Council, funded by LaunchVic and delivered by GippsTech.
Introducing WorkMyOwnWay Program Ambassadors: Kerryn Vaughan -Girls With Hammers
Kerryn Vaughan & Nicky Williams – Girls With Hammers Sale, VIC
Kerryn is a powerhouse when it comes to supporting women. She started Girls with Hammers in 2018 with the aim of helping women realise their own power and strength through mentoring, workshops and books.
Come and hear Kerryn speak about her experience at this Friday 7 June 2019 event (6:00 pm 8:30 pm) at Century Inn in Traralgon.
Introducing Work My Own Way Program Ambassador: Julie Grant – Kenney’s Flowers
Watch our 2nd Work My Own Way Program Ambassador – Julie Grant’s video story
Julie Grant – Kenney’s Flowers Warragul, VIC
Julie has always loved flowers and what they represent and had the opportunity 10 years ago to turn her passion into a business. She’s become a one-stop-shop handling all aspects of the business including accounts, customer service, inventory, social media, and recent digital transformation into online sales.
Come and hear from Julie this Friday 7 June 2019 event (6:00 pm 8:30 pm) at Century Inn in Traralgon.
Introducing Work My Own Way Program Ambassador: Shaun Little – The Window Guy
Watch Work My Own Way Program Ambassador Shaun Little’s story on what pushed him to start his own business: https://youtu.be/x6UFxXxsPv0
Shaun Little – The Window Guy
Shaun wanted a job that was not only flexible, but that helped him develop key social skills that he felt he needed to succeed in business. He’s been self employed for over 15 years and become expert at how to self motivate and achieve goals, no matter how ambitious they might seem.
Come and hear Shaun speak about his experience at this Friday7 June 2019 event (6:00 pm 8:30 pm) at Century Inn in Traralgon.
BOOK YOUR COMPLIMENTARY TICKET HERE
Work My Own Way – Fully Funded Program Announcement
Work My Own Way program provides FREE business coaching to anyone from Gippsland who wants to start or is already operating their own business. Program also offers workshops and meetups for anyone who wants to become or already is self-employed.
Watch our Program Ambassador – Shaun Little, who operates a small window cleaning business in Sale, explaining what pushed him to start his own business and overcome life difficulties following the diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome.
Head to the program website www.workmyownway.com.au to find out more and to register for free upcoming workshops:
How to Kickstart Your Business – Bass Coast
DO YOU HAVE A BUSINESS IDEA BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START? THEN THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR YOU!
This workshop will be hands-on and you’ll work with others in the group to explore and brainstorm your business idea. You’ll walk away with a short and snappy business plan so that you can know what next steps to take to get your business off the ground! Book Your Free Ticket Here
Meet the Entrepreneur – Latrobe
COME ALONG AND BE INSPIRED BY LOCAL GIPPSLANDERS WHO HAVE TURNED THEIR BUSINESS IDEA INTO SUCCESS!
Join us for our first Work My Own Way meetup, where we’ll be hearing from a panel of incredible local entrepreneurs about their business, how they got started and where they’re heading next. BOOK YOUR FREE TICKET HERE
We would appreciate if you could share to your networks 🙏
The Work My Own Way Program Team