Join The Startup Gippsland Tech Startup Skills Program
Every startup relies on a digital presence to succeed, whether it be a simple website or a sophisticated software platform.
The Tech Startup Skills Program is for you if you’re a founder or team with a great idea, and you want to enhance your knowledge and incorporate digital and technology platforms to make your business a reality!
The program will cover a wide range of business fundamentals that will help you to develop your idea, and build confidence in your capabilities as a startup founder.
- The program is open to 20 founders, starting on April 16th.
- All program participants will take part in 6 weekend workshops across the 6 Gippsland shires.
- There is no prior technical knowledge required – just a willingness to learn!
- At the completion of the program, participants will have a working product ready to present at the Pitch Final on August 20th
For more information and to apply visit: www.startupgippsland.com.au
Amazon invites regional Dyslexia startup Dystech to Singapore
Regional start-up Dystech was recently invited to attend a special three-day educational event held at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Singapore. Currently creating an assessment app for Dyslexia, Dystech was one of only five Australian startups to be invited. Co-Founders Hugo Richard and Jim Radford were given the opportunity to access free training and workshops, pitch to investors, receive mentoring and be presented with valuable global networking opportunities within the education sector in the Asia Pacific Region.
Dystech is creating the world’s first assessment app for dyslexia using artificial intelligence. They are a team of passionate academics and entrepreneurs united by this one shared goal, envisioning a future where this dyslexia assessment is available to children all around the world. Visit www.dystech.com.au for more information.
What is coworking?
“Coworking,” sometimes used with a capital ‘C’, is a proper term used to describe a deep and meaningful concept.
It is directly related to Brad Neuberg’s original 2005 concept and had since evolved into a decentralised movement centered around a core set of shared values: Community, Openness, Collaboration, Accessibility, and Sustainability.
“coworking” or “co-working,” with a lower-case ‘c’, is a generic word that’s generally used to describe any situation in which two or more people are working in the same place together, but not for the same company.
It’s sometimes thought of as something exclusive to people building tech startups– far from it. It’s sometimes thought of as a slightly nicer way to rent space– it’s not.
Coworking is a beautiful, incredible, exciting, and really important thing.
It is a window into a fundamentally new way of thinking about our relationship with our work. It is made possible by the latest technology but it is rooted in our most fundamental and timeless human nature. It exists because of our innate need to share, help, and socialise with one another.
It plays a critical role in helping shape a world in which anyone can pursue work they believe in on their terms, and find others with whom to share their pursuit.
The world needs Coworking. The world needs it to be bigger, more diverse, more helpful, and more beautiful.
Sourced from Tony Bacigalupo, NWC
Introducing Work My Own Way
Work My Own Way – fully funded program open to all Gippslanders
Work My Own Way is an Australian government initiative to support Gippslanders to become self-employed. Whether you want to become a freelancer, consultant, small business owner or a startup founder, we’re here to give you the confidence and skills to get your business off the ground.
Startup Gippsland: Weekly Masterclass Snapshots
Over the last 2 weeks, our 46 startups have learned about how to quickly and cheaply test ideas. By getting early feedback from customers, they’ll be able to adapt their idea to better suit their needs and give their business greater chances of success.
We’ve been capturing weekly snapshots of the learnings in the program. Be sure to check our website and subscribe to the Startup Gippsland newsletter, attend our free one-off events and the last Meetup for this year on May 10.