The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Australia - Victoria in partnership with BigThink! Business Booster are excited to launch:
Young Business Hustler 2015 – a new competition to seek out the next generation of young business hustlers.
Do you have an awesome start-up or a super cool business idea that you want to make into reality?
#YBHustler2015 is your opportunity to fast-track your business and get on the road to entrepreneurial stardom. If you have an existing business that could use a boost or a viable business idea you want to get off the ground, then this is the perfect chance to get ahead of the pack…
So how’s it work?
In a nutshell, you’ll have to apply via the #YBHustler website, hustle and promote your business via social media and get as much public support as you can. We’ll shortlist the best submissions and the selected Hustlers will get the chance to pitch in front of a panel of industry experts and successful entrepreneurs!
You’ll also get a mentoring workshop prior to your pitch – so you’ll have lots of support and specialist advice to help you prep! Our vibe is relaxed and supportive – there aren’t any sharks on our panel! We want you to do your very best, and even if you don’t win, you’ll get some awesome feedback and advice.
Whoa, what could be better than that?! Er, the prize?!
Two winners will receive 12 months of mentoring in the BIGthink! Baby Booster program plus a prize pool of goodies to get you on your way to realising your entrepreneurial dreams. You’ve shown you’re the king or queen of the hustle, so why not get rewarded to hustle more?! Genius.
Who can enter?
#YBHustler2015 is a competition for anyone that has registered in or has completed their Duke of Ed Award in Australia. If you're not completing your Duke of Ed Award then we encourage you to get on it! It's easy to register and you'll develop some really great life skills, plus you'll then be eligible to enter #YBHustler2015! More info about registering to do your Duke of Ed Award here.
Applicants must also be aged between 18 and 25 years old residing in Victoria, Australia or able to travel to Victoria, Australia for the competition. The program will run in Melbourne, and competition winners who are not Victorian based must be willing and able to travel to Victoria to claim prize (three face to face meetings, including the initial meeting, with the rest arranged via Skype).
Know any other hustlers? We also encourage you to share this competition with those in your network, and follow Duke of Ed Victoria on social media to stay in the loop! So what are you waiting for?! Get hustling!