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A letter from a young entrepreneur – Jack Kelly

Hi, my name is Jack Kelly, a home school student & recent winner of the UTAS Uhack competition here on the Central Coast of Tasmania and I would really appreciate your vote on social media today.   Recently I entered an international science competition called the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge. High school students from all [...]

Malcolm’s new lady

Recently Daryl and Jodie had the pleasure of attending the opening of the new Rhuby Centre in Latrobe.  Malcolm has been a client of Switch Tasmania since January 2014. Daryl had the pleasure of working with Malcolm through the inception stages of Rhuby Delights when the idea was just a dream. So it was a [...]

YaVibe – Tasmanians making ideas happen

Ever been to a bar, club or restaurant where the vibe or atmosphere is dead, boring or noisy, you want to leave but you’re not sure where to go next? Burnie team, Cain and Russell from YaVibe, a vibe sharing mobile app for bars, clubs and restaurants, experienced the same problem. They found that some [...]

idea2017 in review

idea2017 was a fresh format compared to the two previous events.  This year we opted for a simple straight shooting agenda, making it easier for young professionals and business owners to take the time to work on their business. Thanks to partnerships with the Cradle Coast Authority and the support of Central Coast Council, we [...]

How healthy is your business?

You may have seen on our Facebook page, that our next Rising To The Top Workshop, is happening in Devonport on the 19th of September at 1:30pm.  These workshops are aimed at both existing business owners and participants with a business idea or concept.  Existing business owners may wish to evaluate their current practices or scope out [...]

Are you prepared for disaster?

Our friends at the Small Business Mentoring Service are providing a series of workshops to assist small businesses across Tasmania be more aware and better prepared for disasters - environmental or accident/illness. The first twenty registrations receive a hard copy of the book Are U Ready?   https://tas.sbms.org.au/are-you-ready-tasmania.html

Bright Ideas Speed Pitch Night

Would you like help spreading the word about your business idea?

Many entrepreneurs and business owners become disheartened when all the business planning is done, the product and service is refined and it is time to find some customers or investors.  This stage can require as much grit, persistence and determination as getting the product to market does.  The other barrier to this stage is confidence. [...]

Extra Regional Jobs and Investment Program sessions

Due to popular demand the Department of State Growth are running two extra RJIP sessions in September one in Launceston and one in Burnie.   Link to register: https://www.business.gov.au/events/regional-jobs-and-investment-packages-information-session   Launceston Tuesday 5 September 2.30-4pm The Reception Room Town Hall Launceston City Council 18-28 St John Street, Launceston   Burnie Wed 6 September 2 - [...]

Tourism business planning guide

Although it’s a Canadian publication, this resource that we stumbled across recently is worth a look for tourism entrepreneurs.