Mentor in the House – Dallas Gibb – Intellectual Property

Mentor in the House – Dallas Gibb – Intellectual Property

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Dallas Gibb – Intellectual Property, Trademarks & Patents

Dallas Gibb is the Managing Director of TechMAC Pty Ltd and IP Active.

IP Active is a leading project review company who conduct Intellectual Property reviews and audits, and support their clients to better manage their investments from concept to commercial reality. They take the time to understand the challenges and complexity facing entrepreneurs and investors, with a focus on finding the best possible protection and markets for innovative products.

Dallas has over 20 years experience in developing commercial business plans and managing research and development teams across the agricultural, government and private sectors. He has held leadership roles in NSW Department of Primary Industries, a number of Cooperative Research Centres and Research and Development Corporations.

Dallas believes that understanding your IP position should not be hard.

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Dallas are:

Key options for IP Protection, (from copyright to patents)

Steps to consider in developing an idea to proof of concept

Deciding when and how to protect your innovation

Key timelines in patent protection in relation to costs

Interesting innovations that are developing in Agriculture

 

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

 

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

 

Cost: FREE
Priority is given to Financial Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply now to become a Member

Book your spot

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Peta Gray – Answering Your Legal Questions

Mentor in the House – Peta Gray – Answering Your Legal Questions

Mentor in the House: Peta Gray – Answering Your Legal Questions

Peta Gray is a Principal Legal Director and Co-Founder of Toowoomba’s newest and most-innovative law firm, Enterprise Legal.

Peta has practised exclusively in Business Law (including commercial, property, employment and intellectual property) for the duration of her career and as such, she has worked on many hundreds of business transactions. She has extensive experience advising a range of business clients, from ASX-listed corporates to ‘mum and dad’ business owners.

In addition to her 7+ years of legal experience, Peta has an extensive work history in marketing and project management, which assists her to visualise and manage the ‘big picture’ for her clients and their businesses. Her focus is on providing practical, commercially-savyy legal advice, which progresses her clients’ desired business outcomes.

Peta is the Director of Enterprise Legal’s Commercial, Property and Leasing practice areas.

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Peta are:

• Your obligations as an entrepreneur;
• How to protect yourself with thorough Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy;
• Establishing partnership, supply and distribution agreements;
• Leases and Contracts;
• Grant Deeds and Finance Term Sheets;
• How to structure your company

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Cost: FREE
Priority is given to Financial Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.
Apply now to become a Member

Book your spot

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Leisa Clark – Web and Graphic Design

Mentor in the House – Leisa Clark – Web and Graphic Design

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Leisa Clark – Web and Graphic Design

Leisa Clark is the Director and Lead Designer of Retrohex and joins Canvas Coworking as our web and graphic design mentor.

Retrohex are specialists in web design and graphic design, where their focus is on funking up the design. They create beautiful logos, helping startup founders to find their look and communicate it visually, and make sure that their websites are not only stunning, but functional and provide an exceptional user experience.

As well as designing and websites, Leisa is also super savvy with social media and can help you decide which platform/s to be on, and how to best connect with your audience using digital marketing strategies and techniques.

Outside of creating funking good designs, Leisa loves to spend time with her husband and son in the garden, finding funky food trucks and living a wholesome country lifestyle.

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Leisa are:

What to think about when creating your startups brand?

How to create a logo that speaks to your customers?

Whether you need a website or not, and what it needs to do?

Which social media platforms to be on?

What to think about before you start building your website?

 

Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

 

Cost: FREE for Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply to become a Member

Book your one-on-one session here 

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Mick Harding – Accounting, Tax & Organisational Structure

Mentor in the House – Mick Harding – Accounting, Tax & Organisational Structure

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Mick Harding – Accounting, Taxation and Organisational Structure 

Mick Harding specialises in working with SME’s, franchises, trades and primary producers. He joined the ranks at McConachie Stedman in his final year at university and was welcomed into the team of Directors in 2012.

 

McConachie Stedman are a team of accountants, advisors, auditors and financial planners who are committed to the success of their clients. They offer excellent services and insights that empower businesses and individuals to reach their goals .

 

Mick prides himself on his solution-orientated approach and enjoys working with clients and their businesses to strive for continuous improvement. By identifying challenges and the solutions to overcome them, Mick helps business owners to improve systems and efficiencies.

 

Outside of accounting, Mick is a sports enthusiast. He enjoys swimming, playing soccer and taking his wife camping in their camper trailer.

 

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Mick are:

How to maximise the benefits of tax offsets for growing businesses?

When should you register for GST?

How to structure you new entity?

What incentives are available for new businesses from the ATO?

What strategies can you implement to reduce your tax payable?

 

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

 

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

 

Cost: FREE
Priority is given to Financial Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply now to become a Member

Book your spot

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Dallas Gibb – Intellectual Property

Mentor in the House – Dallas Gibb – Intellectual Property

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Dallas Gibb – Intellectual Property, Trademarks & Patents

Dallas Gibb is the Managing Director of TechMAC Pty Ltd and IP Active.

IP Active is a leading project review company who conduct Intellectual Property reviews and audits, and support their clients to better manage their investments from concept to commercial reality. They take the time to understand the challenges and complexity facing entrepreneurs and investors, with a focus on finding the best possible protection and markets for innovative products.

