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For agrifood entrepreneurs and early stage startups working on innovative business ideas to transform the food system of the future.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

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:

Plant-based

foods

Alternative proteins

Australian native ag+food

Health & wellbeing products & services

New & sustainable food production

Transparent

value chains

Food

Waste

Food

Security

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.
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"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.

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MEET OUR 2020 IDEAS2BUSINESS ALUMNI

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Program Benefits

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

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Have you got questions?

Office hours is an opportunity for you to book in a 20 minute session with one of the team to talk through any questions you have about the program.