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Aug
Programs

With phase one now complete, we’re excited to announce the 15 Perth startups who were selected to participate in phase two of our Plus Eight Accelerator Program.

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Aug
Community

Working on business development at GRC Solutions, Tricia is passionate about informing business owners and their staff about their legal and compliance obligations in what can be a complex and uncertain world. Read her full story below!

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Aug
Community

Identifying the first-hand benefits that outsourcing could bring to the table, Angela and the team at Deployed Staff have dedicated their time to growing not only their client base but focusing on further scaling the business. Read Angela’s full journey and experience at Deployed below!

17
Aug
Programs

We’re so excited to announce that 24 incredible Perth startups have been selected to participate in phase one of our Plus Eight Accelerator Program.

17
Aug
Community

Katrina has always had fun playing with emerging technologies and is now channelling that passion into her work at Narrator AR. Read below to hear her full startup story!

17
Aug
Startup

Despite the hectic schedule of most founders, it’s equally important to support the local ecosystem as it is to work on your own business and it’s growth. Read below some of our tips on becoming more involved in the Perth startup community!

17
Aug
Community

Martin Abbott has joined the Spacecubed community this month as our newest Intensify Scholar, focusing on the growth of his company, Breast Cancer Partners.

17
Aug
Community

With a passion for supporting small businesses through Content Marketing, Dave Monk started his own business, 12 Hats Media Lab in 2019. Now, he joins the Spacecubed community to produce his own podcasts, as well as provide masterclasses and events for the wider ecosystem.

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Aug
Community

After experiencing the vibrant and collaborative nature of Spacecubed first hand, it was Bret’s first choice to surround himself by this environment when he established his own practice. Now, Bret is the Principal of Corporate Real Estate & Tenant Advisory, Factorre Pty Ltd and is working to share his corporate real estate experience with as many firms as possible across the globe.

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Aug
Community

Despite the awkwardness that some of us may feel during networking events, there are still more and more events popping up every week. So, how can we make the most out of them? Check out our top tips below.

17
Aug
Programs

Launched in 2016, Plus Eight Accelerator is a seed-funded program helping local startups go global, and this year the program will be backed by WA’s largest investment fund for startup and scale-up businesses BetterLabs.

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Aug
Community

Working for World Vision Australia, Dushan is passionate about making an impact at scale by changing the lives of those living in vulnerable communities or villages. Read his full story below.

17
Aug
Startup

Another year means another list of incredible businesses that are making waves across WA! Keep an eye on these Perth startups to see how they grow over the next 12 months.

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Aug
Community

Starting off as a hobby, Tony founded Video Chateau when he saw the potential to help local businesses grow their digital marketing strategies with animated explainer videos.

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Aug
Community

With over 25 years in the finance industry, Ross saw an opportunity to start his own business, giving him more time to work from home and at flexible coworking spaces like Spacecubed. See his full story below!

17
Aug
Community

Coming into the New Year can be stressful for any small business, but with these helpful tips, you’ll be able to set goals for 2020 with ease.

17
Aug
Community

Heading into 2020, we’re excited to both reflect back on the year that was, as well as look ahead to the upcoming opportunities of the New Year.

17
Aug
Events

Join us next week for a week-long celebration of Asia Pacific’s startup ecosystem with a range of events featuring an incredible line-up of global founders, investors, CEOs & tech industry visionaries.

17
Aug
Community

Passionate about changing the world through maternity care and women’s mental health, Semra has joined the Spacecubed community to take advantage of our podcast studio as she produces a new season of Birth Without Barriers.

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Aug
Community

Spacecubed Community Member Andrew Van Dam is working towards building a stronger electronics community in Perth, where like-minded individuals can connect and share their knowledge. See more of Andrew’s story below, and if you’re interested, come along to one of his upcoming Electronics hobbyists and engineers meetup in Perth.

17
Aug
Announcements

Spacecubed is excited to announce our recent partnership with Murdoch University to bring a new teaching and event space to Perth CBD at a time when the role of universities in stimulating economic and social activity in the city is increasingly recognised in city planning.

17
Aug
Events

After welcoming the incredibly knowledgeable Shana Dressler to the Spacecubed community this month, we’re pleased to say we came one step closer to achieving the mission of Plus Eight Boosted.

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Aug
Events

Coming up this December, West Tech Fest is bringing to Perth a week long innovation festival featuring an incredible line-up of global founders, investors, CEOs & tech industry visionaries. With an incredible lineup of speakers and guests set to attend, we've listed a handful below to get you excited for the upcoming event!

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Aug
Community

Joining the Spacecubed community, Kirsty Packer works as the Head of Investment (WA) for the UK Department of International Trade & Head of Office, in the British Consulate located in Perth. Passionate about helping businesses expand and take their businesses to the UK, Kirsty has shared her story below to inspire others to take the leap.

