Young Starters' Fund - Queensland

Description

Designed to build, attract and retain young entrepreneurial talent, the program funds eligible organisations to deliver events and activities that build entrepreneurial and startup skills in young Queenslanders.

Funds eligible organisations to deliver events and activities that build entrepreneurial and startup skills in young Queenslanders.

The Advance Queensland Young Starters' Fund is designed to:

  • promote entrepreneurship as an alternative employment pathway
  • grow numbers of young entrepreneurial talent in Queensland
  • provide opportunities for Queensland's young entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to the world through the Young Starters' competition help turn the ideas of young entrepreneurs into a business with high-growth potential.

There are 2 components to this program.

  • The Young Starters' Fund is now open and will provide funding up to 70% of your total eligible activity costs, up to a maximum of $20,000 (ex GST) per activity to deliver events and activities that build entrepreneurial and technology startup skills in young Queenslanders aged 15-24.
  • The Young Starters Competition helps young entrepreneurs build their business skills and develop their startup ideas to get them investor-ready, the chance to pitch their ideas at a state level and to win prizes including a place in an accelerator program.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

This program is currently closed.
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Administering agency

Department of Innovation, Tourism and Industry Development

Advance Queensland Implementation Unit

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Advance Queensland Implementation Unit

Department of Innovation, Tourism and Industry Development

Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Email: advancequeensland@qld.gov.au