Upstart Challenge – Geelong2019-08-07T14:15:59+10:00
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Our flagship program. The Upstart Challenge is our entrepreneurship ideas challenge, accelerator and mentoring program for secondary school students. With our partners’ support, we encourage and inspire them all to have a go, to develop critical thinking skills and connections, and to discover their inner changemaker.

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1 week ago

Upstart Challenge

Congratulations to the winners of Ballarat's Young Entrepreneurs of 2019 - Ruby McIntyre and Heidi Rupp from Ballarat Grammar! Their idea Go ON Glove - a safety device for cyclists. Gloves for cyclists to wear that lights for indicating rider intentions was selected as the winner by our incredible judges Jodie Gillett CEO Commerce Ballarat, Sofia Fiusco Director Ballarat Tech School and Heather Kelly. Well done to all involved, it was wonderful to have so many of Ballarat's Business and Education community supporting Ballarat's young entrepreneurs. Shoutout to all who support our young entrepreneurs - you guys rock! Bendigo Bank RDV Runway Ballarat Tech School ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Upstart Challenge

Running the Accelerator program for the Upstart HQ Challenge students at the Ballarat Tech School last Wednesday! Lots innovative and awesome ideas coming together, we can't wait for the Ideas Showcase this coming Thursday. Have you got your ticket?!? https://www.trybooking.com/BGFBN ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Upstart Challenge

We're getting pretty excited for the Ballarat Ideas Showcase happening Thursday 7 November at the Ballarat Tech School! Here's a selection of photos from the recent Geelong one, guaranteed to be just as great! Book now https://www.trybooking.com/BGFBN ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Upstart Challenge

Very excited to be awarding the Young Entrepreneur Award at the City of Ballarat Youth Awards tonight!
Great welcoming music by Tilly and Charlotte 🎶 🏆
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1 month ago

Upstart Challenge

Great day yesterday kicking off the Ballarat Upstart Challenge at the Ballarat Tech School! Shoutout to our awesome facilitator and amazing human Jason Clarke who led the morning session. He was supported by stellar mentors Nicole Ashby Scott Weston Felicity Dunn Ellen Jackson Kate Davis and Alicia Linley. Keen to see how the ideas develop over the coming weeks! Make sure to get your ticket to the Ideas Showcase https://lnkd.in/gvWKgMh happening Thursday 7 November. It's a great opportunity to meet the teams at their Expo Stand and hear them pitch to be Ballarat's Young Entrepreneurs of 2019
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