Startup Intensive - 1 day workshop at Small Business Hive

Do you have a great idea but don't know where to start? Do you have a business that you want to take to the next level?

Australia Post and Melbourne Accelerator Program are excited to bring the Startup Intensive to Geelong. In this one-day workshop you will develop the capability and confidence to turn your startup into a scalable business.

Workshop Outline

The Startup Intensive provides a full day of tailored content to take you through the key stages in the startup journey:

  • DISRUPT - Identify opportunities in the market and learn how changes in the startup ecosystem at the local, national and global level will influence your business model and strategy.

  • VALIDATE - Determine the magnitude of your opportunity. Learn the importance of validating your assumptions with potential users and why you should start by focusing on the problem, not the solution.

  • BUILD - Refine your business model, develop a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and launch your startup. Discover how supportive services, incubators and accelerators can help you to grow your startup.

  • PITCH - Learn the subtleties of the art of pitching and then follow our practical advice to refine your pitch for maximum impact.

  • FUND - Benefit from experience and maximise your chances of success by avoiding the common mistakes entrepreneurs make when seeking funding. Learn about the various grants and types of funding that may be available┬áto you for your startup.

  • BE INSPIRED - Hear from founders who have walked the path before you. Ask them your questions and learn from their challenges, successes and surprises.

  • CONNECT - Get to know like-minded founders, build your network and open up opportunities for collaboration across sectors and industries.

Who should attend?

This intensive is ideal for entrepreneurs and startup founders of all backgrounds looking to build a solid foundation for their company. Whether you have the beginnings of an idea or you have already taken the first steps in your business journey, we have the tools and advice to accelerate your startup.

Thursday, 22 September, 2016 - 09:30 to 17:00
Australia Post Small Business Hive, 108 Gheringhap Street, Geelong
$25 student price, otherwise $50
Wheelchair access

Further Information

Australia Post Small Business Hive & Melbourne Accelerator Program