For agrifood entrepreneurs and early stage startups working on innovative business ideas to transform the food system of the future.
The Ideas2Business Program is designed for entrepreneurs and early stage start-ups who are operating in the agrifood sector. Food Futures Company collaborates with key partners to develop both customised Ideas2Business programs across specific sectors and strategic priorities as well as broader programs aligned to our impact areas.
It is open to founders working on ideas for agtech, foodtech and new value-added food solutions that align with our focus areas including:
Australian native ag+food
Health & wellbeing products & services
New & sustainable food production
The program equips you to test ideas, build capability and confidence to launch new products and kick start business ventures.
Want to learn more?
Book in a 20-minute office hours session with the Food Futures Team.
"WE SAW DIRECT GROWTH IN OUR BUSINESS THROUGH THE LEARNINGS FROM THE IDEAS2BUSINESS PROGRAM AND COULDN'T BE HAPPIER WITH EVERYTHING WE LEARNED."
HAYDEN MARKS, MELBOURNE BUSHFOODS
How it works
Our program has been designed to specifically help you and your business build entrepreneurial skills and connect with our broad network in order to accelerate your growth and create a viable business model.
12-week program (delivered virtually and face-to-face when possible) including: Onboarding of participants; pitch practice; weekly masterclasses and workshops; expert sessions; mentoring and coaching; networking opportunities and graduation event.
We customise the program to your particular needs by matching you with your own coach throughout the program who will provide 1:1 guidance and support.
Access to our online community platform which will allow you to collaborate and connect with your peers and have access to real time resources and program content.
Map out a plan for the next 6-12 months of growth for your start-up
Identify a viable business model and revenue stream
Become proficient at pitching your start-up
Expand your network to include peers, customers and potential investors
Validate your idea with consumers and customers
Improve your understanding of start-up best practice
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS