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Share SA Winners at Open State, Adelaide

October 6th, 2017|Media|

SpacetoCo is thrilled to announce we are joint winners of Share SA as part of Open State 2017. We shared the title with ConnectingUp, an online platform to help organisations in the disability sector to share their special transport vehicles. SpacetoCo also secured 30% of the popular vote to win the People’s Choice Award. In total we have been awarded $35,000 in prize money. Open State [...]

Share SA Finalists to present at Open State

September 26th, 2017|Media|

SpacetoCo has been selected to proceed into the overall final of Share SA as part of Open State. Open State is a festival of innovation, collaboration, ideas and enterprise. Like Share SA, Open State is sponsored by the South Australian Government. Alongside 10 other sharing economy businesses, SpactoCo’s Daniel Franco pitched to a panel of judges. Each business was vying to be one of the 5 businesses [...]

Finalists in Share SA – Engage, Collaborate, Create

August 8th, 2017|Media|

The SpacetoCo team have been chosen from over 100 ideas across Australia to be part of Share: South Australia's Collaborative Economy Challenge. SpacetoCo is proud to be amongst 10 finalists. Share is an opportunity to receive financial and other support and recognition for a great idea. Share's aim is to help shape new ideas and turn them into viable initiatives. With over $100,000 in prizes available, Share [...]

Perth’s new space sharing platform – Undergrnd Marketing

August 1st, 2017|Media|

Thanks to Meg Caswell & the team from Undergrnd Marketing for this amazing write-up. Here is our favourite part: It’s not easy doing business in Perth - with rent skyrocketing and the cost of living showing little signs of improvement, it’s no wonder our city is plagued by empty offices. With more individuals, startups and companies taking their business mobile, wouldn’t it be great if [...]

WA Innovator of the Year 2017 – Semi Finalist (Growth Category)

July 23rd, 2017|Media|

SpacetoCo has been recognised as a semi-finalist for Innovator of the Year (Growth Category). Sixteen companies have been short-listed for the annual awards, which recognise the exceptional local and regional innovators behind the newest products, technologies, processes and services developed in Western Australia. Winners will share in a prize pool of $145,000 to help commercialise their innovations, and the program also links industry and academia through research [...]

Community Choice Award & Runner Up – Australia Post Regional Pitchfest

July 23rd, 2017|Media|

On Friday the 21st of July, the SpacetoCo founders took part in the Australia Post Regional Pitchfest down in Bunbury, Western Australia. For the full video, please click here (SpacetoCo starts at 44:40). The SpacetoCo team won the Community Choice Award ($1,500) & was Runner Up for the night ($3,500). Congratulations to Illegal Tender Rum for taking out the winning price of $5,000 including a trip [...]

WA Business News – Putting community back into idle spaces

July 17th, 2017|Media|

SpacetoCo was proud to be featured in WA Business news. Thanks to Dan Wilkie for the write-up. "Like a lot of new fathers, SpacetoCo co-founder Jeremy Hurst said he spent many sleepless nights wondering how he was going to contribute to making the world a better place for his children. Mr Hurst believes he is on his way to achieving this goal, and is certainly sleeping more [...]

Why we need to share space

July 9th, 2017|Founders Thoughts|

For as long as there has been people, there has been a requirement for space. From our need to gather to our need to exercise, from art expression and sharing, through to learning. Or to simply be…. Space is pretty much essential to us humans. It seemed to be that in our past, spaces were shared pretty effectively. Any visit to an ancient city ruin shows this [...]

Echo Newspaper – Front page!

July 8th, 2017|Media|

Thanks to Rashelle Predovnik for the front page write-up in the Echo News - your first source of local news, community events, groups and information for the Eastern Metropolitan regions of Western Australia which include the City of Swan, the Shire of Mundaring, the Shire of Kalamunda, the Shire of York, Northam and Toodyay and the Town of Bassendean. Read the full article here

The Co Logo

June 21st, 2017|Community, Hosts|

The SpacetoCo logo was born on the 28th of February 2016 as all 3 Co-Founders were planning the vision for SpacetoCo. The Co Logo is a symbol of cooperation and community. More specifically, the Co is representative of the local community being central to the service that SpacetoCo provides. The name SpacetoCo is designed as one word, with the vision that someday the phrase 'Why don't [...]

Down at Radio Fremantle – round 2!

June 20th, 2017|Media|

The SpacetoCo team was down at Radio Fremantle again, this time with the lovely Natalie Woodman. We had a great time & Natalie had some great thoughts on the sharing economy and what it's potential is. The full interview is available below. Enjoy! Signup Add a Space Search for Spaces

Build Trust in Your Community

June 5th, 2017|Founders Thoughts|

We blame the automatic garage door opener. It isn’t our fault; that’s for sure! Or maybe it is… In most neighbourhoods these days, there are plenty of driveways that end in an automatic garage door. While convenient, especially on a rainy evening after a long day at work, what has this done for the concept of Community? Growing up, we used to regularly wave, stop, chat and generally [...]

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