What is St. George Kick Start?
The St.George Kick Start program exists to help Australian small businesses get started.
Whether you have a big idea or an existing business – if you have a great idea you can apply for the program!
You can apply for one of two categories:
- A new business idea, or
- An idea to grow an existing business.
The Top 12 ﬁnalists pitch to win at TEDxSydney 2020 in front of a live audience and a panel of judges.
To apply you must be:
- An Australian resident
- Over 18 years of age
Your application will be judged by an independent judging panel from Deloitte who will determine the top 12 finalists. The Top 12 finalists will pitch to win at TEDxSydney in front of a live audience and a panel of judges. The Top 2 winners and top 2 runner up winners will be announced at TEDxSydney and awarded with $40,000 (winners) and $10,000 (runner up).
What’s in it for your business?
The Top 12 finalists will pitch in front of a live audience at TEDxSydney for their chance to win a share of $100,000 towards their business idea.
If you know someone who should apply, you can nominate a friend or business that deserves to make it big.