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Aug
Community

On September 20, Spacecubed stood alongside the School for Climate Strike to support children and students across the world in their bid to create urgent political action on climate change.

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Aug
Community

Initially, James Royce ignored encouragement from his friends to start his own business before finally, having a light bulb moment and realising that he could drive success on his own journey as the Director of Delta Risk Solutions, a boutique insurance broking business.

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Aug
Events

Health Tech startups are rapidly growing across not only Perth but the whole of Australia, as we see more founders and entrepreneurs combining the use of technology and passion to make their innovative concepts a reality.

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Aug
Community

Samuel Cook, an Associate Hydrogeologist based at FLUX, shares with us the opportunities to grow and collaborate with local businesses that he has faced since joining the Spacecubed community.

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Aug
Programs

The 19th of September saw Spacecubed's Plus Eight Accelerator Program showcase their third cohort of startups to a full house that included investors, government, media and other key stakeholders in Perth's startup ecosystem.

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Aug
Community

Discover how Spacecubed member, Tim Lock, made a big change when he moved from Spain to Australia to the fast-moving world of startups and joined the Airbnb Management Company, Airsorted.

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Aug
Community

Did you know, Spacecubed members have access to a range of member benefits both locally and nationally?

17
Aug
Community

With Demo Day approaching next week, let's take a look back at where some of our Plus Eight alumni are at for this week's Community Focus! SpacetoCo are growing across a range of communities - and has now launched in Auckland. Hear more from co-founder, Jeremy Hurst below.

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Aug
Startup

As a result of a range of accelerator programs, including our very own Plus Eight Program, we’ve seen continuous growth in the last few years of Perth startups launching their products. Keep an eye on these 5 tech startups from Perth as they continue to grow both locally and globally in 2019.

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Aug
Events

With today's consumers more interested in supporting brands and businesses that make a positive impact in the world, it's more important than ever for us to be discussing how to use tech for good.

17
Aug
Members

Discover how Spacecubed member, Lucie Hammond rediscovered her passion for psychology after leaving her corporate role and finding a new way to challenge herself - which included being subject to the Motherhood Penalty!

17
Aug
Announcements

Bringing together media experts, podcast hosts, and those seeking to connect and collaborate with Perth's passionate audio community, Perth Podcast Week is a week of interactive workshops, panel talks and discussions.

17
Aug
Programs

In the lead up to Demo Night, our five Plus Eight teams are getting ready to pitch their businesses to investors, mentors, media professionals and the startup community.

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Aug
Members

Hear how Spacecubed member, Robyn Moyle from H Factor, began their startup journey back in 2011 and got to where they are today.

17
Aug
Programs

Applications are now open for our Plus Eight Academy, Leap and Sprint Programs. Regardless of where you're at in your startup journey, the Plus Eight Academy has a program to help you grow as a founder and take the leap to entrepreneurship. 

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Aug
Events

Spacecubed are excited to be partnering with both West Tech Fest, and Rotto Tech Fest for their eighth year as a key sponsor and partner, shining a light on innovation, technology and new ideas from across Australia and the world.

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Aug
Members

Are you looking to give up your corporate role and take your startup to full implementation? Hear how Spacecubed member, Daniela Lima founded her startup, Expat Coach in 2013 after leaving her successful corporate career.

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Aug
Programs

The She Codes team were delighted to have the opportunity to support last weekend’s DDD Perth event, where developers, tech entrepreneurs, data analysts, and all professionals in the software community come together for an inclusive non-profit conference. 

17
Aug
Guest Post

Shared below, is an article written by Spacecubed member, Alex Chapman from Gaia Resources on NatureLink and the Circular Economy. Let us know what you think!

17
Aug
Members

Hear how two individuals with the same passion took their business plan from concept to completion with the launch of Veritruss.

17
Aug
Community

For the final week of B Corp Month, we're shining a light on how Spacecubed connects and collaborates with other businesses to create a stronger community for all.

17
Aug
Community

Are you interested in becoming a founder or director of a boutique recruitment agency? Find out from Riff Member, Neil Matthams, how he grew his business to recruit for global talent at Canva, AirTasker and more!

17
Aug
Community

Are you looking for a casual events position at Perth's leading innovation hub? Apply today for our Event's Team!

17
Aug
Spaces

Are you interested in how corporations have been using coworking spaces to drive growth, collaboration and innovation? Read below to find out more - and if you're interested, join us for International Coworking Day on August 9 to celebrate.

17
Aug
Community

In the lead up to International Coworking Day, we’re going back in time to discover the history of coworking and see where it all began.

17
Aug
Innovation

It’s week 3 of B Corp Month! And this week we’re shining a light on how Spacecubed have reviewed insights and feedback to create better business for our members.

17
Aug
Community

For week 2 of B Corp Month, Spacecubed are celebrating areas across our business that have been built for the better, by helping businesses and individuals across Western Australia grow.

