Startup Onramp Regional Queensland Program

Startup Onramp provides entrepreneurs in regional Queensland with structured training and mentoring to help them launch and grow their startup.


Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What do you get?

Training and mentoring.

Who is this for?

Regional Queensland entrepreneurs.


Startup Onramp offers 2 programs designed for entrepreneurs who are in the first couple of years of their startup journey:

Founders Course

A practical online course to show you how to start a high-growth startup and maximise its chance of success.

The course will teach you:

  • how to work out if your startup idea is any good
  • how to test your idea with customers
  • how to build a minimum viable product
  • how to recruit and work with developers
  • how to launch your product and get your first customers
  • what mistakes cause startups to fail and how to avoid them
  • how to get the legal structure right
  • how (and whether) to raise money from investors
  • how to build a world class team


A 12 week part-time training and mentoring program for startup founders who are early in their startup journey, including those who currently have a day job and want to make the transition from employee to startup founder.

By the end of the program you will have:

  • improved your understanding of startup best practice
  • validated your idea with customers
  • identified (and avoided) the most likely causes of failure for your startup
  • expanded your network to include successful founders and investors
  • built (at least) a web site and a professional brand
  • identified a viable business model and revenue streams
  • become proficient at pitching your startup to investors, potential co-founders, accelerators and customers
  • mapped out a plan for the next 12 months of growth for your startup

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible for a fully-funded place, you must:

  • reside in regional Queensland (ie. outside Brisbane Local Government Area)
  • be over 18 years old
  • be working on an early stage startup or startup idea that has the potential for high growth

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Startup Onramp Regional Queensland Program.

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