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11 Ways to Raise Capital for your Startup or Small Business

Business success requires ensuring your startup or small business has sufficient cash flow for daily operations, and adequate capital to expand. Research by ASIC found businesses in trouble often have cash-flow, working-capital, and high-cash-use challenges. But getting those capital injections can be challenging when you're a new or small business looking to grow. In economic downturns, it can seem impossible. Getting a little creative with your capital-raising options could be key to accelerating your business. [...]

Meet one of our members, Rhonda Porter of Your Finance Choice

Meet one of our members, Rhonda Porter of Your Finance Choice Your Finance Choice provides financial solutions for our clients, so they can achieve their personal and businesses goals.   We believe in long term relationships and want to be involved in all stages of our client’s wealth creation life cycle. Our strength is that we listen carefully to our clients so that we can gain a full understanding of their goals and needs. Loan [...]

Startup Xpress to Showcase Region’s Most Exciting Startups

Startup Xpress to Showcase Region’s Most Exciting Startups at Newcastle to the World Pitch Night and CeBIT exhibition in Sydney  Twenty-five of the Hunter region’s most exciting Startups yesterday made the journey to Sydney on the Startup Xpress to launch their innovative ideas on the world.   Image: (L to R) The Business Centre Chief Operation Officer, Steve Wait; Federal Member for Dobell, Emma McBride MP; Chief Executive Officer of the Henry Kendal Group, Patrick [...]

Tips for Networking Success in a Shared Office Space

No matter what industry you’re in, networking can supercharge your business's success. Networking boosts your credibility and authority, lets you access advice and knowledge from a wide range of sources, and opens up new business opportunities. In a shared office space, your opportunities for networking are multiplied, so what’s the best way to take advantage of it? Use these strategies to get started on building your network today. 1. Refine your elevator pitch Your elevator [...]

Supporting Positive Company Culture as Your Small Business Grows

Company culture is an invaluable element of your business that can contribute to creating a positive working environment. However it's not always easy to cultivate and manage. As for any type of business, boosting your culture can be a challenge when you're a rapidly growing small business without the resources of a large enterprise. Yet paying attention to your business culture could enhance everything from productivity to customer satisfaction. So, what can you do to [...]

Why Employees Thrive in Shared Office Spaces

With a growing trend against telecommuting in favour of bringing employees together, shared office spaces appear to be gaining popularity among businesses large and small. Along with overhead savings, businesses based in shared office spaces could be enjoying greater productivity and high employee engagement. Research suggests employees thrive in shared working or cowork spaces, and here are some reasons why. 1. Positive energy and wellness benefits A shared office environment cultivates a positive energy and [...]