Start up with Swoop

Starting a business can feel like minefield – there are so many things to consider. At Swoop we get it. That’s why we’ve broken it down into three simple steps so you have everything you need to scale and grow your new business.

1. Get up and running

Register your business and get insured

It’s early days. Let’s make sure you’ve got all the basics covered so you’re all set for the next step in your journey.

2. Get a handle on your finances

Raise funds and manage your money

It’s now time to make sure you’re in the best position to grow your business. Review a range of options that will help you save, scale and track your money.

3. Prepare for the future

Get expert advice on how to thrive

You’re ready to look ahead and enlist the help of experts – set up your business for success!

1. Get up and running

It’s early days. Let’s make sure you’ve got all the basics covered so you’re all set for the next step in your journey.

Apply for an ABN through the Australian Business Register

Set up your business as a limited company on Companies House.

Choose and register your domain name

Visit a domain registrar, confirm that your chosen name is available and choose how long you would like to reserve the name for. Pay the registrar to complete the process.

Set up a Business Current Account

Find out which providers are accepting new customers and get the best Current Account for your business with our quick and simple current account checker.

Get business insurance

We’ve partnered with a leading small business insurance specialist so you can ensure your business has the essential cover it needs to get started.

Getlegal advice with LegalVision

Legal Vision helps Australian and New Zealand startups grow by taking care of the business-as-usual legal work, so you can focus on running your business.

Receive a free1-month membership to LVConnect Pro as a Swoop customer.

2. Get a handle on your finances

It’s now time to make sure you’re in the best position to grow your business. Review a range of options that will help you save, scale and track your money.

Funding via
start-up loans
Bring your business dreams to life and apply for a start up loan from Transmit Startups or Virgin Start Up.
Funding via
grants
Review the grant opportunities available to your business and check your eligibility.
Tax
guidance
Check out Taxback International for expert advice on reclaiming GST.
Accountancy
software
Easy-to-use accountancy software so you can keep on top of your business finances.

Have you thought about external investment?

If your business needs money to grow, you might want to explore external investment, selling a stake in exchange for cash. Here are some options to help you get started.

Make your pitch deck stand out from the crowd

To attract investment, you’ll need a compelling pitch deck. Find out what to include or leave out and how to structure a winning pitch. Get help from one of our many experts.

Explore your equity options with Swoop

Get access to Swoop’s vast network of investors, including venture capital, angels, angel syndicates and family offices. Submit your pitch deck (10 – 20 slides) to Swoop now to find out if we can support your next funding round.

Are you spending more than you need to?

$14,100,000

Savings for our businesses

We’ve helped small businesses save millions with easy-to-use utility, insurance, FX and banking comparison tools. Join Swoop now and start saving!

3. Prepare for the future

You’re ready to look ahead and enlist the help of experts – set your business up for success!

Financial forecasting

Use tools like a cash flow forecast to plan ahead.

Expert advice

Review your business strategy and receive guidance and support from business specialists to help you achieve your vision.

Swoop resources

Make the most of Swoop’s resources – we’re here to empower you to make the best decisions for your business.

Testimonials

Don’t waste time, there are plenty of funding and saving solutions to help your business grow

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