Startup Sprint

STARTUP SPRINT

AN INTENSE FIVE-WEEK ONLINE PROGRAM TO RAPIDLY PROGRESS YOUR PROJECT OR STARTUP FOR MARKET READINESS

THE STARTUP SPRINT IS A FIVE-WEEK INTENSIVE ONLINE PROGRAM AIMED AT INDIVIDUALS AND TEAMS WHO HAVE VALIDATED AN IDEA AND ARE LOOKING TO RAPIDLY SPEED UP THEIR PROGRESS.

The program is designed to make you sprint on the progress metrics that matter the most to your startup or social enterprise. It might be; finishing your prototype fast, building and launching a minimum viable product, acquiring customers or users, nailing your marketing and value proposition or gathering strong evidence to sell your innovation to partners or investors.

Whatever your metric, the Startup Sprint is about moving fast, learning rapidly and developing the mindset of a startup founder.

Applications for the 2022 program are now open and will close 11.59pm AEST Monday 30 May 2022.

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THE PROGRAM

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Great Founders have the ability to move fast, make smart decisions and track their progress over time. Startup Sprint is about building these foundations as an early stage startup founder. You will learn:

  • How to define meaningful metrics and make progress
  • The foundations of running a startup
  • How to communicate your value
  • How to communicate to investors

PROGRAM COMPONENTS

As part of the program you will get:

  • Weekly online Masterclasses delivered by experienced startup experts and entrepreneurs
  • Weekly dedicated coaching session with an Entrepreneur-in-Residence
  • The opportunity to pitch for up to $2000 in support for your startup to grow

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Startup Sprint is designed for individuals and teams who are actively working on an idea and can provide evidence of one or more of the following:

  • Evidence of quality customer interviews (100+ for consumer products or 20+ for business, enterprise or deep tech related technology)
  • A functional prototype or minimum viable product
  • Current users or customers
  • Deep expertise in a market related to your idea
  • Failures on past ideas which have led you to this idea

PROGRAM DATES

Applications openWednesday 13 April 2022
Ask Me Anything sessionThursday 26 May 2022. 11:30am to 12:30pm
Applications closeMonday 30 May 2022 at 11.59pm
Program commencesTuesday 14 June 2022
Weekly Masterclasses and Pitch Practice sessionsTuesdays 14, 21, 28 June,  5, 12 July
Program concludesTuesday 26 July 2022

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