Start a Business

1. The Start-up Incubator 12-month ‘Rise, Shine, Grow’ Course
The Incubator Program will be delivered through a combination of formal ASQA accredited l Business modules and Design Thinking based Workshops, Bootcamps and Mastermind sessions presented by successful entrepreneurs and subject matter experts through a mix of live face to face and online-based platforms.
1. A free and innovative 12-month Start-up Entrepreneur coaching, mentoring, and leadership program will provide you with the knowledge, skills, strategies and tactics to successfully scale your business idea nationally and globally.
2. Complimentary co-working space with other established businesses at the proposed Highlands Business and community Hub.
At the end of the program, startup founders will have successfully completed a relevant Diploma. The participants will also have a solid grounding in Presentation Skills, Leadership, Sales, Finance, Marketing, Business Planning and Presentation skills that will enable them to promote their products and services to National and Export Markets.
Successful participants will contribute to their local communities through:
- Creating Employment Opportunities by increasing Full Time Equivalent (FTE) capability
- Developing Robust and Viable Business Models that contributes to the growth of the Australian economy
- Being role models by inspiring school leavers and young Australians
- Creating confidence in local communities which leads to increased mental resilience
2. The Subsidised Office Space
Local businesses that cannot afford an office space independently will have the opportunity to hire an office in the Highlands Business & Community Hub at a subsidised rate. Business owners will take part in supporting the Start-up Incubator 12-month Course as mentors. This is for micro or home businesses that would like to be a part of a business community with the aim to work on their business and support start-ups in their development.
How do I submit my EOI for the BREED Incubator Hub?
Simply click this link and complete the registration form here:
Q: If I submit an EOI am I bound to put in a formal application
A: No but you’ll be directly invited should the BREED Incubator Hub go ahead.
Q: What will the formal application involve for the program?
A: Most likely a formal pitch and presentation
Q: Do I have to live in the Glen Innes area?
A: Preference will be given to those applicants that live locally and meet the selection criteria, but it is open to the region
Q: How many applicants will be accepted to the program?
A: Six (6) applicants annually whilst the project is funded
Q: How many office spaces will be available for subsidised rent?
A: Up to 12, depending on levels of grant funding and the final location.

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