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City of Vincent & SpacetoCo – A partnership in community

March 9th, 2018|Community, Hosts, Spaces|

The West Australian local government, City of Vincent, has long been known for their leadership in community engagement and ensuring the community has exceptional services and offerings to suit anyone within the city limits. A lesser known aspect however is the provision of beautiful community facilities and public spaces that are available for hire for a variety of purposes. In 2018, a new relationship with SpacetoCo [...]

Australia Post Digital ID™ partners with SpacetoCo

February 13th, 2018|Community, Experience, Hosts, Knowledge Base, Policies and Legal, Spaces, Trust|

In an ongoing effort to ensure that both Hosts and Guests feel comfortable with transacting with others online, SpacetoCo has released the newest feature in the dashboard - Australia Post Digital ID™. Let us tell you a bit about Digital ID™: Digital iD™ is an identity verification solution that works across channels and across government and business. With Digital iD™, we’ve reimagined [...]

How technology might change Perth by 2050 and the way we get around

January 24th, 2018|Community, Experience, Founders Thoughts, Media|

Late last year I was invited to be part of an event. The central question, “How does the built form contribute to liveable communities?” got me thinking about our city and how liveable Perth is. For those who have travelled afar, we arrive back home and realise not much has changed. You can bet the ageless Susannah Carr and Rick Ardon will be on a billboard [...]

The Suburban Dream

December 12th, 2017|Community, Founders Thoughts, Hosts, Trust|

Like many Perth suburbians, I bought into the lifestyle of a large block, 10 minutes off the freeway in the fast-growing southern suburb of Harrisdale/Piara waters. We parted ways with over half a million dollars, choosing a local Perth project builder to complete our mini-mansion; 4 bedrooms, study, family, 2.5 bath, double garage, stone benchtops, wood flooring, upgraded tapware, and of course the front & backyard [...]

On the Radio with 6PR

December 10th, 2017|Founders Thoughts, Media, Trust|

This week SpacetoCo was invited onto the Radio - twice! Daniel Franco was first up on Friday with Gareth Parker at 10:45am. Listen to the full podcast below: On Sunday morning, Jeremy Hurst hit the waves on the Homegrown segment with Darren de Mello and Sue McDougall. Listen to the full podcast below:

SpacetoCo is off to Boston!

December 8th, 2017|Media|

SpacetoCo is a top 5 Australian finalist for the Bridge to Mass Challenge and has earned a place at the MassChallenge Bootcamp in Boston next June.  15 finalists for the Australian 2017 cohort underwent an intensive week of mentoring, inspiring presentations and business coaching in Adelaide. On the final day, SpacetoCo Co-Founder Jeremy Hurst, had 10 minutes to convince a panel of judges that SpacetoCo should travel [...]

SpacetoCo: Grants recipients for SPURonWA

November 29th, 2017|Media|

SpacetoCo is amongst seven WA startups who have been awarded a grant of $10,000 through SPURonWA. The funds will be used by SpacetoCo towards further website development and improvements with an aim to reduce the time spent in searching for Space. This will result in more spaces to be discovered and booked. The SPURonWA Grant supports WA businesses to develop products or services that: improve [...]

SpacetoCo: Named as Top ten trending ‘up and coming companies’ across Australia

November 27th, 2017|Media|

As part of the Techboard 2017 National Awards, SpacetoCo has been named as one of the top ten trending up and coming companies. It's a privilege to be recognised next to our fellow entrepreneurs like Formaltyics and Credi, and also to be associated with Airtasker, Afterpay and Power Ledger as part of the top ten trending companies. Techboard is a community engagement & discovery platform for the [...]

What’s it like being an Airbnb Host in Perth?

November 25th, 2017|Community, Experience, Founders Thoughts, Hosts, Trust|

Like many Perth kids, as soon as I was old enough to get a passport and pay for a plane ticket, I was outta here! And like most Aussies I went to Bali.  I then saved my pennies and made the pilgrimage to London. I then backpacked, went back to London. Which was followed up with more backpacking before hitting up London a third time. By [...]

Life in Paradise

November 23rd, 2017|Community, Founders Thoughts, Hosts, Spaces|

It was around 2 years ago that my wife fell in love with a little plant shop based in Booragoon, Western Australia. Every few weeks she would return home with the most incredible looking indoor plants that weren’t available in your standard nursery. Indoor plants at the time were starting to make a reappearance in Australian Households, but in a much more appealing way than our [...]

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