Innovation Melbourne

Innovation Melbourne 2

A Guide to Melbourne's Entrepreneurs Ecosystem

by Taylor Tran

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/06/2016

5/5 Rating 2 Reviews

Innovation Melbourne is the first comprehensive guide to Melbourne and Victoria's 70+ co-working spaces, and to navigating this ecosystem.

It is written to support entrepreneurs to be the change they want to see. It provides insights and tips on where to go, what to do and who to talk to, and supports the smooth transition from idea to freelancing to start-up and strategic growth. It's an entrepreneur's Lonely Planet, MBA, Friend, Coach and Mentor in 100 pages.

This book is arguably the most accessible condensation of top-tier insights on entrepreneurship in Melbourne and leverages 20 years of business experience and recent interviews.

"This is an excellent initiative. When I started exploring the start-up ecosystem in Melbourne it was a lengthy process of finding people and places via a number of sources. A guidebook, like this one, has the potential to make the start-up ecosystem more accessible to everyone." - Ben Richardson, Co-founder of Future Assembly

"As one of the very first co-working communities in Melbourne, Hub Australia is proud to be a part of Melbourne's entrepreneurial ecosystem - it's amazing how diverse it is and great to see it all described in one place in this book." - Brad Krauskopf, CEO & Founder of Hub Australia

"I think this is a great initiative to support Melbourne's thriving collaborative creative ecosystem, ACMI X are thrilled to be included" - Emma Shearman, ACMI X Studio Manager

"The secret to a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem is relationships between like-minded individuals and this initiative will be the key to those relationships - brilliant!" -  Max Kwok, Community Manager at York Butter Factory

"This significant resource documents why we all exist in the eco-system and that through collaboration we will thrive." - George Hedon, Founder of Pause Fest

"Innovation Melbourne will act as a valuable point of reference for entrepreneurs entering and navigating the start-up ecosystem. It is exciting to see Melbourne position and elevate itself as a start-up hub. It is a privilege to be involved in such a great initiative that will ensure we foster a connected and well-resourced ecosystem for our entrepreneurs." - Sheree Rubinstein, Co-founder & CEO of One Roof

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  • Real Value for small business and innovation

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    I’ve essentially been in business since 1988…(self employed & micro businesses). This book should have been available when I set up my first business in Melbourne…there was very little assistance then and what there was locked one into the very bureaucracy I was trying to escape from.
    I particularly liked advice re disruption and being wary of success: "success reinforces past behaviours and the status quo and makes you less open and adaptive to change". As a facilitator this is a message I often try to convey to my clients.
    Already your pages have triggered a surge of ideas and motivation to leverage into some new pockets of the market for me.
    Thanks Taylor Tran.
    Rhonda Tranks - Illuma Consulting

  • A must read for any entrepreneur

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    An easy read and covers many business areas to help you on your way to transition from idea to successful start-up.