Let Armadale ignite your business idea

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Let Armadale ignite your business idea

Release Date: 
Friday, 7 June 2019

Local businesses, new start-ups with an innovative business idea, and local residents within the City of Armadale have an opportunity for the City to help ignite their business venture with a scholarship for Curtin University’s Ignition 2019 program.

Ignition is an intensive one week (Sunday 25 – Friday 30 August) entrepreneurial training program for aspiring entrepreneurs, academics and corporate innovators to trial and prepare their business ideas for the commercial environment.

City of Armadale Mayor Henry Zelones OAM, JP said as part of the City’s Economic Development Strategy to encourage entrepreneurship and foster new innovative business ideas, the City has partnered for the first time with Curtin University to offer a scholarship on the program.

“There are currently 4,797 registered businesses in the area and we would like to offer this opportunity to a person who owns or operates a local business in Armadale, a new start up with an innovative business idea for Armadale, or a City of Armadale resident.

“Feedback received from residents in the latest Community Score Card survey has revealed that the community values job creation and economic growth. This is one of the ways that the City is working to stimulate this.

“Applications from new and aspiring entrepreneurs with limited experience of starting a business are encouraged to apply.”

Passion and ambition to take ideas forward and ‘make it happen’ are highly important attributes for success at Ignition.

Ignition is open to anyone with an innovative business idea or early stage business venture that could become a high growth business.

Applicants must be prepared to commit one full week of their time to an intensive and results-focused program. Fluency in spoken and written English is essential.

Online applications are now open and close Friday 5 July. To apply visit www.ignition.curtin.edu.au

For more information on the application process or to discuss your idea contact: execed@curtin.edu.au

For terms and conditions please visit www.armadale.wa.gov.au/ignition-2019

For more information on this topic contact:

Phone: (08) 9394 5000
Email: info@armadale.wa.gov.au

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