Gavin Appel Tobi Skovron Venture Vlog

Venture News

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Biggest stories from mid-May to mid-June 2024 Scaling Up Xero's earnings swing back to profit of $N174m ($160m) over the past 12 months. This follows a “minority” $US25m ($38.2m) stake…
Adam Schwab Luxury Escapes

Wheel Conversations Featuring Adam Schwab

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Exclusive to members of CreativeCubes.Co Our CEO Tobi Skovron picks up our members from home and drives them to one of our locations thanks to Outbound’s revolutionary mobility-on-demand service and our Tesla Model Y…
Why Hive Business Analytics

From Warehouse Woes to Startup Success

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CreativeCubes.Co exists to enable success - as we look back over the past year, I'm filled with immense pride and excitement at the journey of WhyHive, a startup that has…
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Wheel Conversations Featuring Richard James

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Exclusive to members of CreativeCubes.Co Our CEO Tobi Skovron picks up our members from home and drives them to one of our locations thanks to Outbound’s revolutionary mobility-on-demand service and our Tesla Model Y…

May 2024

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Lunch & Learn- Hosted by Windsor Advisors Scale is lunch & learn event for any entrepreneur who wants to learn how to develop a scalable and profitable sales and marketing…
Tech + Venture Vlog

Tech + Venture Vlog April 2024

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Biggest stories from mid-March to mid-April 2024 CANVA Completed US$2.4bn (AU$3.6bn) secondary share sale at a valuation of US$26bn ($39.4bn). BIG winners: early employees, investors Blackbird's nets $800m payday, 2012…
Clint Adams Zolve

Wheel Conversations Featuring Clint Adams

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Exclusive to members of CreativeCubes.Co Our CEO Tobi Skovron picks up our members from home and drives them to one of our locations thanks to Outbound’s revolutionary mobility-on-demand service and our Tesla Model Y…

April 2024

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Lunch & Learn- Hosted by Windsor Advisors Scale is lunch & learn event for any entrepreneur who wants to learn how to develop a scalable and profitable sales and marketing…
CreativeCubes.Co Survey Member Results

Member Survey Says

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In my blog today I thought I'd share a recent survey we did amongst our member base. These are their responses in high volume to the benefits they’ve received and…
Tech + Venture Vlog

Tech + Venture Vlog March 2024

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Biggest stories from the world of Tech & Venture Fast News 🏆Profit  Kogan shares surged 30% on return to profit last week 💰Raise  Bugcrowd, an Aussie-founded cybersecurity startup, has closed…
CreativeCubes.Co Is a dynamic hospitality experience that activates commercial real estate and enhances asset value

The Power of Hospitality

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From my seat here at CreativeCubes.Co, I want to share some of the fundamental shifts going on in the market and how we’re really focused on delivering a dynamic hospitality…
CEO Tobi Skovron chauffeuring CreativeCubes.Co members in a sleek Tesla Model Y, capturing and sharing vibrant community stories during the ride.

Wheel Conversations Featuring Karen Williams

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Exclusive to members of CreativeCubes.Co Our CEO Tobi Skovron picks up our members from home and drives them to one of our locations thanks to Outbound’s revolutionary mobility-on-demand service and our Tesla Model Y…

March 2024

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Footy Brekky AFL season is about to kick off!💪 Wear your footy colours, feast on some brekky, and get excited! The boys are back in town! 📍 CreativeCubes.Co - all…
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Plummeting Commercial Office Prices and Usage

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My blog today continues on with more recent commentary from the Australian Financial Review (AFR), it's noted that major CBD office towers are now selling at significant discounts, indicating that…
Tobi Skovron Gavin Appel Tech Startup Australia

This Month In Venture

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↗️ Victoria is up. Funding is down ⬇️ 🚀 LaunchVic says Victoria’s startup ecosystem has grown to more than $100bn in value. ✄ Cut through venture released their annual 'state…
commercial real estate, Lendlease, coworking spaces, industry adaptation, flexibility, innovation, workplace trends

Adapting to the Evolution of Commercial Real Estate

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In the ever-evolving landscape of commercial real estate, recent developments at Lendlease have raised eyebrows and sparked conversations across the industry. The Australian Financial Review's recent report on Lendlease's plummeting…
commercial office space, vacancy rates, hospitality sector, flexible office spaces, asset owners, real estate crisis

The Looming Crisis

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In the world of real estate, the once-reliable commercial office space is facing a tumultuous period. Asset owners are grappling with a stark reality: the traditional office model is becoming…
CEO Tobi Skovron chauffeuring CreativeCubes.Co members in a sleek Tesla Model Y, capturing and sharing vibrant community stories during the ride.

