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Idea to Impact Program 2019 | Canberra Innovation Network | Tuesday, 24. September 2019

Maximise Your Startup Business Impact
Entrepreneurs may be eligible for a $1500 discount for this program. Apply for the discount here.
Idea to Impact is an intensive program for entrepreneurs introducing practical tools to master the art of turning an ambitious idea into a high-growth high-impact business.
As an entrepreneur you may be frustrated by the amount of time, effort and money it takes to translate your idea from concept to meaningful impact.
Work with other like-minded entrepreneurs to master the practical art of lean innovation. Understand the critical importance of identifying and testing assumptions and learn how to do it in a very rapid and lean way.
We will challenge you with fast-paced real-world tasks to empower you to:

Make faster progress using practical lean approaches

Test your ideas and reduce mistakes

Identify the right market opportunity

Create an exciting value proposition and pitch it effectively

Build the right prototype

Find the right partners and funding

Program Structure
Idea to Impact is four half-day workshops plus homework challenges over two months:

Workshop 1: Innovation essentials and finding market need (homework: exploration conversations) - 24th September 1pm - 4:30pm 

Workshop 2: Value proposition for big impact (homework: value proposition conversations) - 8th October 1pm - 4:30pm

Workshop 3: Prototyping – build what customers need (homework: mockup tests) - 22nd October 1pm - 4:30pm

Workshop 4: Pitching for outcomes - 5th November 1pm - 4:30pm

Who can benefit:
Entrepreneurs working on innovation at all stages:

Searching for the right idea

Got a great idea and in the early stages of creating a startup

Angel or venture funded startups

Established SMEs (augment your existing skills with new fast-growth innovation methods)

Our Team
Idea to Impact is delivered by experienced entrepreneurs

Dr Craig Davis – successful entrepreneur

Petr Adamek – CBRIN CEO, entrepreneur and leading innovation expert

Liz Kobold – SME business ninja

Richard Hume – entrepreneur and sales expert

Zachary Sequoia – entrepreneur and design/usability expert

Irene Zhen, Business Growth Associate

Light refreshments will be provided.

What parking is available? Parking is available at the City West Carpark, located on Allsop Street. There is also limited street parking around the building.
Where are you located? Find us on Level 5, 1 Moore street (The ACT Health Building) on the corner of Alinga and Moore Street. Use the elevators to come up to Level 5.
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