Young Starters' Fund round 2 funding recipients

Program Period Project Suburb Sector Amount Round
Young Starters' Fund August 2016 - November 2016
Academy for Young Entrepreneurs

Agapeflows Pty Ltd

Startup workshops project is aimed to empowering secondary and senior primary students in entrepreneurial pathways.

https://ltts.com.au/

Blackwater Investing in Queensland $9,500 2
Young Starters' Fund June 2016 - July 2016
STEM and computer technology

FiftySix Creations Pty Ltd

To interact and work with approximately 200 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Mackay, Bowen and surrounds to introduce them to STEM and computer technology. Participants will be gifted 100 Fifty-Six computer tablets and Planet 56 software to undertake the activities in collaboration with Little Tokyo2 and the Foundation for Young Australians.

https://fiftysixcreations.com.au/

Mackay and Bowen Science, IT and Creative Industries $20,000 2
Young Starters' Fund September 2016 - December 2016
Intro to Start-Up Accelerators for Senior School Students

FSG Australia

This education program provides interactive one and a half day workshops for Year 10-12 Gold Coast High School students in the classroom, to simulate the experience of participating in a startup accelerator program.

https://www.fsg.org.au/

Southport Investing in Queensland $17,356 2
Young Starters' Fund June 2016 - October 2016
Mentor Revolution

Griffith University

Get Started to create and deliver online webinars and a networking forum to inspire young startups through sharing stories of other young entrepreneurs who have achieved success.

https://www.griffith.edu.au/institute-tourism/engagement/national-engagment/mentor-revolution

Southport and St Lucia Investing in Queensland $20,000 2
Young Starters' Fund August 2016 - October 2016
Startup Apprentice Eight Week Accelerator Program

Helensvale State High School

An eight week startup business program delivered as part of the Year 10 curriculum. The award winning, action based entrepreneurial education program teaches the 'Silicon Valley' lean approach to starting a business to high-school students.

https://www.startupapprentice.com.au/programs/

Helensvale Investing in Queensland $18,500 2
Young Starters' Fund March - October 2018
emPOWERING regional YOUth - Entrepreneurs and Innovators of Tomorrow

Hinchinbrook Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Tourism Inc.

The program is committed to delivering projects that foster economic development in the Hinchinbrook Shire, where poor youth retention and limited employment opportunities have been identified as critical challenges.

http://www.hinchinbrookchamber.com.au/

Ingham Regional Development $20,000 2
Young Starters' Fund August 2016 - November 2016
Academy for Young Entrepreneurs

Hope Centre Services

An education program aimed at empowering secondary and senior primary students in entrepreneurial pathways.

https://hopecentre.com/

Banyo Investing in Queensland $9,500 2
Young Starters' Fund Aug-16
Indigenous Startup Weekend

Kixstaart Indigenous Business

Australia's First Indigenous Startup Weekend to promote and build Indigenous entrepreneurship capabilities within Queensland by helping 18-24 year old Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people acquire skills, opportunities and support to identify business opportunities.

http://communities.techstars.com/australia/brisbane/startup-weekend/9174

Brisbane Investing in Queensland $13,500 2
Young Starters' Fund Aug-16
Marist180

Marist Youth Care Limited

Deliver the 2016 IMPACT National Conference and startup weekend designed to bridge a gap between socially conscious youth and the social enterprise sector.

https://marist180.org.au/

South Bank Investing in Queensland $10,607 2
Young Starters' Fund Aug-16
Startup Hatch Disrupting Law Weekend

Queensland University of Technology

A 54-hour innovation workshop meets Shark Tank competition over the course of the weekend to develop a concept that innovates an aspect of access to justice or the legal profession.

https://www.qutstarters.com/disruptinglaw/

Brisbane Investing in Queensland $14,000 2
Young Starters' Fund Oct-16
The Big5

Southbank Business Association

5 Big Learnings from Industry Experts startup forum which will explore the professional journeys of industry experts within the creative, tech and startup space.

https://www.facebook.com/Big5Exhibition/

South Bank Investing in Queensland $7,500 2
Young Starters' Fund Oct-16
Southern Downs INCubate Twilight Startup Workshop

Southern Downs Regional Council

Specifically designed to build the entrepreneurial skills and mindset of young people aged 15 and over.

http://www.sdrc.qld.gov.au/

Warwick Investing in Queensland $7,000 2
Young Starters' Fund Oct-16
FNQ Schools Startup Summit 2016

TheSPACE Australasia Pty Ltd

A startup bootcamp is a chance for students, teachers and parents to come together and learn exactly where they can best position these new found skills being developed in STEAM education models.

http://thespacecairns.com/events

Cairns Investing in Queensland $4,233 2
Young Starters' Fund Aug-16
Open Your Eyes To Cash

Time Masters (Australia) Pty Limited

"Open Your Eyes to Cash" forum event, marketed and promoted for a youth audience to inform and connect them with funding and support services. An officer from the Small Business Division, Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games will also attend to promote Advance Queensland initiatives.

https://timemasters.com.au/

Loganholme Investing in Queensland $11,500 2
Young Starters' Fund February 2016 - April 2016
Academy for Young Entrepreneurs

Townsville Region Indigenous Business Network

Academy in Thuringowa and Kirwan State High Schools. The program encourages students to create ideas, which solve a problem, with a strong learning experience to equip them later in life.

https://rdanwq.org.au/files/resources/Townsville%20Region%20Indigenous%20Business%20Directory%20V8.pdf

Kirwan and Thuringowa Investing in Queensland $19,000 2
Young Starters' Fund August 2016 - November 2016
Startup Apprentice Eight Week Accelerator Program

Upper Coomera P12 State College

Delivered as part of the Year 10 curriculum. An action based entrepreneurial education programs teaches the Silicon Valley lean approach to starting a business.

https://www.startupapprentice.com.au/

Upper Coomera Investing in Queensland $17,000 2
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