• Our Story

    SEVENmile Ltd was formed on November 28, 2018 as a Not-For-Profit. It was created to formalize an idea Greg Twemlow floated in late July 2018 - here's the LinkedIn Post The name referenced in the Post was "Manly Innovation Hub".

     

    We're making a positive impact in our local business community; a For-Purpose Enterprise, supporting our community in launching new enterprises, focusing on women and men who want to design their future, young adults (16-25 years), diversity, migrants and over 50s.

     

    PHILOSOPHY: 

    The SEVENmile community values integrity, mutual respect, low egos and empathy. For the local community to succeed, entrepreneurs and small businesses must succeed. SEVENmile was formed in the philosophical belief that founders of companies are the true heroes of entrepreneurial value creation in our society. SEVENmile Venture Lab supports visionary founders working on transformational applications and business infrastructure software.

     

    MISSION:

    Support local communities with an entrepreneurial mindset for mutual success. We help entrepreneurs through business coaching, connecting to a diverse network to enable rapid progress and developing emotional resilience.

     

    VISION:

    Empowering our community, providing emotional support that builds resilience, creating opportunities for entrepreneurs to succeed and strengthen the local economy.

     

    BRAND PROMISE:

    Our passion is to guide your success by providing clarity and strategy. You can rely on us to support and amplify your growth.

    Backstory of our name

    Why SEVENmile?

    The name SEVENmile derives from the Port Jackson & Manly Steamship Co. marketing campaign from 1920:

     

    "Visit Manly, seven miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care"

    SEVENmile Venture Lab was born in Manly

    We were born in Manly

    Manly village, framed by Sydney harbor and the Pacific ocean

    Pictured left, Manly, sits at the southern end of the northern beaches region of Sydney. A region of 270,000 people with a GDP of $17bn.

    SEVENmile Manly Venture Lab icons

    The Colors We Use

    The sea and our aboriginal ancestors

    The SEVENmile color palette:

     

    Orange Ochre* is the accent color, meant to be used in secondary titles, Calls to Action, buttons on websites or apps.

     

    Sea Green is the main color of SEVENmile and should be used in titles, highlights, backgrounds. Sea green is the color of our Pacific Ocean.

     

    Kai’ymay were the Aboriginal clan of Manly Cove. Their art consisted of various paint colors like yellow (representing the sun), brown (the soil), ochre (desert sand) and white (the clouds and the sky). These are traditional Aboriginal colors and were used by Kai’ymay for thousands of years prior to 1788 when Captain Phillip and the First Fleet arrived in Manly Cove.

  • Directors

    SEVENmile Ltd Directors are volunteers and are not remunerated. Click the names to view their LinkedIn profile.

    Mitchell Filby

    Director

    appointed 28-Nov-2018

    Rob Forsyth

    Director - Chair

    appointed 20-Jan-2021

     Greg Twemlow, Founder SEVENmile Ltd

    Director - CEO

    appointed 28-Nov-2018

  • Past Directors

    Many thanks to the Directors who have contributed to SEVENmile

    appointed 20-Jan-2021 - resigned 13-May-2022

    appointed 14-Jul-2021 - resigned 26-Aug-2022

    appointed 21-Jan-2019 - resigned 15-Mar-2021

    appointed 28-Nov-2018 - resigned 15-Mar-2021

  • SEVENmile Corporate Documents

    Certificate of Registration

    Constitution of SEVENmile Ltd

    Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission

    SEVENmile Ltd Public Liability Certificate of Currency

    Public Liability Certificate of Currency

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