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 –

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!