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Curtin Ignition

Do you have an idea or innovation that could be become a high growth business? Register your interest to attend the 2024 Curtin Ignition program.

Curtin Ignition is an intensive training program for aspiring entrepreneurs, academics and corporate innovators to trial and then prepare business ideas for the commercial environment.

Ignition gives you the tools, contacts and confidence to transform your idea into a successful business venture.

Please register your interest to attend Curtin Ignition 2024 to execed@curtin.edu.au

Why choose Curtin Ignition?

Curtin Ignition is an intensive training program for aspiring entrepreneurs, academics and corporate innovators to trial and then prepare business ideas for the commercial environment.

Ignition comprises of practical teaching sessions, expert clinics, mentor sessions and experienced advice and support from leading entrepreneurs and innovators.

Curtin Ignition will run from Sunday 1 September – Friday 6 September 2024.

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Receive Curtin academic credit whilst working on your own start-up

Upon completion of the Curtin Ignition Program and related assessments, delegates will receive 25 credit points* (equivalent of 1 unit) in the Curtin MBA, or the Master of International Business, or the Bachelor of Commerce.

Information sessions

Join an in-person or online Ignition information session, running whilst applications are open. In these sessions, you will find out:

– Who is Ignition for?
– What will you learn and what are the benefits
– How to apply

Ignition Singapore

Our renowned Curtin Ignition program ran in Singapore for the first time in 2019. During Ignition Singapore, participants learnt from and were mentored by global experts, including venture capitalist Bill Tai and Dr Paul Herz.

If you are interested in attending future sessions in Singapore or other parts of the world, please submit an expression of interest to our team.

Success stories

Read some of the success stories from graduates of our program, and discover how Ignition could help you. Success stories from previous years include Rhinohide, SEQTA and ASX-listed company CVCheck.

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“Prior to Ignition I didn’t know where to begin to seek investment in the business and only six months later I have received two rounds of funding.”

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Marc Berryman, Rhinohide

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“Prior to the program and, in fact, during it, I was full of self-doubt. I had never expected to find myself running a startup and I just didn’t know if what I was experiencing was ‘normal.’”

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Sharon Grosser, SEQTA Software

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“The program was really, really good; it ticked all the right boxes for us and accelerated our learning. Raising the capital for rapid high growth was all-important for CV Check and it helped point us in the right direction.”

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Steve Carolan, CV Check

Rhinohide

CV Check

SEQTA Software

Rhinohide

CV Check

SEQTA Software