Wheel Conversations Featuring Stephanie Waters

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Exclusive to members of CreativeCubes.Co Our CEO Tobi Skovron picks up our members from home and drives them to one of our locations thanks to Outbound’s revolutionary mobility-on-demand service and our Tesla Model Y…

The Ultimate Guide to Success in a Hybrid Office Space

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In the dynamic landscape of modern work environments, mastering the art of a hybrid office space can be the key to unlocking unprecedented success. CreativeCubes.Co, a trailblazer in this realm,…

February 2024

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Say G'Day to 2024! Morning Tea - Thurs Feb 1 at 10:00am Connect & Caffeinate Reconnect with fellow Cubers, swap summer tales, and network over morning tea! 📍 CreativeCubes.Co -…
Tobi Skovron Gavin Appel Tech Startup Australia

This Month In Venture

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🚀The Canva Rocket Now 4,000 staff globally, provided a speak peak at their new Sydney Campus to open in 2026, exceeded 2023 revenue target hitting $US2 billion, impending secondary sale…
CEO Tobi Skovron chauffeuring CreativeCubes.Co members in a sleek Tesla Model Y, capturing and sharing vibrant community stories during the ride.

Wheel Conversations Featuring Alex Pirouz

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Exclusive to members of CreativeCubes.Co Our CEO Tobi Skovron picks up our members from home and drives them to one of our locations thanks to Outbound’s revolutionary mobility-on-demand service and…
Tobi Skovron Gavin Appel

This Month In Venture

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December 2023 As we bid farewell to 2023, it's time to reflect on the whirlwind of events that defined the tech landscape from mid-November to mid-December.  San Francisco: OpenAI's CEO…
CEO Tobi Skovron chauffeuring CreativeCubes.Co members in a sleek Tesla Model Y, capturing and sharing vibrant community stories during the ride.

Wheel Conversations Featuring Mark Sellar

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Exclusive to members of CreativeCubes.Co Our CEO Tobi Skovron picks up our members from home and drives them to one of our locations thanks to Outbound’s revolutionary mobility-on-demand service and…

December 2023

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End Of Year Celebration: Cocktails & Cubes - Thurs Dec 14 at 3:30🥂 Raise a glass at our final Cocktails & Cubes of 2023! Join fellow members to celebrate the…
CreativeCubes.Co's Hospitality-Driven Commercial Real Estate: Redefining Productivity

Hospitality-Infused Commercial Real Estate

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Venturing into the dynamic landscape of coworking has revealed a significant transformation that disrupts the established norms of the industry. In my role at CreativeCubes.Co, Our identity goes beyond the…
CFOs Break Silence on Hybrid Work Strategies – Unveiling Key Findings! Professional insights on cost savings, team building, and talent attraction.

CFOs Break Silence On Hybrid Work Strategies

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In a dynamic business landscape, companies are redefining their approach to workspaces, turning to hybrid models that promise cost savings, team building, and talent attraction. Recent data from flexible workspace…
Tobi Skovron Gavin Appel

This Month In Venture

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Biggest stories from mid-October to mid-November US VCs back hunting deals and succeeding in AU Employment Hero secured $263m in year’s biggest capital raising valuation just shy of $2 billion…
Coworking Hoteliers Asset Activation

Coworking Spaces Are Hoteliers (of office)

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Navigating the dynamic realm of coworking has unearthed a revelation that challenges conventional industry categorisations. As the CEO of CreativeCubes.Co, I find myself identifying what we do as a dynamic…
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Business Success in Economic Turmoil

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The RBA continues to go after consumer spending and is smashing mortgage owners with rate increases which directly apply continued pressure in today's ever-evolving business landscape. As a business adapting…
collaboration between landlords and flex operators in a modern workspace environment.

Symbiotic Relationship Between Landlords & Flex Office Operators

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In the landscape of modern work culture, the traditional concept of offices is evolving. The paradigm shift toward flexible and coworking spaces is not merely a real estate strategy but…

November 2023

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The Breakfast Club Kickstart your day by arriving early and savoring breakfast with your co-workers –the best mornings begin with shared moments and delicious bites!" 🍍🌅🥐 📍 CreativeCubes.Co - all…
CreativeCubes.Co Outbound Partnership

Partnering With Outbound

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We’re not your typical coworking space. We are a dynamic and innovative community, welcoming professionals from freelancers to major corporations and everyone in between. We foster creativity and collaboration and…
modern office space with employees collaborating in a vibrant environment

A Journey from ‘RTO’ to the Office of Tomorrow

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In recent years, the term "RTO" may not have been a part of your everyday conversation, but it has taken centre stage as companies, both large and small, make a…

