Develop your idea further
Define the problem you’re solving
Document and test idea assumptions
Gain confidence and build relationships with other program participants
Introduction to lean principles/business model design
Basic pitch framework - 30 sec pitch exercise
Basic business structure frameworks
Understand the finances behind your business model
Develop an operating plan
Pitching - 3-4 min pitch exercise
Low cost tools to market/validate your product (website, social media, PR)
Learn how to present your ideas for the pitch event
Pitching - 5 min pitch exercise
Pitch your developed business idea at a live pitch event
ABOUT STUDENT START-UP
Student Start-Up is multi-partner accelerator program designed to help high-school students grow their exciting ideas into a business
Student Start-Up is here to support students in Melbourne’s northern regions develop entrepreneurial skills.
Student Start-Up provides access to seed funding, leading mentors, workshops and the latest business incubation facilities at Melbourne Innovation Centre's Greensborough campus.
2019 dates : Term 1 Consecutive Mondays 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, (11 March Labor Day no class), 18 March, 25 March - Final pitch on 1 April
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
Student Start-Up will provide you with a range of skills to explore, prototype and test your business idea.
Further skills developed include critical entrepreneurial and employability skills such as problem solving, customer centric design, business model development, data analysis/measurement and project execution.
Student Start-Up accelerator program is a five day experience for students providing: Seed investment; Workspace; Workshops; Mentors; and Public pitch events
This is an opportunity for students to develop their innovative ideas further and launch a business to market.