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RESOURCES

Whether you’re starting up, looking to grow or simply wanting to improve existing practices – these financial, sales, marketing automation tools and other helpful resources are designed to help.

Financial Support

All three levels of government have rolled out a number of key initiatives and financial support packages to help businesses during Covid-19. For the most up to date information, please visit the following websites to ensure you are getting reliable information:

The City of Gold Coast
https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/business/business-support-291.html

Queensland State Government
https://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/support/novel-coronavirus

Australian Federal Government
https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/businesses

This live document monitors Government grants, tax breaks & assistance packages available to Small Businesses.   

Tools  

Survive and Thrive Checklist by WALSH Accountants
Basic Break Even Calculator by WALSH Accountants
100% PAYG Cash-back Calculator by SBO Financial

Government Support  

Support available for employers
JobKeeper Payment 
Queensland COVID-19 Jobs Support Loans
COVID-19 making financial decisions 
Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses
COVID-19 business assistance finder
Support available for sole traders 

Grants   

Market diversification and resilience grants
Funding for female founded startups to launch and scale their businesses into domestic and global markets

Business Webinars

We’ve put together webinar series with industry experts providing practical advice and guidance to small business owners, entrepreneurs and startups to help adapt to this new working environment. 

You can watch our business webinars over at Cohort.TV

You can watch the Global Entrepreneurship network of Australia – webinars here.

Free Business Health Check

A Business Health Check is a free service offered by Cohort to all entrepreneurs. It is simple, informal and designed to help you better understand the strengths and weaknesses of your business. 

Simply complete this online form and one of our business coaches will be in touch to organise a virtual meeting to run through your answers and provide practical, tailored business advice.  

Busines Health Check Questionnaire
https://cohortspace.com.au/healthcheck/ 

Covid Business Health Check Questionnaire
https://cohortspace.com.au/covid-health-check/  

Tools and Support

5 steps document how to shift your business remotely:
Click here to read

Shifting to remote work 
recorded webinar:
Click here to watch

21 things that 
small and medium businesses s can do to be more secure:
Click here to read

The Virus Survival Strategy For Your Startup by Steve Blank:
Click here for strategy

Access to Mentors

Access virtual guidance from experienced business leaders and benefit from valuable business advice to help you navigate the current situation. 

Connect with a Mentor
https://cohortspace.com.au/mentors/ 

Learning Materials

Startup Survival in Times of Crisis is a FREE mini-course n how you can put develop a strategy for survivalhttps://academy.strategytools.io/courses/startup-survival-in-crisis 

Business Coaching

Write an email to our Business Coach Dren to book a frees session via zoom to discuss and support your business at this time of disturbance.

You can contact Dren at dren@cohortspace.com.au

Community Support Offers

Join our Cohort community notice board that includes expertise and offerings available to the community during this Covid-19 crisis.
Startups hiring through COVID-19 — View Open Source List Here

Online Community

Stay interconnected with our community via our virtual communication workplace, Slack.

Join this community by clicking here and registering.