Discover how you can use the Queensland Small Business Digital Grants for financial support towards your investment in new retail technology – applications close 11th April 2018.
Are you a QLD-based small company (less than 20 workers ) retailer seeking to purchase a new POS system or ecommerce platform? Well you might qualify to receive your investment match-funded from the Queensland Government’s Small Business Digital Grants Program.
Matched funding of around $10,000 (excluding GST) may be offered to eligible businesses for buying hardware, applications and services.
So what can the QLD digital grant be used for? The core requirement is you have to have the ability to demonstrate the electronic technologies or service purchased will enhance the electronic capabilities of your organization and help you become more aggressive.
1 potential opportunity would be to invest in a new POS system to inject fresh sales, marketing and operational capabilities into your company and dramatically enhance your profitability. Upgrading to contemporary cloud POS software might enable you to introduce new sales and support best practices in-store, reevaluate your stock management and execute personalised marketing campaigns. Another path is to invest in a new ecommerce platform. This could enable your business to grow earnings potential and supply your shoppers with the multi-channel encounter they demand. To fully deliver these benefits, be certain to examine an ecommerce platform that’s tightly integrated with your POS system.
To be qualified to your grant your company must:
- Have fewer than 20 employees at the time of applying for the grant
- have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST
- possess Queensland headquarters
- have a turnover of $2 million or less in the past financial year
- not be insolvent or have owners or supervisors which are an undischarged bankrupt.
Applications for the most recent round of this QLD small company digital grant close on 11th April 2018.