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…

AgriFutures startup.business Pilot Program

Thursday, 22 February 2018 PRESS RELEASE: Applications now open for secondary schools around Australia to apply for a unique entrepreneurial learning program for Year 9 and 10 students. In this exciting collaboration, AgriFutures Australia (formerly Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation) and startup.business have joined forces to deliver an exciting education program called AgriFutures™ startup.business that teaches school kids in rural and regional Australia to solve the problems facing agriculture using innovation and an entrepreneurial Read more…

Introducing exciting new Agrifutures Australia partnership

Food security: Australian agriculture needs next-gen entrepreneurs. AgriFutures Australia and startup.business have joined forces to deliver an exciting education program called AgriFutures™ startup.business that teaches school kids in rural and regional Australia to solve the problems facing agriculture using innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset. Jo Burston, serial entrepreneur and Founder of Inspiring Rare Birds has a new venture, startup.business, that brings entrepreneurial learning in action into the classroom to inspire and equip the next generation Read more…

Let’s Head To Memphis To Visit Moziah Bridges

Building A Fashion Empire Moziah Bridges started making bow ties at home in Memphis, Tennessee. He regularly appears on TV shows in America and he has made bow ties for President Barack Obama. Enrol in startup.business today and you’ll receive a copy of the comic book Brilliant BusinessKids, which features Moziah’s complete story, in his own words.

Cleaning Up Indonesia One Plastic Bag At A Time

Melati and Isabel Wijsen are the co-founders of Bye Bye Plastic Bags. They live in Bali, Indonesia where plastic bags littering the streets and beaches, are an environmental hazard. They started their social initiative to fix the problem.   … I was 12 when we started and Isabel was 10. As soon as we proposed the idea our community loved it. At our first meeting we had six people around the table – all of our Read more…

This Device Is Revolutionising Communication

Brooke Martin lives in Spokane, Washington, in the United States. She designed her first device for pets and has gone on to create ICLovedOnes and ICMedMinder, specifically to help elderly people.  I came up with the idea for ICPooch because our dog Kayla would get really upset whenever we left home. She would run around the house crying and chewing our shoes, destroying the furniture and carpet. We wondered how we could make her feel Read more…

Raising Money To Change People’s Lives

Raising Money To Change People’s Lives Ben Breeze is the founder of Ben’s Boxes and the co-founder of Kids Cut Palm Oil. He lives in Bali, Indonesia. When I was about six, I saw a video about kids having fun raising money for charity. It made me think about people I’d seen begging on the side of Sunset Road in Bali. I didn’t like how these people couldn’t do what they wanted because they had Read more…

The Teenager Who’s Taking On Uber

The Teenager Who’s Taking On Uber Zeryab Cheema was 15 years old when he asked his parents to help fund his idea for an app. As a non-tech founder and teenager, he faced numerous challenges before finding the right market for his product. He now has offices in Australia, the US and the UK. Zeryab is 19 years old. I started iView International in 2012. Back then, apps were growing in popularity across Australia. Many Read more…