Building The Next Generation Of Business Leaders
The Young Entrepreneurs Hub
The Young Entrepreneurs Hub is a space for young people aged 12-18 to bring their ideas to life as they develop, launch, and grow their own businesses. With connections to the broader startup ecosystem, tailored support from our team of facilitators, and access to mentors, events, and opportunities, the Young Entrepreneurs Hub is open to young people wanting to launch and grow their businesses.
Our team provides tailored support to all members to help them launch, scale, and grow their businesses. Find out more about the program support we offer.
The Young Entrepreneurs Hub is based in 'The Capital' innovation and coworking space in Brisbane City. Students will be working in a stunning space, surrounded by other entrepreneurs.
With connections to the broader startup and business ecosystem, we provide students with a number of opportunities to connect with mentors, attend events and build their network.
The Young Entrepreneurs Hub is open to young people aged 12-18 from across South-East Queensland. Whether you have a fully functioning business or just an idea, we'd love to see how we can help you develop, launch and grow your venture.
Whether you have a fully functioning business, or just an idea, our team work to provide tailored support to help you take your business to the next level. We understand that running a business in school can be difficult which is why we are flexible with your schedule with options to join us over the school holidays, after school, or during the term.
Each week or team will start the day by checking in with you to see how you and your business is going. From there we will tailor the day to with opportunities to best support you. These opportunities can range from 1:1 masterclasses to mentoring sessions with other entrepreneurs, work time, events and more!
The Young Entrepreneurs Hub is based in 'The Capital' innovation and coworking space. Situated above the Old Regent Theatre on Queen Street Mall in Brisbane City, the space features bright, open 'Google Style' offices with access to a rooftop, event spaces, meeting rooms, and free high-speed internet. In the hub you will be working in an open collaboration space with other young entrepreneurs, the BOP team, and with access to other members of the space as well.
The hub is an initiative of BOP Industries with support from the Brisbane Economic Development Agency (BEDA) and Brisbane City Council.
As a member of the Young Entrepreneurs Hub you will have access to a number of opportunities throughout the year. As well as invitations to relevant events in the startup and business ecosystem, you will also have access to the BOP network of mentors and subject matter experts. Ranging from social media marketing pros, to business model masters, pitching professionals and more, we have a diverse range of network to provide support, mentoring and advice on the areas you want to dive deep into.
With the support of our partners, from time to time we will have other opportunities arising for internships, ongoing mentoring and support, additional programs, special offers and more!
Since launching in Mid 2020 we have had the pleasure of working with our first cohort of young entrepreneurs in Brisbane. Here is a brief overview of what they do:
Bellomy - Age 14
Bello sells a range of shirts, stickers and other merchandise to fund a binder recycling program to help young trans children get access to binders.
Nick - Age 15
Power Kip sells sleep bands designed to help people get a better quality of sleep without impacting their health and wellbeing.
The Millward Group
Liam - Age 17
The Millward Group operates a number of businesses with a focus on travel, technology and education in Australia and abroad.
Want To Get Involved With The Young Entrepreneurs Hub?
If you're a young person aged 12-18 with a business or an idea that you want to grow and scale, we'd love to hear from you! Send us a message in the contact form below to tell us a bit more about you and your idea, and our team will reach our to schedule a call or a tour.