Got an enterprise idea that could create positive social or environmental impact?
Create the change you want to see in this world
The Elevate+ Program is a comprehensive Social Enterprise Accelerator to help you develop a sustainable & scalable enterprise which creates positive social impact
12 Weekly Digital Modules, providing knowledge & exercises to guide you to success
10 in-person group workshops led by passionate & experienced industry professionals
Personal mentoring sessions to help you scale your enterprise and maximise your impact
Networking, public Pitch event & strong exposure to help you gain customers, partners or funders
Elevate+ is proudly supported by Brisbane City Council and Seven Positive.
14 of Brisbane's top emerging social enterprises were selected to participate in the program to help them grow and scale their impact.
participants were announced
6 February 2018
In person workshops with leading industry professionals at The Edge, State Library, Brisbane
13 February - 1 May 2018
Private pitch event to expert panel at The Brisbane Powerhouse
15 May 2018
Sold out Public Pitch Event at The Brisbane Powerhouse with the lord mayor, investors & industry
Thursday 31 May 2018, 7-10pm
12 weekly digital modules
Each module will provide you with key knowledge, exercises and insights to help you develop a sustainable enterprise and create impact. Flexible modules allow you to learn in your own time and combine it with other work. Strengthen your new skills during the in-person sessions. You'll gain access to a private online group alongside other program participants and leaders.
Welcome to Elevate+. Setting Ourselves Up For Success.
Gain a clear understanding of the program, fundamental traits of successful entrepreneurs and useful strategies to practice throughout Elevate+ as we work to scale your enterprise and impact.
Purpose, Vision, Impact. Project Management and Effective Teams.
Clearly defining our ‘why’, desired impacts, roles, teamwork theory and other frameworks that will drive our startup projects from the core.
Understanding Root Causes & solving the right problem.
Gain a clear grasp of important Design Thinking, Co-Design & Systems Thinking strategies to understand, redefine and respond to the right problems from the beginning, so you don't waste time later.
Game Changing Business Modelling and Value Proposition Design.
Understanding and designing innovative business models is crucial to a social entrepreneur’s success. We learn how to best deliver value to your customers and stakeholders.
Creativity Jam! Conceptualisation & Ideation To Create New, Sustainable Possibilities.
Learn innovative methods to create world-changing solutions through strategic design. Analyse, expand on and improve the way you are delivering value.
Purposeful Prototyping and Pilots.
Learn quick, iterative and effective prototyping and piloting methods to validate concepts with your target audience. Throw away assumptions and respond to customer and stakeholder needs effectively.
Impact Marketing & Branding Strategy.
Learn key tools to understand the market in which you operate. Define a personal and enterprise brand strategy. Understand social media and other marketing methods to create a trusted brand.
Financing Projects and Getting Them Off The Ground.
Understand the best financing methods to fund your project and learn from leading investors. Get effective crowdfunding tips and learn how to become impact investment ready.
Powerful pitching & storytelling Secrets.
Learn the art of storytelling to capture, engage and influence an audience. Receive and practice pitching secrets to successfully sell your project.
Key Legal Considerations For Social Entrepreneurs.
Gain a clear understanding about how to best protect your Intellectual Property. Understand legals and get contracts right. We'll talk business structures, tax and what’s best for your social enterprise.
Understanding The Ecosystem. Leading Social Enterprises.
Get strong insights from organisations, support bodies & leading global social entrepreneurs. Hear success and failure stories to keep you on track. Mix and network with local social entrepreneur leaders.
Creating Tracks and Moving Forward With Impact.
Methods and tools to keep entrepreneurs on track to delivering viable enterprises that deliver impact. Impact measurement and metrics. Reflection and clear planning to move forward.
10 Industry-led group workshops
Participants consolidate their knowledge, hear from industry leaders, grow their network, get mentoring and maximise their impact. The group workshops run from The Edge, State Library and Brisbane Powerhouse.
Elevate+ presenters & mentors
The Elevate+ team is made up of a diverse range of highly experienced purpose-driven industry professionals who are highly passionate about creating strong social and environmental impact. Participants are supported by leading industry professionals with both local and international experience during in-person presentations, workshops and mentoring.
As a social enterprise ourselves, Impact Boom believes knowledge and education are the keys to healthier communities and a better world.
In order to help close the education gap, on top of Elevate+, Impact Boom committed to providing a creativity and innovation workshop with 25 Indigenous Australians alongside our collaborators Barayamal.