"Plant the seed and watch your idea grow"
In partnership with the Kalamunda Chamber of Commerce, Hawaiian's Forrestfield and Curtin University, we are calling out to anyone aged 15-25 with a business idea they want to pursue. Whether you are a foodie, artist, tech pro, online guru, beauty guru, designer or you may have a social enterprise idea, why not apply to grow your idea.
The SEED Young Entrepreneurs program guides participants through the process of what it takes to start a business, through skill-building workshops with local business mentors, networking with previous SEED participants and support in creating their own business plans.
SEED Young Entrepreneurs is back for 2023! Our 2021 finalists won a share in $2500 cash, plus free membership with the Kalamunda Chamber of Commerce, a stall at the Night Markets and tickets to their 2023 Business Excellence Awards.
The prizes will be awarded as follows:
Plus Judges Choice Awards of $500 each. In 2021, the awards were given for the following:
Winners and selected finalists will be awarded a stall space within the SEED "Youth Hub" at the Kalamunda Chamber of Commerce Night Markets or Forrestfield Night Markets, to promote and sell your products.
Terms and Conditions Apply
Come along and share your exciting business idea or tell us about your already established micro business and begin work on your Business Model Canvas covering all things from Key Partners, Creating a Cost Structure to How to Build Customer Relationships and Revenue Streams. Spend the afternoon networking with local business mentors and previous SEED participants and getting tips on your Business Model Canvas.
Bring the business plan you've been developing and get feedback from the Mentors before submitting your plan! Last years SEED participants will be there to provide valuable tips and tricks.
Don't miss your chance at the SEED Prizes, upload your digital business plan by 5pm! Finalists will be notified and will have the opportunity to pitch their idea to our judges.
The 2023 Judging Panel is:
All entrants and their immediate families will be invited to walk the red carpet to a wonderful social evening with past winners, judges, mentors and distinguished guests with drinks, food and entertainment as we announce the 2023 winners!
While we recommend attending each of the events to get the most out the program, you are welcome to attend a single event if that topic is your sole interest.
No matter how many or few you attend, everyone is welcome to submit a business plan for judging.
Registrations are essential to attend workshops and launch events.
Download the Business Plan Template Submit this completed business plan document and other related supporting documentation to email@example.com. Submissions close 5pm on Saturday, 18 March 2023
Participants still retain publishing rights to their works and ideas.
If you are a successful finalist, you will be invited to present a pitch to a panel of judges (think Shark Tank!) that will be 5 minutes. You are welcome to bring along a digital presentation and/or your product to demonstrate during your pitch. Your
timeslot during the day will be emailed to you prior to the session.
2023 date TBC
If you have any questions or queries about the program, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call (08) 9257 9999.
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Whadjuk Noongar People as the Custodians of this land. We also pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past, present and future who have and continue to reside in the area and have been an integral part of the history of this region.