This Month In Startup + Venture News

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Biggest stories from mid-September to mid-October ♺ Sentiment Shifting Tech layoffs less, hiring happening Cap raises, M&A activity, IPOs Buzz around for SXSW in Sydney this week 💥M&A Bang Microsoft…
Flexible Office Space in Australia

Office Space: The Radical Transformation

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In today's fast-paced and ever-changing business landscape, the way organisations utilise office space is undergoing a profound transformation. The factors driving these changes in the size and type of space…
flexible commercial real estate

The Mission-Critical Role of Flex in Commercial Real Estate

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In this blog post, I share the mission critical role of flexibility in commercial real etate, where flex spaces meet evolving tenant expectations because in today's rapidly changing landscape of…

October 2023

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Grab a Quick Breaky Start your workday off right by joining us for a quick and delicious breakfast! Swing by to enjoy a tasty breaky with your fellow Cubers before…
Gavin Appel Tobi Skovron talk venture and startup news

Australian Venture Startup News

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Its that time of the month... Gavin and I are back with all the venture news! This month we shine a light on: 🏆 Victoria's startup ecosystem 🧐 Fundraises few…
Podcasting Not Complicated CreativeCubes.Co

Podcasting Doesn’t Need To Be Complicated

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It’s all about content creation these days and we’re here to help make it easier for you as you step into the captivating world of Podcasting, Reels, YouTube, IG Stories…
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Building Communities And The Loneliness Epidemic

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In the hustle and bustle of modern life, the places where we used to gather and build communities are slowly fading away. Those cosy coffee shops, bustling parks, and welcoming…
Australian Government Intergenerational Report

Australian Government Intergenerational Report

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The Australian Government released their latest Intergenerational Report, which is a 40-year outlook to the year 2063. While it may seem like a long way off for some people, it’s…
Redefining Office Dynamics - 65% Decline in Space Required

Traditional Office Changes Dramatically

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The tides of office landscapes are changing dramatically, with an evolution that demands business owners and decision makers attention. We see it daily at CreativeCubes.Co companies with 100 employees are…
misconceptions about the Future of Work, including hybrid work, AI impacts, re-skilling, and employee wellbeing.

Future of Work Myths

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We’re facing some of the most challenging market conditions that organizations have had to operate in for some time. Leaders are trying to figure things out like hybrid working and…

September 2023

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Lunch & Learn with Content Smith Digital Marketing Resilience: Practical Solutions for Uncertain Times In the ever-evolving landscape of marketing, uncertainty can be a catalyst for growth and innovation. Join…
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Navigating Unprecedented Business Transformation

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We’re currently experiencing change at the fastest rate of change in history. But it’s also the slowest that we’ll experience for the rest of our lives. It’s exciting, but it…
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Business Downsizing Hybrid Work

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The world of work is undergoing a profound transformation, with the traditional full-time in-office model rapidly becoming a thing of the past. As the workplace landscape evolves, two primary contenders…
Gavin Appel Tobi Skovron talk venture and startup news

This Month In Startups / Venture

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Biggest stories from February 2023 to August 2023 Market is challenging for Founders and Investors. New funds - CSIRO-linked Main Sequence VC raised $450m Possible Ventures raised half of their…
Evolution of Office Space - 65% Reduction in Demand

The Evolution of Office Space: A 65% Reduction in Demand

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The landscape of office spaces has experienced a remarkable shift in recent times. The way we work is changing, and this is reflected in a striking statistic: the demand for…
Downsizing your office for Efficiency and Growth

Navigating Business Downsizing

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I’ve been reading so many articles of late about lay-offs in order for businesses to get through to the other side. In today's dynamic business landscape, companies often find themselves…
Team collaboration in a flexible workspace Aligning Places To People

Aligning Places To People

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The future of the “workplace” is aligning places to people , not the other way around, which is why the demand for flexible workspaces has been up 29% globally since…
CreativeCubes.Co - Navigating the future of commercial real estate with adaptability and innovation.

Navigating The Change In Use of Office

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Dear Forward-Thinking Landlords and Asset Owners, In the ever-changing landscape of commercial real estate, a seismic shift is underway—one that demands your attention. The surge in remote work is triggering…
Transforming Meeting Culture

From Bored to Boardroom

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Time is money. Productivity is paramount. *Insert other wanky Wall Street term here*.  When it comes to modern work, there’s a disease that is killing morale and productivity. And that…
Belonging and Community at CreativeCubes.Co: A diverse group of professionals collaborating in a coworking space.