17
Aug
Announcements

As a proud member of the Riff community, we’re delighted to share the success of Nathanial Bibby as he was selected as a finalist for this year’s Social Media Marketing Awards. 

17
Aug
Innovation

Kicking off this week, XR:WA is a virtual reality festival where the broader WA community can explore and experience stunning immersive experiences and technologies against a backdrop of talks, exhibitions and access to the experiences and the makers themselves.

17
Aug
Community

Did you know Spacecubed is a certified B Corp Business? During July, we’ll be celebrating what makes a B Corp Certified Business so special, by showing the world why Better Business for a Better World matters.

17
Aug
Guest Post

Following one of Australia’s biggest e-commerce events held at Riff last Thursday night, we caught up with William Koo, Head of Sales and Operations at KeepSpace, to find out how it all began.

17
Aug
Programs

If you’re looking for an exclusive opportunity to get a knowledge boost directly from the tech startup world's most renowned and successful members, join us for our first Boosted session of 2019.

17
Aug
Guest Post

Damian Stone, Principal and Chief Problem Solver of Y Research, shares with us his insights into the growth of shared workspaces.

17
Aug
Innovation

Hear from Jonathan Steingiesser, Strategic Design Associate Director at Isobar, as he shares with us how to implement Lean Usability Testing in your business or startup.

17
Aug
Guest Post

Growth Marketer at Bud & JuniorDev volunteer, Tom Smolarek, invites coders to get their coding hands dirty and get amongst the fellow Perth coding community at JuniorDev’s BYO coding night on the 17th of June @ Flux.

17
Aug
Events

Coming up on Wednesday, 19th of June, Skills of the Modern Age are hosting a community debate to discuss this popular design framework. Raising questions such as; Is Design Thinking dead? Can anyone be a designer now? And if so, what’s next?

17
Aug
Programs

Over the past 6 weeks, 6 startup businesses were given the opportunity to be a part of the City of Canning Sprint Program, run by Plus Eight and Skills of the Modern Age. This part time, pre-accelerator program connected each founder with a community of successful mentors, investors and advisors helping to take their business to the next level.

17
Aug
Programs

Over 100 women (and quite a few men) filled the Town Hall last Friday night for the launch of Perth{web}Girls Plus, a collaboration between Perth{web}Girls and BHP to deliver a fully sponsored, 6 month program providing an alternate pathway for women to pursue tech careers.

17
Aug
Guest Post

Senior Project Manager at Insight and Events Committee Member at Women In Tech WA, Tracey Naidoo, shares her insights on turning ideas into startups in the lead up to WiTWA's TechXchange event on June 11.

17
Aug
Guest Post

Hear from Ryan Carson, cofounder of Cordially, a rental inspection tool for property managers who need more hours in their day. Using AR technology, Cordially provides users the chance to conduct their own rent inspections. Hear more about their trip to the US below!

17
Aug
Community

Tom Smolarek is a Growth Marketer and Founder of Bud, working out of FLUX. By growing partnerships and taking the confusion and fustration out of digital marketing, Tom works alongside his clients grow something great. Find out more about Tom below!

17
Aug
Guest Post

San Francisco, 2nd to 13th April 2019: As you start to read my article here, I share with you that my founding trade is that of Broadcast Journalist and Presenter (BBC TV and Discovery Channel). My team and I now help professionals become great speakers and communicators, with robust executive presence, through my professional services as a Certified Executive Coach and as an Adjunct Professor at INSEAD business school.

17
Aug
Startup

Are you looking at starting a company, or taking your business to the next level? Join us for some of the best meetups in Perth and grow your startup alongside other like-minded individuals.

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Aug
Guest Post

Following the Plus Eight cohort’s recent trip to San Francisco, Programs Coordinator Kate Kirwin has some exciting tips to share with anyone thinking about jet setting off to the innovation hub of the world.

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Aug
Guest Post

Now the question you’re probably asking is why you would spend $10K to go to San Fran when you might not even be looking to raise capital. Our advice, just shut up and do it, it will change your life!

17
Aug
Guest Post

Hear from one of the Plus Eight teams, Idle Australia, as James Stretch shares his insights following their trip to San Fransisco.

17
Aug
Events

Perth{web}Girls is a movement empowering women to code and offering pathways into tech careers by organising free programming workshops and events.

17
Aug
Programs

Heading all the way to the innovation hub of Silicon Valley, the startups in the 2019 Plus Eight cohort had 2 weeks of intensive workshops, meetings, seminars and tours booked to discover how to grow their businesses in the US market.

17
Aug
Spaces

With June 30 fast approaching, day-to-day challenges of keeping your customers happy and growing your offering might be slowing you down, so we’ve put together some tips to put your startup or small business in the best possible position to start the next financial year.

