Two programs that will help you develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to start and grow a successful business.

Curtin University Ignition Program 

Curtin Ignition is open to anyone with a business idea, research project or early stage business venture that could become a high growth business. Applications from new and aspiring entrepreneurs with limited experience of starting a business, are encouraged to apply. Passion and ambition to take ideas forward and 'make it happen' are highly important attributes for success at Ignition.

What is involved in the Curtin University Ignition Program?

Ignition is an intensive 5½-day education program for aspiring entrepreneurs, academics and corporate innovators to trial and prepare their business ideas for the commercial environment. 

​You must be a resident and/or business owner/operator in the City of Canning to qualify for fully funded sponsorships (virtual offices do not qualify).

Expressions of interest into the program are now open. 

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 Curtin University

 

EMERSYN Female Founders Program 

Attention ladies! Want to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence? Apply for the Start Female Founders Program is 6 months hybrid learning focusing on foundational business skills, practical strategies, implementation and mentoring. The Start Female Founders Program leverages a structured proven framework, experts with the knowledge, experience and track record that will help you throughout your start up journey.

What is involved in the EMERSYN Female Founders Program?

A purpose built 6 month program created by female founders for female founders. The program will consist of both in person learnings and online masterclasses focusing on foundational business skills, practical strategies, implementation and mentoring.

​You must be a resident and/or business owner/operator in the City of Canning to qualify for fully funded sponsorships (virtual offices do not qualify).

 Applications are now open.

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Meet Karen from DecoMagic

Karen has been in business for 11 years and this extraordinaire invented the world’s first metallic icing for the baking and confectionary industry to prevent double handling.
 
Karen joined the Canning Business Mentoring Program and has done two courses to develop her brand and network. Hear her experiences and leanings she had with the program

Meet Amy from Gaia Fine Jewels


Amy has been in business since 2020 and jewellery was her passion, from intricate Sterling silver to delicate pearls, Amy had a range of jewellery that was constantly getting complimented. 

Amy joined the Canning Business Mentoring Program as she needed assistance on how to sell her products online.  Hear her experiences and learnings she had with the program
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