Kempsey High School Program Launch 2019

Kempsey High School Program Launch 2019 Bring on round 2! It was such a privilege to bring our startup.business program, in conjunction with AgriFutures Australia, back to Kempsey High School for the second year in a row.  It is brilliant to see that our program will continue to ignite an innovative streak in Kempsey High School Agriculture as they announced a three year strategic plan to propel their student’s education forward. Their commitment to seamlessly Read more…

School students pitch AgriFutures Australia projects

School students pitch AgriFutures Australia projects What a fabulous write up about the work startup.business and AgriFutures Australia are doing at Cleve Area School! See below for an excerpt:  “Apps and blogs connecting farmers with each other and the wider community were popular as Year 9 Cleve Area School students pitched their entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of local experts on Friday. The presentations were part of the Agrifutures program, run at a select few schools Read more…

Our Visit to Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange NSW

Thursday 28th March 2019 Our Visit to Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange NSW Written by Gillian Chan What a wonderful day it was launching the AgriFutures program at Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange NSW. Dr. Andrew Parry, the principal of Kinross Wolaroi School, was the first to address the room. It was wonderful to hear him speak about the rapidly changing world and the need to focus on the educational needs of regional students, as this program Read more…

Gympie State High School on ABC Radio Sunshine Coast

Thursday, 20 June 2019 Gympie State High School on ABC Radio Sunshine Coast Written by Gillian Chan Thanks for the shout out ABC Radio Sunshine Coast! It was so wonderful to spread the work Gympie State High School is doing to ignite change, innovation and entrepreneurship for the next generation. Gympie State High School is well and truly leading the way for entrepreneurial education in Queensland and to have them be a part of the Read more…

Manilla Central one of seven school’s in Australia to be selected in the Agrifutures program

Friday, 21 June 2019 Manilla Central one of seven school’s in Australia to be selected in the AgriFutures program Written by Gillian Chan Startup.business had the pleasure of recently launching our national program at Manilla Central School in New South Wales. These students, teachers and their community will be at the forefront of entrepreneurial innovation in agriculture as they spend the next few months developing a business idea to propel the agriculture industry forward. We Read more…

Mount View High selected as one of seven schools in the country to participate in a agricultural entrepreneurial program

Monday, 13 May 2019 Mount View High selected as one of seven schools in the country to participate in a agricultural entrepreneurial program Written by Gillian Chan Startup.business recently visited Mount View High School in New South Wales to launch the AgriFutures funded program. It was a wonderful day filled with intense energy and excitement for the entrepreneurial journey ahead. These #brilliantbusinesskids will look to develop innovative business ideas to pitch at a national competition Read more…

Young entrepreneurs encouraged

Sunday, 19 May 2019 Young entrepreneurs encouraged Written by Gillian Chan It was such a pleasure visiting the Cleve Area School in South Australia recently as they launch the AgriFutures program to students in years 9 and 10. What a privilege it was to have Ben Ranford, Third Generation Cleve Farmer and Nuffield Scholar, there to address the students on the importance of innovation and the vital part it plays in the future of farming. Read more…

Tech and agriculture entrepreneurial learning program for Year 9 and 10 students

Friday, 10 May 2019 Tech and agriculture entrepreneurial learning program for Year 9 and 10 students Written by Gillian Chan Thanks to Education Today for the write up! We are so excited to be launching our AgriFutures funded program once again this year where students will look for ways to solve agriculture related issues. This will then culminate to a pitch competition where students will be competing for a spot to pitch their business ideas Read more…

Regional Development Australia Murraylands and Riverland Inc

Thursday, 10 May 2018 Regional Development Australia Murraylands and Riverland Inc Loxton High School are the only school in South Australia, and only one of seven nationally to be selected to be part of a national innovation and entrepreneur program aimed at showcasing exciting opportunities within agriculture and primary production. The grant funding for the program has come from AgriFutures Australiaand startup business which have joined forces to promote an innovation and entrepreneurial mindset. Startup.business Read more…

PRESS RELEASE: AgriFutures startup.business Pilot Program School Winners

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 PRESS RELEASE: Seven secondary schools awarded a unique entrepreneurial learning program for Year 9 and 10 students thanks to AgriFutures Australia. AgriFutures Australia and startup.business have joined forces to deliver an exciting education program that teaches school kids in rural and regional Australia to solve the problems facing agriculture using innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset. After receiving applications from rural and regional public high schools: QLD WA  NSW  NSW SA VIC Read more…