Fast growing marketplace has today launched ‘Classes and Activities’, a free print magazine with seven local editions. Founded by serial tech entrepreneur Raeleen Kaeseahgen, is an online community of classes, workshops and activities for women, men and children of all ages and interests, including outdoor and adventure, technology, health and wellness, food and drink, language and culture, entertainment and business.

As a mum of two, Raeleen understands the power of community. In a world so connected, yet disconnected, many are lonely and seeking their ‘village’. When she became a mum, she found a support network was vital and started looking for classes to connect with other local mums and learn something new. What she found was that many people were closing down their classes due to lack of attendance and the hassle of administering a business.

In the tech scene, is unique with Raeleen self funding the startup, developing the software and print magazine in house and working out of Noosa on the Sunshine Coast. “For the first magazine I really didn’t know what to expect. Then a week in I’m receiving emails asking for refills as all the magazines had been taken. The Noosa farmers market was also a wonderful place to trial the distribution and is something we’ve carried on over to the full national release of the magazines,” she said.

“Classes and Activities”, is a free print magazine available in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast, Canberra, Perth and Sunshine Coast. Each location has it’s own local content and classes. All classes and workshops listed on are listed in the magazine for free.

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