Dallas has over 20 years experience in developing commercial business plans and managing research and development teams across the agricultural, government and private sectors. He has held leadership roles in NSW Department of Primary Industries, a number of Cooperative Research Centres and Research and Development Corporations.

Dallas believes that understanding your IP position should not be hard.

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Dallas are:

Key options for IP Protection, (from copyright to patents)

Steps to consider in developing an idea to proof of concept

Deciding when and how to protect your innovation

Key timelines in patent protection in relation to costs

Interesting innovations that are developing in Agriculture

 

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

 

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

 

Cost: FREE
Priority is given to Financial Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply now to become a Member

Book your spot

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Jeff Schultheiss – Food Manufacturing

Mentor in the House – Jeff Schultheiss – Food Manufacturing

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Jeff Schultheiss – Food Manufacturing

Jeff Schultheiss is the Principal at Darling Fresh Consulting. Always thinking about improvement and cohesive integration of Strategy, People and Systems.

Darling Fresh Consulting helps Food and Ag businesses build capability around strategy, people and systems. Darling Fresh also helps the Australian Food Industry through food processing expertise, integrated solution design and practical delivery.

Aa a Food Technologist and Manager, Jeff has over 20 years operational and strategic roles in best practice Food Manufacturers. He has worked from small business to large scale food manufacturing operations.

Jeff aim to help anyone with a professional interest in food, anywhere along the phases from concept cross-checks, to development, launch and scaleup.

 

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Jeff are:

 

Integrating strategy, people and systems

Vision/Mission/Purpose

Market Analysis, Viability, Positioning, Scaleup

Customer Focus and Sales Channels

Product Development, Product Quality and Sensory Analysis

Packaging, Food Safety, Quality System requirements and the dreaded Certifications

Capacity, Sales and Operations Planning and Process Control

 

Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

 

Cost: FREE for Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply to become a Member

Book your one-on-one session here 

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Peta Gray – Answering Your Legal Questions

Mentor in the House – Peta Gray – Answering Your Legal Questions

Mentor in the House: Peta Gray – Answering Your Legal Questions

Peta Gray is a Principal Legal Director and Co-Founder of Toowoomba’s newest and most-innovative law firm, Enterprise Legal.

Peta has practised exclusively in Business Law (including commercial, property, employment and intellectual property) for the duration of her career and as such, she has worked on many hundreds of business transactions. She has extensive experience advising a range of business clients, from ASX-listed corporates to ‘mum and dad’ business owners.

In addition to her 7+ years of legal experience, Peta has an extensive work history in marketing and project management, which assists her to visualise and manage the ‘big picture’ for her clients and their businesses. Her focus is on providing practical, commercially-savyy legal advice, which progresses her clients’ desired business outcomes.

Peta is the Director of Enterprise Legal’s Commercial, Property and Leasing practice areas.

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Peta are:

• Your obligations as an entrepreneur;
• How to protect yourself with thorough Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy;
• Establishing partnership, supply and distribution agreements;
• Leases and Contracts;
• Grant Deeds and Finance Term Sheets;
• How to structure your company

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Cost: FREE
Priority is given to Financial Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.
Apply now to become a Member

Book your spot

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Leisa Clark – Web and Graphic Design

Mentor in the House – Leisa Clark – Web and Graphic Design

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Leisa Clark – Web and Graphic Design

Leisa Clark is the Director and Lead Designer of Retrohex and joins Canvas Coworking as our web and graphic design mentor.

Retrohex are specialists in web design and graphic design, where their focus is on funking up the design. They create beautiful logos, helping startup founders to find their look and communicate it visually, and make sure that their websites are not only stunning, but functional and provide an exceptional user experience.

As well as designing and websites, Leisa is also super savvy with social media and can help you decide which platform/s to be on, and how to best connect with your audience using digital marketing strategies and techniques.

Outside of creating funking good designs, Leisa loves to spend time with her husband and son in the garden, finding funky food trucks and living a wholesome country lifestyle.

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Leisa are:

What to think about when creating your startups brand?

How to create a logo that speaks to your customers?

Whether you need a website or not, and what it needs to do?

Which social media platforms to be on?

What to think about before you start building your website?

 

Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

 

Cost: FREE for Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply to become a Member

Book your one-on-one session here 

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Jeff Schultheiss – Food Manufacturing

Mentor in the House – Jeff Schultheiss – Food Manufacturing

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Jeff Schultheiss – Food Manufacturing

Jeff Schultheiss is the Principal at Darling Fresh Consulting. Always thinking about improvement and cohesive integration of Strategy, People and Systems.

Darling Fresh Consulting helps Food and Ag businesses build capability around strategy, people and systems. Darling Fresh also helps the Australian Food Industry through food processing expertise, integrated solution design and practical delivery.

Aa a Food Technologist and Manager, Jeff has over 20 years operational and strategic roles in best practice Food Manufacturers. He has worked from small business to large scale food manufacturing operations.

Jeff aim to help anyone with a professional interest in food, anywhere along the phases from concept cross-checks, to development, launch and scaleup.

 

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Jeff are:

 

Integrating strategy, people and systems

Vision/Mission/Purpose

Market Analysis, Viability, Positioning, Scaleup

Customer Focus and Sales Channels

Product Development, Product Quality and Sensory Analysis

Packaging, Food Safety, Quality System requirements and the dreaded Certifications

Capacity, Sales and Operations Planning and Process Control

 

Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

 

Cost: FREE for Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply to become a Member

Book your one-on-one session here 

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).