STARTUP GIPPSLAND 2019 CULMINATES IN DYNAMIC PITCH NIGHT – part 2

Marketing Manager - Work My Own Way

Continued from last week… Dr Elena Kelareva also spoke of the importance of community and about uncovering the international business ‘gold’ in the region to support the Startup Gippsland program. “This is also about population attraction – to bring people to Gippsland we need not just nice houses and infrastructure but also a great community.…

Perfect Pitch

Innovation and entrepreneurship specialist - Startup Gippsland

There’s a lot of misconceptions about pitching. When most people think of pitching, they think of Shark Tank. But pitching is so much more than that and like many aspects of entrepreneur life, it’s a valuable skill that takes time to perfect. So what is pitching and why is it important? Pitching is important as…

Dealing with setbacks, rejections and failures

Innovation and entrepreneurship specialist - Startup Gippsland

Starting and running a business is tough! Not only do you have to deal with setbacks, rejections and failures, but you have to self-motivate when times get tough to keep on going. Everyone has different ways that they self-motivate, so this week we thought we’d share a few that our community of startup founders use:…

The mistakes that almost every entrepreneur makes

Innovation and entrepreneurship specialist - Startup Gippsland

As we’re kicking off the Startup Gippsland program, I’ve been reflecting with the team on what the most important lessons should be for Gippsland’s next generation of entrepreneurs.   In the last 12 months I have been lucky enough to coach over 200 entrepreneurs in my prior role running startup programs RMIT, and I’ve seen…