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People smell like day old pizza  –  stories from an Uber driver

February 12th, 2019|Community, Experience, Founders Thoughts|

‘So, how long have you been driving for?’ If you’ve ever caught a ride with Uber, then I’m sure you’ve asked your driver this question at some point on the journey. I began my Uber driver journey back in April 2018. Being the Co-Founder of an early stage startup, it was important to ensure I had a small steady stream of income rolling through while the [...]

It’s Sofar so good!

February 12th, 2019|Community, Experience, Spaces|

Most days at about 2:30pm, your favourite coffee house is winding down for the day. The chairs are stacked, the mop is out and staff are getting ready to check out. Around 4pm the average cafe is empty and silent…. an after hours community ghost space… Except on one balmy Friday evening. It’s the 11th January 2019 in suburban Shelley, Perth — people are converging on Tribute Coffee [...]

Working with startups – A Statewide Magazine article

December 29th, 2018|Community, Founders Thoughts, Hosts, Media, Spaces|

Daniel Franco, one of the Co-Founders of SpacetoCo, recently caught up with Statewide Magazine after a successful presentation at the Local Government Conference alongside Michael Quirk from the City of Vincent. The following article is from Statewide Magazine, Issues 171.  Innovation can transform local government processes and deliver benefits to the community. How this can work was showcased at the recent LG Professionals [...]

The looming weekend

December 22nd, 2018|Founders Thoughts|

One of our Co-Founders, Daniel McCullen, recently shared his thoughts on the beginnings of a marketplace and the last minute nature of finding a cheap activity to do with his family. “What; you are going to New South Wales for a week?” This was my first question when my wife said she was off to the Playback Theatre conference in the Blue Mountains. She had [...]

5 event spaces we love!

November 28th, 2018|Community, Hosts, Spaces|

We've rounded up 5 spaces we absolutely love, all bookable by the hour and perfect for your next event! Claisebrook Design Community Centre Conveniently located minutes from Perth’s CBD lies Claisebrook Design Community Centre. The venue offers the perfect ‘blank space’ concept for all styles of events! Architect’s have carefully designed the space for designers & creatives, so stepping into the venue you are instantly [...]

Why and how SpacetoCo? The creation of a community space sharing marketplace

November 23rd, 2018|Community, Experience, Founders Thoughts, Trust|

Ask yourself, ‘What is my work... and why?...’ It sounds simple and easy, right? But you can feel it when it’s not quite right and it doesn’t align inside of you. This was where I found myself in late 2015... a colleague had recommended a free MOOC (massive open online course) out of MIT called u.lab - transforming business, society and self. I didn’t know at [...]

For better or worse – A partners perspective on the startup journey

November 1st, 2018|Community, Founders Thoughts|

The startup journey is one that takes many twists and turns. At SpacetoCo, the pathway for our core founding team has seen some incredible, fist pumping wins...and some days when nothing seems to go your way. Through it all, we've had our family support ready to battle and conquer the startup journey with us. Without them, we wouldn't be able to achieve nearly as much. Whether [...]

Heathcote Cultural Precinct in full swing!

October 26th, 2018|Community, Hosts, Spaces|

SpacetoCo officially welcomed Heathcote Cultural Precinct and their 5 heritage listed spaces to the platform in September. The Precinct, which is part of the City of Melville, is situated on the site of the former Heathcote Mental Reception Home in Applecross Western Australia overlooking the Swan River and Perth CBD. We worked with the Heathcote bookings team to transition 100% of bookings over to SpacetoCo in just [...]

Oh how the space shapes the performance

September 26th, 2018|Community, Experience, Spaces|

We recently caught up with Irma McCullen, the Artistic Director for Perth Playback Theatre Company, to hear how Space can have an enormous impact on ones performance. "The Perth theatre scene is one of the best in Australia. There are many opportunities for everyone to be involved in community theatre and the quality rivals much of the offering from touring professional shows. The popularity of Fringe [...]

SpacetoCo snaps up $210,000 from Shark Tank Investor, Steve Baxter

August 2nd, 2018|Community, Founders Thoughts, Media|

On Tuesday the 24th of July 2018, the 3 SpacetoCo-Founders appeared on Channel 10's Shark Tank hoping to catch a Shark. After a thorough examination from the five sharks, and a bit of negotiation, entrepreneur Steve Baxter agreed to front up some cash to join the SpacetoCo family. To celebrate the momentous occasion, SpacetoCo held a viewing party with family, friends, SpacetoCo guests and hosts who had [...]

Top 200: SpacetoCo named as Westpac’s Businesses of Tomorrow for 2018

July 25th, 2018|Founders Thoughts, Media|

Two hundred Australian businesses have been named as Westpac’s 2018 Businesses of Tomorrow, recognised for their vision and drive to help shape the nation’s economic future. Building on the success of the inaugural 2017 program, and joining an impressive alumni, SpacetoCo as a business exemplifies adaptability, resilience, value to customers, and a readiness to meet tomorrow’s challenges. SpacetoCo will be off to a three-day Melbourne Business School [...]

Community News: SpacetoCo to appear on Channel 10’s Shark Tank

July 23rd, 2018|Community, Media|

A START-up company based in the Perth Hills will be hoping the sharks are circling when they deliver their punchy elevator pitch on the Shark Tank tomorrow night. The guys behind SpacetoCo will front the panel of investors to pitch their plans to expand their web platform that lists unique local spaces for hire for anything from weddings, to tennis games to business meetings. Read the [...]

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