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Binnacle Training wants to help you turn your business idea into a real business! Binnacle Boss is the springboard you need to take your dream and make it a reality. 

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Hey Queensland Students!

Got an idea for a business? It’s time to tell us about it and be in the running for over $5,000 worth of business start-up prizes! 

Binnacle Training wants to help you turn your business idea into a real business! Binnacle Boss is the springboard you need to take your dream and make it a reality.  We want to unearth and inspire some of Queensland’s best and brightest entrepreneurs – to shine a light on the talent, innovation and ideas we know students are capable of.

Want the winning edge? Be sure to use the Binnacle Boss Pitch Kit which has been specifically developed to help your team nail that pitch! 

HOW DOES BINNACLE BOSS WORK?

STEP 1
GET AN IDEA

  • Got an idea for a business? It’s time to tell us about it. You can enter individually or as a group (max 4 students).
  • The Binnacle Boss – Young Entrepreneur Competition is eligible to ALL Queensland Secondary School students currently in Years 7-12.

STEP 2
DEVELOP A PITCH

  • Binnacle Training has developed a tool kit of resources to help you create the perfect pitch for your business. Make sure your pitch grabs the audience’s attention!
  • Tell us about your business. What is it about your idea that sets you apart from the rest? How are you going to be profitable? How do you intend to make an impact? How do you see your business being sustainable?

PITCH KIT

STEP 3
RECORD & SUBMIT

  • Time to grab our attention! Create a 2-3 minute video pitch of your start-up business. Play to your strengths and make your video pop – there is no limit on your creativity.
  • Make sure you follow Binnacle Training (on Facebook and Instagram) to access helpful tips and information from our Binnacle Boss panellists.

SEE LAST YEAR FOR INSPO

BINNACLE BOSS RESOURCES

Closer to Binnacle Boss 2021 we will have an entire tool kit of tips and tricks to help you build a successful entry and business.

Our expert panel of Binnacle Bosses.

Each year we source a panel of award winning judges for Binnacle Boss. These judges are passionate about young entrepreneurs and work with the Binnacle Training team to go through all of the entries from Queensland’s best and brightest students.

Some of our past expert judges have been.

Leanne Kemp
QLD Chief Entrepreneur
QLD Government

Taj Pabri
Founder & CEO
Fiftysix Creations

Brad Bulow
Partner
Sammut Bulow

Samantha Brooks
Director
Fuse Agency

Andrew Welstead
Director
Flip

Binnacle Boss 2020 Winner

1st – Millie Gallacher (Unity College) – Kook Dreems

Millie Gallacher, submitted her business Kook Dreems to the 2020 Binnacle Boss competition and her ideas to contribute to a more sustainable planet meant that she came up trumps. Millie’s business promotes using calico bags, as an alternative to plastic pot plants, which can either be used as pots or planted directly into the ground where they biodegrade quickly. 

Millie Gallacher – Kook Dreems
Unity College

See the 2020 round up and some of the other 2020 Winners

In the News

Sunshine Coast Daily Feature KookDreems

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