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Kickstarter Challenge 2024

Grant Closes: 16th of August 2024 - 5:00 pm Value: $60,000 equity-free prize pool, mentoring sessions, media training and more Run By: Enterprising ME Further Information: https://enterprising-women.com.au/

The Kickstarter Challenge gives five finalists the opportunity to take centre stage and pitch their new business idea for the chance to secure a share of $60,000 in equity-free funding. Finalists will also score a paid trip to the nation’s capital and support for the journey ahead with mentoring sessions, media training and more.

2024 categories

  • Health, Wellbeing and The Care Economy
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Community Impact
  • Fintech or Ecommerce
  • Popular Vote

The total value of the equity-free cash prize money is $60,000 AUD which will be shared amongst the Competition Finalists as follows:
(a) The Competition winner (Winner) will receive $30,000 AUD;
(b) Each finalist (Finalist) will receive $7,500 AUD.
(c) One (1) return flight to the Grand Final in Canberra (if they reside outside the ACT);
(d) Accommodation for the duration of the Grand Final;
(e) Media and PR training and social media support in the lead-up to the Grand Final;
(f) Grand Final presentation support from professional graphic designers;
(g) Mentorship opportunities;
(h) A chance to meet key decision-makers to help develop their business idea; and
(i) The opportunity to feature on an episode of Secrets of a Self Starter podcast.

Last Updated: 30th of April 2024
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