Embracing Belonging and Community

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Coworking spaces have evolved beyond trendy start-ups and freelancers, attracting a new clientele: remote employees seeking a break from working at home. As a proud member of an incredible team…

August 2023

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Whiskey Tasting Presented by Starward - RSVP Whiskey fans! We've got news for you!  This month, we're shaking things up and taking the Starward Whiskey tasting experience to other Cubes…
Australian offices Hybrid work models Flexible leases Coworking spaces

Australia’s Empty Offices

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The newspapers have been reporting record levels of office vacancies, while even social platforms like Instagram’s @TheAussieCorporate have followers spilling the tea on all the subleasing and empty desks in…
Concept of a four-day work week. Case studies, productivity benefits, legal challenges, and its impact on the Australian economy. Transforming work practices.

The Four-Day Work Week

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As remote working, alternative working hours and all things hybrid have become the norm, the four-day work week has been increasingly gaining attention around the world. This article delves into…
In-person engagement Workplace interactions

The Magic of In-Person Engagement

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In today's fast-paced work environment, vibrant office spaces have emerged as the epicentre of in-person engagement, collaboration and camaraderie for teams. The enchanting allure of coming together in a flexible,…
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Future of Work Advisory Practice

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Flex office & coworking operator CreativeCubes.Co, has made the bold move to expand their offering.Spearheading the new venture is Dr Ben Hamer, who has moved over from the role of…
Flexible Workspace Solutions: Adapting to the Changing Work Landscape

The Disruptive Reality

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We now live in a world that has brought about significant changes in the way we work, posing challenges for landlords and asset owners. With remote work on the rise,…
Evolving office market commercial real estate Partnering with coworking flex office operators

Embracing Flexibility

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As the commercial real estate sector undergoes significant transformations, particularly in the office space segment, it has become evident that office landlords and asset owners need to adapt to accommodate…

The Ongoing Battle for Remote Work and the Value of Flexibility

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Employees are resisting calls to return to the corporate HQ office, even in the face of layoffs and an uncertain economy. In my blog post today, I’m sharing what I'm…

Balancing Productivity and Mental Well-being

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The widespread adoption of remote work brought about by the pandemic has brought both advantages and disadvantages. While it offers flexibility and convenience, it is important to acknowledge the challenges…

The Booming Era of Coworking Spaces

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A Thriving Community for Remote Workers & A Service In Demand For Enterprises and Assets Owners Alike. As the CEO of CreativeCubes.Co, I have witnessed firsthand the incredible rise of remote…

An Open Letter to Landlords & Asset Owners

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Re: Shaping the Future of Commercial Real Estate Together Dear Landlords and Asset Owners, I write to you today as the CEO of CreativeCubes.Co, filled with excitement about the journey we…

July 2023

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Whiskey Tasting Presented by Starward - RVSP Whiskey fans! We've got news for you!  This month, we're shaking things up and taking the Starward whiskey tasting experience to another Cubes…

June 2023

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Whiskey Tasting Presented by Starward - RVSP Brrr, it's cold outside! ❄️ But who needs a warm fire when you've got whiskey to keep you cozy? Join us for a…

Leasing An Office… Its Not All Equal

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Many companies are bracing for economic headwinds, and a big concern is the costs of leasing office space in uncertain times. Fear not! See this time as an opportunity and…

Flexible-Office vs Traditional Office

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When it comes to choosing a workspace, businesses have two main options: traditional office spaces or flexible workspaces. While traditional offices have been the norm for decades, flexible workspaces are becoming increasingly popular. Here…

Belonging

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Belonging is a fundamental human need that shapes our identity, builds connections, and fosters a sense of community. In the workplace, a strong sense of belonging can have a significant…

May 2023

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Cocktails & Cubes- Boy Band Edition Thanks to Justin Timberlake, May has now become so much more than just a month on the calendar.  It's a time to celebrate boy…

3 Key Pillars To Recruit & Retain Top Talent

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Recruiting and retaining top talent is crucial for any organisation's success, but it can be challenging in today's competitive job market. To attract and keep the best employees, companies must…

Top 5 Reasons Why Businesses Are Making The Move To Flex Office Spaces

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As work styles continue to evolve, businesses are finding that traditional commercial leases no longer meet their needs. Instead, flexible office spaces and coworking spaces are becoming increasingly popular.  Here…

April 2023

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Easter Egg Hunt at Cubes Are you ready for some egg-citing fun? It's time to put your hunting skills to the test with our easter egg hunt around the cube!…

A Guide to Flexible Office Space

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In recent years, the traditional office space has undergone a significant transformation with more and more businesses opting for flexible office space solutions to meet the changing needs of their employees…

