The Ideas Place Bootcamp – Applications Now Open!

Since its launch in February The Ideas Place has delivered a series of Events, Masterclasses and Workshops to help locals turn their great ideas into reality.

To round out this program, we are holding a Pitch Perfect Event where 6 participants have a chance at winning some cash to help launch their idea. First prize will receive $10,000 in cash. The remaining 5 will receive $2,000 + a complimentary mentoring session.

To be eligible, you must apply to attend a Bootcamp on Wednesday 11 September. Applications will be assessed against a set of criteria as follows:

  • Engagement with The Ideas Place to date (10%)
  • How you describe your passion (25%)
  • Traction (15%)
  • Completeness of your Business Model Canvas (30%)
  • Your value proposition (20%)

At the conclusion of the Bootcamp, you will be required to do a 5- minute pitch to a panel of judges. We will then select 6 to go forward to the Final Pitch Perfect Event, where you will be required to deliver a 3-minute pitch.

The Ideas Place Bootcamp is a full day commitment with refreshments and lunch provided on the day.

Applications are open now –

Head of Community & Customer Success - Localised
What’s your bold business idea?

Got a great business idea, but wish you had the resources and cash to get it up and running? The Ideas Place is where you want to be.

The Ideas Place is a program that will take you through a step-by-step approach to perfecting your idea and transforming it into a business.

This is the ideal first step to making your business dream a reality by using a proven system that gets results.

Along the way you will have access to our Ideas Place Go-to-guy, Gareth Colliton, who will be on hand to point you in the right direction.

Special announcement!!! Pitch your business for a chance to go to China

Local South-West businesses have a once in a life time opportunity to pitch their business idea or invention for a chance to win an all expenses paid trip to China as part of the Nexus Jiangsu-Victoria Startup Summit.

One lucky business from our region will be chosen to head to Nanjing China for a 2 day hackathon on the 14-15 May. So if you are a start up, scale up or a business that thinks you are China ready then this is the opportunity for you. Applications close at 5pm sharp on 27 March 2019. Click here to apply.

Head of Community & Customer Success - Localised
The Ideas Place kicks off!

The Ideas Place was launched at 5.30pm on Thursday 7th February, at the new Warrnambool Motor Museum in the Fletcher Jones Factory. It was an exciting opportunity to hear about the legacy of Fletcher Jones from one of the founders of Quicksilver, Simon Buttonshaw.

Catch up on the event by clicking on the image!

Moyne Shire Council Economic Development Officer
Got a cool idea or passion you want to take to the next level?

You might remember the start-up program that, ah, started up last year? Well, it’s had a facelift and The Ideas Place is launching next week in Warrnambool. Anyone with a cool idea, a business interest or a niggling passion ready to take to the next level is invited to come. Workshops and classes kick off next month 🙂 come along to the launch, bring likeminded friends, meet new ones, and learn more about what The Ideas Place can do for you.