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Funding recipients for Young Starters’ Fund Round 4 — June to August 2017

Round four of the Advance Queensland Young Starter’s Fund has recognised eight Queensland organisations for funding that will support young Queensland entrepreneurs and startups.

Recipient Project outline Project dates and location Funding amount (GST excl.)
Creative Industries Precinct Pty Ltd T/A QUT Creative Enterprise Australia Creative³ Forum—Bursary Tickets
Each year QUT CEA aspires to facilitate the ability for young, budding creative entrepreneurs to attend Creative³ via a bursary ticket. The budding entrepreneur applies for a ticket and shares what skills and experiences they look to gain from the event.

June to September 2017

Brisbane

$15,000
Griffith University GLO@Logan High School Entrepreneurial Innovation Challenge is a three day team challenge encourages Logan year 10 students to generate an innovative concept/solution and apply an entrepreneurial mindset to improve disability health and aged care in Australia.

August to December 2017

Meadowbrook

$13,350
Innovate Noosa Pitch like a Pro: Elevator Pitch Series for Young People will bring together young entrepreneurs aged 17–24 in a workshop series and event to help them to develop and test their ideas and to learn how to "pitch like a pro".

September to October 2017

Noosa

$5,500
Jubilee Christian College Limited Empowering rural students to build local careers—the Emerging Entrepreneurs program empowers students to imagine, create and build future careers, teaching entrepreneurial skills, innovative business thinking, and practical problem solving skills through STEM principles.

October 2017 to June 2018

Atherton

$19,600
Mountain Creek State High School Startup-ED for students—this activity will begin delivering lean startup education to year 10 students at Mountain Creek SHS. The year 10 cohort is 300+ students.

October 2017 to January 2018

Mountain Creek

$9,800
Startup STEAM Startup Weekend for Youth—open to youth from grades 10—12 and will run over 3 days in Term1 2018 together with 4 afternoon events over the following 8 weeks.

September 2017 to February 2018

Alexandra Headlands

$14,000
St John’s Anglican College Australian Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge invites Australian students from years 9–11 to work together in teams of 2 to 5 members to use Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), innovation, and entrepreneurship to develop world-changing solutions to create a more sustainable world for this and future generations.

September to November 2017

Forest Lake

$3,000
Woree State High School Entrepreneurship and innovation with Makers Space aligning to STEM objectives through Emerging Entrepreneurs (EE) program.

July 2017 to June 2018

Woree

$19,800
Licence
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia (CC BY-ND 3.0)
Last updated
13 September, 2017

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