March 2023

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International Women's Day Save the date! CreativeCubes.Co invites you to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8th, 2023 at our Collingwood location. Join us to champion the theme of "Embrace…

Tag Development Solutions

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🚨 Attention 🚨 - Landlords, - Asset owners, - Institutions, - Developers, - Designers, - Architects - Project managers Plus anyone in property thats looking long tail uplift, you've got…

The Little Oak Company

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I'm so WOW'd by todays vlog 🤩 Elke's mission is exceptional at The LittleOak Company and one I needed when my little girl Harper was growing up (desperately)🎯 However Elke's leadership, go…

AirWallex

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Airwallex is a financial technology company that provides a range of cross-border payment solutions for businesses. It has offered us here CreativeCubes.Co a platform that enables businesses to process international payments, manage foreign…

Single Use Aint Sexy

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On the vlog today we have Josh Howard who's helping to clean up the world by eradicating single-use plastic bottles. Single Use Ain't Sexy has 6,000+ Australians in their hand…

February 2023

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The Limit Does Not Exist Tired of feeling like a prisoner to your caffeine addiction? Break free with our $88 unlimited coffee and tea subscription package. That's right, you can…

CIRKL

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I love stories like this 💡 Melanie has just launched her own fashion and accessories business called Cirkl and with the holiday season fast approaching I think her timing is impeccable…

Overnight Success

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There is no such thing as an Overnight Success until Overnight Success shows up on the vlog 🤣 (see what I did there)‼️ On todays vlog I was graced by Will who was introduced…

eCom Factory

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This is super cool... more and more people are turning to Ecomfactory: Internet & Project Specialists to create & scale their eCommerce businesses. Growth in this sector is interesting and may not…

December 2022

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Holiday Season Hours Our Happiness Team will be turning off the bright yellow sign from the 23rd of December to the 28th of December, 30th of December to the 3rd…

Snap Send Solve

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3 months and 7 emails later Sim and I have had ZERO response from our council about a matter that we've been asking them to remedy in our neighbourhood... ZERO RESPONSE 🤷‍♂️🤦‍♂️…

Latest Venture News

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Biggest stories from October & November 2022 Plenty of fresh powder to deploy Last time we spoke it was: EVP, RealVC, Telstra Ventures and Our Innovation Fund (total $800m) Since…

Art Mix

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On the vlog today we're graced by James Pipino from Art Mix. Art Mix are a content creation and distribution agency. A small in-house production agency with big experience Artmix…

Cultivate Ideas

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I dig what Gwendolyn & Daniel are up to with their company at Cultivate. They help founders and innovative companies on their journey to bring the right idea to life 💡 I have a little knowledge and experience in this…

Delivering Happiness With Dawi

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Want to see magic? Watch todays vlog with Dawi who leads an elite team here at CreativeCubes.Co South Melbourne Delivering Happiness is what he does and if you've been to…

Linkfluencer

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I see you hustling there Alex 🚀 I see you in all my feeds making impact - congrats on all the incredible success to date. For those of you who have no…

Delivering Happiness With Oiane

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If you've visited CreativeCubes.Co - South Melbourne you may have had to put your sunglasses on to deal with the glare coming from Oiane's smile 😀 😎 On todays vlog I want to…

November 2022

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Big Thanks  We are still buzzing after our event Pitch For A Spot Collingwood. Our MicDrop space at CreativeCubes.Co Collingwood provided the perfect backdrop for an inspiring evening where we…

Nature Boss

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Today we want to introduce you to Nature Boss 💡 Nature Boss connects businesses wanting to host their next event and support the environment, with experiences in nature that provide a…

Meet Alex

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Alex is a team member here at CreativeCubes.Co and sits on the Happiness Team. Yes We have Office Space, BUT We Actually See Ourselves More In The People Business. When…

Little Dreamers

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We love what Little Dreamers Australia is all about - LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! They do an incredible job supporting young people aged 4 to 25 who provide care for a…

Reflecting Back

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If you've ever come to CreativeCubes.Co you know, feel and have experienced Happiness At Work 🥰 On today vlog, Shardae and Tobi track back to where it all began... 5yrs…

Shaq @ Cubes

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Basketball and business great Shaquille O’Neal wows the Melbourne business community at an intimate business event held at CreativeCubes.Co professing “If you come to the USA, I am in!” 25…

Legends of Cubes

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We have some real incredible characters here at CreativeCubes.Co but this guy, this guy is on a whole different level when it comes to legendary status. Catch up with Tristan…

November 2022

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Big Thanks  We are still buzzing after our event Pitch For A Spot Collingwood. Our MicDrop space at CreativeCubes.Co Collingwood provided the perfect backdrop for an inspiring evening where we…