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Start House

Start House

Opportunity + Sustainability
through innovative practices

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Innovation programs for Start Ups, Scale Ups, Individuals & Teams

You only pay $on request

Program value $from $3000

Talk to us about your needs, we will share our solutions

The Business Centre

Newcastle + Hunter + NSW

How It Works

We work with Start Ups, Scale Ups, Individuals and Teams to solve their customer problems. Through our Start House programs, bootcamps, toolboxes and pitch events, we give you the tools, knowledge and confidence to develop and test ideas, create new channels to market and keep you connected to the Innovation Ecosystem.

How It Works
What we do

Our experts in residence and mentors take you through the proven methodologies that support innovation in practice and guide you on an achievable pathway to regional, national and global opportunities.

  • Ideation Program

    Ideators work on a conceptual product or service with an outcome of idea validation. 12 week program incorporating a one day bootcamp, one to one mentoring sessions, toolbox, pitch practice and a pitch event. 

  • De-risk for Acceleration Program

    This program exposes the trip hazards and hurdles a scale up faces during the acceleration process. Through knowledge comes the ability to mitigate risk and pre-empt  a sometimes predatory start up and scale up ecosystem. 12 week program incorporating a one day bootcamp, one to one mentoring sessions, toolbox, pitch practice and a pitch event.

  • Team Bootcamps

    This experience takes your team through an immersive workshop to reach a set outcome that meets an organisation needs. Facilitators, toolbox, action plans and success metrics ensure your team gets the results on the day.

  • Masterclasses

    Start House Masterclasses on; Product to Market Fit, Cybersecurity, Raising Capital, Minimum Viable Governance are run on demand at regular intervals throughout the year. If you want to express your interest, contact us.

  • Ideation Toolbox

    Containing; Target Customer Canvas, Inception Plan, Value Proposition Canvas, Business Model Canvas Extended, Test and Validation, Pitch Deck Outline. Includes two bonus tools;Start Up Glossary and Customer Segmentation

  • Acceleration Toolbox

    Contains; Scale Up Canvas, Target Customer Canvas, Intellectual Property Canvas, Raising Capital Canvas, Minimum Viable Governance Canvas, 12 Slide Pitch Deck and Product to Market Fit Canvas. Includes two bonus tools; Product to Market Fit Map and Business Model Canvas Extended

  • Pitch events

    Start House is the practical heart of the innovation eco-system in Regional NSW. Our Pitch Nights bring together a diverse range of individuals and teams to pitch for investment or identified support required to take the next step. Connect with us on socials and watch out for our events. 

 

 

Mentors

This program is delivered by our innovation-centric team who facilitate learning in boot-camps, facilitated outcome based workshops or 1:1 advisory sessions.

Lena Vestad Hansen
Lena Vestad Hansen Business Advisor

Marketer with a global perspective

Gordon Whitehead
Gordon Whitehead Business Advisor

Tech head and tech mentor

Brooke Philips
Brooke Philips Education Manager

CXO, passionate people person and leader

Barrett Campbell
Barrett Campbell Chief Financial Officer

Our grounded, thought provoking CFO

Michael Hilsden FAIM, FACS.
Michael Hilsden FAIM, FACS. Senior Business Advisor

International experience but passion for the Mid Coast

Reda Haddadeh
Reda Haddadeh Business Advisor

An international strategist with a big heart for community

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