STUDENT START-UP
PROGRAM STREAMS

Grow your great idea into a business!

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Student Start-Up Academy

In our Introduction to Entrepreneurship program, you will develop key entrepreneurial skills to help grow your exciting ideas into a business.

This program is a part of the Victorian Government’s Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series.

The Introduction to Entrepreneurship program is a two-day experience for students to learn key entrepreneurial skills and work through a variety of activities to solve problems and create innovative solutions.

In our advanced Student Start-Up Academy, you will have the unique opportunity to develop your business idea and launch to market.

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.

The Student Start-Up accelerator program is a five-day experience for students providing seed investment, workspace, workshops, mentors, and public pitch events.

ABOUT STUDENT START-UP

Student Start-Up is designed to help high-school students grow their exciting ideas into a business through accelerator programs

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.

2021 dates : To be announced!

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

Student Start-Up will provide you with a range of skills to explore, prototype and test your business idea.

Further benefits include critical entrepreneurial and employability skills, new perspective on growth and opportunity, and being in a position for better employment prospects for the future.

The Student Start-Up streams will empower you to take your innovative ideas seriously and provide you with the skills to confidently pursue entrepreneurship.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

High school students in Melbourne's North should apply for the Student Start-Up Program.

The program is open for applications from secondary school students attending school within Melbourne's North.

CASE STUDIES

November 26, 2018

Feature: Noterist

Noterist is a web based application developed by Daniel of Parade College that stores images of your notes, so you can access them anywhere.
November 26, 2018

Feature: Divine Society

Divine Society is a Melbourne born and bred streetwear brand developed by founder Liam Easton of Diamond Valley College.
November 26, 2018

Feature: Mythic Realms

Founded by Leo Lopez of Viewbank College, Mythical Realms is a new server gamemode that utilisses Skyblock for Minecraft.
November 26, 2018

Feature: WifiWall Australia

Developed by Manu Ranganathan, WifiWall limits access to devices at home and provide a flexible wifi configuration for families.

OUR GRADUATES' STARTUPS

WifiWall Australia
Mythic Realms
Noterist
Divine Society

DELIVERED BY

Melbourne Innovation Centre
Banyule Nillumbik Tech School
Whittlesea Tech School

SUPPORTED BY

Argo Foundation
Banyule Nillumbik Local Learning & Employment Network