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Geraldton Community Energy – Venture Profile

What is your venture? Geraldton Community Energy is a start-up, community based ‘profit-for-purpose’ electricity retail enterprise, driven by a focussed group of local community members, who are aiming to address a number of energy issues facing our local community. Currently, we exist as a steering committee but in November 2017, we engaged Jackson Macdonald to […]

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Bush Heritage Australia – Venture Profile

  What is your venture? Bush Heritage Australia is committed to bringing Country back to good health. We work with others to manage and enhance millions of hectares of ecologically important land across Australia. We re-build nature’s resilience as a provider of habitats, fresh water, healthy soil, plant pollination, nutrients and carbon storage to sustain […]

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Grow Your Business With 3 Key Resources

  The following article was written by Toby Smith.   As the owner of a service-based business, one of the biggest challenges you face is growing your reputation – and with it, your client base. While advertising can help get your name out there, it’s no substitute for word of mouth – and there’s no […]

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CityHive Welcomes Global Beach Ambassador

Global Ambassador, a renowned beach reviewer, and advocate for special projects: Brad Farmer held a Q&A session in CityHive this week regarding ways to enhance a positive profile for Geraldton. “Brad has spent a lifetime exploring and protecting the world’s best beaches. After growing up on Queensland’s Gold Coast, he co-wrote the best seller and […]

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Community Groups Pledge for Goodness

CityHive was jam-packed on August the 11th with over 30 people, both members of the public and community groups. The crowd gathered  to “share the goodness” within the community and to promote National Science Week through Goodness Festival 2017. A whopping 9 community representatives got up and spoke about their local community group. Although each […]

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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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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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