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Jump Start Me - Ideas and Startup Validation course - Mansfield

Event Date(s) and Time(s)

Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 -
16:00 to 20:00
Tuesday, 12 March, 2019 -
16:00 to 20:00


Event Type: 


Council Chambers
33 Highett Street
Mansfield VIC 3722

Contact Details

Event Organising Body: 
Strat Up Shake Up North East Vic
Event Organiser: 
Emma Jones
0408 246 007


Event Fees: 


Get ready to transform your big idea into a thriving enterprise...

Do you have an idea for a business but don't know where to start?

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur and want to learn a proven system that will transform your idea into a validated business?  

Jump Start Me, in collaboration with Startup Shakeup, is running an Ideas and Startup Validation event series starting in March 2019.   

This workshop is ideal if you:

Have a startup idea and are ready to take the next step, but don’t know what that means.

Are unsure of your focus and where to go for advice.

Are starting from scratch and need to firm up your business plan.

Want to learn how to scale your idea to reach a global market.

What to Expect

Set a solid foundation on which to launch your idea.

Gain a full understanding of your idea in the context of a commercially sustainable, scalable business.

Remove road blocks that hinder conversion of ideas.

Improve likely success rates and reduce the risk of failure.

Validation of ideas with the help of a professional.

Comprehensive follow-up mentoring.

Learn what is important for startup success.

Review case studies of businesses that started out using the methods discussed.

Walk away with confidence you have learned lifelong business skills.

Identify USPs and be more competitive in your segment.

Create a concise and focused, easily understood business plan in readiness for investors.

Learn the common mistakes that lead to failure, and how to avoid them.

Choose which details about your business / idea to share with the facilitator or group.

Workshop Dates

Session 1 - Tuesday March 5, 4-8pm, includes a buffet/grazing style dinner

Session 2 - Tuesday March 12, 4-8pm, includes a buffet/grazing style dinner

Session 3 - 2 hour individual meeting with facilitator Mark Cooper on either March 26 or April 2. 


$120 - Limited places. Approved applicants only.

Price includes all workshop materials, a buffet/grazing style dinner, and optional monthly one-on-one coaching sessions to July 2019.

If you're aged between 16 and 25, you may qualify for a full scholarship.

How to apply

Due to the high demand for this course, we will be inviting applicants to enrol based on:

Each applicant's readiness and commitment

Applicants with startup ideas who are likely to benefit most from access to this program

The stage that your business or idea is not a factor, but it does help us to understand how likely the course will benefit you.

We will seek a diverse representation from our community based on the applications we receive.

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Last Updated: Wednesday, 16 January, 2019 - 10:17