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By Administrator | 30 June 2018

Come and join us this May for two awesome learning and networking opportunities! Conveniently scheduled over your lunchbreak, the Business Studio lunch box forums serve as a 45 minute inspirational and informative session on a variety of business related topics. Business Studio membership is free and gives you access to a great range of resources and business support. Visit the team on level 1 to sign up now.

Bring along your lunch or grab something delicious from The Library Cafe on your way.

How Equity Crowdfunding Actually Works for Your Business

Anna Guenther is the co-founder and Chief Bubble Blower of PledgeMe, New Zealand's first crowdfunding platform. Since launching six years ago, more than 1200 creative, community and entrepreneurial campaigns have raised over $23 million through PledgeMe.

In this session Anna will share insights into how equity crowdfunding can work for your business, from preparing your own campaign to activating your crowd.

Anna has previously worked for the New Zealand Government, MIT and Harvard, and completed her Masters in Entrepreneurship with a focus on crowdfunding. She moved to Australia as part of the HotDesQ programme, which coincided with changes in the legislation coming into effect allowing equity crowdfunding.

Date: Wednesday 4 July 2018

Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm

Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland

Register for this event now!


Scaling a Home–Based Business from Markets to Distributors

From humble beginnings in her home kitchen, the late Roza Robertson pioneered the gourmet sauce industry in Queensland and established a bona fide Brisbane institution — Roza’s Gourmet. Now under the direction of Roza’s daughter Jasmin Robertson, the company has grown to become a household name synonymous with outstanding taste and quality, and continues to expand while upholding Roza’s legacy and philosophies.

Join Jasmin Robertson as she discusses the passion and values that drive the company, as well as her personal learnings spanning rookie errors, running lean, cashflow, staff, managing stress and how to focus on the small wins.

Date: Wednesday 18 July 2018

Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm

Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland

Register for this event now!


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