Are you a high school student eager to make a positive impact on the world? Join our 4-Day Young Entrepreneurs Bootcamp, where innovation meets purpose!

Bulimba Community Centre, with support from ThinkPlace, are proud to be hosting this program in the June school holidays for Brisbane based school students (Grades 9-12 or equivalent) designed to give a glimpse into the world of entrepreneurship, design and innovation. You’ll hear from Australia’s leading designers, innovators, and start-up founders to find out just what it takes to build a purpose-driven business.

Come by yourself or invite your friends to come up with an innovative business idea to address some big challenges:

  • Health and wellbeing: Increasing the health and wellbeing of people, families, and communities.
  • Towards Net Zero: Repairing our planet and reducing the impact to climate change.
  • Vibrant Communities: Bringing communities together, reducing social isolation and increasing the participation in community engagement.
  • Technology with purpose: Using technology like AI and VR to make people’s lives at home and work easier and more fulfilling.

At the end of the bootcamp, teams will showcase their innovative business ideas to friends, family, guests and a panel of Industry experts. The winning team will be awarded a cash prize of $1000, with second  and third placegetters receiving $500 and $250 respectively.

What to expect:

  • Learn from the Best: Interact with leading innovators, successful business owners, and experienced start-up coaches who will guide you through the process of building a purposeful business.
  • Hands-On Experience: Dive into the entrepreneurial journey, from brainstorming ideas to creating a business plan and gain practical insights that go beyond the classroom.
  • Develop Critical Skills: Hone critical thinking, problem-solving, and presentation skills as you address real-world challenges.
  • Global Impact: Tackle issues with global significance, understanding how your ideas can contribute to a better, more sustainable future.

Why Participate?

This bootcamp isn’t just about learning; it’s about shaping your future and making a difference. Be part of a community of young entrepreneurs passionate about creating positive change. Join us on this exciting journey of innovation, collaboration, and purpose.  Secure your spot now and be the change you want to see in the world!

View the Program here.