17
Aug
Community

For this week's Community Focus, we spoke with Camille le Goff, a talented SEO expert working at Mash Media, a marketing agency in Sydney. Camille joined the Spacecubed community in January 2018 and you can find her most days working from Riff’s ground floor.

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Aug
Community

2019 has bought Perth and Western Australia a variety of incredible women who are leading the charge and creating their own destiny. Whether it’s as startup founders, freelancers or business owners, women are leaving indelible marks across all industries.

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Aug
Community

Hear from Mark Hudson, Managing Director at Brandconnect, on how he “accidentally” turned his part time role as a Marketing Manager into becoming a business owner of one of Australia’s largest and leading promotional product marketing companies, that’s branded millions of products for thousands of businesses.

17
Aug
Programs

Kicking off in Perth for its third successive year, the 2019 Plus Eight accelerator program has a cohort of five startup companies.

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Aug
Community

Have you ever wondered how to turn your childhood hobby into a career? Spacecubed member, Daniel Gouvignon, did just that. Find out more about his story below!

17
Aug
Programs

Following 6 weeks of hands-on, practical content where businesses were taken to the next level, what comes next?

17
Aug
Startup

Coming into the middle of the year, everyone is full of new ideas, working on new ventures and following up on business goals. Spacecubed members have been busier than ever with their startups, and there are plenty of exciting businesses about to launch into their next phase of growth and expansion.

17
Aug
Community

We were lucky enough to sit down with the Director of CoreData WA, Kristen Turnbull, and discover more about her journey in the startup space and the Spacecubed community.

17
Aug
Startup

Bringing together designers, developers, entrepreneurs and experts from all industries, Startup Weekend has had continued success throughout the years, and 2019 was no exception.

17
Aug
Community

For this week's Community Focus we spoke to Perth-based Mobile App Developer and Technical Educator, Mike Cunneen, an energetic Spacecubed member with substantial experience in software development, web and mobile development, software architecture and tertiary teaching. See below the exciting things he's been up to lately!

17
Aug
Events

We're delighted to host two of the co-founders of Elementice, James Presneill and Ben Hegarty, on April 2nd at Riff for the WA launch of their new event-based photography product WalkerKam.

17
Aug
Startup

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Do you have a business idea that is ripe for action? Wondering exactly what goes into a startup?

17
Aug
Community

We were lucky enough to have Charlie Gunningham and Beth Caniglia in the studio as they recorded Startup West, a podcast produced by Startup News, interviewing one of our amazing members, Kevin Forcier, CEO and Co-Founder of Storekat and Delta Kilo.

17
Aug
Events

Coming to Spacecubed’s Riff on Monday March 25, the Junior Dev community are kicking off the year with a new theme, Getting Started.

17
Aug
Startup

Discover how Functionally founder, Tim Brewer, created a successful startup company during our very own Startup Weekend.

17
Aug
Programs

Spacecubed was delighted to host a breakfast panel discussion in December at FLUX featuring some expert advice on accelerators, and their place in the startup ecosystem.

17
Aug
Programs

Perth{web}Girls is expanding the reach of their popular coding workshops with their first event at Y.hub Coworking in Yanchep; providing women north of Perth’s CBD with the opportunity to learn coding and build valuable connections.

17
Aug
SOLDER

Spacecubed has released the date for their popular SOLDER Summer Camp this school holidays. The next generation of makers (aged 12-17) will be introduced and inspired by new technology innovations and modern skills that are vital skills for kids’ futures.

17
Aug
Programs

The Plus Eight program is a mechanism to help Perth continue to support a larger push for growth in the startup ecosystem.

17
Aug
Announcements

Derek Gerrard joins Spacecubed as the new Entrepreneur in Residence as Tim Brewer transitions to being a full-time entrepreneur again after leading two cohorts of companies through the Plus Eight Accelerator program.

17
Aug
Announcements

Spacecubed has been successful in securing an Australian Government Incubator Support initiative grant of $247,000 to support the rollout of two key pre-accelerator programs for 160 startups and entrepreneurs across Western Australia.

17
Aug
Members

CEO of RamondoMedia and FLUX member Paul Ramondo will be at Get Amplified on Tuesday 30th October, talking about vlogging for business and crushing it on Facebook.

17
Aug
Announcements

Spacecubed is currently on the hunt for a Members Experience Coordinator and a Concierge to help support our growing community.

17
Aug
Events

Equity crowdfunding has revolutionised startup finance in the UK. Australia’s crowd-sourced funding regime is finally here.

17
Aug
Programs

On Wednesday Night our 2018 Plus Eight Accelerator came to an end for this year’s 7 standout teams.

17
Aug
Startup

Off the back of increased number of accelerator programs being made available to startup businesses in Perth, we're starting to see more and more Perth-based startups launching successful international and interstate campaigns from the West Coast.

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