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Jane Baxter 12 September, 2016 Gifted and Talented Programs



The very first FNQ Schools' Startup Summit is being run from October 5 - 7 2016 and the organisers, Emerging Entrepreneurs would love to see all schools represented.

Students will form teams to participate in a friendly competition among schools where they will learn to:

  • Build a commercially viable business from nothing to reality using a step-by-step process in three days;
  • Work with real-world customers to turn everyday problems into commercially viable businesses;
  • Rapidly prototype their business creations using 3D printers, simple coding tools and prototyping software;
  • Learn to perfect their pitch and present their findings, wins and losses from the three day event to the panel of judges;
  • Solve problems, work in teams, communicate with customers and lead their teams to success;
  • Participate in talks and presentations from local business leaders and professionals.

Schools will be competing for:

  • Winner of the FNQ Schools' Startup Summit 2016
  • Female STEM champions
  • Creativity masters
  • Hi-tech heroes
  • Validation victors

If you would like your school to take part in this competition among the best and brightest in FNQ where the students will immerse themselves in a room full of passionate, creative and innovative people, then please contact Ben Walker :  ben@emergingentrepreneurs.com.au.  Places are filling fast so you must register to take part.


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