The Sprint stage provides participants have access to seed-funding, international experts and more.

The Plus Eight Sprint program is spread over a six-week skill building and business growth program. With one session per week on a Wednesday, 4pm to 6.30pm. The program is designed for those looking for structure, scale and growth for their current business or idea. It is a great way to receive feedback, learn from others, and immediately apply lessons to your idea.

Participants will be connected to a community of successful mentors, investors, and advisors. Throughout the six-weeks, participants will have access both the content and the environment to help them grow their skills and take their business ideas to the next level. It includes:

  • interactive presentations focusing on developing new business skills
  • working with mentors and other business owners to expand your business
  • hands-on activities.

You must be either a resident AND/OR a business owner/operator in the City of Canning to qualify (virtual offices do not qualify).

Applications are closed for 2023. Subscribe to our Business eNewsletter to be informed when applications open next.


Meet Megan from EMERSYN

Megan created EMERSYN as an educational media platform and community for to mentor and support female founders to build high growth businesses.

Megan joined the Canning Business Mentoring Program and hear her experiences and leanings she had with the program. Megan is now one of the partners of the program and will be assisting female founders in the Start program.

Meet Renzo from Natraplas

Renzo created Natraplas, a company that supplies compostable products to Mining sites to reduce plastic waste.

Renzo joined the Canning Business Mentoring Program to get business advise. Hear his experiences and learnings with the program.

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