Business School

Virgin Startup Bootcamp

Are you a Business School student or alumni ready to scale your startup?

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has partnered with Virgin StartUp and you can work with them!

StepUp is a two day mini-accelerator program run by Virgin Startup, for startups ready to take the next step.

Over the course of this two day workshop, you’ll:

  • network with experienced entrepreneurs who’ve successfully scaled their startups
  • connect with mentors
  • learn how to refine your sales strategy
  • attend workshops with expert speakers.

We have one sponsored place available for a Business School student or alumni to attend the bootcamp in London from 27 – 28 September, 2017.

If you have an established product or service that is market-ready and you’re looking to enter international markets across all tech sectors, apply now!

Selection process

  • applications due by 5pm Friday 28 July, 2017
  • applications assessed and short-listed
  • short-listed application will pitch to selection panel
  • winner announced by Monday 28 August, 2017

Eligibility requirements and conditions:

  • The sponsored place covers return flights (Brisbane to London, most direct route), accommodation and program fees. The successful applicant is responsible for any other costs, including incidentals.
  • Applications must meet one of the following:
    • be currently enrolled in a QUT Business degree (postgraduate or undergraduate)
    • be an alumnus of QUT Business School
  • The applicant must be available for an interview/pitch with the selection panel on 25 August, 2017.
  • The applicant must have a valid passport, or be eligible to obtain a valid passport in time for travel in September 2017.
  • The applicant must be eligible to obtain a visa for entry into the UK in time for travel in September 2017.
  • The successful applicant will be responsible for arranging and paying for their own passport and visa.
  • Upon completion of the program, the successful applicant is required to give a short presentation about their experience to QUT students and guests at a mutually agreeable time and date.