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Start House - Ideation Program

Start House - Ideation Program

Start House - Ideation Program

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So you have a business idea you’d like to explore the potential of?

You only pay $125

Program value $4,000

This program is supported by the Australian Government Incubator Support Initiative.

The Business Centre

Newcastle

How It Works

We work with regionally disperse partners to deliver the Start House program, bringing experts in residence, mentors, applied business training and a network for start-ups and scale-ups. This program provides an ecosystem of support and a pathway to global opportunities. Start House works with business hubs to distribute this program across NSW and beyond.

How It Works
Outcomes

  • Bootcamp

    Introduction to the tools and methodologies to help transform your idea to a viable business.

  • 1:1 Mentoring

    Each participant will have an experienced business advisor to help them along the ideation journey.

  • Pitch Practices

    Become confident in your pitch! Our team will help you develop a pitch deck that will cut through to any investor. Learn from your seasoned mentors and the program's alumni for their dos and don'ts.

  • Pitch Night

    There's nothing like the real thing. You will have the opportunity to pitch the region’s top connectors, mentors and investors.

  • Ideation Toolbox

    Each participant will receive a toolbox of business tools to help them along the ideation journey. 

Mentors

This program is delivered by industry experts to help you apply your learning to your business. Our Mentors and Advisors are highly accomplished and experienced in operating a business.

Lena Vestad Hansen
Lena Vestad Hansen Business Advisor

Marketer with a global perspective

Gordon Whitehead
Gordon Whitehead Business Advisor

Tech head and tech mentor

Jelinda Millgate
Jelinda Millgate Business Advisor

Driven to support regional businesses

Barrett Campbell
Barrett Campbell Chief Financial Officer

Our grounded, thought provoking CFO

Subsidised

This program is supported by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science through Incubator Support Initiative funding as part of the Entrepreneurs’ Program.

Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

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