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Marlo Elsum-Beaumont – Venture Profile

What is your venture? DRYWELL is a sustainable, home-based small business supporting the environment and the surrounding community. I combine my love of art, organic gardening and nature craft to create Drywell’s range of handmade succulent bowls, organic produce and rustic art using materials found on Drywell. I grow majority of the plants used to […]

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Get In the Loop: Collaborative spaces around the globe!

What is Loop? Loop is a “Priority Pass” of collaborative working. Loop partners with coworking spaces around the globe to give people a platform to work and travel anywhere they want. CityHive in Geraldton has recently partnered with Loop, meaning all of our members now have FREE access to a variety of collaborative, working spaces […]

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Jerome Leray – Venture Profile

What is your venture? Western Aerial Mapping is a rural drone service company. We have developed a drone software system which identifies weeds from drone images. The system allows farmers to minimise their herbicide use and still effectively manage weed populations. What inspired your work? With our population growing, the global need for food production is also increasing. […]

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Joshua Foster – Venture Profile

What is your venture? As an environmental consultancy and service provider, Earth Stewardship aims to empower landholders/land managers to understand and take care of their patch – whether that be native vegetation, an urban garden or areas that are undergoing rehabilitation.  Earth Stewardship provides advice, ideas, and solutions to environmental concerns. My strengths are in […]

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Pollinators staff experience the intensity of a ‘StartUp Weekend’

StartUp Weekend is a global movement determined to empower entrepreneurs and teach them the basics on how to launch a successful startup. This year, Pollinators’ CityHive Host and Community Lead made the journey to Perth to attend the StartUp Weekend Perth 2017 at Spacecubed with a group of other Meshpoints regional innovation facilitators. Firstly, you might be wondering what […]

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PESTLE – a proven method to generate relevant innovations

Imagine yourself in Steve’s shoes: He’s enthusiastic about innovation and has the CEOs’ support to run a innovation workshop. Steve, however, was less enthusiastic about actually leading the process. While Steve has deep technical expertise in his department, he wasn’t confident about generating new ideas relevant to the whole organisation. But now, after a bit of research and some mentoring from an innovation […]

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Pitches, Soup and Ideas Flying the Coop

On Wednesday the 26th of April, Pollinators hosted this year’s Australia Post Regional Pitchfest information session. The session was led by former Learning Lead of Pollinators, Andrew Outhwaite, who shared his top tips for how to give a short and sharp pitch. Australia Post Regional Pitchfest acts as a platform for regional innovations and ideas, giving […]

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Geraldton Air Charters – Tapping into a new market

Geraldton Air Charter has transformed its bottom lines by zeroing in on a new and untapped tourist market in Geraldton – the Chinese. By specifically targeting Chinese tourists through Chinese-language website, Chinese speaking staff and using Chinese social media, the business has attracted 1600 Chinese tourists to Geraldton to book a Geraldton Air Charter tour […]

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Laneway Revitalisation Swarm

A group of about 30 enthusiastic creative thinkers converged at Pollinators in Geraldton recently to dream up plans for a revitalised Swansea Laneway, off Marine Terrace. CBD Property Trust contracted Pollinators to conduct a ‘Swarm’ event to engage the community in the revitalisation of the privately-owned laneway. The Trust and City of Greater Geraldton have already agreed […]

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Rodney Littlejohn – Venture Profile

What is your venture? Tersum Energy is building a mixed generation power station. Our goal is to build the power station near Geraldton and provide a new source of affordable electricity to help drive economic development not only for Geraldton but the wider Mid West. Tersum believe this new electricity can be brought to customers through a […]

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Gordon Macleod – Member Profile

Who are you? My name is Gordon Macleod and I decided to get involved with Pollinators after attending their members meet up at CityHive. What are you working on?  I’m still recovering from having a stroke and working on improving my body movements. However, my ultimate aim is to create a support group for all community members who have experienced […]

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