Young Starters' Fund round 3 funding recipients

Program Period Project Suburb Sector Amount Round
Young Starters' Fund February 2017 - August 2017
Campus Innovation Initiative

Alexander Bourne

Griffith University Gold Coast boot camps, forums, weekly meet up groups and pitch events.

https://www.griffith.edu.au/innovation-and-entrepreneurship

Gold Coast Investing in Queensland $10,000 3
Young Starters' Fund Aug-17
Founderfest Fraser Coast

Berwin Ltd

Startup weekend by Berwin Ltd and the Fraser Coast Anglican College will give the participants a practical learning experience in entrepreneurship. 45 participants aged 15-18 years will participate in a 3-day Founderfest to ignite young entrepreneurs.

https://www.berwin.org.au/events/founderfest

Hervey Bay Investing in Queensland $20,000 3
Young Starters' Fund May 2017 - August 2017
Verge Young Entrepreneurs Program

Brisbane state high School

Challenges year 9 students from Brisbane, MacGregor and Kedron State High Schools to put themselves in the role of social entrepreneurs to respond to the driving question: How can we, as social entrepreneurs, come up with an innovative solution to close the gap for one of society's marginalised groups?

https://www.evensi.com/brisbane-shs-verge-young-entrepreneur-showcase-high-school/218044815

Brisbane Investing in Queensland $16,575 3
Young Starters' Fund Mar-17
Startup Weekend Creative Tech 2017

Creative Industries Precinct Pty Ltd

Builds on the first Startup Weekend for Creative Tech hosted by QUT Creative Enterprise Australia in Queensland last year with the aim of encouraging more young people's participation including targeting in regional areas.

https://www.qut.edu.au/about/campuses-and-facilities/public-venues/creative-industries-precinct

Brisbane Investing in Queensland $9,000 3
Young Starters' Fund May 2017 - December 2017
Emerging Entrepreneurs

Department of Education Training (DET) Redlynch State College

Turning Big Ideas into Reality - Emerging Entrepreneurs (EE) program has been specifically designed by TheSPACE Australasia, to future proof high school students, whilst also aligning with Education Queensland's STEM objectives.

https://redlynchsc.eq.edu.au/Pages/default.aspx

Redlynch, Cairns Investing in Queensland $14,000 3
Young Starters' Fund Apr-17
FiftySix Education in Aurukun

FiftySix Creations Pty Ltd

FiftySix Education will spend five days in Aurukun running workshops with students aged ten to eighteen. The Fiftysix Education Workshops will teach students about the wonders of computer science, creativity and entrepreneurship. Helping inspire a generation of creators, not just consumers.

https://fiftysixcreations.com.au/

Aurukun Investing in Queensland $20,000 3
Young Starters' Fund March 2017 - July 2017
The 2017 GI Challenge

Generation Innovation Ltd

Brings in young people with an idea. Over a three month period (mirroring real world expectations), participants will engage in up to 10 sessions of guidance, support and market testing which gives their idea the greatest chance to start and test the market with their concept.

http://generationinnovation.com.au/

Sunshine Coast Investing in Queensland $15,300 3
Young Starters' Fund Mar-17
Startup Hatch 2017

Queensland University of Technology

Is a month-long bootcamp enabling young innovators find their inner entrepreneur. The program is designed and coordinated by students, for students.

https://www.qutstarters.com/hatch/

Brisbane Investing in Queensland $17,435 3
Young Starters' Fund Oct-17
Startup Weekend Youth Mackay

Startup Mackay Inc.

A 48-hour event over 3 days, designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs in the youth community. The weekend event is centred on action, innovation, and education.

http://www.startupmackay.org/

Mackay and Bowen Investing in Queensland $8,318 3
Young Starters' Fund Sep-17
Queensland Search for the Next Tech Girl Superhero Showcase

Tech Girls Movement Pty Ltd

The showcase is the culmination of the competition and we invite participating Queensland students to display the app they have built, and also parents and educators and the public to support the students work at QUT

https://www.techgirlsmovement.org/

Brisbane Investing in Queensland $20,000 3
Young Starters' Fund April 2017 - January 2018
Step Up, Start Up

The University of Queensland

An Alternative spin on dancing - this project aims to increase awareness and opportunities for young dancers to create dance-related businesses and events. A three day workshop at the University of Queensland (UQ) will introduce participants to entrepreneurship in dance business and events

https://entrepreneurship.uq.edu.au/

St Lucia Investing in Queensland $20,000 3
Young Starters' Fund April 2017 - December 2017
Experiential Entrepreneurship Education

The University of the Sunshine Coast

Empowering Startup Founders 2017 through a program which consists of a series of experiential entrepreneurship activities, including Startup Weekend Sunshine Coast (SWSC) 2017, a series of informal meetups, Student Startup Forums and the development of an online mentor portal for the local region.

https://www.usc.edu.au/

Sunshine Coast Investing in Queensland $20,000 3
Young Starters' Fund December 2016 - June 2017
Academy for Young Entrepreneurs

The Youth Development Foundation Limited

A program aimed at disadvantaged and at risk youth in entrepreneurial pathways

https://startsomegood.com/academy-for-young-entrepreneurs

Brendale Investing in Queensland $9,500 3
Young Starters' Fund May 2017 - August 2017
Emerging Entrepreneurs School Holiday Program

theSPACE Australasia

Bridging the gap of innovation and entrepreneurship, EE empowers youth to imagine, create and build careers for their future. EE provides activities, challenges, projects and experiences to teach youth the importance of lateral thinking and dynamics of business, including sessions on communication, agile planning, branding, sponsorship, corporate social responsibility and product development.

http://thespacecairns.com/events

Cairns Investing in Queensland $19,600 3
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