COSBOA Small Business Relief Fund

We’re excited to share that COSBOA is offering grants to Australian small businesses adversely affected by the Coronavirus pandemic (have you heard of it?). This has been made possible by Salesforce and will be awarded to 67 businesses across Australia.

These funds are aimed at supporting initiatives by small businesses as they adapt and innovate to emerge from this challenging period in a strong position. Such initiatives could include: redesigning your business processes, new approaches to marketing, creating a new or upgraded digital presence, acquiring new software or equipment for a specialised service, or anything else that is aimed at securing or growing your business into the future.

Check out key eligibility and the application form below!

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Tackling Uncertainty In The VC/Startup Relationship

Our friends at Austrade and SOSA, the Australian Landing Pad partner in Tel Aviv, are pleased to invite you to their second webinar as part of their Tackling COVID-19 series, on Wednesday, 3 June, commencing at 4:00pm AEST.

Join a global panel of experts, for an open discussion on navigating the VC/Startup relationship in the current investment climate. The session will provide guidance and share actionable insights for Australian founders in engaging early-stage investors now and into the future.

Speakers include:
Dan Krasnostein - Partner, SquarePeg Capital
Philippe Schwartz - Partner, SquarePeg Capital
Amos Malter - Principal, HP Tech Ventures
Ariel Avitan - Co-Founder and CCO, Percepto

About SOSA: SOSA is run by a very talented team of entrepreneurs that strive to provide ongoing value to their members. Whether it's through specific events, or just spending time working in SOSA's shared space, we are able to meet, work and socialise with the best people from the entire startup community – from entrepreneurs to investors to service providers.

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What have Cubers been up to?

Gavin Appel, Bex Eastwood & Nikki Brown
Ignition Lane

We are in a new era of business, where entire industries are being disrupted by technology. For growing and established companies this means that status quo is your biggest competition. As a leader, you must think differently.

Ignition Lane was created because they believe the most successful Australian businesses will be the ones who think and operate like world-class technology companies. They also believe that existing business consulting theories, frameworks and processes are not fit for technology-driven change and this new era of business.

So, they're doing something radical and applying their Startup Mindset to business consulting.

There’s a lot of content and information flowing at the moment. So they're cutting through the noise to bring you the best technology and startup insights from around the world each week. Subscribe to get full access and never miss an update.

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Tim & Jess Longmore
LBD Studios

Things are moving quickly and this can be unsettling at times. Adjusting to new routines and situations. In this two-part series, Tim sits down with fellow Cubes member, Omar De Silva and discusses many things but more importantly why it’s ok to reset expectations.

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Daniel Shandler & Brandon Friedman
Elephant Ed

Elephant Ed Co-founder, Brandon Friedman, sat down with Smart Company to discuss how they're planning to cement themselves in Victoria while increasing their range and access to young people across Australia while COVID-19 keeps schools closed.

Since 2015, Elephant Ed has been transforming the way sex education is taught across Australia. Elephant Ed send young, relatable and highly trained facilitators to deliver fun and engaging sex education workshops to schools, universities and community groups. But they aren’t just ordinary workshops…they’re designed and delivered for young people, by young people.

Read the full interview using the button below!

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Zaharoula Harris
Corporate Headshots Melbourne

If you're looking for a new headshot that will make an impression that will last, then you're in luck. South Melbourne Cubes member, Zahaloura of Corporate Headshots Melbourne, has a very special offer to extend exclusively to members of CreativeCubes.Co.

For $97, Corporate Headshots Melbourne will host your very own profile photoshoot in CreativeCubes.Co South Melbourne with the choice of 3 different backdrops.

For more information or to book your session, email Zaharoula at: [email protected]

Check them out here

Carolyn Stebbing
Little Village Creative

New website? Who dis?!

A big congratulations is due for Carolyn and the team over at Little Village Creative who have just launched their fresh new website!

Every creative project is different. So why use the same team for every job? Some agencies would call that treason, but we call it Little Village. It's a place where good things get done.

A group of experts who come together around your project, based on your needs. We can be lean and nimble, or stacked with talent. We can be traditional marketers with decades of experience, or young enough to call ourselves digitally-led (and mean it).

Check them out here

Ewan Watt
ROI

Accelerate from COVID-19...and get ahead of the curve.

Finally, Australians are starting to see some rules loosening when it comes to COVID-19 and social distancing. This is exciting and creating new opportunities for many businesses.

You have 2 options:
- Wait for the Government and get left behind
- Start accelerating now and get ahead of the curve!

Watch ROI's latest video to see how you can get ahead of the competition, join the dots for your customers and grow your business in the next 3 months.

Check them out here

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