Future Founders Festival 2021

The Future Founders Festival15 – 16 July 2021, is part of the Study Melbourne Future Founders Program 2021 for international students and budding entrepreneurs to inspire and create opportunities for the next generation of business founders.

Delivered by State Library Victoria’s StartSpace, the festival is completely free and online offering everyone the opportunity to join in. Across the festival you will learn from successful founders from international student, migrant and refugee backgrounds.

You can enter the pitch competition for practice and apply for the hackathon, happening later in the year, for valuable hands on experience taking an initial idea to complete concept.

Festival program summary – 15-16 July

The festival features a range of online talks, panels, workshops and the final of the Pitch Competition. The festival principal speakers include:

  • Richard Li, Co-Founder of July and Brosa,
  • Winitha Bonney, Founder of Amina of Zaria and #ColourFULL
  • Dominic Soh, International & TEDx Speaker and Head of People and Culture of Datarati
  • Aamir Qutub, Founder & CEO, Enterprise Monkey
  • Jill Tang, Co-Founder, Ladies Who Tech

The festival is designed to take you along the journey from forming your business idea to getting it off the ground, no matter what stage you are at. For more information including full program details visit the Future Founders website.

If you have any questions, please contact the StartSpace team: startspace@slv.vic.gov.au.

You can also sign up for further announcements about the Future Founders Program here.

About StartSpace
Got an idea for a new business but not sure where to start? StartSpace, powered by State Library Victoria, is a community and business support service for people who have an idea or the very beginnings of a business. Members can access our community network and our full range of workshops, events and other programs. Visit the StartSpace website startspace.hq.com to find out more.