The Budding Entrepreneurs program aims to encourage people to take the plunge.

The Lord Mayor’s Budding Entrepreneurs Program will provide funding to carefully selected individuals who have a passion for entrepreneurship and an idea for a tech start-up.

The program aims to stimulate greater levels of entrepreneurship among young people, providing practical support, training and encouragement to the most promising entrepreneurs as they explore opportunities to create high-growth, digital start-ups.

Who can apply?

Entrepreneurs aged 17 – 30 are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate they have an idea for a digital business, or a recently launched business that they would like to accelerate.

Applications will be screened against the following criteria:
• Brisbane resident
• Digital business
• Above the age of 17
• If an existing business, must be less than 12 months old and founded by the applicant
• Must be a Brisbane City rate payer or a dependent of a Brisbane City Rate payer

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