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Free business coaching for start ups

“I had a lot of great ideas but without business experience, I knew I needed help” – Glenda

Are you starting a business and experience the following:

  • Many ideas but don’t know how to take it forward
  • No one to bounce business ideas off
  • Lacking time to focus on your business
  • Not knowing how to differentiate your business from others
  • Unsure which strategies to help grow your business

When you join LaunchMe, you will work with your own coach to gain skills, confidence and motivation to get your business up and running – quicker than doing it on your own.

LaunchMe helps you to develop and launch your own small business.


“The whole process was very personalised. My coach understood my needs and I would highly recommend LaunchMe”.

What you get:

  • Free 1:1 personalised business coaching up to 6 months
  • Tools and resources for your business to start trading 
  • Strategies to grow your business
  • Skills and knowledge to attract clients 
  • Access to No Interest Business loans up to $5000 (T&Cs apply)
  • Assistance towards some business costs
  • Referrals to Good Shepherd’s Wellbeing Services including Financial Counselling
  • Access to a network of experts such as Business Strategists, Legal Practioners and Social Media Marketing Consultants.

What participants say

Tanya - Kokki Eco

“I think LaunchMe has been by far way better than anything I had been a part of. It gave me practical insight into google analytics, what I needed in my website, bookkeeping, legal and the like.”

Eddie - Small Business Launching Pad

LaunchMe has brought our business into the 21st century – and you can’t put a price on that. Without LaunchMe we would not be where we are today, so thank you so much.”

Neda - Bombay Spices Australia

“Without coaching from LaunchMe and their funding assistance, I’d still be doing markets. LaunchMe accelerated my business success and I’m  now selling online.”


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You could be eligible if you:

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Have a viable business idea or a newly established microenterprise
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Earn $75,000 or less before tax or hold a healthcare or pension card
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Live in South Australia
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Are committed to meeting your coach on a regular basis and working on your business between coaching sessions

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LaunchMe is only available in South Australia.

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Are you already a business owner?

Have you heard about our 3-month business recovery program?

If you’re already a business owner and live in South Australia you may be interested in our LaunchMe recovery programs to help get your business back on track.

LaunchMe South Australia is funded by the Government of South Australia.